Director of Education

The Bronx
Posted 3 weeks ago

The Director of Education is a member of the senior management team and is responsible for designing, administering, evaluating and expanding programs for school-aged children, youth, educators and families. The position reports to the Executive Director and is responsible for supervising up to six full-time staff and several part-time staff.

Qualifications and Requirements

The Director of Education is an energetic, strategic professional with an established track record of progressively responsible experience in education, including several years in a managerial role, preferably in a cultural institution, together with experience working with New York City public schools and teachers. The position requires an individual with exceptional interpersonal and organizational skills, as well as an outstanding ability to communicate. Significant experience in science is a must, and experience in the arts is a plus.

In addition, candidates should possess:

  • Master’s Degree in Education, or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of STEM/STEAM curriculum
  • Demonstrated ability to manage staff with strong and supportive leadership
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to work harmoniously in a team-based organization
  • Experience administering programs in non-traditional or experiential education environments
  • Creative ability , particularly in developing innovative programs
  • Strategic planning and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent analytical ability
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, and experience speaking and presenting publicly
  • Commitment to supporting Wave Hill’s IDEA (Inclusive, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility) values and goals


Major medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(K) and pension, three weeks’ vacation, sick days and personal days

Job Details

Job CategoryOther
Organization/School NameWave HIll
Contact NameHuman Resources Department
Contact PhoneN/A
Application End DateFebruary 26, 2021
Position TitleDirector of Education
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