Career Opportunities

PUBLIC PROGRAM COORDINATOR    (Full-Time Exempt)         

The Public Program Coordinator engages and educates the public on the FHDC’s mission to "inspire people to celebrate, explore, and care for the Flint Hills" through the development, delivery and assessment of varied public programs to a diverse range of audiences that showcase the last stand of the tallgrass prairie in the Flint Hills of Kansas and the Osage Hills of Oklahoma. 

The Public Program Coordinator is responsible for the successful development/planning, implementation and evaluation of all Flint Hills Discovery Center’s educational, interpretive and public programming offerings in an indoor and outdoor programmatic setting. Programs can be conducted for groups or individuals such as preschool to university students, academics, tourists, scout groups, 4-H clubs, civic and senior groups.

The Coordinator will supervise, train and schedule two full-time Education Specialists. The Public Program Coordinator is an integral member of the Flint Hills Discovery Center’s leadership team reporting to the Director.  Salary Range:  $41,371.20 - $65,499.20

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First Review of Applications:  9/12/2014                     Provisional Closing Date: 9/23/2014


MARKETING COORDINATOR    (Regular Full-Time)                

The Marketing Coordinator is responsible for developing and administering marketing, public awareness and education surrounding the Flint Hills Discovery Center.  The candidate will be responsible for writing press releases; maintaining communication with media and journalism outlets; design branded promotional materials; public relations and outreach activities; website maintenance and social media marketing; special event planning; and other administrative tasks.

Requirements:  Excellent verbal communication and writing skills; ability to maintain effective relationships with staff, volunteers, education/tourism partners and media outlet representatives. Implement comprehensive marketing plans for exhibits, programs and events.  Design and post branded social media content and prepare analytical analysis reports. Create, maintain and update website content and monitor site visits using Google Analytics. Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite and design software including Adobe Illustrator.  Use public speaking skills to speak on camera and radio.  Participate in community/regional outreach events.  Project courteous and professional public image.  Minimum of two (2) years marketing experience.  Ability to lift and carry up to forty (40) pounds.  Maintain valid Kansas driver’s license. Regular full-time position (40 hours per week) reports to the FHDC Development Officer.  Pay Range $15.12/hr. to $23.86/ hr.

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First Review of Applications:  9/26/2014                     Provisional Closing Date: 10/3/2014

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