Title: Education Outreach Coordinator
Department: Guest Experience & Education
Classification: Full-time; Exempt
Reports To: Manager of Education
Supervises: Education Specialists
The Education Outreach Coordinator is responsible for the planning, development, and delivery of offsite K-12 and educational outreach programming. Under the direction of the Manager of Education, this position will coordinate all aspects of Mississippi Aquarium’s (MSAQ) Mobile Marine Unit, leading virtual learning programs across the state and beyond. The Education Outreach Coordinator will work closely with other members of the Guest Experience team to include Volunteer Programs, Visitor Experience, Instructional Programs, and Content Development. The Education Outreach Coordinator will require extensive travel, networking, and partner relations. This position will require strong supervisory skills and experience teaching diverse audiences in formal and/or informal settings.
Essential functions of this job described may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color and peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. While performing the
duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.