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Smith-Gilbert Gardens-Education/Event Coordinator-Fri, 06/12/2020 - 4:26pm

Education/Event Coordinator


Smith-Gilbert Gardens
2382 Pine Mountain Road
Kennesaw , GA 30152

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Job Description 

Under general supervision, this position implements educational programming, including field trips for schools and adult groups, general visitor programming, and informal learning activities.

Assists with special events and rentals to ensure positive guest experience.

Duties & Responsibilities 

Working with Guest Experience Manager and other staff, develop and implement educational programming for all ages.
Help build new audiences and expand programming through collaborations.
Schedule school field trips and adult tours; schedule docents to lead tours.
Communicate with schools, garden clubs, senior centers, recreational programs, summer camps and day care centers to promote field trips.
Working with Guest Experience Manager, implement comprehensive annual docent training program.

Assist with rentals and special events.

Welcome visitors; collect fees as appropriate, assist with Gift Shop sales, assist with answering phone; direct messages to appropriate person(s) in a timely manner.
Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience 

Associate or Bachelor’s degree in natural sciences, environmental education or related field.
Minimum of two years of experience developing and teaching informal education programs with preference for experience in a public garden, children’s museum or science museum.
Experience working with volunteers required.
Candidate with knowledge of local school system is a plus.
Demonstrated organizational skills and the ability to multi-task, work in a team environment, and with minimal supervision.
Necessary computer skills include Microsoft Office (Access, Excel, Power Point, Word, etc.) and scheduling platform such as Sign Up Genius.

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Full Name 
Ann Parsons