Learning Coordinator (Program Development & Delivery): Seattle, Washington

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Seattle, WASHINGTON
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 05 Aug 2022

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Woodland Park Zoo
Seattle, Washington
Job Category
Full time Positions
$26.44 per hour plus benefits
Last Date to Apply
This position will focus primarily on youth audiences (age 12-25 years) including the design, coordination and implementation of youth development activities, internships, in-person and digital programs and curricula, and the training and support of youth mentors. This position will also support youth and adult engagement in community science, climate change activism, conservation advocacy and action in partnership with our Wildlife Conservation team, community stakeholders and partners. Desired Skills: Experience with youth-focused program development and facilitation, both virtual/digital and in person Familiarity with science learning standards (such as WA State’s NGSS and Sustainability Standards) Familiarity with conservation, environmental justice, and sustainability topics Responsible for coordinating schedules and resources, and leading development, implementation, presentation, promotion and evaluation of programs and activities which support the zoo’s business and mission. Typically, 80 percent of a Lead Learning Facilitators’ time will be spent on development and other office tasks and 20 percent of their time will be spent engaging with audiences. (Please apply via website link!)
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills - Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with a variety of stakeholders from different backgrounds and abilities (visitors, volunteers, teachers, administrators and staff, etc.) - Highly organized, detail oriented and efficient with excellent administrative and time management skills - Ability to prioritize workload and schedules in a fast-paced environment with multiple agendas - Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects with high energy and creative problem-solving skills - Ability to anticipate needs and challenges, take initiative, ask questions, and provide solutions to achieve department and organization objectives - Ability to work effectively as a team member, and independently with little supervision - Adaptable to changing environments, operational protocols and business situations - Highly professional public presence and strong customer service orientation - Ability to work a non-standard/flexible schedule, which may include weekends, some evenings and holidays - Commitment to the mission of the zoo and the institutions’ Core Values A minimum of four years combined education and experience in developing and facilitating engaging, inclusive experiences for a variety of audiences; and implementing and evaluating trainings and programs. Experience with a zoo, aquarium, museum, early childhood center, park or other informal education organization preferred.
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Karen Sherwood

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