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Global Education Manager
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Are you passionate about global education, world cultures, and intercultural communications?Â Have you designed learning activities, workshops, or presentations?Â Are you familiar with K-12 school and adult education practices and curriculum standards?Â
If you possess these characteristics, please consider applying to become the Global Education Manager at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (Penn Museum).
Reporting to the Associate Director of Interpretive Programs, the Global Education Manager leads the Museumâ™s International Classroom Program and supports internal education opportunities such as classroom and virtual workshops, school programs, and teacher professional development sessions. This position sits within the Learning and Public Engagement Department and connects individuals representing cultures around the world, along with archaeology/anthropology experts, to K-12 school students, teachers, and life-long learners. It also involves collaboration with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders to provide memorable interactive workshops for public school children and adults â“ at the Museum and in communities.
Important duties of the Global Education Manager include: (1) Leading the Museumâ™s International Classroom program: recruiting and training new speakers from diverse backgrounds such as college students and other international representatives; creating supporting learning materials; correlating these programs to related education standards and Museum exhibitions; scheduling and evaluating the programs; (2) Developing and marketing International Classroom programs and gallery -based workshops for college or adult audiences , in collaboration with other Learning and Public Engagement staff; (3) Informing and connecting with the Distance Learning program to include additional International Classroom speakers , in collaboration with the Outreach Programs Manager; (4) Teaching K -12 Museum programs, including classroom workshops and teacher professional development as needed , as part of the K-12 Learning team; (5) Serving as a liaison for select Community Outreaches that engage University, civic, and community organizations for educational programs; (6) Organizing program attendance data;submitting payments ; reviewing program revenue and expenses; and assisting with program budgets. (7) Planning and executing the Festival for International Students , 600 -person event with live entertainment : leading an event planning committee, cultivating partnerships with numerous area college and organizational co-sponsors;
8) Managing special grant - funded cultural education programs: hiring, training, and overseeing part -time museum educators; guiding educators to design and facilitate new workshops; strengthening relationships with area Title I schools and their teachers , administrators, and community leaders; and supporting grant reports and data collection, all in collaboration with the Director of Learning and Public Engagement and the Development Department.
Interested candidates need the following credentials:
Bachelorâ™s degree in Education , Global Studies, or related field required, optional advanced degree in Intercultural Communications, Museum Studies, or Global Communications
3 to 5 years of related field Teaching experience and familiarity with K-12 school audiences or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Demonstrated examples of developing and implementing creative and innovative educational programs, including supporting materials (required).
Experience organizing and implementing outreach programs, particularly a speaker series and /or teacher professional development programs (required).
Working proficiency in informal educational settings strongly preferred, such as community centers, museums, libraries, or other cultural institutions strongly preferred
Proven ability to take initiative and work independently , while possessing exceptional flexibility, interpersonal , and collaboration skills as part of a dynamic team;the ability to prioritize tasks and manage projects (required).
Excellent written and oral communication skills . This position communicates with many stakeholders in the Museum, on the Penn Campus, and within the community (required ). Candidates with existing community connections are preferred.
Ability to work evenings/weekends as needed (required).
Training in diversity, equity, accessibility and inclusion preferred. Bi-lingual communication abilities are a plus.
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$42,953.00 - $77,315.00
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Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Internal Number: JR00004862
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