Manager of School, Youth and Family Programs
Under the direction of the Director of Audience Engagement, the Manager of School, Youth and Family Programs will develop, execute and evaluate a variety of learning experiences and program calendar for young audiences year round. The Manager will be responsible for all on and off site K-12 school programs. Essential duties of this full time, exempt position include developing school programs and scheduling and overseeing school visits, designing and implementing hands-on learning activities for specific events such as School Vacation Week and Community Open Houses, summer programs, weekly classes for toddlers and pre schoolers, as well as drop-in activities for all ages. The successful applicant will develop partnerships and collaborations with other organizations, including joint programs. She/he is expected to supervise volunteers, work-study students, and interns as teachers and program facilitators; regularly write and develop interactive materials and self-guided activities, drawing on input from other staff as appropriate. She/he is responsible for administration of programs including budgeting, maintaining program web pages, overseeing specific programs, and maintaining program records regarding budget, supplies, attendance. Serves as the primary representative for outreach to schools. Develops and teaches classes in area of specialty as needed. Duties will also include writing and managing grants of varying sizes from public and private institutions and supporting operating and capital fundraising efforts. This full time, exempt position requires some weekend and evening work. Tower Hill values diversity.
Qualifications: Degree in education, museum studies, horticulture or related field required, along with a minimum 5 years related experience. Experience building successful collaborations with other organizations and institutions a must. Additional qualifications include strong organizational and interpersonal skills; general office and computer skills, commitment to excellence; creative thinking; computer experience, including Excel and web management systems; significant experience working with a variety of young audiences,including developing curriculum that meets the Massachusetts Frameworks/Core Curriculum.Must be able to create and adhere to project budgets and deadlines.
Please email cover letter and resume to Kathryn Acerbo-Bachmann at email@example.com.
March 31, 2016