Education Specialist(21)
Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography - San Diego, CA

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Organization: Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography (AZA Member)
Location: San Diego, CA, United States
Job or Internship: Job
Under general supervision of Education Coordinator, be responsible for the development, assessment, and implementation of year-round science education programming. Provide the highest-level of science content and accuracy for Education programs and activities appropriate for and in alignment with the Aquarium's role as the public exploration center for Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO), UC San Diego.

Program audiences include, but are not limited to, multi-generational groups, families, toddlers, adults, pre-K to 12 and college students, and teachers.

Serve as Program Lead for Science Professional Development, Summer Camp, National Ocean Sciences Bowl, Think Tank/Explore It, and Grunion Runs, as well as additional programs as assigned. Program Lead responsibilities include full knowledge of and day-to-day coordination of program logistics, objectives and lesson plans; training, mentoring and evaluation of program instructors and volunteers; recommending revisions and making approved changes; and assisting with strategic development of the program. Implement programs using appropriate materials, teaching strategies and curriculum, recommending revisions as needed. Independently, and as part of a team, develop program descriptions and lesson plans, including the creation, procurement, and organization of materials appropriate to assessment of audience/community needs, investigation of current research and literature, and drafting plans and budgets for approval. As part of a dynamic team, assist with program marketing, staff development and strategic planning.

Full time/benefited; Sunday through Thursday schedule

Requirements, salary and application can be accessed online (#66316):