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We're Looking For A New Education Director

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Seeking qualified applicants for a Cultural Program Manager (Education Director) for West Virginia Public Broadcasting.

Full Job Description and details can be found below. Please send cover letter, resume and references via the email or to the addresses below: Kristina Dodd
600 Capitol Street
Charleston, WV 25301
kdodd@wvpublic.org

Applicant subject line must read as follows: Cultural Program Manager (Education Director)

Deadline for submission is December 15, 2021. West Virginia Public Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

West Virginia Public Broadcasting — Job Description

Title: Education Director
Department: Education

Employment Type: Full-Time
Reports to: Executive Director
Location: Charleston

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Education Director
West Virginia Public Broadcasting is looking for an individual to serve as our full-time Education Director. The director is responsible for all aspects of the Education program and will work in concert with the leadership of the organization to develop and execute the program's vision and secure funding for programs. The director will supervise staff assigned to carry out specific roles within the department and also will be responsible for reporting required data and overseeing expansion of the department.

Additionally, the Education Director will:

  • Provide technical assistance and event support to libraries already participating in the Inquire Within Program in addition to new libraries joining the program.
  • Create and develop lesson plans using WVPB content standards and PBS LearningMedia Resources for schools, libraries, after-school programs, and community events.
  • Develop and provide PBS workshops for professional development using LearningMedia and PBS Kids Resources. This includes but is not limited to libraries, teachers, schools, after-school networks, or other community partners.
  • Explore and develop opportunities for summer programming and other education initiatives with participating libraries, schools, and other partners across the state.
  • The director reports to WVPB Executive Director. The position will be in the Charleston office. Some travel is required.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of supervisory and administrative principles
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to prepare and present written and oral reports and presentations
  • Ability to organize and coordinate events.
  • Ability to evaluate existing programs and make recommendations to implement, improve and revise programs.
  • Ability to develop maintain good working relationships with a wide variety of organizations, agencies and individuals.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university. Master’s degree preferred. Education certification required. A background in education and curriculum development and 5+ years’ experience in the classroom.

COMPENSATION
Salary is commensurate with experience. This is a Full-Time, Exempt (40 hours/week, M-F) position. Benefits offered—medical, dental, eye, and state retirement.


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