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Job Opportunity: Education Manager, Vermont

ECHO at the Leahy Center for Lake Champlain
Position Description
Summary: ECHO’s mission is to educate and delight people about the Ecology, Culture, History, and Opportunity for stewardship of the Lake Champlain Basin. ECHO is a dynamic learning and teaching community committed to engaging diverse public audiences in dialogue; providing experiential, relevant and lifelong educational experiences to guests; and inspiring environmental stewardship of the Lake Champlain Basin. ECHO employees are expected to contribute to a productive, respectful workplace by modeling good humor, communication, collaboration and accountability to our colleagues, creatures and guests.

The Public Education Manager has primary responsibility for ensuring that ECHO’s daily guests have positive and inspiring educational experiences. The position includes developing and performing science demonstrations for large audiences, training and supervising volunteer, intern and staff educational interpreters, and managing cross-departmental communication, systems and materials in support of the guest experience. The position is required to work regular weekend and holiday shifts as part of a 40-hour/week schedule.

Application Instructions: Send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to ECHO Job Search, One College Street, Burlington, VT 05401 or email to jobs@echovermont.org. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Program Manager, Washington DC

Lead the new Ocean Education team at National Geographic to design materials and manage specific projects that extend National Geographic’s mission into formal and informal learning environments.  Advise colleagues on their projects, and take the management lead on individual projects as assigned.  Act as a liaison between Education Programs, the Mission Programs Ocean team, and other departments within the Society doing Ocean related work to identify opportunities for collaboration and cross-departmental projects.  Details online