Essential Job Functions
The Education Administrative (EA) will schedule programs
for schools, members, and special interest groups for Franklin Park and Stone Zoos,
both on-site and off Zoo grounds and maintain a detailed, up-to-date electronic
database of program participants. The EA
will be responsible for the distribution of teaching responsibilities among
Education staff at both Zoos and will notify Zoo Educators in advance regarding
their assignments. A master program
schedule for the entire Education Department will be updated daily. The EA will answer all inquiries (by phone,
mail, and email) from potential program participants and will send all
confirmation materials after accepting reservations. The EA will be required to schedule bus
transportation, order program supplies, reserve classroom space, and request
zookeeper assistance. Specific responsibilities include:
Duties & Responsibilities
electronic program records in Microsoft Excel and FileMaker Pro.
the Departmental calendar in Microsoft Outlook.
and documents all incoming payments for the department (includes tracking down
registration for all Education public programming.
logistics related to Education programming (e.g., bus transportation, supplies,
space, staff assistance, etc.). Preparing
new schools and groups for programs through cold calls, web postings and other
relationships with school districts, scouts, Zoo members, and other area
in CPR/AED and First Aid
scheduled hours will be 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Work will be based out of Franklin Park Zoo,
but the Education Administrative & Marketing Assistant will travel to Stone
Zoo as needed.
years experience as an administrative assistant or secretary
working with electronic media and website content
computer skills including Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and
communication skills (verbal and written)
player; ability to work well with Zoo New England staff, project partners, and
program participants (i.e., paying customers)
ability to track changing program records for up-to-the-minute accuracy and
ability to increase revenue and the number of people served through effective
to multi-task as part of a fast-paced team
of ZNE’s mission and goals
driver’s license and a driver in good standing
to lift 50 pounds and walk over rough terrain
First Responder & or CPR/AED certification
Preferred Job Requirements
more years paid experience as an administrative assistant or secretary
of or formal training in basic biology or related field
working with the public school system
- Formal or informal
How To Apply:
Submit resume & cover letter
Format: MS Word or PDF attachment
(State the title of the position in the subject line).
Mail: Office of
Zoo New England
One Franklin Park Road
Boston, MA 02121
August 30, 2019
About this Organization:
Zoo New England is the private, non-profit organization responsible for the operation and management of the Franklin Park Zoo in Boston and the Stone Zoo in Stoneham, Massachusetts.
Zoo New England is dedicated to teaching wildlife and wild land preservation through responsible management and exhibition of wildlife. Our mission is to inspire people to protect and sustain the natural world for future generations by creating fun and engaging experiences that integrate wildlife and conservation programs, research, and education.