Overview

Solano RCD currently has 2 vacancies for the Education Program Manager position. Individuals selected for this position will typically report to the Solano RCD office located in Dixon, CA, but will also attend meetings, events, and field trips in the cities of Benicia, Dixon, Fairfield, Rio Vista, Suisun City, Vacaville, Vallejo and some unincorporated areas of Solano County. Meetings and some project activities may also take place virtually. The hiring pools established as a result of this recruitment will be used to fill the current vacancy and any additional vacancies that may occur up to six months after this vacancy is filled. Please visit solanorcd.org to explore our programs and activities in full detail.
The Education Program Manager manages several K-12 education programs and provides recruitment and outreach for new staff and programs. The person in this position must be civic-minded and enjoy interacting with diverse communities; work well with a dynamic and collaborative team as well as independently; and have strong time management and organization skills. The Education Program Manager reports to the Education Director and will assist with oversight of 2-8 full and part-time education staff.

Tagged as: Conservation, Crew, Development, Full Time, Instruction and Guiding, Teaching/Education, Water Skills

Qualifications:

Education: Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university in ecology, biology, environmental science, K-12 education, environmental education or similar field;

Experience: 7 years of previous professional work experience in outreach and community engagement (or 5+ years’ experience plus graduate degree), including some previous project management experience

*Additional experience may be substituted for Bachelors degree

Required Skills:

Experience managing and implementing programs , Masters Degree from an accredited college or university in related field , Certifications in a relevant field and/or completion of outdoor science teaching program, Outstanding writing and communication skills , Strong time management, organization and prioritization skills , Experience writing program curriculum, Knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques of outdoor science and environmental education , Experience coordinating large field trip even

Preferred Skills:

Basic understanding of the natural and cultural history of Solano County and the water resources of the region

The ability to speak, read, and/or write in a language other than English representative of Solano County’s diverse communities

Proficiency with Microsoft Office 365

About Solano Resource Conservation District

Solano Resource Conservation District (Solano RCD) is a special district to the State of California which works closely with a variety of local and regional partners to enhance and protect Solano County watersheds through strategic restoration activities, water education and outreach programs, and by offering conservation planning and watershed coordination services to local residents and landowners. Solano RCD staff and its Board of Directors strive towards excellence, equity, inclusion, collaboration, and appreciation in the work performed and welcomes candidates who share these same values.

Application Instructions

Submit a cover letter describing your interest in the position and a detailed resume with three professional references to Caitlyn Morrissey at [email protected] Mailed application materials are also accepted. Interview panel will start review of applications November 15, 2021. Position is open until filled.