Immersive Learning Specialist

Student Conservation Association

About the organization

Founded in 1957, the Student Conservation Association, Inc., is a national nonprofit organization that advocates for the environment. SCA leads the nation in providing conservation service opportunities, outdoor skills and leadership training. Every year, in all 50 states, thousands of high school, college, graduate students and others join the association to work for national parks and forests, historic and cultural resources, and urban green spaces. SCA’s mission is to build the next generation of conservation leaders and inspire lifelong stewardship of the environment and communities by engaging young people in hands-on service to the land.

Duties

Located within the USFWS Distance Learning Branch, the Immersive Learning Specialist works on a development team to create 3D simulations, to include augmented and virtual reality technology, to be integrated into residential conservation and leadership courses offered at the National Conservation Center.

Responsibilities:
• Provides graphic design and technical support with the development of distance learning products and courseware
• Supports continuous learning and development for Service employees and other conservation professionals to help them maintain and preserve the nation’s lands, waterways, and resources.

These trainings demonstrate to our participants how to be good caretakers of this public trust and make federal lands available to the American public for recreation, such as hunting, fishing, wildlife viewing, wildlife photography, etc. In addition, professional development will pave the way to help Service employees and others to be good stewards of America’s natural resources and balance this stewardship with regulatory reform.

Qualifications

Experience or coursework with one or more of the following software/skills:

Unity 2018 or higher experience/training on:
Basic game design
Virtual Reality development
Augmented Reality development
C# coding
Blender or 3ds Max

Salary

One-time travel allowance: $1,100 (personal vehicle is required) Weekly living allowance: $275 Monthly housing allowance: $800 Health Insurance

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

Please include a resume with your application.

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