Education Coordinator III

Santee Cooper

Moncks Corner, South Carolina

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details 52,340 min - 65,420 mid
Deadline Jul 26, 2024
Required Experience 2 - 6 years

Education Coordinator III 

Requisition Number: 7752
Location: Moncks Corner, South Carolina                                                                               

Position Type: Full-Time Regular 
Unit Number - Unit Name: 74220 - PARK MANAGEMENT                                             

Experience Required: See Position Requirements   
Education Required: Bachelor's Degree   
Recruiting Start Date: Jul 1, 2024 
Recruiting End Date: Jul 26, 2024

Job Posting: Internal and External   

Position Description 

  • Serves as the Park’s consultant regarding environmental and Historical education and science curriculum. Coordinate the improvement and the maintenance of the park’s nature trails and all natural exhibits and maintain the interpretive Center’s exhibits and models. Develop and implement expanded programs for the local schools and the community. Provide summer educational camps that focus on our ecosystem.
    Essential Job Tasks:
  • Leads the development and implementation of Environmental and/or Historical Education curriculum that follow the State and National standard to ensure quality programs, Coordinates non-classroom supplementary learning experiences for student groups, including field, in support of environmental and historical education.
  • Works with teachers to infuse Environmental and Historical Education into all aspects of the environment with the greatest emphasis in science. Conducts in-service workshops for teachers and volunteers to enlarge and reinforce understanding and appreciation of environmental and historical issues.
  • Compiles and maintains a directory of community resources (people and places) available to add breadth, depth, reality, and pertinence to the environmental and historical education curriculum.
  • Provides audiovisual and other media collection for learning materials that focuses on environmental and historical education and coordinate maintenance of Outdoor Education Kiosk and the Nature trail.
  • Acts as liaison between Old Santee Canal Park and resource professionals responsible for land management at the Outdoor Education Center and local historical sites.
  • Plans and operates the Park’s Environmental Education Camp, one major community event, attend the annual “Kids Who Care Program at the Park and acts as the park’s liaison for Santee Cooper’s Environmental Intern Summer Program.
  • Updates permits and maintain scientific animal collection used in environmental and historical education programs.
  • Provides staff with information regarding professional development workshops, seminars and conferences pertaining to environmental and historical education.
  • Stays abreast of current environmental and historical problems, issues, programs, and state and local citizen involvement activities.
  • Performs all such other duties assigned.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree with emphasis in Environmental Education, experience in the field of Environmental Education in a park setting or applied teaching experience in public or private school +5 years experience requirede.
  • Must have great people skills and public speaking skills. 

Compensation Information

$52,340 - $65,420 (min.-mid.) 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. 


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Category Admin & Leadership, Environmental Education
Tags Naturalist, Nature Center