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Part-Time Education Coordinator

Position Title:  Part-Time Education Coordinator
Rate: $12.50/hr.
Department:  Learning Experiences
FLSA Classification:  Non-Exempt
Reports To:  Director of Learning Experiences
Resumes to:

Nature of Work

  • The Part-Time Education Coordinator is responsible for assisting in the day-to-day operation of the Learning Experiences Department as well as for the coordination of training and facilitation of assigned projects. The Coordinator will work closely with the Director of Learning Experiences to ensure smooth operation of the department. As a highly visible department representative, this person consistently demonstrates a strong service commitment by continually striving to meet and exceed customer expectations.

Essential Duties

  • Acts as an intermediary between the Director and other Education staff;
  • Performs clerical, secretarial and support duties for the Education Department;
  • Provides customer service for various departmental events and programs;
  • Schedules meetings, confirms attendance, meeting venue & logistics, arranges set-up and order catering as appropriate;
  • Takes meeting minutes as requested;
  • Conducts research on various education subjects, compiles data, and creates report deliverables that may include tables and graphs;
  • Ensures that all education office supplies are adequate and orders supplies when needed;
  • Assists in Educational program logistic needs, including camps, outreaches, volunteer and internship programs;
  • Maintains biofacts inventory in coordination with Zoo Miami’s Registrar;
  • Provides telephone relief of main switchboard as needed;
  • Assists in the preparation of programs and the collection of data regarding zoo programs;
  • Provides assistance in Development Department with special projects; and,
  • Creates and distributes camp and event rosters.
  • Communicates with camp parents and responds to inquiries.
  • Acts as a backup to fulfill substitute counselor duties.
  • Identifies prior vendor and budgets to order camp tickets, admissions/feedings, camp and event catering and event security.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Required Education/ Experience

High school graduate or equivalent, college preferred.
Three to five years of administrative or clerical experience. Proficiency in MS Office Applications, including MSWord, Excel, and PowerPoint.


Current Florida Driver’s License in good standing.

Communication Skills

Ability to read and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports and effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Mathematical Skills / Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Computer Skills

Proficiency in MS Office Applications, including MSWord, Excel and PowerPoint.

General Physical Requirements

  • Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/ or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Balancing: Maintaining a body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery or erratically moving surfaces.
  • Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at waist.
  • Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
  • Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
  • Crawling: Moving about on hands and knees or hand and feet.
  • Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
  • Standing: Particularly for sustained periods of time.
  • Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
  • Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward, or outward.
  • Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
  • Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position.
  • Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing, or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling.
  • Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
  • Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word.
  • Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels or without correction.
  • Repetitive Motions: Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands and/or fingers.
  • Visual Acuity:
    • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; expansive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts and/or operation of machines; using measurement devices; and/or assembly of fabrication of parts at distances close to the eye.
    • The worker is required to have visual acuity to operate motor vehicles or heaving equipment.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to an indoor office environment climate condition and outdoor weather conditions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Employee will be required to travel as part of the needs of the position.
Applicants must mail, or email a resume  to:

Zoo Miami Foundation
Re: Part-Time Educator
12400 SW 152nd ST, Miami Fl 33177
Fax #: 305-255-7126

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