Education Programs Manager - Ohio River Foundation

May 12, 2021 6:15 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Organization: Ohio River Foundation

Ohio River Foundation, a regional conservation non-profit organization, seeks an Education Programs Manager.


- Develop, train, and manage education team and schedule trips

- Develop and implement with ORF staff marketing plans and increase school participation in River

- Explorer and Mussels in the Classroom programs

- Lead and conduct ½ day experiential education field trips for 4th – 12th grade students and special groups as part of the education team

- Lead and develop, with staff, our Student Conservation Leaders summer program

- Job requires local travel

- This physically demanding position involves lifting supplies and equipment (up to 50 lbs.), and seasonal exposure to the elements.

- Lead staff with program development; including public education outreach on topics such as climate change and forever chemicals

-Represent ORF and its programs at events, including the Cincinnati Coffee Festival, teacher conferences and other events.


- 5 years of environmental education experience

- Experience developing standards-aligned curriculum with an emphasis on hands-on learning 

- Experience teaching K-12 students from a variety of backgrounds in informal and formal settings

- Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects concurrently 

- Ability to work with and effectively communicate with a wide range of people including staff, teachers, community partners, students, volunteers, and elected officials 

- Ability to work outdoors and complete physically demanding tasks 

- Comfortable with standard software and programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook as well as Google Drive, Dropbox 

- Degree in environmental science, education, or related field

- Strong communication skills desired; ability to work self-directed and as team member

- General knowledge of environmental legislation and conservation issues

- Able to make decisions quickly and independently

- Ability to communicate in a professional, accurate, and enthusiastic manner.

Compensation: $38,000 - $42,000 + benefits package

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: To apply, please send resume and cover letter to:

Ohio River Foundation

P.O. Box 42460

Cincinnati, OH 45242

Ohio River Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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