|Texas A&M Forest Service is seeking a Conservation Education Coordinator. This position will help implement the agency’s communications strategic plan and integrate critical conservation programs such as Project Learning Tree, Tree Trails, Nature Challenge and Wildfire Curriculum while supporting the Forest Literacy Plan and agency mission to inspire exploration, appreciation and conservation of our natural world. The most competitive applicants will demonstrate:
Location: College Station, TX
Salary: $40,000 per year
Education: Bachelor’s degree in education and/or natural science. Master’s degree preferred. Proficiency in MS Office. Must have or be able to obtain a Texas driver license within 30 days of employment and have a driving record that meets agency requirements.
Essential Knowledge and Required Skills: Writing curriculum. Teaching diverse audiences. Public speaking and presentation delivery. Marketing – to include traditional media and new technology. Media relations experience. Able to develop and implement environmental educational programs. Able to organize and lead public events. Develop and maintain effective working partnerships. Grant writing, administration and implementation. Budget planning, maintenance and administration.
Comments: Some work may occur after hours and require out of town travel. Employment is contingent upon the agency’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by agency procedures, including the completion of a criminal history check. Finalists will be required to furnish a copy of official transcript documenting degree conferred. Texas law requires all males 18-25 show proof of compliance with federal Selective Service law to be eligible for employment.
Working Conditions: Office with minimal field work
Employment Status: Full-time position with full benefits
Closing date: Open until filled
Contact: Linda Moon, Communications and Marketing Manager, (979) 458-6614, firstname.lastname@example.org