Science Educator (full-time and part-time) Positions, Alaska Geographic, Denali National Park, AK

Do you have a science background and passion for education in the outdoors! Alaska Geographic is currently seeking experienced educators for a summer seasonal work at the Murie Science and Learning Center for a summer of learning, exploration, sharing, and fun. We offer competitive pay rates. Anticipated 3-4 positions opening.  In park dorm style housing available for the season if needed. The season begins in early May and ends early September. Part time and full-time positions available. We prefer staff that can commit to the entire season but will consider shorter durations- per-diem or program specific for the right person. Apply online at  https://www.akgeo.org/about-alaska-geographic/employment/.

Program Coordinator (75%-full-time) position, Alaska Geographic, Anchorage, AK

Program Coordinator is an integral role in Alaska Geographic’s Education operations. Program Coordinator position will oversee designated outdoor education programming of Alaska Geographic as assigned. Supervising the day-to-day activities of staff engaged in maintaining all Alaska Geographic educational and science programs. The position will also contribute to outreach and engagement efforts on social media platforms, new virtual programs, student recruitment, staff hiring and program design.

The Program Coordinator position is a nine-month position. The expectation is approximately 1560 hours, or about 75% of a full-time position. The Program Coordinator position includes benefits, and sick/vacation time, although housing is not provided for this position. Generally, with May 1st through October 30th will be full time working from our Anchorage office, supporting programs in Prince William Sound, Chugach National Forest, Denali National Park and Preserve, and other public lands in Alaska.  November through April offers a degree of flexible part-time hours and negotiable remote work options–allowing the appropriate candidate to seek other field work or other professional opportunities.  (Guiding, Ski patrol, field work, Retail, etc.)  To Apply:  https://www.akgeo.org/about-alaska-geographic/employment/

Seasonal Educator (full-time), Alaska Zoo, Anchorage, AK

SEASONAL EDUCATOR for the ALASKA ZOO in Anchorage to provide information about the zoo facility, its collection of animals and conservation to general public through programs, presentations and tours. This is a full-time non-exempt hourly position with a pay rate of $13/hour. Travel for programs within the Anchorage area will be required. Qualifications & education requirements: Bachelors’ Degree in Natural Sciences or Education – OR – Pursuing a similar type of degree – OR – Equivalent job experience. Exceptional customer service skills. Must be a team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills. Physical requirements: Must occasionally lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds. Ability to work in Alaska weather extremes. While performing duties of this job, you will be required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop or kneel, talk and hear, and use fingers and hands to feel objects, tools or controls. To apply, send your resume and cover letter to both Tristan Thon at aom@alaskazoo.org and Rich Capitan at education@alaskazoo.org. Please include both emails in your correspondences.

Education Specialist (9-month, full-time), University of Alaska Fairbanks, Bethel, Dillingham, Ketchikan, Kodiak, Kotzebue, Nome, or Valdez, AK

EDUCATION SPECIALIST for ALASKA SEA GRANT – This is a 9-month full-time, term University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) faculty position to be based in an Alaska rural coastal community such as, but not limited to, Bethel, Dillingham, Ketchikan, Kodiak, Kotzebue, Nome, or Valdez. The education specialist will create, deliver, and assess educational materials and programs that address relevant, critical and emerging issues; provide training and professional development for formal and informal educators in marine and environmental literacy; coordinate with local, state, and national educational networks, including the National Sea Grant network; and facilitate and support engagement activities by Alaska researchers. To see the full job description, go to Full Story.

Alaska Zoo Educator (full-time) Anchorage, AK

ALASKA ZOO EDUCATOR located in Anchorage to provide information about the zoo facility, its collection of animals and conservation to the general public through programs, presentations and tours. This is a full-time non-exempt hourly position with pay rate DOE. This position reports to the zoo’s Education Director Rich Capitan. Travel for programs within the Anchorage area will be required. Qualifications and educational requirements: Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Natural Sciences or Education. Must have exceptional customer service skills, be a team player and have strong interpersonal and communication skills. Physical requirements: Must occasionally lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds. Ability to work in Alaska weather extremes. While performing duties of this job, you will be required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop or kneel, talk and hear, and use fingers and hands to feel objects, tools or controls. To apply, send your resume and cover letter to both Tristan Thon at aom@alaskazoo.org and Rich Capitan at education@alaskazoo.org. Please include both emails in your correspondences. To see the full job description, go to https://www.alaskazoo.org/employment.

Assistant Professor of Biology/Environmental Science (faculty full-time), Prince William Sound College, Valdez

Prince William Sound College in Valdez, AK is looking for an Assistant Professor of Biology/Environmental Science. This is a full-time, new teaching position (no research) so there would be a lot of opportunity for the individual to develop their own courses and get creative. They currently have a program in Outdoor Leadership and they are working to add more natural resources and environmental science courses so a student in that program would have more opportunities either in the job market or if they continue on for a 4-year degree. Valdez is a great place to live if you love the outdoors! The faculty and staff at PWSC are fantastic! Please feel free to pass this listing along to anyone that might be interested.  https://careers.alaska.edu/en-us/job/516425/biologyenvironmental-science-assistant-professor.

Education Specialist (faculty full-time), Alaska Sea Grant, Bethel, Dillingham, Ketchikan, Kodiak, Kotzebue, Nome, or Valdez

Alaska Sea Grant is seeking an Education Specialist to support statewide education engagement efforts for a portfolio of informal and formal education projects focused on Alaska’s marine ecosystems and coastlines. The education specialist will create reciprocal partnerships with mutually beneficial exchanges of knowledge to create, deliver, and assess timely, unbiased educational materials and programs that address relevant, critical and emerging issues; provide training and professional development for formal and informal educators in marine and environmental literacy; coordinate with local, state, and national educational networks, including the National Sea Grant network; and facilitate and support engagement activities by Alaska researchers. The faculty member joins a great team of marine advisory program agents and specialists located across Alaska who work collaboratively to enhance the sustainable use and conservation of Alaska’s marine and freshwater resources through research, outreach, and extension. The position will be based in a rural coastal community in Alaska, such as, but not limited to, Bethel, Dillingham, Ketchikan, Kodiak, Kotzebue, Nome, or Valdez. Apply here: https://careers.alaska.edu/en-us/job/516455/education-specialist