CITY OF NEW YORK PARKS & RECREATION
CITYWIDE JOB VACANCY NOTICE: Job ID No. 295218
Office Title: Project Development Coordinator – Education & Wildlife
Civil Service Title: Community Coordinator Title Code No: 56058 Level: NA
Salary: $50,362 – $78,177
Number of Positions: 1 Work Location: Arsenal North, Manhattan
The Programming and Development Unit falls under the Chief of Education and Wildlife and works closely with the Urban
Park Rangers and the Wildlife Unit.
• Under general direction of the Director of Programming and Development, with wide latitude for independent initiative and
judgment, create, develop and evaluate curricula for parks-based environmental education programs within Public
Programs, as well as agency-wide.
• Contribute to the professional development of program facilitators, including trainings, resources and best practices.
• Research innovations in urban environmental education programming locally and nationally.
• Investigate partnership opportunities within NYC’s educational community, including the Department of Education, cultural
institutions, community organizations and environmental nonprofits.
• Assist in researching and writing grant proposals.
• Strategize and implement outreach and awareness campaigns to increase programming reach.
• Ensure long-range and overall program goals are followed and implemented.
1. A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college and two years of experience in community work or community centered
activities in an area related to the duties described above; or
2. High school graduation or equivalent and six years of experience in community work or community centered activities in an
area related to the duties as described above; or
3. Education and/or experience which is equivalent to “1” or “2” above. However, all candidates must have at least one year of
experience as described in “1” above.
Residency in New York City, Nassau, Orange, Rockland, Suffolk, Putnam or Westchester counties required for employees
with over two years of city service. New York City residency required for all other candidates.
1. Master’s degree preferred.
2. Understanding of current trends and best practices in environmental education/place-based teaching and learning.
3. Demonstrated ability in developing standards-based curriculum for informal learning experiences.
4. Experience with informal education program facilitation, and experience in evaluation.
5. Strong project management.
6. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
7. Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
8. Valid New York State driver license.
How to Apply
Apply through Employee Self Service (ESS) under Recruiting Activities and search for Job ID# 295218
Include your ERN on all correspondence.
All other applicants:
Go to nyc.gov/careers/search and search for Job ID# 295218
POST DATE: 07/21/17 POST UNTIL: 08/04/17