Education Program Coordinator

Company / Organization: 
Portage Park District
Compensation: 
$17.00-$25.00/Hour
Educational Requirements: 
See full job posting for details
Job Description: 

Summary: The Portage Park District is seeking creative and resourceful candidates for the position of Education Program Coordinator who are knowledgeable and experienced in the areas of environmental education, natural history and outdoor recreation. This person will report to the Public Engagement Coordinator and will plan, coordinate, implement, evaluate and deliver diverse public education and recreation programming in the parks and other settings, alone or with the assistance of other staff, volunteers and partners.
POSITION REQUIREMENTS: this position minimally requires the following:
CERTIFICATES OR LICENSES:
• Possession of a valid Ohio driver license, insurable by the Park District’s insurance carrier and ability to conform to the driving standards policy as approved by the Board of Park Commissioners.

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Two or four-year college degree and experience working in the fields of education, biology, geography, conservation, parks and recreation or related fields is preferred. Experience working as a naturalist or educator for a public agency or nonprofit is preferred.

Contact Information: 
Download a complete job description and required application http://portageparkdistrict.org/news/notices/ or contact the Park District at 330-297-7728; admin@portageparkdistrict.org Mail or email the completed application, resume’ and cover letter to: Christine Craycroft, Executive Director Portage Park District 705 Oakwood St. Suite G-4 Ravenna, Ohio 44266 admin@portageparkdistrict.org