Environmental Educator and Environmental Center Manager
The Havre de Grace Maritime Museum and Environmental Center (the Museum) is accepting applications for a full-time earth science Environmental Center Manager of our Environmental Center (35 hours per week). We are seeking a citizen scientist, an environmental professional who is a dedicated educator and interpreter with strong writing, organizational, and inter-personal skills. Fundraising and grant writing experience is a plus.
The Museum, located on the shore of the Chesapeake Bay, has expanded mission to create a thriving Environmental Center in 1800 square feet of classroom, laboratory and exhibit space. The Museum is run by volunteers and part-time staff. The Environmental Educator & Center Manager will work with the museum’s Board of Directors, especially the President of the Board, to develop, implement, and oversee the Environmental Center’s programs and activities.
The position includes on-the-water student education, sampling and environmental surveying. Experience with kayaking and water based activities is preferred, though if the candidate is thoroughly qualified in all other ways, we may consider alternatives to fulfilling this aspect of the job performance.
This position reports to the museum’s Board President on all technical matters with Environmental Center projects, reports administratively to the museum’s Executive Director, and reports to the Board of Directors on overall direction of programs and big picture planning. The successful candidate must be a team player who is willing and able to take direction from more than one individual.
Minimum Required: B.S. in the Environmental Sciences or Management. Three years of practical experience required in three or more of the following areas: environmental education and research through hands on field study, research, classroom teaching, and group lectures; sustainable development, including but not limited to conservation practices; public involvement and awareness; developing of educational materials and programs, exhibits and interactive displays that focus on the natural history and environmental health issues of the Lower Susquehanna and Upper Chesapeake Bay watershed; and working in partnership with other organizations.
Compensation: $38,000 – $41,000 plus performance bonuses. Benefits: 6 sick days per year, flex and comp time, several federal holidays with paid time off, and one-week vacation after one year on the job.
Email resume and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be accepted through January 13, 2023.