Adult and Professional Program Coordinator

Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve Published: April 20, 2019
Location
New Hope, Pennsylvania
Job Type
Part-time
Categories
Education / Natural Resources/ Restoration /

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Description

~ Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve is located in the Delaware Watershed near historic New Hope, PA and features nearly 700 species of native wildflowers, trees and shrubs that support a wealth of birds, butterflies and other wildlife. ~

Almost five miles of trails wind through woodlands and a meadow, along a pond and Pidcock Creek, affording a unique opportunity to learn about a diversity of native plant communities. For general information visit our website.

Position Overview

The Preserve is searching for a part-time Coordinator of Adult and Professional Programming to actively interpret the Preserve and advance its mission to inspire the appreciation and use of native plants by serving as a sanctuary and an educational resource for conservation and stewardship.

Schedule: 24 hours per week

Responsibilities

  • Professional Educational program development and planning, coordinating lectures, and professional symposia including the Land Ethics Symposium and the Native Plants in the Landscape Conference
  • Development of a professional certificate program targeting the green industry in support of sustainable native landscape to ensure healthy wildlife habitats and high water quality
  • Develop interpretation of the on-site native plant collection in cooperation with the Interpretive and Public Programs Coordinator
  • Conduct outreach and foster educational partnerships in support of the mission
  • Design and present native plant-based programs, facilitate workshops, and lead tours as needed

Qualifications

  • In depth knowledge of mid-Atlantic regional native flora and ecology
  • B.S. or M.S. degree in natural sciences with plant-related focus or equivalent education/experience
  • Proven success with educational program planning, development and delivery
  • Ability to create and monitor all related budgets and accounts
  • Excellent communication skills including writing, public speaking and social media
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including at least one regular weekend day

To Apply

If you are creative, energetic, and a self-starter with the ability to work effectively with a diverse team of staff, trustees, interns, and volunteers, please send cover letter, references, and resume to:

Miles Arnott, Executive Director 
ATTN: Education Coordinator
arnott@bhwp.org

Application Deadline: April 30, 2019

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