Education & Outreach Branch of the Raptor Rehabilitation - Student Service Coordinator
Management of the Education and Outreach branch of the Raptor Rehabilitation Project. This includes the volunteer efforts associated with the compound facility and participating volunteers, education and outreach to the general public, continuing education of members, care of the resident birds and oversight of birds undergoing rehabilitation while in the compound. Also, supervision and coordination of operations of the RRP in conjunction with the Hospital Service (Veterinary Student Leaders) and its faculty advisors. Responsibilities will include compound maintenance, volunteer management, and communication with veterinary students and general volunteers. The position is part-time with an hourly wage up to 28 hours/week.
* Supervise point persons overseeing the following areas: Emergency Phone/Retriever 24/7, Education and Presentations, Resident Birds, Rehabilitation Birds, Compound Maintenance, Food Organization and Supplies
o Ensure facilities at the Raptor Compound are clean, well-stocked (e.g., office supplies, paper towels, raptor food, medications, etc.), and undergoes routine maintenance (e.g., lawn mowing, snow clearing, beautification of grounds, etc.). This also includes maintenance and repair of the mews and flight cages
o Ensure all birds in the compound are fed/medicated daily, and that their maintenance is properly overseen and documented by volunteers
o Oversee weekly feeding and handling trainings with the trainers
o Oversee injured bird retrievals
o Oversee presentation and education opportunities
o Oversee care of resident and rehabilitation birds in the Raptor Compound.
* Orchestrate regular meetings to ensure that all volunteers are on task
* Organize volunteer and permit paperwork such as emails, phone numbers, waivers, etc. and ensure they are always up-to-date and communicate information to faculty advisors
* Work with faculty advisors and CVM to promote outreach and fund-raising opportunity
* Act as a liaison between veterinary students and volunteers between the RRP compound "down the hill" and the RRP hospital service
* Update and maintain all protocols used in the Raptor Compound. Protocols will need to be reviewed annually and also communicated to all veterinary students and volunteers on an annual basis.
Supervision Received: The manager position will have flexibility in establishing a leadership style and advisory board. The manager will work cooperatively with the RRP Faculty Advisor Board, the Veterinary Student Leaders and the Associate Dean of Alumni and Student Affairs. The Project Manager will meet regularly with the faculty advisors and veterinary student leaders. The Dean at the College of Veterinary Medicine ultimately oversees the entire RRP.
Salary Range: $16.92 to $21.00/hour
University Title: Student Service Coordinator I
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Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm with some nights and weekends.
A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 1 year of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
A bachelor's degree in Fisheries & Wildlife or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience in wildlife rehabilitation/handling or falconry. At least one-year of experience in a leadership position in a wildlife rehabilitation organization is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: * Independent Worker * Organization * Mediator * Multitasker * Management * Collegial personality * Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) * Background in wildlife care and/or falconry * Experience with avian species, especially birds of prey, is highly desirable.
This position is not eligible for University benefits. Individuals in non benefit eligible positions may choose to participate in the Tax Deferred Annuity Plan (403b). For information about this plan, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
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