Organization: Mote Marine Laboratory (AZA Member)
Location: Sarasota, Florida, United States
Job or Internship: Job
Mote Marine Laboratory has an opportunity for a passionate marine science educator with a track record of successful program development and evaluation to lead a creative, collaborative, and committed education work group. The Director of the Center for School and Public Programs will define and implement the vision and goals for the on-site education programs at Mote Marine Laboratory’s main campus in Sarasota and at appropriate field stations. Mote’s new Director will: (1) increase participation in on-site programming annually, (2) implement a consistent, Center-wide evaluation program to ensure program outcomes are met, (3) implement mechanisms to provide expanded access to programming for underserved and underrepresented audiences, and (4) foster a working environment that is energetic, innovative, and collaborative.
All applicants must have at least bachelor’s degree in education, science, or a related field, 5 years experience in nonformal science education program development and delivery, and 2 years experience supervising staff and managing budgets. A master’s degree in education, business, or related field is strongly preferred, as is experience in designing and/or conducting outcomes-based evaluations of nonformal education programming, with grant writing, and in reaching underserved and underrepresented audiences.
Our ideal candidate is an honest, caring, and professional leader with a killer work ethic and a contagious, positive energy. S/he is a dynamic presenter, a tireless innovator, and an enthusiastic collaborator and networker who believes deeply in Mote and its mission. Does this sound like you? Come join us in our efforts to increase science and ocean literacy, and to inspire global marine and environmental stewardship through informed personal choices.
Please submit an electronic resume and cover letter to:
Vice President, Education Division
Mote Marine Laboratory
Direct all inquiries about the position to email@example.com. The position will remain open until filled. Resume review and candidate selection will begin after January 12, 2011.