Education Program Manager



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$55k to $65k depending on experience


Application Deadline: 
March 2, 2023

KID Museum is seeking an Education Program Manager to help establish and grow new and existing KID Museum programs. They will ensure that the planning and implementation of these programs are in alignment with the organization’s mission, vision and strategic direction. This position is part of the Education Team and will work closely with members of the team to support the development of programs and delivery of impactful maker-based learning experiences for kids and youth. 

The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in Education and/or STEM field and a minimum of 4 - 6 years of experience creating/designing educational content.  General knowledge of maker movement, STEM education and NGSS standards preferred.  Previous experience successfully designing culturally responsive programming or curricula that recognizes and is responsive to diverse learning preferences, abilities and experiences required.

Essential Job Functions

  • Develops and implements maker based programs for a variety of audiences and settings, including K - 8 classrooms, out of school time programs, family and community audiences, and teachers.

  • Serves as project owner on various KID Museum programs, setting well-defined work plans, clearly communicating project goals/objectives, and ensuring successful implementation of the program across the Education Team.

  • Contributes to the creation of an environment and culture of lifelong learning, utilizing new teaching and learning techniques and trends and incorporating innovative maker technologies in the design of programs.

  • Facilitates educational programs using tools and materials to engage kids’ creativity and spirit of exploration and invention.

  • Collaborates with colleagues and Education Team leadership to contribute to the strategic priorities and goals of the department.

  • Coordinates with external partners, serving as a representative of KID Museum.

  • Serves as a leader, modeling the core values of KID – curiosity, creativity, collaboration and compassion.

  • Successfully complete other duties as assigned.  

Diversity, equity, accessibility and Inclusion are important, interdependent components of everyday life at KID Museum and are critical to our pursuit of excellence. KID Museum is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sex, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or military status.