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Education Center Coordinator

North Bend WA

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Seattle Public Utilities at City of Seattle has the opportunity for an experienced program facility professional to lead, manage, maintain, promote and grow the Cedar River Watershed Education Center for public visitation, rentals, and programs.
The Cedar River Watershed Education Center is a regional education facility created as a gathering place to connect people with the source of their water. Nestled above the shores of Rattlesnake Lake (Download PDF reader) in the Cascade foothills, the Center is a gateway to the Cedar River Municipal Watershed, which provides drinking water for 70% of the 1.4 million people living in the greater Seattle area. 


  • Lead overall operations management of the Cedar River Watershed Education Center for public visitation, rentals, and programmatic support.  
  • Ensure that facility maintenance, exhibits, and art installations meet safety, environmental, and customer requirements.
  • Recruit, train, and supervise daily activities and tasks of Education Center Assistant, on-call Event Services Representatives and volunteers. Coordinate scheduling and staffing of facility including front desk, natural History sales area, and rental program.  
  • Manage facility rental contracts, scheduling, money handling, reconciliation, and communication for government, nonprofits, private groups and education programs. Manage registration system for on-line and in-person program registrations and rentals.
  • Responsible for all money handling procedures and reconciliation of revenue from rentals and education programs. Reconcile weekly receipts and track annual revenue generation.  Ensure Center compliance with City policies; train and supervise staff on cash handling and credit card PCI procedures.
  • Market and promote commercial and non-profit rentals, volunteer programs, and events. Promote, manage, and maintain the Center's social media and online presence (Facebook page, etc.).


Education:  A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university in Fine Arts with coursework in theater and recreation 

Experience:  Requires two years of experience in developing, planning and organizing public programs, recreational programs or cultural enrichment activities

Education/Experience Equivalency:  Combinations of appropriate education, training, certification and experience will be evaluated on an individual basis for comparability to the minimum education and experience requirements

License:  Current and valid Washington State Driver's License


You must submit an online application to be considered for this position. To view the full Job Posting and Apply please visit the City of Seattle careers page at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle/jobs/1708315/education-center-coordinator?page=2&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Posted April 6, 2017

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