>Curator of Education-Youth, Adult and Digital Programs
>The Henry Ford seeks a Curator of Education who will collaborate
>with internal and external partners to advance and realize the
>institution’s educational mission and vision. Responsible for
>onsite, offsite and online program and products for youth audiences
>such as scouts, summer campers, after-school groups and clubs, home
>schools as well as youth service-providers and other adult groups
>(such as colleges/universities, business, special interest groups
>etc.). The curator participates in the development of innovative and
>content-rich onsite, offsite and online education programs and
>products for all venues of The Henry Ford, primarily for the
>non-K-12 sector of youth and adult audiences.
>Working within the institutional framework of strategic priorities,
>coordinates various aspects of youth and adult programs including
>thorough needs-assessment, benchmarking research, program concept
>and business plan development, prototyping, event management,
>actual implementation, budgeting and budget management, training,
>material development, evaluation of product use and reporting.
>Manages all other aspects of the youth and adult programs such as
>record keeping, resource coordination, communication and reporting.
>The Henry Ford is the history destination that brings the American
>Experience to life and is comprised of Henry Ford Museum, Greenfield
>Village, The Henry Ford IMAX Theater, Benson Ford Research Center,
>Ford Rouge Factory Tour, and Henry Ford Academy. Welcoming nearly
>1.6 million guests annually and housing one of the largest
>collections of its kind ever assembled, The Henry Ford showcases the
>people and ideas that have fired our imaginations and changed our
>lives. The unparalleled collection of nearly twenty-six million
>items includes tens of thousands of ordinary objects, items
>associated with illustrious Americans and inventions documenting
>technological advances. The Henry Ford offers a rich and diverse
>offering of exhibits, demonstrations, programs and reenactments.
>Position requires a 4-year degree in Museum Education, Museum
>Studies, History, Non-Profit Management, Business Management, or
>related field, Masters desired; Minimum 4-5 years of experience in
>a leadership or managerial capacity working specifically with public
>programs in medium to large sized museum or cultural organization;
>proven knowledge and skills in developing and implementing
>educational experiences, and building relationships specifically
>with youth, community, adult and general audiences. Must have
>knowledge of audience needs, current engagement theories and best
>practices and demonstrable experience developing or assisting with
>conceptualization of online programs or tools.
>Please submit resume with cover letter to:
>Office of Workforce Development, The Henry Ford
>20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn, MI 48124.
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