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Employer: City of Garden City
Division: Lee Richardson Zoo
Job Title: Conservation Education Manager
Join the conservation education team of a progressive mid-western zoo. Lee Richardson Zoo, an AZA accredited facility located in Garden City, Kansas, is seeking a Conservation Education Manager to join our dynamic team. This position requires an individual with excellent organizational, supervisory, team, and communication skills. Oversees development of all zoo graphics and interactive displays, and keeps content of zoo website, Channel 8 (local public access channel), Cell phone audio tour and other methods of mass communication (i.e. social media) current. Coordinates informational research related to animals for use in signage, volunteer manuals, program development, web page, and media releases. Manages special events within the Conservation Education Division (Awareness Days, Earth Day, Birthday Party Packages). Recruit, coordinate training, and supervise gate attendants. Assist Conservation Education Division team with on-site, outreach, distance learning programs, camps, volunteer program management (training, etc..), and other duties. Education program delivery and animal handling required.
Bachelor’s degree in education, mass communications, or biological sciences, and over one-year experience in zoo educational activities. Individual should have excellent word processing skills. Experience with distance learning technology, Access, Excel, Volgistics, and Adobe Creative Cloud desirable. Bilingual proficiency a plus but not required. This position reports to the Curator of Conservation Education. Salary range starts at $16.29 hourly with an excellent benefit package. Please complete an online application and attach a cover letter and resume if you would like to become part of our team at Lee Richardson Zoo! Applications accepted until the position is filled. EOE
The mission of Lee Richardson Zoo is to connect people with wildlife, inspiring appreciation and understanding of the natural world through conservation, education, and engaging experiences.
10/17/2018 12:00:00 AM