KID Museum Managing Director, Program & Curriculum Development

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KID Museum Managing Director, Program & Curriculum Development



Position Overview

KID Museum is seeking a Managing Director, Program & Curriculum Development to lead the development and management of our program and curriculum portfolio, ensuring alignment with our strategic vision and that we bring industry and user experience perspectives to curriculum development.

This position is a core member of the Education Leadership Team, reporting to the Chief Program Officer (CPO), and is responsible for overseeing the successful management of KID Museum program portfolio and ongoing product development. The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and 10+ years of senior leadership experience, with 6-8 years experience in project management and course/curriculum development for in-person and online learning; or a combination of education and experience. Demonstrated ability to lead a team of program designers and program managers to manage a diverse portfolio of educational programs. Graduate degree is a plus. Experience in creating and managing project plans, identifying the most important priorities in a plan, and providing clear status updates to stakeholders. This role is essential to the quality and delivery of Museum programs and requires product management, instructional design, and people leadership skills.


Essential Job Functions

  • Lead development and management of program and curriculum portfolio, ensuring
    successful implementation of programs and alignment with KID Museum’s
    strategic vision and community commitments.
  • Manage a team of program and curriculum designers to develop the full suite of
    KID Museum programs and curricula delivered directly to students and through
    teacher professional development.
  • Oversee product development life cycle with a focus on user experience and
    continuous improvement.
  • Oversee the project planning and execution of major programmatic initiatives on
    the Education team, including creating project plans, team management, adhering
    to deadlines, and ensuring the success of deliverables.
  • Responsible for onboarding, coaching, and providing regular feedback to
    education program managers and program associates.
  • Contribute to program evaluation with focus on formative evaluation, program
    improvement, and alignment of outcomes across program and curricula.
  • Collaborate with the leaders of Teaching & Program Experience, Pedagogy &
    Learning Innovation, and Community Engagement & Program Innovation to
    ensure program fidelity and alignment.
  • Serve as a leader, modeling the core values of KID – curiosity, creativity, collaboration,
    and compassion.
  • Successfully complete other duties as assigned.

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