Environmental Education National

Expected Dates
October 2, 2017 to September 30, 2018
Site
Campbell Creek Science Center
Position ID
PO-00724167
The primary responsibilities of this position are to plan and present outdoor educational programs for students from pre-school through college, primarily in Anchorage but occasionally in rural Alaska.

Specifically, you will develop programs and curricula, help coordinate major educational events for schools (e.g., Outdoor Week and Water Discovery Days), assist with the planning and delivery of other special events (e.g., National Trails Day, National Public Lands Day, Winter Trails Day, Iditarod open house, Friends member events), and assist with the Center’s safety program.

Depending on your interests and abilities, you will also assist in administration duties, training of a team of 10 instructor staff, conduct periodic evaluations of programs, and work on partnership projects with the Friends of the Campbell Creek Science Center. But the primary responsibility, again, will be to serve as an educational instructor of a wide variety of audiences. You may also do light building maintenance as well as recreation trail maintenance.

(Start and end dates are flexible)

*Please provide a 1-2 page resume with your application as an attachment and include 2-3 up-to-date professional references

 
  • The position is located at the BLM Campbell Creek Science Center in Anchorage, Alaska. The Center is located on a 730-acre parcel of public land with forests, creeks, meadows, an abundance of wildlife (moose, bear, birds, and more), native vegetation, and 12 miles of recreational trails.
  • There is a wide variety of training opportunities, including safety, outdoor science topics, natural history, educational techniques, minerals and energy education, resource management, volunteer management, and partnership development.
  • Depending on funding and time commitments, you should be able to attend local conferences and/or assist in remote field work and education programs. Anchorage offers a wide range of activities in all seasons.
  • Yes
Main Area of Focus
Education and Interpretation
Education, Training & Skills Expected
Biology
some coursework or experience
Education
degree minor or extensive experience
Earth Sciences
some coursework or experience
Resource Management
some coursework or experience
Working with Children
competent without supervision