Tuesday, May 4, 2010


Located amidst the farmland, spectacular marshes, bays, and dynamic coastline of the Eastern Shore of Virginia, The Marine Science Consortium is seeking a creative and talented educator to fill our School Program Coordinator position. This full-time, year-round position is a key part of our program leadership team and is responsible for the coordination and oversight of MSC’s busy and growing school program. This includes staff leadership, program development, day to day coordination, and serving as a member of the MSC Leadership Team.

Responsibilities also include marketing, budgeting, and administrative work as it relates to school programs and to the overall mission and goals of The Marine Science Consortium. The Marine Science Consortium is in a growth phase with the creation of a new campus as well as new program opportunities, offering the School Program Coordinator a chance to use his/her creativity and skill to craft an exciting new future for our program.

Bachelor’s degree in Marine Science, Environmental Education, Nature Interpretation, or closely related field and 2 years experience with residential environmental education and summer youth/adult programming. Experience with program development, administration and
marketing. Strong interpersonal and team building skills. Exceptional organizational and time management ability. Proven teaching and public speaking abilities. Should be able to demonstrate proficiency and understanding of trends and best practices within this profession.
Knowledge of the natural and cultural resources of the Mid-Atlantic coast desirable. First Aid and Water Safety training desired. Valid driver’s license required.

Salary range $18,000 – 22,000 plus housing in our brand new, fully furnished, two bedroom staff apartments, full medical, and dental insurance.

To apply:
Please send a résumé along with a cover letter of interest highlighting your suitability for the job and listing at least three references.

Preferred Start Date: June 1st, 2010

Application Deadline: May 14th. Interviews begin immediately. Position opened until filled.

Please send application materials via email, standard mail, or fax to :

Programs Manager
The Marine Science Consortium
7278 Enterprise St
Wallops Island, VA 23337
Phone 757-824-5636
Fax 757-824-5637