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- Fellowship Program Coordinator
Eagle Bluff Environmental Learning Center
The Fellowship Coordinator is responsible for coordinating Eagle Bluff's Fellowship Program, a year-long environmental educator/naturalist training program. The majority of the Fellowship Coordinator's duties
involve hiring, training and supervising Fellowship participants as well as marketing and overseeing the program itself. The Fellowship Coordinator reports directly to the Education Director.
- Developing and advertising fellowship position announcement.
- Maintaining all hiring procedures and material including: position announcements, application forms, reference forms, brochures, etc.
- Active marketing for applicants: keeping position ads current, attending college and university career days as needed.
- Hiring: Conducting in-person and telephone interviews, contacting references, making job offers, and contacting non-hired applicants.
- Training and evaluation: Planning, implementing and overseeing trainings, conducting regular observation and evaluation of Fellowship participants teaching, schedule and presenting regular seminars in aspects of environmental education operation and programming, organize other staff members to present seminars.
- Supervision: Monitoring behavior or discipline issues related to the Fellowship participants, organizing work projects and the staff overseeing projects, performing monthly meetings and exit interviews, checking-out staff from residential facilities, compiling professional portfolios, final reporting, planning "welcome" and "graduation" events.
- Teaching classes to K-12 students in environmental, natural history, culture, recreation and adventure themes (including high ropes course).
- General Education duties: Assisting with curriculum development and review, attending staff meetings, participate in professional meetings and organizations, regular reporting to the Education Director, continually sharpen professional skills by attending trainings, off-site workshops, etc.
Skills and Requirements:
- B.A. / B.S. degree in environmental education, natural resources, or related field - M.A./M.S. in education or related science field or MN teaching license, preferred.
- 3-plus years experience in environmental education programs, residential preferred.
- Managerial and supervisory skills
- Excellent communications skills
- High degree of organization and self-motivation
- First Aid and CPR certifications or higher
Salary & Benefits:
Salary dependent upon experience. Benefits package includes: Paid Vacation; Sick Leave; Retirement Plan; and Health, Disability, and Life Insurance.
Application Deadline: Noon, Tuesday July 24th, 2012
Please email resume and cover letter to:
- Posted: 7/10/12
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