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Great Lakes Ecological Management working in fenWork at the Kalamazoo Nature Center

As a not-for-profit organization, our mission is to inspire people to care for the environment by providing experiences that lead them to understand their connection to the natural world.  Each member of our team should be committed to this mission and should demonstrate a high level of professionalism.

See the current opportunities below.  Questions? Contact Kevin Wordelman, Director of People and Culture, at kwordelman@naturecenter.org or (269) 381-1574 ext. 25.

Current Employment Opportunities
Vice President of Conservation Stewardship

Summary of Position: The Vice President of Conservation Stewardship (VP) will develop, market, and direct research and conservation-related programs. Programs include such things as bird
population studies and biological inventories, Citizen Science programs, invasive species programs and more. The VP also directs the ecological services and natural areas management programs. In
general, all programs will be related to our mission and market driven with an emphasis on high quality customer service. VP will work collaboratively across departments with Education staff and others to share information, research and to ensure that KNC understands and applies the latest information and strategies for conservation stewardship. The VP will be responsible for securing funding to cover costs associated with Conservation Stewardship programs in cooperation with the President and Development team. The VP will hire, provide training for, and supervise staff, interns and volunteers.

For more information and application instructions, view the entire job description here.

Gate House Host

Summary of Position: The Gate House Host is responsible for providing the highest customer service as our first point of contact with the public through collecting admissions, greeting visitors, promoting memberships and answering questions with a commitment to the Kalamazoo Nature Center’s customer care standards: safety, courtesy, cleanliness and accuracy.  For more information and application instructions, view the entire job description here.