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Assistant Director of Treehaven, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point

Organization: University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point – Treehaven

Position Title: Assistant Director

Location: Tomahawk, Wisconsin

Dates and compensation: This is a seasonal position beginning Sept 8, 2015 – May 20, 2016.

Approximately 40 hrs/week. Some work periods will include weekend and/or evening duties, and some days will be in excess of 8 hours. Schedules established by the Assistant Director, variable hours/week.; $360/week.; On-site lodging provided. Free meals when groups are here.

Four pre-scheduled paid weeks off.

Application Deadline: June 30, 2015 or until position is filled

Description: The Treehaven Field Instructor will advance the mission of Treehaven, contributing to educational programs by developing, maintaining, teaching, assisting, and conducting a variety of activities and duties.

Responsibilities:

  1. Meet with the Assistant Director to develop Education work goals and priorities for specific primary and /or secondary audiences.
  2. Participate in planning educational functions.
  3. Participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of educational functions.

o Teach environmental education (EE) day programs to groups at Treehaven.

o Develop lesson plans for existing programs.

o Develop and conduct new educational/interpretive programs.

o Plan and implement site based educational projects.

o Assist with marketing database for EE programs.

o Organize and inventory educational materials and displays.

o Repair, secure, and produce new educational resources as directed.

o Assist in interpretive planning and the development of related resources.

o Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
Demonstrated ability to deliver quality science based field environmental education.
BS/BA in related field of study.
Strong desire and comfort to be outdoors in a variety of weather conditions and times of day.
Ability and desire to both work on a team and being self-directed.

How to Apply: Send cover letter, resume and 3 references to John.Heusinkveld@uwsp.edu

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