The K12 Education Manager reports to the Vice President of Public Engagement and supports the work of the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation’s mission to educate the public and preserve the legacy of Wright’s architecture and ideas. The K-12 Education Manager oversees the development, delivery, and analysis of programmatic offerings that enhance and broaden engagement with Foundation, including programs for the public, K-12 students, families, and other constituencies. The K-12 Education Manager is responsible for the development of all curricular materials for schools and teachers. This person will have regular interaction with community organizations, school district personnel, K-12 students, and the public to further advance the Foundations mission.
• Bachelor’s degree in education or a related field of study
• At least five (5) years’ work experience in learning environments including K-12 schools, museums, or other arts/culture organizations particularly with programming in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) curriculum.
• Demonstrated ability to research, understand, and interpret concepts in an engaging fashion for both K-12 students and adults
• Regularly exhibits creativity, enthusiasm, initiative, flexibility, and openness to new ideas
• Exemplifies leadership ability normally acquired through progressive career advancement and supervisorial responsibility.
• Demonstrates comfort in a team environment, with strong collaboration and problem-solving skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills including public speaking experience
• Excellent project management, planning and organizational skills
• Proficiency in MS Office Suite required
• In-depth knowledge of the life and work of Frank Lloyd Wright
• Bilingual English-Spanish skills are a plus
Physical Demands and Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully
perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.
• Physical Demands: While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and consistently talk or hear; and rarely taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
• Work environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
• OSHA Risk Classification for COVID-19 Exposure: Medium Risk: This position requires frequent/close contact with the public and other co-workers and is therefore determined to fall within the Medium Risk category as defined by OSHA. To further minimize risk, employees are required to follow the Foundation's Safe and Healthy Workplace guidelines and related personal and facility infection control policies.
The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to: race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status or uniformed service member status.