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Job Title: EDUCATION PROGRAMS COORDINATOR

Salary Range: $40,000-$50,000 Dependent on experience

 

Job Summary

Plans, coordinates, delivers and manages outreach education programs, while accomplishing the goals and objectives of Legacy’s mission: “To be Alabama’s primary source for science-based, environmental information and education, while cultivating a legacy of environmental stewardship for generations to come.” A love of nature and science is a must.

 

Position Description:

  • This position is supervised by Legacy’s Executive Director
  • Coordinate and deliver Legacy’s K–12 environmental education programs, to include teacher workshops, school programs and public presentations
  • Organize and implement teacher training workshops and school environmental programs/competitions
  • Serve as staff liaison to Legacy’s Education Committee and other Legacy committees as needed
  • Serve as Legacy liaison to outside environmental organizations
  • Assist with marketing of Legacy programs
  • Solicit in-kind and financial support for organization such as grant searches, applications, and execution, in coordination with the Executive Director
  • Serve as Legacy representative at environmental education workshops, trade shows and conferences, in coordination with the Education Committee
  • Coordinate development, updates, and revisions to all educational program materials
  • Promote the “Protect Our Environment” license tag,
  • Partner, as approved, with other organizations offering teacher training workshops
  • Assist as needed with planning and execution of Environmental Partnership Conference
  • Assist the Executive Director in developing short and long-range plans for Legacy
  • Manage the online presence of Legacy in coordination with the Executive Director
  • Work with education animals for use during presentations, including snakes
  • Oversee cleaning and feeding education animals
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Necessary Skills & Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required, Master’s Degree Preferred
  • Prior Classroom teaching experience preferred
  • Environmental education experience a plus
  • Knowledge of Alabama’s K – 12 programs and teaching requirements
  • Effective communication skills and public speaking necessary
  • Experience with website management, email, social media and other outreach technology
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to manage a budget
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Willingness to travel in Alabama, including overnight stays
  • Ability to lift and load/ unload when traveling with exhibits and animals for outreach

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