The Paley Center for Media’s education department conducts several major initiatives: classes on media history and digital literacy, professional development for teachers, internship programs for high school and college students, family programs, and career readiness workshops for those interested in careers in the media. The Manager, Education Programs position will work closely with the Director on all of these initiatives and will assist in curriculum development, manage communications and logistics, act as the primary contact for specific partnerships and oversee the internal evaluation of programs.
- Teaches classes for schools, community groups, and professional development for teachers, in-person, virtually, and via video conferencing
- Manages day to day logistics of class programs: reservations, scheduling, tracking statistics, and payments
- Manages calendar, bookings, and communication for Peter Roth Internship Program (Spring)
- Oversees and teaches Teen Transmitters internship for High School Students (Summer)
- Aids in curriculum development for new class and professional development offerings
- Develops and manages family programs and initiatives
- Maintains specific partnerships with outside organizations to aid in networking and career events
- Manages internal evaluation of education programs
- Participates in other projects as needed
Our successful employees meet the following criteria:
- Highly organized with proven ability to meet deadlines and budgets.
- Outstanding leadership skills and ability to lead cross-functional teams.
- Ability to take ownership of all tasks and manage simultaneously.
- Outstanding verbal communication and superior business writing skills.
- Positive and professional demeanor with excellent interpersonal, administrative, and managerial skills.
- Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail.
- Resourcefulness, creativity, and strong problem-solving and research skills.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Education, English, History, Art History, Communications, Film/TV, or related field. Master's Degree preferred
- 3-5 years experience as a museum educator, teaching artist, or classroom teacher
- Experience developing curriculum
- Experience with production of digital media (e.g. film, podcasting, gaming, audio and digital editing)
- Interest in popular culture, television history and American History
- Familiarity with New York City's public and private school systems, New York Next Generation ELA Standards, Blueprint for the Arts, and Common Core Standards
- Ability to manage time effectively and handle multiple projects simultaneously
- Ability to work occasional weekends and evenings
- Organized, creative, and flexible self-starter able to work as part of a team as well as independently
- Excellent communication skills
- Fully vaccinated from covid 19
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The Paley Center for Media maintains a strong policy of equal opportunity in employment. It is our objective to recruit, hire, and retain the most qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Our equal employment philosophy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, compensation, benefits, training, promotions, transfers, job benefits, and terminations.