Organization: San Diego Zoo (AZA Member)
Location: San Diego, CA, United States
Job or Internship: Job

**This Employer Participates in E-Verify****The ZSSD is a non smoking work place**Deadline to apply: Sunday, January 5, 2013 by 9:30 p.m. Pacific Time.(Exempt position, with benefits) Salary commensurate with experience.The Education Specialist creates, coordinates, maintains, and evaluates Society educational programs and materials including classes, workshops, tours, and special events. This position requires excellent interpersonal, communication and supervisory skills. Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in education, science, recreation or a related field. Equivalent experience will also be considered. An example of experience would be at least 3 years. Candidate must be self-directed and have the ability to succeed with minimal supervision. Strong computer skills are necessary. Experience in an education department in a zoo, museum or other informal learning center is preferred. The selected candidate might be in charge of Zoo sleepover programs, teambuilding programs for corporate markets, elementary and middle school partnership programs, family and pre-school programs, behind-the-scenes tours, scavenger hunt programs, Scout and youth programs, etc. This position may require overnight assignments with the sleepover/camping programs. Final candidates may be required to submit additional evidence of work and/or testing. In addition, applicants must meet the qualifications of the essential functions of the job. For more job information and to apply: Deadline: Sunday, January 5, 2014.