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  • Urban Wildlife Education Specialist


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    • Employer: The Audubon Society of New Hampshire
      Location: Manchester, NH
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: 10/14/2020
      Open Until Filled: No

    Essential Work Tasks:

    • Modify and deliver all education programs as required under NH Audubon (NHA) and NH Fish and Game (NHFG) contract;
    • Collaborate with NHFG staff and educators to identify elementary schools, plan program schedule with teachers and school administrators, and creatively adapt NHFG wildlife ecology programs to participating schools;
    • Develop and facilitate engaging animal ecology and natural history lessons and activities in classroom settings and/or virtually, depending on the needs of the particular school, teacher, or class;
    • As time and scheduling allow, teach similar programs at Beech Street School in early winter 2021; and Peregrine Falcon programs at Hooksett Memorial School during 2021 Peregrine Falcon nesting season (Feb – June 2021); collaborate with NHA staff to plan and deliver programs as necessary.
    • Document all communications and work tasks throughout employment in order to clearly communicate successes and ways to improve programming via interim and final reports for respective project funders.
    • Performing other duties as assigned.

    Education: 

    High School graduate or GED required.  Bachelor’s degree in education or natural sciences preferred.

    Experience: 

    Demonstrated ability to make independent and coordinated decisions.  Lesson planning and content delivery within the natural sciences for elementary-middle school ages is preferred. Candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills with the ability to work effectively within a diverse community. 

    Skills, Traits, and Characteristics Necessary for Success: 

    Requires exceptional interpersonal skills, attention to detail, good problem solving skills, solid communication skills and a high degree of organization.  Candidate must have a demonstrated ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, a positive attitude, excellent customer service skills, ability to work independently, and a professional and courteous manner. As most lessons will be facilitated remotely with students, a familiarity with or the ability to learn how to use online learning platforms such as Zoom, Google Classroom, Skype, etc. is required.

    Physical Demands: 

    To perform the essential functions of the position, the following applies: requires standing, stretching, bending, walking, lifting and transporting a minimum of 25 pounds.  Must be able to climb stairs as well as be physically and mentally capable of performing multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.



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