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MEEC Education Program Specialist - 992600

Apply Now Job Number: 500175
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Department: BC-Sea Turtle Conserv-'16 Child
Categories: Research, Service, & Sponsored Programs

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Job Title: MEEC Education Program Specialist - 992600
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Job Category: Non-Exempt
Hiring Range: 24,000.00
Pay Basis: Annually  
Subject to Grant Funding?: Yes  
Essential Job Functions: 1. Manages the education team at the MEEC. Expands school and public programming options at the MEEC with the expanded Education Team.

2. Manages production of MEEC Newsletter.

3. Directs the planning, promotion and execution of MEEC special events such as the art festival, etc.

4. Manages training of new MEEC hires.

5. Assists in grant writing for expanding MEEC Education Programming.

6. Manages funds generated from educational programming fees at MEEC. Purchases new materials, technologies, as needed and as funds are available through the education program.

7. Designs and implements programs of education about sea turtles and other marine species for schools and other organizational groups under the auspices of the Carpenter House, Marine Environmental Education Center and Broward County Sea Turtle Conversation Program.

8. Works with general public to educate children and adults about sea turtles and other marine species.

9. Performs outreach/education activities and integrates scientific knowledge and operational expertise to ensure excellence in development and translation of research for school programming and daily education programs.

10. Assists in daily operations of Carpenter House MEEC facility.

11. Assists with management and training of volunteers and interns.

12. Assists with gift shop and point of sale system management.

13. Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Marginal Job Functions: 1. Presents data at conferences, scientific symposium, and professional society meetings.
2. Attends departmental seminars; attends staff meetings and serves on committees, as required.
3. Works on and contributes to collaborative research and education/outreach teams.
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: 1. Public speaking skills.
2. Sociable, enthusiastic personality.
3. Good organizational skills.
4. Knowledge of MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook; database and data entry skills.
5. Ability to utilize or learn to utilize software relevant to position.
6. Ability to learn work routines quickly.
7. Demonstrated ability to secure extramural funding.

1. May be exposed to short, intermittent, and/or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in performance of job duties.
2. Ability to walk up and down two flights of stairs, multiple times, daily.
3. May be required to work nights or weekends.
Job Requirements:  
Required Certifications/Licensures:  
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree
Major (if required):  
Required Experience: 1. Two (2) years of science education experience or related experience.

2. Experience working with children and adults including child management.
Preferred Qualifications: 1. Experience with developing programs in accordance with Next Generation Science Standards as well as Florida State Standards (CPALMS).
2. Experience with animal care and husbandry.
3. Experience with aquaponics systems.
Is this a safety sensitive position? No  
Background Screening Required? Yes  
Pre-Employment Conditions:  
Sensitivity Disclaimer: Nova Southeastern University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.

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