Water Quality Educator

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Deadline to Apply:

Tuesday, January 31, 2017, 6:00pm



Cincinnati, OH
United States



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  • Bachelor’s degree in Science with 5 years’ experience educating youth.
  • Upper Elementary/Junior High and High School teaching certificate preferred.
  • Teaching experience with a passion for working with students using hands-on activities in small group settings.
  • Demonstrated skills in developing water-related educational activities and courses of study that align with academic content standards and other youth/outreach programs.
  • Ability to operate and calibrate lab equipment and perform other chemistry tests.
  • Background in aquatic ecology and environmental studies preferred.

Job Responsibilities:

Education Programs

  • Assist with scheduling, coordinating, developing, and teaching programs for school groups (4-12) and other community groups.
  • Assist with scheduling, coordinating, developing, and teaching summer camps in conjunction with other Greenacres educators.
  • Assist the Water Quality Director with developing new education programs that reflect the mission of Greenacres.
  • Maintain the River Education Center facility.
  • Create education materials to enhance the water quality program

Miscellaneous Duties

  • Establish/maintain education spaces on the River Center Education property in order to conduct educational opportunities for students and community members.
  • Assist with Citizen Water Quality Monitoring Program and other Citizen Science Initiatives.
  • Schedule and oversee scout programs and community service days.
  • Help recruit and train volunteers.
  • Contribute to program updates for reporting purposes.
  • Perform outreach programs for schools and community organizations/fund-raisers.
  • Participate in conferences/workshops to enhance knowledge, improve programming, and provide networks with other professionals.
  • Help maintain equipment and lab inventory.
  • Serve on a Greenacres Education Department Committee.
  • Occasional weekend and evening programs.
  • Perform additional duties as necessary.

Employment dependent on the ability to pass a physical, drug screen and Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation fingerprinted background check.

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How to Apply:

Send Resume and cover letter to:  Greenacres Foundation c/o Lorraine Gibbs HR, 8255 Spooky Hollow Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45242 or by email to wnichols@green-acres.org

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