Education Program Coordinator in Columbus - Ohio River Foundation

August 01, 2022 9:06 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Organization: Ohio River Foundation

About this position:

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

Program Coordinator for its education programs in Columbus, Ohio.


• Develop, train, and manage field education team.

• Schedule, coordinate and conduct experiential education field trips and in-classroom

experiences for K – 12th grade students and other youth groups. These programs

include: safety review, aquatic & terrestrial educational activities focused on ecosystem

and watershed concepts, wildlife observation, biological sampling, water quality testing.

• Increase school participation in River Explorer and Mussels in the Classroom programs

through effective marketing and communication.

• Safely and responsibly manage and maintain supplies and equipment.

• Assist staff with program development.


• At least 2 years college coursework in biology, ecology, or related field; Ability to

demonstrate knowledge of ecological and hydrologic processes, environmental

legislation and conservation issues.

• Experience with children in an educational setting preferred.

• Strong communication and customer service skills, including the ability to communicate in

a professional, accurate and enthusiastic manner within the organization and with clients.

• Ability to work self-directed and as team member.

• Ability to make decisions quickly and independently.

• Experience and/or training in office practices/procedures and operating basic office


• Proficient in MS Office software desired and working knowledge of Google Docs platform.

• Marketing and/or sales experience preferred.


• This physically demanding position involves seasonal exposure to the elements, and

candidate must be able to lift/carry equipment (up to 50 lbs).

• Position requires reliable transportation that can be used for local travel within the greater

Columbus area.

• Position is p/t and hours are approximately 8-10/week, but will vary during school year.


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.

More information and application can be found here.

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