Interim Environmental Education Coordinator - Ford House

Summer 2021

Compensation: $20/hour 27 hours/week

The Interim Environmental Education Coordinator is responsible for the support, further development, coordination, and presentation of Environmental Education Programs for children, families, adults, teens, and students at Ford House. Educational programs will offer the public diverse opportunities for meaningful connections to our themes: to the environment, Ford House Grounds, through exploration, experimentation, and STEAM learning activities.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinates, supports, and runs environmental education programs including workshops, classes, and events for adults, students, and families.
  • Collaborates with members of the Visitor Experience team and other departments.  Incorporates the values of the Ford House Strategic Plan, in programming and delivery.
  • Collect evaluation data about programs.
  • Support relationships with community partners.
  • Collaborate, site wide, with other departments on educational programs and events including communicating logistical details and support needs.
  • Work within specified budgets for educational programs and events
  • Participate in educational programs and events, including weekends and holidays.
  • Develop online content related to programming and exhibitions for teachers and students and potential visitors.
  • Available on weekends and evenings.

Education, Experience & Skills

  • A Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in environmental science, science, engineering, or another related field.
  • Experience developing and managing educational programs and events, including experiential/hands on learning.
  • Experience with interdisciplinary educational strategies.
  • Two years of workshop and or classroom teaching experience. Experience teaching adults, students, and families preferred.
  • Familiarity with current pedagogical strategies.
  • A demonstrated record of creativity, flexibility, and adaptability.
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and effectively manage concurrent projects and deadlines.
  • Excellent oral communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills- for a variety of audiences.  Ability to present information in a variety of formats, to a variety of audiences, and to communicate Ford House s mission with passion.
  • Initiative and ability to work independently, and embrace guidance offered by leadership.
  • Strong computer skills and interest in emerging technologies.  Demonstrated record of budget management.
HOW TO APPLY
Submit cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to jobsearch@fordhouse.org.


Posted on 5/26/2021

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