This is an advanced position. The Programs Manager guides achievement of the Community Programs Department’s goals through program development, strategic partnerships, targeted communications, program evaluation, and professional trainings that increase watershed literacy and environmental education best practices within the service area.
Under the administrative direction of the Deputy Executive Director, the Community Programs Manager is responsible for providing strategic direction and oversight of the District’s general public outreach, education, and community science efforts. This includes working closely with a wide variety of constituents of all ages. Related responsibilities include, but are not limited to, promoting sustainable landscapes, raising awareness and supporting watershed health, and conducting public outreach and education activities and general administrative functions, as needed.
Primary duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
The Community Programs Manager possesses:
Full time. Position requires occasional evening and weekend work and responds to emergencies as necessary.
Candidate will have significant background in developing and implementing environmental programs and community outreach; will have work experience in a management or administrative position in education, a public agency or non-profit organization, with at least three years of progressively responsible experience in environmental, conservation, or resource education and outreach.
3-5 years of work experience in a management or administrative position in education, a public agency or non-profit organization with at least three years of progressively responsible experience in environmental, conservation, or resource education and outreach OR three years as Community Programs Coordinator or Community Programs Educator OR two years as Community Programs Specialist.
Indoor and outdoor work, year-round, in all weather conditions. Must be able to work outdoors in heat, direct sun, wind, rain, and cold. Must be able to thrive in collaborative, face-paced environment.
This job description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.
Full-time, 40-hour work week; evening and/or weekend work may be required to complete required duties and projects.