Join Cooper Hewitt’s award winning Education Department! The Manager of Integration and Interpretation Programs reports directly to the Director of Education. This role is responsible for the planning, curriculum development, coordination and execution of in-school, after school and design field trip experiences for K-12 audiences.
• Develops and delivers a high quality design oriented education program for K-12 students in collaboration with other members of the Cooper Hewitt Education team.
• Develops budgets with the Deputy Director, manages program funds and conducts ongoing data tracking and evaluation of education programs for the Director of Education and senior management officials.
• Builds and maintains productive relationships with colleagues, designers, educators, schools, students, interns and volunteers. Identifies and fosters strategic partnerships to offer unique programs.
• Recruit and train contractual educators.
• Provides staff assistance at various educational and public programs, special exhibition openings, and special events.
• Leads and presents a wide variety of design related programs throughout the year.
• Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Education.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor’s degree or higher in an area related to design, education or museum education studies.
• Knowledge and demonstrated interest in design processes, design disciplines, design thinking and design history.
• Experience serving as a program manager responsible for educational programming and/or experience with K-12 classroom teaching a plus.
• Awareness of national standards, best practices in K-12 classroom management and national trends inteaching.
• Strong leadership, planning, organizational skills, administrative skills and attention to detail.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills, including teaching and presentation skills.
• Ability to work under pressure, multi-task, and meet deadlines.
• Ability to work collaboratively, supervise staff and mentor interns.
• Ability to travel.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
• Experience working directly with New York City schools and curriculum, and familiarity with NY state educational standards (teaching experience highly desired).
• Service or participation in professional organizations.
• Engagement in teaching activities for diverse and/or underrepresented audiences.
• Valid driver’s license in order to drive to offsite locations for events and conferences.
TIAA-CREF (Defined Contributions – 12 percent)
Life Insurance (including Optional Life Insurance)
Voluntary Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
Long Term Disability
Health Insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield)
Dental (Delta Dental)
Vision (Vision Servic es)
Flexible Spending Accounts
Free Transit/Commuter Benefits (up to $3,060 paid per year)
Annual Leave (13 days)
Sick Leave (13 days)
Federal Holidays (10 days)
Family Friendly Leave
Family Friendly Workplace
Historic and landmark offices/library and garden (New York)
Curatorial Talks and Tours (Cooper Hewitt)
92Y Fitness Center
Employee Assistance Program
Tarallucci e Vino Museum Cafe (employee discount)
Museum Shop (employee discount)
Free Admission to most NYC museums
Other Employee Discounts
HOW TO APPLY?
Please submit a cover letter and resume addressing the qualification requirements to:
Open until filled