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Enviro-Mich message from "Tracie Beasley" <tracie@crwc.org>

The Clinton River Watershed Council is seeking a new Education Director.
Position description below. Please forward resume, cover letter, and three
references to gary@crwc.org or the address listed below. Deadline for
receipt of application by December 20, 2005. 

Support CRWC's mission through sound coordination of the organization's
education and outreach programs, production of high quality work in a timely
fashion, and courteous, service-oriented behavior towards customers and
coworkers. The Education Director will: 

1. Coordinate and expand CRWC's youth/student river monitoring program;
including expanding sponsorships of program.
2. Develop and coordinate CRWC River Day, Clinton Clean Up and other
stewardship events.
3. Develop and coordinate community education and stewardship programs,
including River Day, Clinton Clean-Up, CRWC's Clean Boating Program,
publications, public forums, workshops, conferences, presentations,
recreation activities, etc. in cooperation with other staff.
4. Co-manage CRWC's website.
5. Promote and coordinate volunteer participation in CRWC stewardship
6. Promote watershed-based land use practices through presentations, site
visits, and implementation of best management practices projects in
cooperation with other staff.
7. Foster collaborative efforts to develop new environmental education
programs with and between other organizations.
8. Represent CRWC on local and regional committees, boards, and task forces
with an environmental education focus.
9. Fulfill the organization's mission through sound management of the
organization's internal operations in cooperation with and approved by the
Executive Director (in alignment with CRWC's Strategic Plan).

Minimum Bachelor's degree and two years work experience (Master's
preferred), in environmental education, aquatic ecology, or related field.
Strong analytical and verbal and written communication skills. Good
relationship skills, including tact, sense of humor, and assertiveness.
Demonstrated ability to track and manage multiple tasks. Experience planning
events and working with educators and volunteers preferred. Working
familiarity with word processing, desktop publishing, spreadsheet and
database programs.

Mid-30's- salary commensurate with experience, plus medical and dental
insurance, deferred compensation, and vacation, sick and holiday pay.
Compensation is recommended by the Executive Director and approved by the
Board of Directors.

Deadline: December 20, 2005

About the 
Organization The Clinton River Watershed Council provides a forum for
individuals, businesses, local governments, and other organizations to
protect, enhance, and celebrate the Clinton River, its watershed, and Lake
St. Clair. Established in 1972 as a council of local governments, the
Clinton River Watershed Council reorganized in 1994 as an IRS 501(c)3
nonprofit organization. Key programs include watershed management,
education, and stewardship.

Tracie Beasley
Stewardship Director
Clinton River Watershed Council
101 Main St., Suite 100
Rochester, MI 48307
Phone 248-601-0606
Fax 248-601-1280

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