Job Listing: Family Education Manager
Children's Museum of Richmond - Richmond, VA
Closes - Open Until Filled
Position Title – Family Education Manager
Job Type - Full-Time
Interested candidates should forward their resume and cover letter indicating salary expectations to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please.
The Children’s Museum of Richmond is searching for a Bilingual Family Education Manager to design and
deliver quality and engaging educational programs to support the healthy growth of children and families. This
manager plays an active role in the community, building relationships with early learning organizations to
support the Museum’s mission of serving children and families. This is a full time position with benefits that
reports to the Director of Education and is based out of the downtown location.
The Family Education Manager leads the development of curriculum in support of strategies for engaging
families and caregivers in learning through play and plans and implements family programming and initiatives.
This position is responsible for welcoming, encouraging, educating, and engaging with families of all types both
in the museum and the community. This individual serves as a role model for caregivers and children on
effective adult/child interaction on the museum floor and through various programming and serves as a
resource for caregivers, especially supporting parenting topics. The Family Education Manager also is
responsible for managing multiple grants simultaneously, including data, reporting, goals, and progress.
Successful candidates will have strong communication and interpersonal skills and have the ability to work with
others with diverse backgrounds and education levels. Candidates should have the ability to maintain
confidentiality. Candidates should be familiar with the Richmond community and community support agencies.
Candidates should also be flexible and adaptable with the ability to adjust teaching styles and plans to fit the
needs of the situation.
Skills and Abilities:
Candidates must be bilingual in English and Spanish. Candidates should have a degree in education, social
work or other relevant field. Candidates should have experience teaching adult learners, and have strong
knowledge of child development and effective parenting techniques. Candidates should have experience in the
evaluation of grant work and should be strong administrators with the ability to manage programs.
Candidates must have a clean driving record and ability to pass a background check. Candidates should have
the ability to lift up to 30 pounds.
The Children's Museum inspires growth in all children by engaging families in learning through play. At both
locations of the Children's Museum, we inspire growth by engaging families in the power of play, knowing that
everyone can learn more—and learn better—when they play together.
Our employee benefits include a generous amount of paid time off, health, dental, vision, and life insurance
coverage, HSA with company match, and 401k with company match. And, of course, we offer membership
benefits to the museum for your family or a family of your choice.
The Children’s Museum is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, national
origin, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, uniform service member status, genetic information, or
any other status protected by federal and/or state law.