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Education Coordinator

Organization: New York State Zoo
Location: Watertown, NY, us
Job or Internship: Job
Immediate opening for an Education Coordinator for the New York State Zoo at Thompson Park. The Education Coordinator is responsible for developing and presenting a variety of programming for school groups and the general public both on and off grounds. The coordinator is also the primary record-keeper of programming for the department. This position entails regular evening and weekend hours. Minimum qualifications are: BA/BS in environmental interpretation or equivalent experience, teaching experience, preferably with primary school-aged children, experience in program development, strong communication, public speaking and writing skills, ability to work independently and travel up to 100 miles from facility with live animals, ability and willingness to care for, handle and train wild and domestic animals. This is a full time salaried position starting at $28,275 with a comprehensive benefits package. Mail, fax or e-mail resume by Dec. 15, 2012 to: New York State Zoo, 1 Thompson Park, Watertown, NY 13601 ATTN: Education Coordinator, or fax to 315-782-6192, or e-mail to