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Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is seeking a full-time High School Program Coordinator to oversee the Fairchild Challenge at Phipps and the High School Summer Climate Program. Responsibilities include developing relationships and communicating with appropriate schools and community partners, developing multidisciplinary environmental activities for elementary, middle and high schools that align with PA state education standards, implementing programs throughout the school year and coordinating our new summer high school climate program, exposing approximately 30 teens and young adults to exciting aspects of science, sustainability, and climate action.

The qualified candidate must have a passion for environmental youth education and a bachelor’s degree focused in an area related to Phipps’ Science Education (environmental education, environmental social sciences, or the ecological or conservation-based biological sciences). A successful program coordinator has creativity, excellent attention to detail, ability to think broadly about complex issues, solutions-oriented approaches to climate change and enjoys working closely with and mentoring teens. 

Phipps offers a competitive compensation package, strong benefits and unique atmosphere. Qualified candidates should apply using our online application or send a cover letter and résumé via email to or mail to Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Human Resources Department, One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. Phipps is an equal opportunity employer.

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