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Riverbanks Zoo & Garden

Education Services Assistant

Ambassador Commitment: Create meaningful connections and inspire actions that will have a lasting impact on conservation.   

Responsibilities:  Given objectives set by the Director of Education, is directly responsible for all education program registrations and payments offered by Riverbanks Zoo & Garden. The Education Services Assistant will be the front lines of communication with individuals and groups attending an education program and will be responsible for:

• Accurate and timely communications via telephone and e-mail to program participants, group leaders (teachers, scout leaders, etc.) and parents.

• Utilizing various software to maintain detailed records related to Education activities including financial and program reports.

• Providing a friendly first impression to interested parties.

• Remaining current in Education Program offerings.

• Providing administrative and secretarial support in the daily operations of the Education Department and others as needed.

Experience Required

High School diploma required. Associate’s degree in a related field preferred; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge and abilities. Must demonstrate excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and a high standard for service.

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Riverbanks Zoo offers a generous benefits package including medical insurance, paid holidays/vacation/sick time, state retirement plan, and more.



How to Apply

Please submit your application via the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden website:

Riverbanks Zoo & Garden
500 Wildlife Parkway
Columbia, SC 29210

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