Job– Youth and Adult Education Coordinator, International Game Fish Association (Dania Beach, FL)

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Salary: $30,000 + benefits

Last Date to Apply: 02/28/2013

Description

Mission Statement

The International Game Fish Association is a not-for-profit organization committed to the conservation of game fish and the promotion of responsible, ethical angling practices through science, education, rule making and record keeping.

 

Essential Functions / Areas of Responsibilities

• Instruct hands-on educational programs to provide opportunities for children and adults ensuring that IGFA mission, policies and procedures are incorporated

• Coordinate and develop adult education sport fishing programs working with outside temporary help

• Coordinate, create, and edit Education web-based content

• Assist in the development of educational curricula

• Experience working with foundations and other entities to secure funding through donations and the writing of grant proposals

• Have the ability and enjoy working with children and young anglers

 

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: For consideration, applicants should meet the following basic selection factors:

• A Bachelor’s degree is required (M.S. or working towards M.S. preferred) in the environmental sciences or other related field

• Experience working in an informal education setting

• Must be proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Access, and Adobe Photoshop

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills are a must

• Must be able to work independently as well as in a team environment

• Ability to occasionally travel and work some weekends

• Must be able to speak, read and write in English

• Excellent interpersonal skills

• Experience interacting with the public in a proficient and positive manner

• Understanding the environmental sciences as well as the ability to comfortably speak about them

• Strong interest in IGFA mission and experience fishing for freshwater and saltwater species

 

A background check will be conducted. EOE.

 

How to Apply:

Send resume, references and related work experience to:

International Game Fish Association

Jeff Mackin Education Director

300 Gulf Stream Way

Dania Beach, FL 33004 or

jmackin@igfa.org