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The James River Association is seeking a full time Educator to be based in its headquarters office at Rocketts Landing in Richmond, Virginia.

Position Summary:
JRA is seeking an Educator whom has excellent communication skills and an enthusiastic personality. The Educator will be an instrumental part of the education team, as well as responsible for booking, scheduling, and coordinating education programs with teachers, boat captains and crew. This position will also be required to facilitate 65% -70% of the field-based educational programming at JRA’s Ecology School on Presquile National Wildlife Refuge. The position will be required to work on weekends, overnights, and occasional extended field programs. The Educator will help with grant proposal writing and quarterly reporting to secure necessary financial support for education program implementation. The Educator will report to JRA’s Education Manager.

JRA offers a dynamic and flexible work environment including 20 days of paid time off in Year 1, health, vision, life and dental insurance, and a matching program for tax deferred retirement accounts. Salary will be commensurate with experience. JRA is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter with salary history by email to ndraper@jrava.org or by mail to:

Nat Draper
James River Association
4833 Old Main Street
Richmond, VA 23231

The position will remain open until filled, but priority will be given to resumes received by July 1, 2016.

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