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Science Education Strategist  


Position Objective:

To research, evaluate, and define non-animal methods of teaching science and communicate them to educators, professional organizations, government officials, and the public

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

• Write and coordinate content on TeachKind and related to dissection
• Coordinate dissection-alternative grant applications and offer and hold trainings for educators.
• Research dissection choice policies throughout the country
• Assist with maintaining database of schools and educators we've worked with
• Assist with lobbying efforts to end dissection throughout the United States
• Stay up to date and coordinate actions and response on ways educators and schools use animals in the classroom ("bottle biology," pithing, chick hatching, etc.)
• Help organize efforts, keep notes, and track goals and progress with campaigns
• Research and evaluate alternatives to dissection and animal use in science education
• Coordinate mailings and outreach to educators about the topic of dissection
• Represent TeachKind and PETA at meetings and conferences to discuss alternatives to dissection and animal use in science education
• Communicate with educators, government officials, media outlets, and the public about issues related to humane science education and non-animal teaching methods
• Draft and review letters and technical briefs on non-animal teaching methods
• Answer correspondence regarding issues related to the use of animals in education
• Serve as spokesperson for TeachKind media pitches-including dissection issues and cruelty-cases.
• Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor

Position Requirements

• Degree in a related field and five years of relevant experience
• Extensive knowledge of issues related to the use of animals in science education
• Experience with lobbying
• Proven familiarity with scientific terminology and virtual dissection software
• Proven ability and willingness to interact effectively with educators and the public
• Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret complex technical documents
• Demonstrated exceptional writing and research skills
• Proven ability to work well under pressure and within tight deadlines
• Proven ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times
• Professional appearance and adherence to a healthy vegan lifestyle
• Willingness and ability to travel
• Ability to lift and carry up to 20 lbs.
• Must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid U.S. driver's license, a minimum of three years of driving experience, and a satisfactory driving record
• Support for PETA's philosophy and the ability to professionally advocate PETA's positions
• Commitment to the objectives of the organization

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Division PETA  
Location PETA - Norfolk, VA  

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