Target Audience(s): Technician/Staff
Institution: USC Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies
Institutional Web Link: http://jobs.usc.edu:80/postings/41664
Position Description: Job Opening at the
University of Southern California Wrigley Institute
Wrigley Marine Science Center, Catalina Island
Position: Education/Laboratory Assistant
Application Details: http://jobs.usc.edu:80/postings/41664
The USC Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies is seeking a Program Assistant to serve as their Education/Laboratory Assistant at the USC Wrigley Marine Science Center on Catalina Island.
Job description: The Education/Lab Assistant is a full-time position at the Wrigley Marine Science Center on Catalina Island (near the town of Two Harbors). Working closely with the Director of Education and the Laboratory Manager, the Assistant will develop and implement educational and outreach programs for people of all ages and be an integral part of the science support team, particularly with respect to the Institute’s Interpretive Center.
Specific job duties:
Schedule and lead education groups in the field and in the classroom at the Wrigley Marine Science Center
Work with Education Staff and researchers to develop new programs
Coordinate graduate and undergraduate student education and outreach efforts
Maintain inventory for education program supplies (including waterfront gear)
Assist with maintenance and growth of Interpretive Center
Provide basic laboratory and research support
Bachelor’s degree in science, education or environmental studies
Experience developing and teaching classes to diverse audiences
Previous lab safety training preferred
Ability to recognize potential lab hazards and take appropriate actions
Knowledge of local environment (marine and/or terrestrial) preferred
Self-motivated and strong organizational skills
Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint (or equivalent)
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Hours: Full time. Some weekend and evening hours required.
Work location: Wrigley Marine Science Center, Catalina Island, CA. This position requires living on Catalina.
Position Type: Permanent Position
Funding Source(s): Other
How to Apply: Application Details: http://jobs.usc.edu:80/postings/41664
Application Closing Date: Until position is filled.
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