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Education Coordinator

Company: Detroit Zoological Society
Location: Royal Oak
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

The Education Coordinator will deliver high-quality programming in cooperation with other staff and volunteers. They will support the Education team, existing organizational community partnerships, including long-term afterschool and youth enrichment programs. Principal Duties and Responsibilities Facilitate programming that reflects best practices in the education field, including inquiry-based and project-based learning experiences. Engage guests and program participants in building a conceptual understanding of science concepts. Organize and present to educational groups on a variety of life science, environmental and humane education topics. Deliver inquiry-based and project-based learning experiences. Work with colleagues and/or volunteer educators to implement programs. Actively engage with colleagues to support departmental goals and objectives. Supervise participants effectively in a variety of environments. Promote the DZS's mission of celebrating and saving wildlife to guests, program participants and outside organizations. Actively pursue, participate in, and share professional development opportunities (including onsite workshops, webinars, offsite conferences, etc.). Assist with a variety of special events and projects. Qualifications Education and Experience Associates degree in general science, education, zoology, biology or other closely related field OR equivalent experience. Minimum of two (2) years of experience in an informal or formal learning institution. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Familiar with youth developmental stages and best pedagogical practices to meet those needs. Ability to use audio-visual equipment. Skilled in short video creation and editing processes and software. Ability to operate a personal computer and utilize various software programs. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Able to operate various size/styled motor vehicles. Requires valid Michigan Driver's License. Preferred General knowledge of current state and national curriculum standards. General knowledge of conservation strategies in captive and field conservation programs, zoology, biology and life sciences. Teaching certification and/or experience in a formal/informal learning environment. Working Conditions Work is performed indoors in an office environment and frequently outdoors, with exposure to all seasonal weather conditions. Work may be perfomed onsite and offsite as required. Frequent travel throughout SE Michigan with the possibility of regional, national and/or international travel. Physical Requirements Able to perform the essential functions of the role with or without reasonable accommodations, visual acuity sufficient to read standard text, often on video display monitors, standing, walking, bending, lifting up to 20 lbs and sitting for extended periods.Job Type: Full-time

Keywords: Detroit Zoological Society, Royal Oak , Education Coordinator, Education / Teaching , Royal Oak, Michigan

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