Open Position: Manager of Programs
The Center for Civil and Human Rights is a 43,000 square-foot facility in the heart of downtown Atlanta located at Pemberton Place, adjacent to Centennial Olympic Park, The World of Coca-Cola, and the Georgia Aquarium. The Center is an engaging cultural attraction that connects the American Civil Rights Movement to today’s global human rights movements. Please visit www.civilandhumanrights.org to learn more about The Center.
We are currently seeking experienced and motivated professionals with a belief in our mission: to empower people to take the protection of every human’s rights personally.
The Manager of Programs reports directly to the EVP, and is responsible for addressing all day to day operations for community programming (both on-site and off-site) for the National Center for Civil and Human Rights. The Manager of Programs will work closely with the EVP and Manager of Education to ensure the coordination and alignment of the museums interpretation and education initiatives. The Programs Manager should have a depth of knowledge and experience related to staff management, program and curriculum development, process improvement, evaluation, strategic planning, community engagement and stakeholder management.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Serve as a liaison to the EVP on matters related to community and educational initiatives
- Collaborate and coordinate in the design and implementation of training programs and professional development resources for a wide range of audiences
- Plan the delivery of the overall program and its activities in accordance with the mission and the goals of the organization
- Manage relationships with schools, libraries, museums, and other community organizations
- Write materials and collateral to support programming and exhibitions
- Develop forms and records to document program activities
- Develop and implement long-term goals and objectives to achieve the successful outcome of the program
- Create, implement, oversee and evaluate programming for a wide range of audiences
- Oversee and coordinate internal and external research and evaluation to gather data and develop program quality control systems
- Assist in fundraising goals including such support as programming revenue generation, providing program specific content for grand and sponsorship proposals and reports, and attending fundraising events
- Production of written materials that will support The Center’s mission and strategic goals
- Make presentations to schools and other groups as requested
- Develop annual budget.
- Performs other duties as workload necessitates.
- Bachelor’s degree in education, museum studies, marketing/communications, project management or related fields.
- Minimum of 5+ years of experience as a project manager
- Demonstrated experience developing community-based initiatives and programs for youth, families and adults.
- Proven skills in group facilitation, training, coordination, curriculum development, data collection and evaluation.
- Knowledge of and interest in Georgia education system
- Track record of program management
- Strong verbal and written communications skills
- Four years’ experience teaching formal or non-formal education
- Enjoy working with people
- Experience interpreting museum exhibits.
- Works well with others.
- Excellent time management skills.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Familiarity with technology-bases and trans-media approaches to education/programming preferred.
- Ability to work a variable schedule based upon the needs of the organization-same evening/weekends will be required.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office Products.
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The following document must be attached to be considered for the role:
- Writing Samples
- Cover Letter