Discovery Education Specialist

  • Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
  • Pittsburgh, PA, USA
  • Apr 04, 2019
Environmental Education - Interpretation

Job Description

Discovery Education Specialist

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

 

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is empowered by its mission to inspire and educate all with the beauty and importance of plants; to advance sustainability promote human and environmental well-being through action and research; and to celebrate its historic glasshouse.

 

Phipps is seeking a part-time Discovery Education Specialist to implement interactive educational programs and demonstrations offered to visitors at Discovery carts throughout the Conservatory. The Education Specialist will assist in developing activities, games and crafts and help with planning family-friendly events. The qualified candidate should be enthusiastic, outgoing and enjoy working with children. Strong Microsoft Office and Internet skills are required. Interest in botany, plant biology or science education is preferred, along with a sincere interest and knowledge in horticulture, sustainability and green living. This position includes working on weekdays and weekends, 15-20 hours per week. Enjoy gift shop and café discounts, access to retirement plan and tuition-free education classes after meeting qualifications.

 

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to hr@phipps.conservatory.org or mail to Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Human Resources Department, One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. No telephone calls, please.

 

 

For more information about Phipps, please visit our website: www.phipps.conservatory.org.

 

 

Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Level

Entry-level