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The Sultana Education Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to teaching students of all ages about the history and environment of the Chesapeake Bay. SEF prides itself on providing a challenging, fun, and rewarding work environment where employees have an opportunity to grow and develop their professional skills. The Sultana Education Foundation is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse staff.  

As of May 2021, SEF requires all staff, except those qualifying for exemptions related to sincerely held religious beliefs and documented medical conditions, be vaccinated for Covid 19 as a condition of employment.

Current Job Openings:

Assistant Director of Science Programs
Full-Time/Year-Round Position
Application Deadline –We will have a rolling hiring process. We will hire until the position is filled.

POSITION DESCRIPTION
Sultana Education Foundation is seeking a full-time Assistant Director of Science to implement programs for students ranging in age from toddlers to senior citizens focusing on the ecology and natural history of the Chesapeake Bay. This individual will work closely with the Director of Science to deliver instruction in a wide variety of programming formats including:

Land-based ecology programs for school groups in the spring, fall, and winter at the Foundation’s Holt Education Center, a state-of-the-art facility located in the heart of Chestertown’s National Landmark Historic District

Classroom-based instruction in area schools focusing on how land use in local watersheds impacts the health of aquatic ecosystems downstream

Week-long summer camps for young children (ages 5 – 7) based at the Holt Center

Academic enrichment programs for infants and toddlers (ages 1 – 4)

Walking tours of historic Chestertown with area schools

Canoe and kayak day trips on tidal tributaries in the region (in support of trip leaders)

SEF’s Assistant Director of Science will play a lead role in caring for the equipment and marine life in the Holt Center’s Wet Lab, including tank maintenance, weekly feedings, and general animal handling. This individual should have strong interpersonal skills, a love of working with children in the outdoors, and the ability to work in a dynamic and flexible teaching environment.

To apply and for more information about this position please CLICK HERE.