The Director of Education is responsible for maintaining dynamic education programs that foster the mission of preserving the architectural, historical and ecological heritage of Palm Beach. Programs are created to suit the needs of elementary, secondary, postsecondary, postgraduate students and the institutions they attend as well as developing education programs for adults.
The Director of Education is responsible for developing and implementing multi-disciplinary learning opportunities for all ages, which can be informal or curriculum based, utilizing architecture, history, the environment and historic preservation.
· Evaluate current education programs and prepare new education programs in accordance with the Foundations mission while meeting the curriculum standards as required by the School District of Palm Beach County.
· Coordinate scheduling of education programs.
· Implement educational programs at designated locations both on- and off-site.
· Ensure educational sites are prepared for classes.
· Plan and implement professional development workshops for educators.
· Recruit, train, and evaluate education associates, assistants, and volunteers.
· Prepare materials for educational programs, educational events, and instructional programs.
· Manage community outreach to promote the education programs and resources of the Foundation.
· Maintain yearly budget for the Education Department.
· Facilitate teacher and student access to the Foundation archives through regular communication with the Foundation archivist.
· Implement and oversee Foundation internships and scholarships.
· Direct and evaluate part-time educators, encourage their participation in development and implementation of outreach programs, teacher professional development and collaborations.
· Develop and maintain collaborative projects and program that complement the Foundations mission.
· Assist staff with Foundation business including daytime and evening events.
· Other duties as assigned.
· A Masters degree in education, historic preservation, architecture, cultural history, or U.S. history is desirable.
· Excellent interpersonal, communication, administration and personnel management skills; ability to effectively utilize technology in support of these skills.
· Experience in not-for profit organizations, education, historic preservation, or planning a