JOB DESCRIPTION: Seasonal Educators provide education support at the North Carolina Aquarium on Roanoke Island. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following: conducting public education programs (sharks, sea turtles, jellyfish, etc.); handling live animals; showing educational videos; introducing guest speakers; providing information to Aquarium visitors, including teachers, students, and the general public; staffing discovery carts and learning stations; answering questions in various galleries; monitoring the Sea Senses touch pools; and assisting with other tasks as assigned. This position requires the ability to assemble educational materials, to research marine and aquatic topics, and to speak to small and large audiences. Additional responsibilities and projects will be assigned by the Education Curator or the full-time Educators.
QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants should be articulate; have good public speaking and organizational skills and be able to interact well with the general public, children, co-workers, and volunteers. Graduation from a four-year college is required; candidates must have a degree in Biology, Marine Sciences, Natural Resources, Environmental Education, Parks and Rec, Teaching or a related field. Prior experience working with the public, adaptability to different teaching situations, a flexible schedule, and a valid driver’s license are required. Teaching experience and a working knowledge of the Outer Banks flora and fauna are preferred, but not required.
DEADLINE: 5:00 P.M. March 15, 2018
TO APPLY: Send via email or postal mail a cover letter, current resume, and state application form PD-107, which may be downloaded from the following url:
Postal Mail: NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island
C/O Paul Mazzei
PO Box 967/374 Airport Rd.
Manteo, NC 27954