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Mesker Park Zoo - Education Program Coordinator

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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
 
August 5, 2019

JOB NO.: PT-19-85 CLOSING DATE: August 30, 2019
POSITION: Education Program Coordinator RATE: $10.00 per hour
DEPARTMENT: Mesker Park Zoo PART TIME

Duties:

Greets visitors to the Discovery Center. Fields and directs calls and emails and responds to inquiries and requests coming into the Education Department. Serves as point of contact regarding programming and services including camp registration. Coordinates with Education Curator regarding all programming and assists in collecting and compiling all annual program data and reports. Schedules and prepares volunteers, acts as liaison to the MPZBG docent group, schedules ambassador animal use, and responds to inquiries from volunteers. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Must be 18 years of age and have a valid driver’s license. High school diploma or equivalent required; college course work preferred. Experience in customer service and/or education preferred. Must be able to communicate effectively and professionally with staff, volunteers, and the public. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills, be thorough, organized and detail oriented. Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, and Publisher. Ability to use office equipment including computer, fax, phone, and two-way radio.

Pursuant to Federal Regulations 51.55(e) and (k)(6), the City of Evansville does not discriminate on the basis of handicapped status in admission to or access to, or treatment of employment in its programs and activities.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States.  However, we are not able to sponsor visas.