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Education Manager [Historic Hudson Valley]

Posted by Phillippa Pitts on March 9, 1974 in job announcements |

Historic Hudson Valley (www.hudsonvalley.org) seeks a full time *Education
Manager* to assist the Associate Director of Education with planning,
preparation, and implementation of all programs for school audiences at
three Westchester sites (Philipsburg Manor, Washington Irving’s Sunnyside,
and Van Cortlandt Manor).

*Principal Duties:*

·         Work as part of team to develop new school programs, web based
content, and education outreach.  Revise and enrich existing programs, and
plan staff training

·         Establish new lesson plans incorporating Common Core curriculum
standards

·         Supervise and train Education Associates, coordinate schedule
changes with Operations Manager

·         Communicate daily activities to Education Associates regarding
tour specifics and schedule changes

·         Stay up to date on NYS Education Department requirements,
education trends and best practices relating to curriculum development and
delivery to primary and secondary school students.

·         Assist the Associate Director of Education in evaluating
education programs offered by HHV: quality, budget, participation levels,
teacher interest, relevance

·         Develop and implement pre- and post-visit school program materials

·         Contact teachers to confirm reservations, inform them of program
policies, inquire about pre-visit preparation, and ascertain any special
needs

·         Serve as a liaison to schools, teachers and community

·         Help develop and distribute new teacher and visitor surveys

·         Serve as a costumed interpreter as needed and maintain awareness
of interpretive material for three Westchester sites

·         Assist with and participate in other programs, including popular
program and evening events as needed or assigned

·         Other duties as assigned

*Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:*

·         Working knowledge of NYS education curriculum, American culture
and history;

·         Degree in museum studies or equivalent museum experience;

·         Knowledge of visual learning strategies and query-based
interpretation;

·         Strong organizational and communications skills;

·         Initiative, resourcefulness, and creativity;

·         Ability to work as a team member and under pressure;

·         Computer skills.

*Work Conditions:*

·         General office conditions; outside work on site

·         Some travel to schools, conferences, and HHV locations

·         Some weekend, evening, and holiday assignments

This is a full-time position with a competitive salary and excellent
benefits. Relocation expenses are not covered.  To apply, please send
letter of interest, resume, and contact information for three references
to: jobs@hudsonvalley.org and reference “Education Manager” in the subject
heading.

Historic Hudson Valley (HHV) recruits and hires employees without regard
to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual
preference, or Vietnam Era status, and treats all employees equally with
respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement, including
upgrading, promotion, and transfer. HHV supports the Americans with
Disabilities Act, and will take such measures insofar as possible to assist
employees who need accommodation. HHV is a drug-and alcohol-free workplace
and has a strict policy against sexual harassment. Reference checks are
conducted for all positions. No calls please. EOE

 

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