The Education Supervisor oversees all programming done by ANSC staff, including events, drop ins, and programs at Sheffield Education Center.
This position will represent the department and the site at meetings and participate in committee work; market school programs, camps and events, through effective affordable methods using all medias; develop new programs, especially those that support traveling exhibits or collaboratives; hire and support large numbers of qualified program leaders, along with arranging their training; track training, certifications and inspections for adventure programs and state licensing at the preschool; monitor budgets, especially for temporary personnel and track expenses related to specific programs.
Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in a field related to the Arts or other related field, plus two (2) years of experience developing and implementing arts or cultural education programs.
Experience may substitute for education up to a maximum of four (4) years
BS or BA in Environmental Education, Natural Science or other related field.
Certification in Environmental curriculum such as Project Wild and Certified Interpretive Guide trainer.
5 years experience designing, developing, implementing, and evaluating environmental programs for youth and families.
5 years of supervisory or lead capacity, including managing, coaching and training, and developing a successful team.
2 years experience in managing fiscal planning and an operational budget for an assigned work area.
2 years experience with developing marketing and promotional materials.
Excellent skills in maintaining detailed spreadsheets to monitor performance measurements, staff hours and schedules.
Engaged in current trend setting in the field on state and national levels
Bilingual in English/Spanish.
Intermediate level or above in Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, Publisher, Power Point and Outlook.
Valid Texas Class “C” Driver License
Internal Number: 102593
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Austin is often described as a “City within a Park” reflecting the City’s strong commitment to its park lands, open spaces and recreational opportunities. The Department has earned national distinction by achieving accreditation from the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies. Austin is one of only 142 cities nationwide to be accredited. In 2004, the Parks and Recreation Department was awarded the Gold Medal Award by the National Recreation and Parks Association. The Gold Medal Award recognizes the best parks and recreation systems in the nation. The Department is currently certified in Community Wildlife Habitat under the National Wildlife Federation. In 2006, the Department was also awarded the NRPA Excellence in Aquatics Award.