Position Title: Director of Education

Position Description: Title: Director of Education

Report to: Executive Director

Department: Education

Employment Type: Full-Time

Overview of Responsibilities:The Director of Education is responsible for
developing and managing comprehensive educational plans (both short and
long term) as well as creating and maintaining educational programs that
reflect the Museum of Chinese in America¹s (MOCA) mission and meets the
needs of the diverse audiences we serve.

Primary Responsibilities:€ Work with Executive Director and senior staff to
set the vision and goals for the department.€ Recruit, train, and supervise
museum educators, interns, and volunteers.€ Develop and implement
curriculum-based education programs including on-site guided tours,
professional development workshops, and resources.€ Plan, develop,
implement and evaluate in-school and out-of-school partnership with school
teachers, school administrators, and staff at partner community
organizations.€ Develop and implement public programs for children and
families, including family festivals, workshops, performances, and
readings.€ Work with staff to develop and implement an outreach plan to
grow new and repeat attendance to education programs.€ Prepare reports of
education program attendance including narratives when appropriate.€
Negotiate and manage contracts with teaching artists and consultants.€
Oversee the efforts of any consultants hired to develop educational
programs or resources.€ Work with Director of Operations to develop and
manage all departmental budgets.€ Work with development department in
preparing, tracking, evaluating, and reporting of all education programming
grants.Required Knowledge and Skills:€ Excellent verbal and written skills€
Proficient in Microsoft Office€ Proven professional experience in
developing and implementing educational programming

Qualifications:€ Graduate degree in related field (education, museum
education, etc.) preferred.€ 3 ­ 5 years of experience and a track record
in development, implementation, and evaluation of education programs in a
museum setting.€ Working knowledge of informal learning theory and
practice, museum visitor studies, social studies, arts education. Asian
American or East Asian Studies knowledge preferred.€ Well-developed
interpersonal skills including the ability to work with colleagues,
trustees, volunteers, and community leaders.€ Demonstrated experience
working collaboratively with a diverse range of groups and organizations.€
Demonstrated ability to manage and coordinate a team.€ Strong ability to be
creative and think critically.€ Self-starter with strong organizational
skills€ Ability to multitask and meet deadlines in a fast-paced working

For more information about the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA), please
visit our website: www.mocanyc.orgTo Apply:Please send a cover letter and
resume to: hr@mocanyc.org with ³Director of Education Search² in the
subject line.OrDirector of Education SearchMuseum of Chinese in America
(MOCA)215 Centre Street, New York, NY 10013OrFax: 212-619-4720No phone
calls please.

Website: www.mocanyc.org

Job Date: 2013-08-01


Other Details

Contact Name: Ya-Yun Teng

Contact Email: hr@mocanyc.org

Contact Phone: 917-484-4157

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