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Education Coordinator

Approximate Start Date: 15/05/18

Responsibilities:

Coordination and Management

  • To coordinate, lead and teach all educational visits to the Little Cayman Research Centre, which includes CCMI’s K-12 programmes and citizen science programmes, under the guidance of the Science and Education Program Manager
  • Handle and ensure that all education groups have received and completed all necessary paperwork such as waivers and other technical documents
  • Manage and develop the Education Intern during their time at Little Cayman Research Centre
  • Ensure safe, tidy, and efficient operation of classroom, field equipment and any laboratory equipment required for educational and citizen science programs
  • Management of classroom facilities and equipment including cleaning, inventory and resupply
  • Lead and manage in-water activities such as snorkels and dives
  • Act as the liaison between CCMI and university groups for all educational equipment matters

 

Development

  • Develop lecture materials for university classroom presentations
  • Assemble materials, supplies, gear and equipment for class laboratory exercise and field trips
  • Interact and build relationships with marine educators, visiting researchers, university groups and the local community
  • Identify opportunities and take advantage of them to build and develop the education and outreach programs based in Little Cayman
  • Catalyze and motivate Education Intern to develop new approaches to education

 

Other

  • Operate small boats used for class field trips
  • Assist with any and all research activities as required
  • All employees assist the field station manager with general operations including, for example, helping with meal services, facilities maintenance, giving tours and talks, helping with preparing boats for field work.

 

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