Passing along a Job Opportunity

I’m not usually in a position to help pass such things along, but a friend asked me to share this one, and it does sound pretty darn cool.  Plus, the folks I met from ECHO at last year’s NEMA conference were awesome.

ECHO Lake Aquarium and Science Center, located at the Leahy Center for Lake Champlain on Burlington’s waterfront, seeks a creative, upbeat individual to serve as its Public Education Coordinator. The Public Education Coordinator has primary responsibility for designing and
coordinating the delivery of exceptional daily experiences and programs to ECHO’s family and public audiences.
The position includes performing regularly for large public audiences, training and supervising volunteer, intern and staff educational interpreters, and managing systems and materials  related to public programming. The public education coordinator is required to work regular weekend and holiday shifts as part of a 40-hour/week schedule.
The ideal candidate will have strong stage presence, experience using technology to enhance educational programming, and experience supervising educational interpreters. The successful candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in ecology, biology, science education or a related field, minimum 3 years experience designing and implementing educational programs and strong public speaking and communication skills.
To apply, e-mail a cover letter and resume to: jobs@echovermont.org with Public Education Coordinator in the subject field. You also can apply via “snail” mail at ECHO – Public Education Coordinator Job Search, One College St., Burlington, VT 05401. For a detailed job description, visit our website at http://www.echovermont.org/visitors/jobs.html. The deadline for applications is March 8, 2010.

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