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Education Coordinator (Part-time) - Indiana State Fairgrounds & Event Center (Indianapolis · IN)

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Position Summary
The purpose of this position is to assist the department in ensuring the educational mission of the Indiana State Fair Commission is realized through creating a first-class educational destination on the Fairgrounds, which engages students, consumers, and families.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
  • Coordinate and execute Virtual Fieldtrips
  • Virtual Fieldtrip classroom kit fulfillment.
  • Coordinate programming elements during the annual Indiana State Fair.
  • Manage assigned exhibits during the annual Indiana State Fair.
  • Assist with other projects as assigned by the Education Director.
Skill Requirements
  • Highly customer focused: Able to engage school groups and families in immersive educational programs; able to communicate with existing partners and administration the nature and impact of programming activity.
  • High energy level: Responds well to demands and is enthusiastic to educate others about Indiana Agriculture; works at a brisk pace; is a self-starter, multi-tasker and is self-motivated.
  • Excellent communication skills: Able to clearly present information through the spoken and written word; communicates information to associates, customers and partners.
  • Project management: Able to develop plans that are effective in attaining established goals.
  • Strong planning skills: Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously; determines project urgency in a meaningful and practicable way; uses goals to guide actions; organizes and schedules people and tasks.
Educational/Experience Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree required in Education, Agriculture or a related field.
  • Experience in implementing informal and inquiry-based educational activity.
  • Background in or knowledge of agriculture education preferred.
Job Complexity
Work requires substantial judgment and analytic ability requiring somewhat complex calculations, organizing information for reports and solving minor problems.
Supervisory Responsibilities
This position assists in the supervision of part-time staff, summer interns, volunteers, and seasonal staff.
Supervision Received
This position will receive moderate supervision from the Director of Education. Objectives and goals are established in advance, but little in the way of course of action is generally specified or recommended.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class. The pay for this position is $36,000 annually.

Job Questions:

  1. Do you have a Bachelor's degree?

  2. Do you have a background in or knowledge of agriculture education?