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      ----- Forwarded by Asha Weinstein/SJSU on 09/08/2005 11:45 AM -----

      Save San Francisco Bay Association

      Job Announcement
      September 2005


      School Programs Coordinator
      Watershed Education Program


      Save The Bay has been working since 1961 to Celebrate, Protect, and Restore
      the San Francisco Bay.  We are committed to keeping the Bay alive, healthy
      and beautiful.


      POSITION DESCRIPTION:

      The School Programs Coordinator is responsible for logistics and
      coordination of the Watershed Education Programs serving middle and high
      school teachers and groups. These programs include Canoes In Sloughs, which
      consists of on-the-water programs, and Community-Based Restoration, which
      offers hands-on native habitat restoration projects.  This position reports
      to the Education Programs Manager.



      Save The Bay’s Watershed Education Program includes Canoes In Sloughs,
      Community-Based Restoration and Discover The Bay.  Education Programs
      connect Bay Area residents directly to the Bay, introduces them to the
      issues impacting San Francisco Bay, and empowers them to take action to Save
      The Bay.



      Responsibilities:
      ?        Coordinate all aspects of the Canoes In Sloughs and Community-Based
      Restoration field trip programs for middle and high school students and
      teachers; including trip scheduling and staffing, logistics, and associated
      administration

      ?        Maintain organized records of trips, contacts, service fees and
      associated scholarships, invoicing, and program statistics

      ?        Serve as the primary liaison between Save The Bay and teachers and
      other participants

      ?        Serve as the primary contact person between the office staff and
      field educators with daily logistics, conduct education staff meetings, and
      develop field staff enrichment opportunities

      ?        Conduct canoe and restoration programs as necessary, approximately
      2 times per month

      ?        Coordinate day-long summer teacher workshops and week-long summer
      institute

      ?        Create curriculum for field and classroom; use and develop
      appropriate activities

      ?        Work closely with the Community Programs Coordinator to ensure
      adequate overlap and efficient collaboration

      ?        Assist in marketing and promotion of all education programs to new
      schools and sources of support

      ?        Assist in hiring and training of Field Educators; oversee interns

      ?        Ensure rigorous safety training and implementation by all staff and
      program participants

      ?        Assist in development of education staff responsibilities through
      training, modeling and evaluation

      ?       Other duties as assigned






      Qualifications:



      Required:

      ·         At least two years experience coordinating education programs for
      participants of all ages, preferably with experience in outdoor education
      and/or the environment

      ·         Bachelors degree in education or related field

      ·         Ability to use database programs, email, internet,
      word-processing, and desktop publishing programs

      ·         Must have flexible schedule and ability to work occasional nights
      and weekends

      ·         Clean driving record and strong commitment to safety and
      maintenance related to truck and trailer use

      ·         Energy and enthusiasm for working with participants of all ages,
      managing their safety, and teaching them about the Bay

      ·        Initiative, creativity, and collaborative work style; attention to
      detail



      Preferred:

      ·         Experience teaching experiential education programs in the
      outdoors

      ·         Program management experience

      ·         Physical ability to lift and carry heavy objects (65 lb canoes and
      other equipment)

      ·         Canoe / Kayak experience

      ·         Knowledge of the natural and cultural history of the Bay and the
      environmental issues affecting the Bay, and the ability to share this
      knowledge with our audiences

      ·        First aid and CPR certification





      TO APPLY:

      Position open until filled.  Competitive salary and excellent benefits.



      Women and people of color are encouraged to apply.  EOE.


      Send resume and cover letter to:



      Jessica Parsons, Education Programs Manager
      Save The Bay

      350 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Suite 900

      Oakland, CA  94612


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