The Minnesota Zoological Gardens (MZG) Outreach Animal Programs seeks an Interpretive Naturalist 2 Supervisor to provide leadership for the design, development, implementation and evaluation of the MZG outreach animal programs. Ensures that program instruction and presentation are of high quality and meet desired outcomes. Also, ensures the highest quality professional care and training for the Zoomobile outreach animal collection. The incumbent manages all aspects of the daily operation of the MZG outreach programs, including staff supervision.
Bachelor's degree with a major in education, zoology, animal husbandry or closely related;
Five (5) years of equivalent experience;
Work experience that includes each of the following:
In order to be considered your resume must include a clear description of your qualifications for all requirements.
Knowledge of formal K-12 school and district curriculum frameworks and trends in standards and testing.
Experience with informal or formal program evaluation, visitor studies and/or audience research.
Demonstrated success writing grant proposals, tracking outcomes, and preparing reports.
Knowledge of zoology, biology, environmental sciences, conservation, wildlife biology, and sustainability issues.
Proven passion for and commitment to informal education, and enthusiasm for the potential impact conservation education and experiences can have on participants.
Proven creativity and effective leadership.
Closing Date: 03/22/2017
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