This individual has the leadership responsibility for development, implementation and oversight of the Great Lakes education programs of the Inland Seas Education Association (ISEA), in Suttons Bay, Michigan. This role will be expected to design, secure and oversee research grants for ISEA integrating the concepts of Citizen Science whenever possible. The Education Specialist will also be responsible for designing shipboard and shore-side programming in line with active Great Lakes research projects including program evaluation. The position also ensures staff and volunteers are trained to carry out their responsibilities to provide quality education on board each vessel and shore-side. This position will also be responsible for Deckhand responsibilities as needed. This position is within the Education Program, secondary grade level and is exempt. The position will be responsible for the science and education interns and Americorps Vista service volunteer, and reports to the Executive Director.