Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Superior Rivers’ Rivers2Lake Education Program Coordinator

Application DEADLINE EXTENDED TO: Tuesday, July 11th, 2023

POSITION TITLE: Superior Rivers Rivers2Lake Education Program Coordinator


The Rivers2Lake Education Program Coordinator position is offered cooperatively by a partnership between the Superior Rivers Watershed Association (https://superiorrivers.org/) and the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve (https://lakesuperiornerr.org/). This is a two year, limited term position funded through a grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.  

This Program Coordinator will develop a sustained, high quality professional development network of teachers in the St. Louis River Estuary watershed and Wisconsin’s Lake Superior Basin and provide place-based, experiential, inclusive learning opportunities about freshwater estuaries and the Lake Superior watershed. The Rivers2Lake Education Program Coordinator (the Coordinator) will work with Rivers2Lake program (https://rivers2lake.org/) participants to provide interdisciplinary, inquiry based, and outdoor experiences for students through mentoring and professional development for teachers. The Program Coordinator will also support existing education and outreach events through the Superior Rivers Watershed Association (SRWA).

Based in Ashland, Wisconsin, this position works in close collaboration with staff at the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve (Lake Superior Reserve) who lead the Rivers2Lake Education Program, Dr. Kevin Zak-Associate Professor of Teacher Education and Education Department Chair at Northland College, National Park Service staff, teachers, school administrators, and other partner organizations. Reimbursable travel to area schools and outdoor locations will be required using a personal vehicle, with occasional trips to Superior, WI.   

TO APPLY:  Please email a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references in PDF format to Alex Faber, Superior Rivers Watershed Association Executive Director at alex @superiorrivers.org by 11:59 pm on Tuesday, July 11, 2023. Questions about the position or application process can be directed to Alex. Applicants will be notified ahead of time if references will be contacted.

If you’re interested in getting involved in another way, please consider volunteering or joining a committee.