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Manager, Education & Lifelong Learning Partnerships and Services

WPBS TV, based in Watertown, New York, is a PBS affiliate and a long-standing, reliable source of educational programming and community engagement in the Northern New York and eastern Ontario region. We are searching for a new team member with expertise in education and community support, to coordinate and drive our service to students and lifelong learners. As the key liaison with educators and community partners, the successful candidate will demonstrate exceptional product and industry knowledge to effectively position WPBS products and services as educational solutions for classrooms and lifelong learning/training.
Project management of WPBS initiatives such as "GPS for Success" and "Whiz Quiz" will be key to this role, and will include grant application and report writing, coordination of expert advisory committees, organizing workshops and event, and curriculum and content development. Development and production of learning materials for preschool/home schoolers, lifelong adult learning, and in-classroom use (consistent with NYS Learning Standards and curriculum requirements) is also a requirement. The incumbent will possess a demonstrated ability to cultivate and maintain a portfolio of community partnerships, including early learning agencies, head start, school districts, libraries and other educational organizations.

  • Bachelor's degree in education, child development, or related discipline
  • At least two years of experience developing and delivering professional development and/or teaching
  • Experience in development of learning/curriculum materials
  • Diligent attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Successful track record in setting priorities, shaping processes, and executing quickly and effectively
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to engage diverse community stakeholders
  • Personal qualities of warmth, integrity, credibility, maturity, positivity, and confidence
  • Desire to learn and grow; team player with flexible, creative, and analytical approach to problem-solving; respect for diversity and inclusion

A competitive compensation plan will be offered to the successful candidate including full benefits and retirement plan. Please submit cover letter and resume to Christine Rolfe, Office Manager, 1056 Arsenal Street, Watertown, NY 13601 or online at no later than Monday, July 29, 2019.
WPBS is an equal opportunity employer committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its hiring and promotion process without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, partnership status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital status, parental of familial status, national origin, ethnicity, veteran or military status, age, or disability.