Education manager develops, coordinates, promotes, and delivers content and programs to audiences of all ages at one or more levels of immersion.
• Develops, evaluates, and delivers education experiences, including activities, programs, and products for audiences of all ages and level of competency in design.
• Writes, oversees or collaborates with peers in the writing of content and resource materials used in on-site and off-site programming and online platforms to include all stages of development, including assistance with conceptualizing programs and activities, designs, testings, developments, and evaluations.
• Works collaboratively with members of the Education team and staff from all areas of Cooper Hewitt as well as related Smithsonian museum staff and curators to help audiences engage with design, design thinking, design processes and the power of design to solve complex problems.
• Strives to stay abreast with the trends in design and design education and maintains supportive relationships with various organizations for the purposes of professional development, outreach, partnerships and reputation building.
• Performs other related duties including serving, as assigned, on working groups or other committees which develop educational activities, programs, and/or products, such as exhibitions, citizen science projects, and web- and social media-based programming.
Travel Requirements: Travel may be required within the US and the greater New York City metropolitan area.
Qualification Requirements – that must be addressed within your resume (not cover letter):
Describe your one year of specialized experience or more as an education specialist (or equivalent) where you developed, evaluated, and delivered education workshops for adults, to include programs, and products for audiences of all ages in design and design education practices; where you wrote, overseen or collaborated with peers in the writing of content and resource materials used in on-site and off-site programming and online platforms.
Describe your experience and expertise in of K-12 STEM and Arts curriculum and National Standards.
Describe your knowledge of the principles related to the administration of education programs and/or activities and written materials about these areas to multiple audiences.
Describe and address your know of design and design education practices related to instructions in non-traditional classroom formats.
Describe and address your ability to present museum or similar education concepts and ideas to demonstrate teaching methods cogently before assembled groups.
Describe and address your ability to serve on working groups or other committees which develop educational activities, programs, and/or products.
EXCEPTIONAL SMITHSONIAN BENEFITS:
401k with matching funds + federal pension plan
Group Life Insurance
Voluntary Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
Long Term Disability
Flexible Spending Accounts
Free Transit/Commuter Benefits (up to $3,060 commuter costs paid per year)
Annual Leave (13 days) increasing after 3 years (20 days)
Sick Leave (13 days)
Federal Holidays (10 days)
Family Friendly Leave Family Friendly Workplace
Historic and landmark offices and garden
92Y Fitness Center
Free Entrance to Museums and Galleries
Curatorial Talks and Tours (Cooper Hewitt)
Employee Assistance Program
Tarallucci e Vino Museum Café (employee discount) http://www.cooperhewitt.org/visit/cafe/
Cooper Hewitt Museum Shop (employee discount)
Admission to NYC museums and galleries (free)
General Employee Discounts
Application Deadline: Wednesday, July 24, 2019
How to Apply:
Please note this is a federally funded position. In order to be considered for this job, you must set up an account at usajobs and apply on line at this website at: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/539055500
Submit a detailed resume addressing all qualification requirements and submit an unofficial transcript from your undergraduate and graduate schools.