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Administrative Assistant

DEPARTMENT: ADMINISTRATION

CLASSIFICATION: PART-TIME REGULAR

PURPOSE: The Administrative Assistant will be responsible for assisting both the VP of Finance and HR and the Director of Institutional Advancement. Both departments require an organized, detail-orientated person to assist with daily finance, communication and human resource projects. Part-time position (up to 20 hours/week).

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain and update files for payment documents, invoices, purchase orders, requisitions, accounts payable and accounts receivable.
  • Assist in preparation of period end required journal entries.
  • Assist in donor donation management and communications.
  • Coordinate communication updates to websites and through emails, social media, etc.
  • Assist in coordination of special events.
  • Provides clerical support including word processing, databases, spreadsheets, typing, record keeping, photocopying, filing, faxing.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Coursework in finance, accounting, fund-raising, or related field.
  • Position requires broad experience and knowledge of finance, development, fundraising, communications.
  • Excellent administrative, organizational and record-keeping skills.
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and practices pertaining to not-for-profit institutions.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  •  Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Computer and database literacy, Salesforce and QuickBooks experience preferred but not necessary
  • .Familiarity with general HR systems such as payroll, benefits, worker’s comp, unemployment, 401K, hiring practices, progressive discipline, etc.
  • No history of criminal or dishonest activity.

PHYSICAL AND MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Successful completion of pre-employment physical examination and drug screening.
  • No history of allergy to plants or animals, which may interfere with the candidate's ability to work.
  • Must be willing to work in harsh environments, be physically fit, and able to lift 50+ lbs
  • Clear Criminal Background Check.

The Center for Aquatic Sciences is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity.  All aspects of employment are governed and administered on the basis of merit, qualifications, and competence and are not influenced or in any manner affected by race, color, age, sexual preference, national origin, or ancestry, religion, disability, marital status or any other classification protected by law.

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Science Education Instructor

DEPARTMENT: EDUCATION

CLASSIFICATION: PART-TIME

PURPOSE: Under the shared direction of the Managers of Outreach & Academic Engagement, the Science Education Instructor delivers engaging, science-based programs for the Center for Aquatic Sciences.  Programs include offsite outreach programs as well as classes and tours delivered within Adventure Aquarium. 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Deliver marine and environmental science based educational programs for all ages.
  • Facilitate science based games, activities and crafts.
  • Handle live animals in program demonstrations.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Education Managers.
  • Days and working hours vary weekly; typically 10 hrs./week.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Enthusiastic passion for engaging children in hands-on learning
  • Ability to read and follow lesson plans for specific programs
  • Have a solid understanding of basic biology and marine ecology.
  • Must relate well to individuals of all ages, especially K-8.
  • Must be creative, well organized, self-starting and a team player.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including occasional weekends and evenings.
  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
  • Comfort with handling a variety of live animals including marine invertebrates and reptiles.
  • One year experience teaching children in an informal/formal setting

PHYSICAL AND MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Successful completion of pre-employment background and fingerprint check.
  • No history of allergy to plants or animals, which may interfere with the candidate's ability to work.
  • Ability to lift 40 pounds.

The Center for Aquatic Sciences is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity.  All aspects of employment are governed and administered on the basis of merit, qualifications, and competence and are not influenced or in any manner affected by race, color, age, sexual preference, national origin, or ancestry, religion, disability, marital status or any other classification protected by law.

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After School Science Education Specialist

DEPARTMENT: EDUCATION

CLASSIFICATION: PART-TIME SEASONAL

PURPOSE: Under the direction of the Outreach Manager, the After School Science Education Specialist delivers science based educational programs at local schools which have been awarded a 21st Century Afterschool Learning Grants. 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Deliver marine science-based educational programs for youth in afterschool settings.
  • Facilitate science based games and crafts
  • Attend occasional teacher workshop sessions.
  • Handle live animals in classroom demonstrations.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Outreach Manager.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Enthusiastic passion for engaging children in hands-on learning
  • Read and follow lesson plans for specific programs
  • Solid understanding of basic biology and marine ecology.
  • Must relate well to individuals of all ages, including adolescents.
  • Must be creative, well organized, self-starting and a team player.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule involving primarily late afternoons and evenings.
  • Provide own transportation to local program sites and have a good driving record.
  • Comfort with handling a variety of live animals including marine invertebrates and reptiles.
  • One year experience teaching children in an informal/formal setting

PHYSICAL AND MEDICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Successful completion of pre-employment background and fingerprint check.
  • No history of allergy to plants or animals, which may interfere with the candidate's ability to work.
  • Ability to lift 40 pounds.

The Center for Aquatic Sciences is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity.  All aspects of employment are governed and administered on the basis of merit, qualifications, and competence and are not influenced or in any manner affected by race, color, age, sexual preference, national origin, or ancestry, religion, disability, marital status or any other classification protected by law.

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