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Education Curator

Posted: May 31, 2024 Expired: November 27, 2023
Capron Park Zoo
Bachelor Degree

Capron Park Zoo

Education Curator

The City of Attleboro seeks an Education Curator for the Capron Park Zoo who, under the direction of the Zoo Director or Assistant Zoo Director, is responsible for coordinating, implementing, and promoting education, conservation, and volunteer activities at Capron Park Zoo.

Duties include develops, implements, promotes and presents various educational programs to a variety of age groups. Develops and promotes partnerships with local institutions and agencies. Develops and maintains a strategic plan for the educational department that supports the mission of the Zoo. Develops programming evaluation process to measure impact and effectiveness for all departmental aspects. Participate in seeking and applying for grant funding. Develops and maintains education animal handling protocols that meet and/or exceed AZA Ambassador Animal handling guidelines and standards including all welfare assessment requirements. Regularly handling the program animal collection and ensure their welfare. Selects, trains and supervises interns, regular and seasonal staff members. Assists the adoption sponsorship program by providing animal information. Maintains active presence on Zoo’s social media platforms.  Maintains and updates the Zoo website and liaisons with the webmaster. Creates and prepares articles regularly published newsletter.  Preforms other work as related.

Experience Required

Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Biology or related field and five years of experience in educational programs, or any equivalent combination of training and experience.  Considerable knowledge or curriculum development.  Ability to handle exotic animals.  Good oral and written communication skills are required.  

How to Apply

If interested, please submit a resume and cover letter to the City Human Resources Office, 77 Park St., Attleboro, MA  02703 or no later than June 13, 2024.

Capron Park Zoo
201 County Street
Phone: 774-203-1841

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