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Manager of Youth and School Programs [Heritage Museum and Gardens]

Posted by Tegan Kehoe on June 22, 1974 in job announcements |

Applications Due July 15, 2014.

Heritage Museums & Gardens seeks a creative and high energy Manager of Youth and School Programs.  Education is changing. We are looking for someone who embraces the new while understanding the tried and true. The position is responsible for designing and implementing formal education programs for K-12 and informal learning opportunities for kids and families at our idyllic 100 acre site on Cape Cod. This is an opportunity to innovate and to make a difference in the lives of kids and families.

Qualifications:
Bachelors or higher in related field required.  Understanding of how public and private school systems work and how to communicate effectively with teachers a must. Creativity, a working knowledge of the appropriate uses of technology in education needed.  Connection to best practices in the museum field for the delivery of high impact, memorable family experiences desired.
How To Apply:
Apply by July 15 to youthmgr@heritagemuseums.org.  Send us a resume and examples of your best stuff.
Apply by:
July 15, 2014
About this Organization:
Heritage Museums & Gardens, a 42-year-old not for profit, is the largest public garden in Southern New England. It is located on 100 acres of gardens and nature trails on the banks of Shawme Pond in Historic Sandwich. In addition to the magnificent grounds, known for their encyclopedic collections of daylilies, hostas and hydrangeas, the estate holds a nationally significant collection of Dexter rhododendrons, specialty gardens, water features, and sculpture. Hidden Hollow, a new family-friendly feature, is a place for exploration of the natural world and learning about environmental stewardship. Heritage offers three buildings housing permanent exhibits of world-class automobiles, a working carousel, nationally significant American Folk Art, and changing special exhibits on aspects of American culture.

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