Education Coordinator

The National Center for Civil and Human Rights (NCCHR) is in search of an Education Coordinator to join our Education team. The ideal candidate will have experience in education, developing and presenting content to K-12 audiences, substantive historical knowledge of the American Civil Rights Movement, and the ability to engage diverse audiences. This role also requires administrative, project planning, and project management skills for success.



The Education Coordinator reports to the Director of Education and Manager of Education, and is responsible for overseeing the Affiliate Partners Program, and assisting the education department in creating stellar educational programming, as we look to meet organizational goals, and carry forth organizational mandates that push forward the mission of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights.

Duties & Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operate as primary coordinator and liaison for the Affiliate Partner program
    • Steward relationships, identify and secure schools for the program, including but not limited to, securing initial and future contracts, invoicing and tracking payment of participation fees
    • Assist in the creation of curricular materials for Affiliates, and seek out professional development opportunities for Partners to participate in
    • Coordinate and manage the summer internship program
    • Work to create on campus and classroom experiences with our Affiliate Partners
    • Conceptualize, develop, and implement modifications (including contractual updates) to the Affiliate Partners program, as needed
    • Generate monthly reports detailing Affiliate Partner activity, including but not limited to, meetings, concerns, visits, workshops, and professional development opportunities
  • Manage select educational and young audiences programming including, but not limited to logistical planning, implementation, and evaluation
  • Assist in development and presentation of content specific for K-12 experiences
  • Lead immersive and/or education focused programming
  • Deliver tours for schools, programs, and specialized groups
  • Assist in administrative needs related to educational programming including, but not limited to, logistical planning, budget management, student oversight and evaluation, education program documentation, and evaluation
  • Participate in and administer professional development, teacher trainings workshops, curricula, specialized programming for underserved schools, and workshops for K-12 Education
  • Assist with outreach experiences that include, but are not limited to speaking engagements, workshops, and off-site programming
  • Assist in implementation of interpretive staff training, assignments, and museum theatre performances
  • Work alongside visitor services on delivery of educational goals, tours, and trainings for K-12 experiences
  • Assist with the creating, editing, and vetting of educational materials
  • Offer support with grant applications and reporting
  • Responsible for locating and contracting vendors and consultants as assigned
  • Attend off-site meetings and offer event support offsite, with occasional requests outside of normal business hours
  • Other duties as assigned


Required Skills and Competencies

  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in education, museums, and/or museum interpretation
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in education, history, museum studies or related field
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to engage diverse audiences
  • Excellent planning and project management skills
  • Capable of managing multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Ability to work a variable schedule based on the needs of the organization
  • Previous classroom experience is preferred
  • Previous experience in museums is preferred

Physical Requirements

Reasonable accommodation may be made as needed.

  • Capable of working on a computer for extended periods of time
  • Extended periods of sitting and/or standing
  • Ability to lift, carry, and or move up to 25 pounds
  • Bending, reaching, kneeling

Employment Eligibility

NCCHR is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity. We prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees based on age (40 and over), race, sex, color, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, and the statuses protected by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

About Us

The National Center for Civil and Human Rights (The Center) is an engaging cultural center that connects the American Civil Rights Movement to today’s ongoing struggle for human rights, whether at a local, national, or global level.  Our purpose is to create a safe space for visitors and attendees to explore the fundamental rights of all human beings so that they come away inspired and empowered to join the ongoing dialogue about human rights in their communities, workplace, and lives.  The Center has a local footprint in downtown Atlanta, Georgia with a national reach in the ongoing pursuit of civil and human rights for all. To learn more, visit our website

Application Instructions

Interested and qualified candidates please submit a cover letter, resume and writing sample to [email protected].