Chincoteague Bay Field Station is the residential field station of the Marine Science Consortium. We are located near a wealth of ecologically significant and environmentally rich habitats, such as productive salt marshes, pristine barrier island beaches, peaceful cypress swamps, and sheltering maritime forests. The Chincoteague Bay Field Station provides outstanding multidisciplinary, educational, and research opportunities that celebrate the rich natural, cultural, economic, and technological resources of the mid-Atlantic Coastal region through field-based and hands-on learning, often in affiliation with multiple public and private partners. To accomplish this mission, the Field Station provides a unique set of educational and research experiences; maintains research collaborations among member universities, NASA Wallops
Flight Facility, US Fish and Wildlife Service, National Park Service, and other public and private partners; and offers several programs for pre-college, university, and adult learners.
Adult and Family Education Assistant Coordinator
The Adult and Family Education Assistant Coordinator (AFEAC) will lead adult and family groups of all ages and teach a diverse array of topics that highlight the dynamic ecosystems of a barrier island. Adult and Family programs are varied and include many topics and activities, such as:
Kayaking and Bicycling
Organism Collection and Labs
This position also includes a large amount of indoor administrative tasks, particularly at certain points during the season. The AFEAC will also achieve valuable supervisory experience as they help to manage our summer seasonal program staff. This position reports to the Adult and Family Education Coordinator.