West Texas L.A.N.D.S. Educator – Employment Opportunity Announcement

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POSITION TITLE:  Conservation Legacy L.A.N.D.S. Educator
GENERAL POSITION DESCRIPTION:
This position will primarily involve working with all aspects of the Conservation Legacy (CL) Program in accomplishing the educational goals and objectives of the L.A.N.D.S. (Learning Across New Dimensions in Science) Outreach and Intensive Programs of the Texas Wildlife Association (TWA) and Texas Wildlife Association Foundation (TWAF) in West Texas.
The L.A.N.D.S. Educator is part of the Conservation Legacy Program team and is responsible for 1) developing, promoting, and deploying TWA’s natural resource and private land stewardship lessons to youth (Grades K-12) in formal and informal educational venues and to formal and informal educators via workshops, trainings and professional networks; 2) creating awareness, imparting knowledge and appreciation of our natural resources and the importance of land stewardship to students and educators; 3) instilling an understanding of practical land management measures that promote wildlife conservation; 4) imparting skills, values, techniques, and responsibilities by promoting natural resource conservation education opportunities on private lands; 5) recruiting, educating, and providing leadership to volunteer leaders, urban residents, and youth participants about natural resources stewardship; and 6) providing, facilitating, coordinating, and highlighting events and activities of the Texas Wildlife Association.
DEADLINE:  June 30, 2017 or until filled
START DATE: Summer 2017
TERM:  One-year contract (renewal option)
LOCATION:  Midland/Odessa, Texas base (flexible), Texas Education Agency (TEA) Region 18 (Andrews, Brewster, Crane, Culberson, Ector, Glasscock, Howard, Jeff Davis, Loving, Martin, Midland, Pecos, Presidio, Reagan, Reeves, Terrell, Upton, Ward, and Winkler counties)
COMPENSATION:  Year-round/Full-time
REPORTS TO: Director of Education – L.A.N.D.S. Outreach and Director of Education – L.A.N.D.S. Intensive
SEND LETTER OF APPLICATION AND RESUME TO:  Kassi Scheffer, Texas Wildlife Association, 3660 Thousand Oaks Dr., Ste. 126, San Antonio, Texas 78247.  Phone: 210/826-2904.  Fax: 210/826-4933 or email to kscheffer@texas-wildlife.org.