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STEAM PROGRAM MANAGER

 

The STEAM Program Manager at Bronx Children’s Museum will be responsible for developing, managing and teaching a robust and fun suite of programs for children from Pre K to 3rd grade and their caregivers in the Bronx community at the Museum’s new site to open in 2020 and through ongoing visits to schools and community-based organizations.
 
The STEAM Program Manager will be responsible for acting as the lead educator in on-site and off-site classroom visits as well as in participation in larger public events with the Museum’s mobile bus exhibit, Waters On the Go! This position will be an integral part of the management team and provides an exciting opportunity to help move and integrate these programs from a virtual setting into our museum that will open in 2020.
 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities associated with the position include, but are not limited to the following:

 

Classroom Instruction & Supervising

  • Provides museum standard STEAM instruction for Pre-K to 3rd grade students at approximately 25 Bronx Public Schools and at several other sites throughout the year with a team of museum guides and teaching artists

  • In partnership with Director of STEAM programming:

1. Conceptualizes, plans, executes, and assesses:

• STEAM programs that build on existing museum programs in schools

• Hands-on experiences at various Bronx community events

2. Creates Curriculum

• Ensures lesson plans are in place for each program

• Stays up-to-date with current Department of Education standards and guidelines

• Programming should have a focus on the environmental make-up of the Bronx

  • Recruits, schedules trainings and supervises program guides

  • Helps mold and transitions existing programs/activities into the newly designed Museum in 2020

  • Works collaboratively with STEAM Program Director, Arts Program Director, Executive Director, Early Childhood Education Consultant, Teaching Assistants, Museum Guides, Volunteers, Teachers, and Community Residents

 
Program Management

  • Recruits, orients, and maintains relationships with 25 schools for in-school school programs during the school year and with 70 community partners during festival season

  • Coordinates with each school to schedule and deliver the following: Introductory meetings, Teacher Training Sessions, Bi-weekly or monthly classroom visits, mobile bus visits, field trips, tours, arts activities, and Exit Interviews

  • Orders, collects, transports, distributes and arranges for storage of fun and high quality colorful arts materials to each school or program

  • Maintains and completes school binder for each school with profile documenting including introductory meetings, student registration, pre and post Assessments, testimonials, photo releases, monthly classroom visits, number of students and exit interviews, and attendance records

  • Documents programs via photos, testimonies, evaluations, assessments, and reports

  • Maintains assessment, attendance, and testimonials for each program; analyzes program attendance data; develops and implements quantitative and qualitative evaluations for programs

  • Maintains mobile bus exhibit, including but not limited to arranging for repairs and ensuring all documents are up-to-date


Administrative Responsibilities

  • Ensures all branding requirements are followed and represent the museum’s look and feel

  • Maintains STEAM-related museum photos on Google Drive

  • Maintains online mailing list gathered from public events in database

  • Maintains programming calendar, both internal and external, throughout the year, including educator schedules

  • Creates reports for each program with assessment, photos, and testimonials

  • As part of the management team, contributes in meaningful ways to the Museum’s forward movement and inspire others to follow suit

  • Participates in meetings and engages in strategic discussions on ways to move off-site programs to the Museum facility that will house fine arts programs and exhibits

  • Attends monthly exhibition meetings with exhibit designers and provides feedback on studio classroom and rotating exhibition space

  • Attends Bronx community meetings

  • Handles all administrative responsibilities associated with the position in an orderly and timely fashion.

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • B.A. or M.A./M.S. in Science, Education, or a related field

  • Years of Service/Experience: Minimum of 3 years experience teaching young children either in a formal or informal setting.

  • Program Management: Proven demonstrated success in program management for all Museum programming, including festivals, school visits, bus visits, museum classes, etc.; ability to manage and provide clear directions to staff for each program; ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and strong attention to detail; ability to design a high level of lesson plans.

  • Leadership Ability: Act as a respected and trusted member of the management team, lead with integrity and mutual respect, motivate, and inspire trust and confidence with staff, children, schools and the community the Museum serves.

  • Decision Making: Ability to perform with discretion and integrity; analytical skills, creative problem solving, and ability to make and implement decisions quickly and soundly.

  • Communications: Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication, public speaking and presentation skills.

  • Values & Culture Fit: Demonstrated passion and commitment to children and families of the Bronx.

  • Work Environment & Logistics: Ability to work in a virtual office environment, travel to the Bronx and surrounding NYC boughs for meetings and special events; ability to oversee programs as scheduled including during weekends, holidays, and evenings as needed and transport of necessary materials for programming.

  • Experience designing lesson plans

  • Bronx native strongly preferred

  • Bilingual preferred

  • Arts background a plus
     

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@bronxchildrensmuseum.org.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer
Bronx Children's Museum is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged.

 

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nicole@bronxchildrensmuseum.org

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