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Education Assistant Manager

Wonders Of Wildlife National Museum And Aquarium
Springfield, United States Posted: May 14, 2024


Wonders of Wildlife is hiring an Education Assistant Manager to join our team. This manager will help create educational conservation programs, manage staff, and continue our mission of connecting guests with nature. This new hire will preferably have a Bachelor's degree in education, conservation, or similar and 5 years' experience in program development. Assistant managers also work together to interview, hire, and train new staff and interns.

  • The education department gets to create programs for guests, school groups, camps, and more.
  • All education department staff work with animal care teams to learn how to handle and present a variety of mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians.
  • If you have a passion for educating the next generation and furthering conservation efforts, we encourage you to apply today!
About Wonders of Wildlife
  • Johnny Morris' Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium is the largest, most-immersive fish and wildlife attraction in the world.
  • The facility consists of a 1.5-million-gallon Aquarium Adventure showcasing 35,000 live fish, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and birds, and immersive Wildlife Galleries sharing the story of America's most significant conservationists throughout history and today.
  • Created by noted conservationist and Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris, the 350,000-square-foot experience celebrates people who hunt, fish, and act as stewards of the land and water.
  • Located next to Bass Pro Shops National Headquarters in Springfield, Missouri, the campus is a centerpiece of America's Conservation Capital in Missouri's Ozark Mountains.
A day in the life of an Education Assistant Manager
  • Education Assistant Managers start their day by setting the tone for a collaborative work environment.
  • They review the day's tasks, highlight objectives for staff, ensure curriculum aligns with the latest educational standards, and incorporate innovative teaching methodologies.
  • Education Assistant Managers work together to interview, hire, and train education staff, volunteers, and interns. This manager will be a primary for scheduling staff, assigning projects, and oversee their day-to-day tasks. Invest time mentoring staff, providing constructive feedback on programs, and leading by example to create a culture of continuous learning and professional growth.
  • The Education Assistant Manager will help ensure all programs are educational, relevant, and have a clear conservation message.
Are you ready to join our team?
  • We have a very quick and easy application process. If you feel that you would be right for our Education Assistant Manager position, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application.
  • We look forward to meeting you!
  • Zip Code:
  • 65807
Experience Required
  • At least 5 years’ experience in developing and delivering conservation, biological science-based programs for children and adults and at least one-year of supervisory experience -1 year of experience working with live animals
Perks
  • Full Time employees receive Store/Attraction employee discounts,
  • Medical,
  • Vision,
  • Dental,
  • LTD,
  • 401(k),
  • Company Paid Life Insurance and STD,
  • and Paid Time Off.

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