Marine Science Educator Duties
This is a professional level position responsible for providing
educational experiences to pre-college classes, college classes,
adult groups (continuing education), and organized industry,
government, civic groups, and others.
An employee allocated to this class is required to give lectures
on more complex marine science subjects, to conduct field trips
to diverse coastal environments typical of the Georgia coast, to
prepare written and visual materials for use by students, and to
review materials prepared by Marine Science Educators I. This
class of work differs from the Marine Science Educator III by
the variety and degree of difficulty required by performing
assigned tasks. Work is performed under the general supervision
of a Marine Science Educator III or an administrative superior
and is reviewed through reports and observations of results
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Develops lecture materials for classroom presentation.
Assembles materials, supplies, gear and equipment for laboratory
exercises and field trips.
Operates small boats used for class field trips.
Ensures safe and efficient operation of laboratory and field
Interacts with marine educators, researchers and extension
service agents in other parts of the University
System's marine science program and with colleagues at other
Performs related work as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from an accredited college or university in science
or science education, and two years experience as Marine
Educator I; or any equivalent combination of training and
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of general science, particularly in biology, geology,
chemistry, and oceanography.
Ability to translate scientific information into understandable
laymen terms and to transmit them to pre-college class groups
and general public.
Ability to operate outboard motors and small boats.
Ability to supervise the work of others.
Awareness and use of standard safety practices in laboratory and