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Job Title: Project Manager for Interactive Data Visualizer
Reports To: Director of Education
FLSA Status: Exempt
Date Last Approved/Revised: January 2015

Summary: ECHO is an interactive science center committed to inspiring stewardship of the Lake Champlain Basin and its waterways through hands on exhibits, interactions with live animals, and dynamic educational programs. ECHO will partner with Google to create an 1,800 square foot interactive visualization on ECHO’s glass facade that will motivate and document public contributions to stewardship challenges and environmental data sets. ECHO is seeking a Project Manager to lead this initiative, including developing a vision, engaging partners, overseeing production, and building public participation. The ideal candidate has a strong creative vision, experience with project management, and a passion for connecting public audiences to open data. This is a one-year, part-time position.

Supervisory responsibilities: None

Essential duties include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

  • Work with stakeholders to develop a project vision, lead creative sessions, and implement design concepts that meet project criteria and advance ECHO’s mission
  • Convene and inspire a creative team of technical, design, communications and stewardship collaborators to develop a compelling product
  • Develop and implement outreach strategies to engage public audiences and build environmental stewardship activities statewide
  • Work with internal ECHO team to develop mission-based guidelines for use, and a strategy to integrate project into existing web and exhibit platforms
  • Serve as spokesperson for project
  • Provide creative and technical quality control for concepts and projects
  • Document project progress and success
  • Work with Director of Education to build and manage Advisory Team
  • Work with Director of Education to manage project budget and reporting

This job description is not intended to be a complete statement of the position; it is intended merely to be a guide to the general work to be performed.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience: The ideal candidate will have an undergraduate degree in arts or related field and at least 3 years managing creative projects.

Essential Job Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience with art or creative direction
  • Innovative, experimental spirit
  • High standard of professional and design integrity
  • Excellent project manager with proven ability lead projects from concept to completion, including setting milestones, meeting deadlines and organizing partners
  • Able to communicate with and engage diverse disciplines, organizations and stakeholders on a collective project
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to motivate and engage others
  • Understanding of interactive communications and delivery systems, user interface design, and strategies for motivating social participation
  • Committed to working in a team-based, collaborative environment
  • Belief in, and commitment to, ECHO’s stewardship mission and interactive pedagogy

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Work is performed in a regular office setting as well as around the community. The Project Manager must be able to work at a computer for several hours at a time and travel to various off site locations. Some weekends, holiday, and after-hours work may be required.

Application Deadline: February 4, 2015

To Apply: ECHO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes resume’s from individuals who will contribute to our diversity. Please send cover letter and resume to jobs@echovermont.org with Project Manager in the subject line.


Job Title: Part-time Custodian (16-20 hrs. per wk. with the opportunity for additional hours as needed)
Reports To: Director of Guest Service & Events
Schedule: Two days/week (Saturdays & Sundays with possible mid-week days as needed)
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Date Last Approved: January, 2015
Hourly Rate: $13.66 per hour

Job Overview: The Part-time Custodian is an experienced team player who will provide custodial services throughout all guest and staff areas inside ECHO’s LEED certified building as well as ECHO’s exterior grounds.

Supervisory Responsibilities: No

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

  • Daily cleaning of guest, staff and service areas including dusting, mopping, sweeping, scrubbing, window cleaning, trash removal, etc. after hours and when guests are in ECHO.
  • Periodic deep cleaning utilizing carpet extractor and floor burnisher.
  • Collect and transfer trash/recyclables to appropriate bulk storage or disposal containers.
  • Maintain/stock paper products, solvents, cleansers, hand cleaners, etc. as needed.
  • Periodic cleaning, sweeping, raking, etc. of exterior walkways, planter beds, parking lot and Hoehl Park.
  • Assist when necessary in snow removal or deicing on sidewalks.
  • Respond to requests for emergency custodial needs in a timely manner.
  • Follow green cleaning protocols/techniques required for LEED certified building.

Essential Job Skills and Abilities:

  • Belief in, and commitment to, ECHO’s mission.
  • Sufficient relevant experience that demonstrates understanding of and ability to provide excellent custodial services.
  • Experience and commitment to great customer service.
  • Physical ability to perform strenuous work and lift and/or move at least 50 pounds.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee sometimes works near moving mechanical parts and is exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee may work in high, precarious places and be exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, fumes or airborne particles, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.

Application Deadline: February 9, 2015

To Apply: ECHO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes resume’s from individuals who will contribute to our diversity. Please send resume to jobs@echovermont.org with Part-Time Custodian in the subject line or by mail to ECHO Part-time Custodian Job Search, One College Street, Burlington, VT 05401.


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