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Job Title

Programs Coordinator 

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, college/university, and adult environmental education programs to include teacher workshops, school programs, and public presentations
  • Organize and implement teacher training workshops and environmental programs/competitions
  • Serve as staff liaison to Legacy’s Education Committee and other Legacy committees as needed
  • Serve as Legacy liaison to other environmental organizations
  • Assist with marketing of Legacy programs
  • In coordination with the Executive Director, solicit in-kind and financial support
  • Support Legacy grant funding searches, grant applications, and grant execution
  • In coordination with the Education Committee, serve as Legacy representative at environmental education workshops, trade shows, and conferences
  • 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 or other adult educational sessions and programs
  • Assist the Executive Director in developing short-range and long-range plans for Legacy
  • Manage the online presence of Legacy in coordination with the Executive Director
  • Work with education animals including snakes
  • Oversee cleaning and feeding education animals
  • Other duties as assigned

Necessary or Preferred Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred
  • Prior classroom teaching experience preferred
  • Environmental education experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Alabama’s K – 12 programs and teaching requirements
  • General knowledge of Alabama college/university and adult education programs
  • Effective communication skills and public speaking ability
  • 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 exhibits and animals