Susquehanna NHA Program Coordinator

Susquehanna National Heritage Area

JOB TITLE: Program Coordinator (TWO OPENINGS)

(Full-time regular employee position with benefits. Hiring salary range $30,000 - $35,000 per year.)

REPORTS TO: Visitor Center Manager at either Columbia Crossing River Trails Center (Columbia, PA) or the Zimmerman Center for Heritage (Wrightsville, PA)

POSITION SUMMARY: This position is focused on supporting visitor services, educational programs and facility rentals at the Zimmerman Center for Heritage or Columbia Crossing River Trails Center. Public program responsibilities include planning, implementing, and promoting programs related to Susquehanna National Heritage Area’s (SNHA) vision and mission. The Program Coordinator must interact with and provide guidance to visitors and manage details of events, lectures, educational programs, and facility rentals. The position requires an out-going, team-oriented, creative and motivated individual who is a self-starter and pays attention to details. Must be able to work weekends, evenings, and some holidays.

Although these two openings share many responsibilities, there are differences between the two sites:


At the Zimmerman Center, the Program Coordinator will coordinate the seasonal River Discovery Boat Tours, including reservations, communication with boat operators, and conducting on-water programs. The position also includes greeting visitors and tracking visitation, and leading and participating in house tours, guided walks, and programs that engage adult visitors and children. The Program Coordinator will maintain an inventory of merchandise for sale and develop and oversee a volunteer base. Assisting with general facility maintenance of the house and grounds may also be required. Position categories - Program Coordination: 60%; Facility Rentals 10%; Visitor Services 30%


At Columbia Crossing, the Program Coordinator will lead programs and events related to the history, science, recreation, and natural heritage of Columbia and the Susquehanna River. The Program Coordinator will prepare for and implement a variety of programs, including but not limited to a teen summer camp, monthly pre-K story time, environmental outdoor ranger program, and community workshops. Participation in Columbia community activities and events to connect residents to SNHA programs will be required. Facility Rental coordination of 30-45 rental events per year is also a major part of this position. Position categories - Program Coordination: 60%; Facility Rentals 30%; Visitor Services 10%



SNHA is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We respect, encourage, and seek to enhance diversity among our staff, Board of Directors, partners, and volunteers and view such diversity as a strength. SNHA does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, marital or familial status, political beliefs, disability, race or color.

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