Loggerhead Marinelife Center seeks programs coordinator

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Loggerhead Marinelife Center offers exciting and rewarding career opportunities and internships. They are currently seeking a programs coordinator who will be directly responsible for the design, development, implementation and quality assurance of both free and fee-based campus educational programs associated with Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC).


  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline or hold a minimum of five (5) years of relevant professional experience leading environmental education programs, preferably in the traditional classroom, lab and field environments.
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing and be well-organized.
  • Experience with program evaluation techniques and early learning development principles in addition to knowledge of Florida’s coastal ecosystems and current ocean conservation topics is essential.

Job Responsibilities: Includes, but not limited to the following: 

  • The management and effective implementation of free and fee-based programs.
  • Responsible for maintaining the scientific integrity of programs under respective purview.
  • Create, develop and implement campus programming in alignment with LMC’s Oceans of Opportunity initiative.
  • Serve as primary supervisor for Marine Science Educator team, providing support and workplace learning opportunities for program facilitators.
  • Provide innovative and effective evaluations for campus programming to enhance program effectiveness and measure impact.
  • Coordination of evening Sea Turtle Sleepover program.
  • Facilitate education programs as needed.
  • Collaborate with education team to lead VIP tours of the facility for special guests.
  • Work collaboratively with the marketing team for creative ways to promote new and existing programs.

Interested applicants may submit their resume, cover letter and three references to education@marinelife.org.

For more information, visit marinelife.org/careers/programs-coordinator/.