• Discovery Program Specialist

  • Texas State Aquarium
    Job Description
    Take your career to new depths and put your skills to work in a one of a kindsetting by becoming a part of the premiere aquarium showcasing the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean Sea. The Texas State Aquarium provides high quality, entertaining programming through education, conservation, and wildlife rehabilitation. We strive to provide our guests with an exciting, educational, and memorable experience.
     
    Responsibilities:
    • Participate in and provide leadership for Discovery, school-based outreach, and Aquavision programs involving education staff through example and sharing of knowledge and skills.
    • Participate in school-based program development and evaluation.
    • Coordinate activities of Instructors assigned to Discovery, school-based outreach, and Aquavision programs.
    • Collaborate and communicate across departments, schools, and school districts on program logistics. 
    • Gather/procure necessary material and equipment, and ensure appropriate maintenance and use.
    • Provide live animal demonstrations as needed.
    • Work in conjunction with departmental coordinator to schedule staff/volunteers for programming.
    • Investigate and coordinate external partnerships for Aquavision and outreach delivery.
    • Coordinate and streamline school-focused programs to emphasize STEM process skills.
    Job Requirements: A Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university is required with one to two years related experience and/or training. An equivalent combination of education or experience may also meet the required qualifications.

    Job Perks: This position offers an attractive benefits/vacation package including a 100% employer paid health plan, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, and 403(b) retirement plan with a 100% match of the first 5% contributed.

    Please apply online at https://www.texasstateaquarium.org/careers/
    Any applications submitted through the CC Chamber of Commerce, email, mail, or fax will not be reviewed.
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