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Public Programs Assistant
Category: Education

The Holden Arboretum
Kirtland, Ohio

Posted: Monday, January 27, 2014

Public Programs Assistant 

The Holden Arboretum

Seasonal position.  
The Holden Arboretum has one position available for a Public Programs Assistant for the period April through September, 2014. 
The Public Program Assistant supports Holden’s Education Program by assisting with the implementation of weekend programming, teaching classes, conducting school and adult tours, and other activities as required.
Applicants must have: 
• A minimum of an Associate’s degree in natural sciences and/or education.  
• Experience teaching diverse audiences with an emphasis on family group populations.
• Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
• Experience in a Windows environment using business application software including Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Publisher.  
Experience with public program development in a museum and/or public garden setting is preferred.  
Essential Functions 
• Work outdoors where the ambient temperature spans 0 - 100 degrees Fahrenheit.
• Transport oneself by foot over a variety of terrain that may be wet, slippery, uneven, or rocky.
• Standing, bending, kneeling, climbing, reaching, pulling, pushing, sitting, grabbing, and lifting and carrying (up to 40 lbs.).
• Highly skilled at speaking, writing and understanding the English language.
• Independent decision – making.
• Work independently as well as on a team.
Résumés can be sent to
Please refer to Public Programs Assistant – Seasonal
Posting Date:  January 2014
Closing Date: Until Filled
The Holden Arboretum is an equal opportunity, ADA employer and a drug-free workplace.

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