University of Minnesota - 15th Ave Education Program Coordinator in Minneapolis, Minnesota
Job ID354385 LocationTwin Cities Job FamilyEducation-General Full/Part TimeFull-Time Regular/TemporaryRegular Job Code8315A2 Employee ClassCivil Service About the Job Position description: This position provides oversight and coordination of external (offsite) functions of The Raptor Center\'s education and outreach program and is the primary program manager of TRC education grant-funded initiatives. This position reports directly to the Education Director, who manages the onsite activities, animal care, and overall strategy of the Education Department. Hours: 40 hours per week; schedule of hours could vary based on department needs and could include weekends and/or evenings. Essential functions: 1. Operational Support of Offsite Educational Programming (60%): a. Work with the Education Director to create and continue to update programming content and standards for offsite events, incorporating monitoring and evaluation for effectiveness b. Coordinate scheduling of offsite programming, including interfacing with partner organizations, helping to manage the schedule of employees, managing part time/student/temporary presenters, and working with College of Veterinary Medicine Operations and Finance for contracts and billing c. Manage logistics around offsite programming, such as maintaining biofacts, vehicles, equipment, obtaining out of state permits d. Deliver educational programming as needed 2. Program Coordinator of Education Grant Funded Initiatives (20%): a. Work closely with the Education Director and Executive Director (PI of grants) to coordinate grants and the special projects portfolio of the TRC education department including: helping to develop budgets, managing milestones, providing regular and required reports to PI and funderes, and tracking and monitoring expenses and budgets b. Supervise grant-funded dedicated staff, in coordination with the Education Director, including setting roles/responsibilities/expectations, conducting routine check ins and coaching, and ensuring that work is being done to successfully reach grant deliverable objectives c. Act as the primary point of contact for developing new relationships with internal and external partners 3. Support onsite needs (20%) a. Supports the Education Director with leadership of the education team b. Support onsite bird care, programming, and volunteer management when requested Other duties as assigned Qualifications All required qualifications must be documented on application materials Required Qualifications: A H.S. diploma and 6 years experience in a professional setting or a BA/BS degree and 2 years experience in a professional setting; or a combination of education and experience in a professional setting to equal six (6) years Demonstrated experience teaching and/or public outreach with a diversity of communities and partners At least four years of practical experience with environmental, science, or nature-based education Strong oral and written communication skills and ability to connect with people of all ages Strong attention to detail and ability to multitask Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment Willingness to work weekends, evenings, and holidays Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) Able to lift and carry 40 pounds Valid driver\'s license Preferred Qualifications: Formal experience in curriculum development and/or monitoring and evaluation of programs Experience with live animal education programming, particularly with birds of prey Experience contributing to or writing grants Benefits Working at the University At the University of Minnesota, you\'ll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning. We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work. The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes: Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generou time off Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts University HSA contributions Disability and employer-paid life insurance Employee wellbeing program Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Financial counseling services Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no cost Please visit the for more information regarding benefits. How To Apply Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. 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