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Position Available

GSEP is hiring a permanent, part-time Education Coordinator to work in the Kanab Office.  The position works 40 hours per week during the school year from October through May.  Position may work part-time during the summer.  Starting pay will be $15.00 per hour.  Benefits of vacation and sick time, 7 paid holidays, social security, Medicare and workers compensation available. Duties include:  developing education programs that meet state school curriculum; coordinating with teachers from seven communities  adjacent to the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument (GSENM) to schedule and provide in-classroom programs as well as programs at GSENM visitor centers and within GSENM; recruiting, training and coordinating with volunteers to help provide the above educational programs; managing the archeological and paleontological traveling discovery trunks; and handling unexpected tasks. Works with remote and on-site BLM and GSEP staff, volunteers and school teachers acquiring and processing information in person, via phone and internet.  Computer experience and skills are essential.

To Apply: Submit a resume listing contact information, education, experiences, skills, abilities, 3 references, and other appropriate documents via e-mail or postal mail no later than 5:00 p.m. November 7, 2014.  Send emails to noel@gsenm.org or letters to Grand Staircase Escalante Partners, 745 Highway 89 East, Kanab, UT 84741.  Visit www.gsenm.org  For any questions, call Noel Poe at 435-644-1307.

 

Who are We?

Grand Staircase Escalante Partners is the 501(c)(3) friends group of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. The Monument covers more area than the states of Delaware and Rhode Island combined, making it the largest unit of the National Conservation Lands system. From glamorous dinosaur finds to discoveries of new plant species, the Monument holds a wealth of yet-to-be analyzed scientific and cultural data.

Mission Statement

Grand Staircase Escalante Partners seeks to inspire people to understand and experience the beautiful landscape and unique scientific record of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument by dedicating volunteers and resources to research, conservation stewardship, and education. Partners is committed to protecting the majestic and unspoiled character of the Monument.

About the Monument

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument’s vast and austere landscape embraces a spectacular array of scientific and historic resources. This is a high, rugged and remote region, where bold plateaus and multi-hued cliffs run for distances, defying human perspective. It was the last place in the continental United States to be mapped. These strikingly beautiful and scientifically important lands are divided into three distinct regions: the Grand Staircase, the Kaiparowits Plateau and the Canyons of the Escalante. The Monument encompasses 1.9 million acres of southern Utah canyons, cliffs and plateaus.

We invite you to be inspired by the landscape and to help us protect GSENM.