Employment Opportunity- Program Coordinator- Adult Learn to Hunt Program

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT

 

POSITION TITLE: Program Coordinator – Adult Learn to Hunt Program
POSITION LOCATION: Statewide
SALARY: Full-time Independent Contractor of TWA; salary commensurate with experience
CLOSING DATE: July 15, 2022

 

GENERAL POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Texas Wildlife Association (TWA) seeks a self-starter who is an organized and detail-oriented professional, for administering TWA’s Adult Learn to Hunt (ALTH) Program. The ALTH Coordinator is responsible for overseeing and expanding the TWA ALTH program statewide. This is a contract position. The independent contractor will be responsible for providing their own home office space, vehicle, and equipment.

TWA MISSION:
Serving Texas wildlife and its habitat, while protecting property rights, hunting heritage, and the conservation efforts of those who value and steward wildlife resources.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Oversee and expand the ALTH program’s operations statewide, which includes recruiting landowners, volunteers, and hunters.
Contacting and establishing relationships with hunting, conservation, and volunteer organizations to increase participation in the program.
Coordinate efforts to evaluate state and partner R3 programming efforts.
Assist with grant management and reporting in conjunction with the Director of Development.
Ability to develop and manage an annual budget in conjunction with the Director of Finance.
Scheduling meetings and events to promote ALTH program.
Work with partners to enhance diversity of hunt experience for participants.
Organize media efforts to highlight cooperative work.
Collaborate with statewide R3-focused partners to implement initiatives and goals.
Provide annual report to TWA Board of Directors and TWAF Board of Trustees on efforts to implement duties.
Seek additional outside funding to provide infrastructure support for R3 and Hunting Heritage program growth.
Write articles on membership for TWA’s monthly publication, Texas Wildlife Magazine.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree.
Experience: Three years of experience in outdoor program coordination or closely related field.
License: Must possess or be able to obtain the following: Texas class “C” vehicle operator’s license, Texas Hunting License, Texas Hunter Ed Certification, TWA Huntmaster Certification.

 

ACCEPTABLE SUBSTITUTIONS:

1. Education: One additional year of experience in non-profit membership coordination, sales or marketing may substitute for 30 hours of the required education, with a maximum substitution of 120 semester hours.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience: Five+ years of leadership experience in R3 related program coordination to include the planning and execution of mentored hunts for adult novice hunters.
Experience: Experience managing, evaluating, and growing outdoor educational programs.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of hunting, conservation, natural resource management.
Knowledge of general business practices; ability to prepare and follow budgets.
Knowledge of various social media platforms (Facebook and Instagram).
Skill training, coordinating, and supporting volunteers.
Skill in data management and analysis.
Skill in fundraising, preferably in non-profit organizations.
Skill in communication (written, verbal, interpersonal, public speaking).
Skill in time management, organization, and prioritization.
Ability to work cooperatively with volunteers, donors, and sponsors.
Ability to work independently with limited supervision.
Ability to meet deadlines and coordinate strong, visible programs.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Contract position. (Potential to grow into a full-time, salaried position with benefits)
Variable working hours including some nights and weekends.
Frequent travel statewide.
Must furnish own vehicle for travel.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Resumes and a list of references must be submitted and will be verified by TWA.
Must have a professional, cooperative, and family-oriented office and public demeanor.
At-will employment letter must be signed.

 

FORWARD RESUME TO:

Texas Wildlife Association Attn: Justin Dreibelbis, CEO 6644 FM 1102
New Braunfels, Texas 78132 210.826.2904
Email: jdreibelbis@texas-wildlife.org

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