Overview

Skills

POSITION OVERVIEW
Manages and coordinates the museum’s PK-12 teacher initiatives, including Prism.K12. Strategically innovates and implements digital programs and resources for PK-12 audiences. Innovates teacher participation and engagement with museum.

DUTIES
– Prism.K12
– Work closely with developers and PK-12 teachers to test, update and maintain Shake Up K12
– Maintains and updates Prism.K12 website and adds new features as needed
– Engages educators online and in person with Prism.K12 methodology using the museum’s digital resources, including social media
– Develops, implements, and assesses all aspects of the Prism.K12 initiative, including technology
– Develops and manages educational resources in print and digital formats, including resources for Prism.K12 website and social media
– Teacher Programs
– Manages all aspects of teacher events, including regional Evenings for Educators, Artful Evenings at [email protected] for teachers both on- and off-site, including developing programming, coordinating, and evaluating events
– Co-teaches the museum’s UMD class on Arts Integration and coordinates all aspects of the culminating community exhibition at the Phillips
– Conducts professional development workshops and programs with diverse PK-12 educators locally, regionally, and nationally including in-person and online engagement (via social media, video conferencing, and webinars)
– General
– Collaborates with PK-12 team to integrate and implement a robust portfolio of PK-12 programs, including Art Links to Learning, Prism.K12, and PK-12 work at [email protected]
– Works cross-departmentally to ensure that Phillips teacher programs support diversity, equity, access, and inclusion
– Collaborates with Development staff to support fundraising including grant writing and reporting
– Maintains, synthesizes, and applies current knowledge and research on K12 digital and museum education theory and practice; researches exhibitions and the permanent
– Collaborates interdepartmentally on publicizing, marketing, and social media to scale K12 initiatives
– Advocates for Phillips programs and initiatives through online presentations, local, national, and global trainings, workshops, and conferences including periodic travel
– Hires and supervises contracted vendors, educators, and designers; manages relationships with contractors
– Creates and maintains organizational systems for teacher programs, including mailing lists, budgets, financial records, program statistics/reports, and database management
– Conducts and coordinates evaluation research related to principle functions

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
– Three to five years full-time experience in education, and/or museums
– Must possess a broad knowledge of arts integration, modern art, PK-12 learning theory, and museum practices
– Understanding of new technologies for PK-12 education and museums
– Ability to manage digital projects with external contractors and technical developers
– Strong knowledge of developing and maintaining websites, social media, and emerging technologies
– Teaching experience with understanding of K-12 learning
– Demonstrated capacity for strategic and innovative thinking
– Prior experience managing relationships with internal and external stakeholders
– Ability to work effectively on teams as collaborator or leader
– Excellent organization skills, follow-through, and attention to detail
– Demonstrated experience with diverse populations
– Capable of handling multiple deadlines and projects

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
– Master’s degree in Education, Museum Education, or a related field
– Experience with distance learning, web-casting or digital outreach
– Experience with website management (Drupal or other CMS) and social media such as Pinterest and Twitter preferred
– hands-on experience developing and maintaining websites, social media, and emerging technologies
– Demonstrated management experience, including proven success supervising staff

Salary in the mid $40s, commensurate with experience.

Please include cover letter and writing sample along with resume.

The Phillips Collection is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic disposition or carrier status, marital status, veteran status, personal appearance, gender identity or expression, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, or any other category protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.