POSITION TITLE: Program Manager – Penguin Court and Thomas Road Farm
REPORTS TO: Associate Director of Stewardship
PRIMARY FUNCTION: Develops, leads, promotes and documents education and public outreach projects and programs for Penguin Court and Thomas Road Farm; manages recreation and natural areas; acts as a liaison on behalf of Penguin Court and Brandywine Conservancy with the community; directs the implementation of the Penguin Court and Thomas Road Farm management plan.
RELATIONSHIPS: Reports to the Associate Director of Stewardship. Also works with other staff members as necessary.
1. Develops and leads programs for all audiences.
2. Works with staff to monitor use of the Penguin Court and Thomas Road Farm properties.
3. Educates visitors to the Penguin Court and Thomas Road Farm about mission, procedures, and special projects.
4. Coordinates education projects and programs at Penguin Court and Thomas Road Farm.
5. Assists in developing partnerships with community groups, regulatory agencies and others to fulfill the Mission of Penguin Court and Thomas Road Farm.
6. Supervises and guides group visitors to Penguin Court and Thomas Road Farm upon request and as necessary.
7. Coordinates social media strategies.
8. Conducts surveys for selected educational and public programs and compiles results.
9. Assist in photographing and videotaping selected educational and public programs and editing material for use.
1. Bachelor’s degree in natural resource education, natural resource management, park and recreation, forestry, biology, ecology, or closely related field, plus two years of successful work experience in a related field.
2. Competency in identification of regional flora and fauna.
3. Exceptional interpersonal communication skills and the demonstrated ability to work with and maintain positive relationships with community and civic groups, volunteers, academia, public agency staff, and private individuals.
4. Experience with the development and use of interpretive technology including creating content for mobile sites.
5. Strong skills in photography and videography.
6. Ability to work evenings and weekends.
7. Transportation to and from the work place and to outside sites as necessary.
8. A demonstrated ability at self-sufficiency and the ability to work along, unsupervised for extended periods of time.
9. The ability and willingness to lead interpretive walks focused on natural history and land stewardship for Conservancy members and other organized groups.
10. A passion for conservation and a dedication to the mission of the Brandywine Conservancy.
Please send cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org