Education Programs Manager




Organization: The Houston Zoo (AZA Member)
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
Job or Internship: Job

The Houston Zoo is accepting applications for: EDUCATION PROGRAMS MANAGER.

TO APPLY - Please submit a resume and cover letter to careers@houstonzoo.org with "Education Programs Manager" in the email subject line.

A full job description can be found on the careers page of our website - www.houstonzoo.org/careers

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Manage and lead all Educational Programs for learners of all ages and backgrounds with the goal of igniting in all people the passion for learning and conservation. Is able to direct and represent the education department in the absence of the VP of Education.

KNOWLEDGE:

Minimum of four years experience in an informal education setting with supervisory experience required. Up to one year of formal education experience can be substituted. Proven experience in the development and implementation of informal science education programs. Strong instructional and communication skills. Must feel comfortable and relate well to educators, adults, and children of all ages. Proven partnering skills and ability to work in a team-based environment. Demonstrated passion for learning and conservation. Animal handling experience required.

EDUCATION:

Bachelor’s degree in education or biological sciences or a related field is required, master’s degree preferred.

SUPERVISION:

Manages (3) Education Programs Supervisors (Education Programs, Interpretative Programs, and Camps & Overnights).