NHEE is HIRING an Administrator: Deadline to apply is October 1st!


NHEE Administrator  

 Job Description 


Organizational Overview

New Hampshire Environmental Educators (NHEE) is a network of individuals and organizations working to inspire connection to our natural world by supporting high quality environmental education and advancing environmental literacy. We are seeking a part-time contracted Administrator to assist the NHEE board in managing current and developing future projects and financial capacity. 

Job Overview

The Administrator will serve part-time, 15 hours per week on average, to further the reach and capacity of NHEE. This is a grant funded position with the initial posting being for a 1-year term with a target start date of November 1, 2023. The Administrator will work predominantly from home with some occasional travel required. 

Summary of Essential Job Functions

The Administrator, supervised by the Board of Directors, will focus and expand on: 

  • Collaborating with the Board of Directors on the organizational strategic plan priorities.
  • Grant project management with support from the Grant Committee.
  • Coordinating board recruitment and development with support from the Board Member Chair. 
  • Coordinating donor cultivation and grant management, grant writing, and other fundraising/development needs.
  • Membership cultivation and management of the membership database with support from the Membership Chair.
  • Promoting and coordinating NHEE-sponsored professional development and outreach offerings, including the annual conference & meeting, with support from the Conference Committee. 
  • Communicating with the public through social media, website, and press releases. 
  • Acting as liaison with community, state, national and international organizations while representing NHEE interests.
  • Nurturing support for and recognition of the impact of environmental education in the state.
  • Providing monthly activity reports to the Board of Directors Executive/Finance Committee.


Required Skills & Qualifications


  • At least 3 years of experience related to environmental education and an understanding of the field.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent experience in the field.
  • Ability to plan collaboratively and execute independently.
  • Demonstrated commitment to building positive relationships with and equitable access across diverse identities, backgrounds, and social constructs, including those associated with race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, socioeconomic status, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, and other aspects of human diversity to work toward justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills to initiate, form, and effectively maintain relationships. 
  • Demonstrated success in team building and conflict resolution.
  • Experience with effective collaborative partnerships made up of diverse organizations and individuals (e.g., rural/urban, low-income/high-income, etc.).
  • Skilled at creating and managing ongoing program, departmental, and/or organizational budgets.
  • Proficiency with Google Workspace and Dropbox necessary.
  • Must reside in New Hampshire or a Maine or Massachusetts or Vermont border community.
  • Must have the ability to work from home (or another location that promotes focused work with reasonable access to telephone and high-speed internet service) and have reliable transportation for travel to meetings, conferences, etc. 

Desired Skills & Qualifications

  • Experience in fund development, demonstrated ability to seek and secure financial support including grants, donor development, and strategic partnerships.
  • Experience in nonprofit management, board relations, public relations, business, or marketing.
  • Experience with QuickBooks is helpful for this position.


The Administrator’s starting contract salary is $32,500 annually for 15 hours per week on average, invoiced to NHEE’s Treasurer monthly. This is a contract position, subject to all applicable federal, state, and self-employment taxes that will need to be paid by the candidate at the end of the tax year. Variations in the 15 hours per week can be made with the NHEE board president to accommodate vacations or sickness. Registration and travel costs for NHEE conference, board meetings and professional development events are provided but subject to budgetary restrictions. Work-related travel can be reimbursed at the federal rate of $0.655/mile traveled. Office equipment and materials will be provided as needed for the duration of the contract.

How to Apply

Send the following to nhee.org@gmail.com with “NHEE Administrator Search” in the subject line no later than the deadline:

  1. Resume detailing your education and employment background
  2. Cover letter describing your skills as it relates to the specific job duties and your passion for the environmental education field
  3. Writing sample (that you have already produced) that illustrates your approach to grant inquiries/proposals/reports and/or donor stewardship  

Hiring timeline: 

8/28 - Job posted 

10/1 - Application deadline is 11:59 pm 

10/5 - Hiring Committee of the NHEE Board reviews applicant materials redacted of all personal identifiable information and reaches out to the top 3-5 candidates to schedule an interview. 

10/8-14 - Remote interviews begin with the top 3-5 candidates – via video or phone conference (candidate’s preference); ~45 mins in length with opportunities for introductions and questions from the hiring committee and candidate. 

11/1 – Potential start date

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

NHEE provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, NHEE complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. NHEE expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.