Basic Details

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 programmingQualifications:€ 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 environment.

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 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.


Job Date: 2013-09-27


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Contact Name: Ya Yun Teng

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Contact Phone: 917-484-4785

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