- 08-Mar-2023 to 07-Apr-2023 (MST)
- Westminster, CO, USA
- 19-22 per hour
- Full Time
Title: Out-of-School Programs Coordinator
Position Reports To: Off-site and Camp Programs Manager
Direct Reports: GOCO, Camp, and Outreach Educators and Interns
About Butterfly Pavilion: Here at Butterfly Pavilion, we transform the way people think about invertebrates. These small but mighty animals that surround us are so much more than people think. They are everywhere because everything depends on them. They are the hidden heroes of the animal kingdom. As the leader in invertebrate knowledge, inspiration and connection, Butterfly Pavilion works to foster an appreciation of these critical animals by educating the public about the need to protect and care for threatened habitats globally, while conducting research for solutions in invertebrate conservation. Whether it is providing unique, hands-on learning experiences in our exhibits and educational programs, conducting new research that sets the standard for zoos across the country or building innovative solutions for species and habitat conservation in countries around the world, Butterfly Pavilion is leading the way in ensuring invertebrates are protected for the future.
FLSA: Full Time/Non-Exempt
The Out-of-School Programs Coordinator is responsible for organizing and leading out-of-school programs supported by Butterfly Pavilion including day-camps, afterschool programs, and the GOCO Westy Power Poder Project with the City of Westminster.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
- Support functions of after-school programming, including GOCO afterschool programs, GOCO afterschool programs, by acting as program supervisor.
- Develop and/or redesign and implement curricula and programs in alignment with P&I learning framework which meets the needs of diverse audiences for all after-school programs.
- Support increasing the reach of Butterfly Pavilion into the community through providing world class after-school programming including GOCO and identifying additional opportunities for after-school programs.
- Coordinate, schedule, and staff after-school programs.
- Acts as a liaison between after-school staff and Butterfly Pavilion.
- Prepare monthly reports and follow grant guidelines on the activities at their site as it pertains to GOCO.
- Maintain schedules and program operations within the stated goals and objectives of specific programs.
- Coordinate with City of Westminster staff for support and alignment with GOCO grant.
- Coordinate field trips and material purchases in line with program budget and with communication with Off-site & Camp Programs Manager.
Out of school Camps:
- Lead all functions of daily camp programming - administrative, implementation and logistics.
- Develop and/or redesign and implement innovative camp curriculum and activities in line with P&I Learning Framework which meets the needs of diverse audiences.
- Support Camp Team in classroom and behavior management as needed.
- Coordinate with Curatorial team to best include live animals in support of camp curriculum and activities in line with all USDA and AZA requirements and accounting for animal welfare.
- Support in communicating with stakeholders including camp parents, interested community members, and other Butterfly Pavilion teams.
- Support Off-site & Camp Programs Manager in creation and implementation of camp SOP's
- Coordinate with all camp staff and interns to adhere to Childcare Licensing.
- Support escalated discussions with camp parents as needed with Off-site & Camp Programs Manager.
- Support in creation and implementation of camp training, especially those required by Childcare Licensure and Butterfly Pavilion (i.e. AZA).
- Attend required branch and facility meetings and training.
- Following all State and Butterfly Pavilion policies & procedures to meet the State license requirements as well as organization's requirements.
- Collaborating with Programs and Interpretation Branch to develop and implement new curricula or programs in line with P&I learning framework.
- Providing administrative support to Programs and Interpretation Branch .
- Cross-training to provide program support in other areas such as exhibits.
- Collaborate with other departments to plan, develop, and implement new services and troubleshoot issues.
- Be professionally active, attending seminars, conferences and continuing educational opportunities that are applicable to the position.
- Collaborate with other Butterfly Pavilion Departments to ensure organizational cohesion.
- As appropriate, utilize and troubleshoot Butterfly Pavilion Systems to manage programmatic and administrative operations: Paylocity, Volgistics, ApplicantPro, Smartsheet, MS Outlook, MS Excel, MS Publisher, MS inDesign, iMovie, SurveyMonkey, all exhibit technology components.
- Building relationships
- Teamwork and cooperation
- Communication skills
- Department knowledge
- Interpersonal skills
- Decision making
- Resource Management
- Degree in education, environmental sciences, natural resources or related field
- Comfortable interacting with guests from diverse backgrounds.
- Fluency with computer software, scheduling and database programs including Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Office.
- Excellent customer service, organization and communication skills
- Ability to effectively manage a classroom of up to 50 children
- Enthusiastic, fun, and patient
- Solution-oriented, ability to troubleshoot
- Adaptable to different teaching environments
- Computer proficiency-word processing, spreadsheets and databases
- 1-2 years' experience managing staff
- At least one year coordinating logistics and schedules
- 2-3 years of experience working with groups of school-aged children in a camp, school, or childcare setting
- Prior experience working with individuals of different ages and abilities
- Prior experience in a customer service-based role
- Experience with curriculum development and program planning
- Familiarity with Colorado Academic Standards
- Valid Driver's License
- Proof of current automobile insurance with the following coverage: $100,000 bodily injury for each person, $300,000 for each accident, and $50,000 property damage liability.
- CPR and First Aid certified within a year of hire or before the primary teaching season, whichever occurs first
Work Environment / Physical Requirements:
While performing the responsibilities of this position, these work environment characteristics are representative of the environment the position will encounter. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
At Butterfly Pavilion, the employee is occasionally exposed to moderate to loud environmental noise for extended periods of time.
While performing the responsibilities of this position, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee is often required to sit and stand, use their hands and fingers, to handle/feel/grasp. The employee is occasionally required to reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision abilities required by this job include close vision. Employee should be able to lift, carry and items up to 50 lbs.
How to Apply:
Butterfly Pavilion is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages people of all backgrounds to apply for open positions and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or veteran status.
Applicants must submit a Resume and Cover Letter to the following link:
Position is open until filled. No phone calls or drop in's please.