This position closes on 3/22/13 or when 150 applications have been received, whichever comes first.
To coordinate delivery of approved programs, tours and activities to groups and the general public at Heifer Village and in the Little Rock area.
Collaborate with other Heifer Village staff and volunteers to deliver approved programs to school groups, congregational groups, and the general public at Heifer Village and within the metro Little Rock area.
Participate in the development and facilitation of activities that train volunteers who assist in the educational activities and programs offered at Heifer Village and within the metro Little Rock area.
Supervise and train volunteers who are the primary facilitators of educational experiences, interpretive plans, speaking engagements and tours.
Participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of programs, events and activities designed to attract visitation by the general public, including residents and tourists, with an emphasis on high-impact programming.
Participate in the development, implementation, and evaluation of Heifer-approved curriculum to support the organization’s Education program and community engagement strategy.
Network and coordinate with other Heifer teams in the support of education programs.
May perform other job related responsibilities as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree plus two (2) years’ job-related experience.
High school diploma/GED plus six (6) years’ job-related experience.
Most Critical Proficiencies:
- Bachelor’s degree in education, international studies, or related field.
- Valid Arkansas Teaching Certificate plus one (1) year of classroom teaching experience.
Essential Job Functions and Physical Demands:
- Knowledge of and skill in museum-based learning.
- Knowledge of youth and adult education programming.
- Proven ability working with adult volunteers.
- Ability to work with children.
- Skilled with computers as a tool for word processing, presentations, email, spreadsheets, and organization.
- Strong English skills, both oral and written.
- Proven program delivery and networking skills.
- Ability to relate to individuals and groups diplomatically and tactfully.
- Classroom teaching ability and excellent oral communication skills that may be adapted to different age groups and levels of understanding.
- Minimal day travel required.
- Availability and willingness to work Tuesday through Saturday.
- Availability and willingness to work holidays as required.
- Constant face-to-face, telephone and electronic communication with colleagues and the general public.
- Constant sitting and moving with occasional bending and lifting.
- Working at a computer for extended periods of time.
- Excellent organizational skills including impeccable attention to detail and ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality.
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