Education Curator

Rolling Hills Zoo

Salina, KS, USA

Full time

$45k+ (annually)

Project/Program Manager

Jun 13

Build connections between humans and the natural world by joining the Rolling Hills Zoo leadership team as our Education Curator! RHZ is looking for an individual with a passion for inspiring people on behalf of wildlife to oversee and advance Zoo educational opportunities and initiatives.

General Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Part of RHZ leadership team
  • Demonstrates a commitment to the Zoo’s mission statement and core values.
  • Performs duties in a service-oriented manner.
  • Demonstrates a commitment to maintaining a healthy work environment.
  • Recognizes the needs of others and treats others with respect and dignity.
  • Maintains good work habits and adheres to all policies and procedures. 

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the development and implementation of all educational programs, on and off site, for all ages.
  • Schedule and communicate with groups on field trip and education programing
  • Supervises program leaders and education volunteers in their duties.
  • Create and implement zoo experiences program for guests and groups.
  • Will routinely deliver education programs to a wide variety of audiences in different venues both on-site and off-site. 
  • Responsible to uphold the mission and goals of RHZ in all educational programs.
  • Trains and supervises Zoo Teens for education programming. 
  • Will network with other educators, locally and nationally, to continue to enhance and improve the quality of programming offered..
  • Working with the General Curator, will comply with all Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ (AZA) guidelines and safety recommendations in the use of education program animals.
  • Will attend meetings and conferences pertinent to zoo education and wildlife/conservation education.
  • Will work with other departments to organize special events held at the Zoo and/or Museum.
  • Other duties of a similar nature as otherwise assigned.

Experience Required

Required Qualifications, Experience and Skills • Bachelor’s degree or higher in related field required. • Strong computer skills with experience in MS Office. • Strong people and communication skills. • Must have strong knowledge of developmental stages in children. • Able to develop and implement curriculum appropriate to a variety of age groups. Desired Qualifications, Experience and Skills • NAI certified • 1 + years working with children in camp setting • Bilingual


RHZ offers health insurance, paid vacation, and 401(k) package

How to Apply

For questions/information or to apply:


Rolling Hills Zoo

625 N Hedville Rd

Salina, KS 67401

Phone: 785-827-9488

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