Position Responsibility:

To bring about systemic change for animals in New Mexico by managing all aspects of The Virtual Animal Connection program.

Position Objectives:

1.         Promote the virtual curricula to New Mexico educators, beginning with communities with the greatest need for humane education, as identified by animal welfare, socioeconomic, and academic benchmarks. Promotional avenues may include email, social media, telephone, letter, and, Covid-safe guidelines allowing, in-person meetings.

2.         Work with the APNM Marketing & Communications Dept. to plan, develop content for, and implement a marketing campaign to promote the virtual curricula.

3.         Maintain the LearnWorlds course platform. Revise curriculum materials (video lessons, lesson plans, suggested activities) as needed, based on educator feedback and inputs from other relevant stakeholders.

4.         Enroll and train teachers to use LearnWorlds. Provide support to teachers on maintaining and customizing their individual course portals.

5.         Administer, manage, track, and analyze the LearnWorlds course evaluation tools.

6.         Gather testimonials, anecdotes, images, and other materials from program users for use in promotion and fundraising.

7.         Contribute program-related content for APNM ealerts, publications, town halls, annual fundraising events, and other outlets as needed.

8.         Submit regular written and oral reports to the Chief Program Services Officer describing program progress, obstacles, and other process information.

9.         Assist the Education Outreach Director, Humane Educator, Chief Program Services Officer, and other APNM staff with Education Program-related tasks as needed.

Skills and Competency Areas:

1.         Knowledge of New Mexico and its communities. Knowledge of Pueblo and Native cultures preferred.

2.         Knowledge of New Mexico K-8 educators’ responsibilities, challenges, and opportunities.

3.         Knowledge of current animal welfare and protection issues.

4.         Ability to effectively and professionally communicate with a diverse constituency (diverse in race, ethnicity, culture, gender, age, opinions, etc.).

5.         Computer-literate and experienced in using a variety of computer applications, including email, Word, Excel, and Internet research.

6.         Ability to set up, maintain, and update a digital learning platform.

7.         Excellent customer service.

8.         High aptitude in problem-solving.

9.         Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

10.   Ability to take initiative and work independently; self-motivated, resourceful, and dedicated to outcomes.

11.   Desire to work in and support a team environment and its goals.

12.   Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.

Salary range: $41,564 – $62,346. Generous benefits package.

Complete job description: https://apnm.org/get-involved/jobs/

To apply, email cover letter and resume to Elizabeth Wolf, Chief Program Services Officer, elizabeth@apnm.org

Tagged as: advocacy and outreach, education

About Animal Protection New Mexico

Animal Protection New Mexico is a statewide nonprofit that protects animals by creating social change resulting in the humane treatment of all animals. We create policies, infrastructure, and services that protect animals and strengthen our communities, and we design and implement humane and pragmatic solutions to seemingly intractable problems involving animals.

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