Programs Coordinator-Colorado

Agency
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies
Location
Brighton, CO
Job Category
Full time Positions
Salary
31,000-33,000 annually, commensurate with experience
Start Date
02/05/2018
Last Date to Apply
01/21/2018
Website
https://birdconservancy.org
Description
The Programs Coordinator will be responsible for scheduling, coordinating and ensuring effective delivery of all school and community programs. Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: • Lead development, scheduling, coordination and evaluation of all community and school environmental education programs, including Urban and Neighborhood Nestwatch. • Coordinate instructors and volunteers teaching these programs to ensure effective delivery. • Assist in managing the Education Volunteer Program by interviewing, selecting, training and supervising education volunteers. • Serve as the primary liaison for the Barr Lake Banding Station with Colorado Parks and Wildlife. • Other Duties as assigned.
Qualifications
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: • Solid understanding of environmental education standards and philosophy. • General knowledge of biology and ecology, specifically to ecosystems found in Colorado. • Specific knowledge and experience regarding bird identification, bird banding, ornithology, and natural history of the Front Range desired. • Excellent organizational, logistical and time-management skills with proven ability to handle multiple tasks and roles efficiently, with the ability to work independently as well as to function effectively in a team environment; must be detail oriented. Required Education and Experience: • Bachelor’s degree in natural resources, life sciences, environmental interpretation, or education, with two years of working experience in a related field required. • Experience developing, marketing, administering, leading, and evaluating environmental education/interpretation programs. • Experience coordinating and supervising a diverse educator pool. To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume with references to applicants@birdconservancy.org with the subject line Programs Coordinator by January 21, 2018.
Contact Person
Sherry Nickolaus
Contact Phone
303.659.4348 x11
Contact eMail
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