Thank you for your interest in joining our team. Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center currently has the following open position(s):

Residence Life Coordinator and Environmental Educator


Goshen College seeks a Residence Life Coordinator and Environmental Educator to support its Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center’s mission by:  a)serving as residence life coordinator for undergraduate students living at Merry Lea, b) providing support for undergraduate learning experiences, and c) delivering PreK-12 environmental education programs.

In serving as residence life coordinator, this position works to establish and maintain harmonious group living and a positive learning community dynamic for undergraduate students during the fall Sustainability Semester. They also serve in this capacity during other times of year, especially during the summer, for non-student residents such as interns. This person is the first point of contact for residents’ issues and concerns, and will facilitate engagement with other Merry Lea personnel as needed. Specific related responsibilities include making room assignments, checking students in and out, clearly communicating expectations and policies, performing periodic inspections for cleanliness, and facilitating living community meetings.

This position also provides academic support for Sustainability and Environmental Education Department (SEED) faculty, such as coordinating field trips and guest speakers, gathering supplies, and providing logistical support. In serving as an environmental educator, this position supports Merry Lea’s Environmental Education Outreach program by delivering environmental education programs for PreK-12, family, and adult audiences, and contributes to related curriculum review and development.

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Land and Facilities Management Assistant


Goshen College seeks a Land and Facilities Management Assistant for the Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center. This position primarily supports the work of Merry Lea’s Land Manager and Property Supervisor. Duties include assisting with natural areas management tasks (e.g., invasive species management, prescribed burns, tree trimming, etc.), management of grounds (e.g., mowing turfgrass, clearing fallen leaves, etc.), and maintenance of trails and outdoor structures (e.g., bridges, boardwalks, trail shelters, etc.). A lesser portion of time will be spent assisting the Building Manager with building maintenance and repair tasks, and performing custodial work.

Essential functions range from assisting with natural areas and facilities maintenance (60%), assisting with building maintenance (30%), and helping with other program support (10%).

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Visit Goshen College’s employment page for other current job postings across various Goshen College departments on campus.

Goshen College is an equal opportunity employer, committed to enhancing diversity across the institution. Goshen College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or any legally protected status. To protect the welfare and provide for the safety of the students, employees, visitors, and resources of Goshen College, background checks are conducted by the Office of Human Resources on all new and re-hired employees.