Job Overview


This position is located in Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum (CHNDM).  The employee serves as the program manager for professional development and web technology, including large-scale events, hands-on workshops and conferences. Travel across the United States is required. A driver's license is highly desirable since travel will be required to remote areas of the country where this is no public transportation.

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  • Develops, plans and manages the Smithsonian Design Institute and A City of Neighborhoods professional development programs and teacher curricula for K-12 educators nationwide on the innovative pedagogy of Design Thinking with an emphasis on web technology.
  • Conducts oral presentations to all levels of educators and administrators and to senior management regarding initiatives and programmatic information relating to Professional Development Programs and Web Technology.
  • Manages all budgets for all professional development related projects and determines the financial viability of programs.
  • Serves as the technology advisor for the Arts Achieve United States Department of Education Investing in Innovations (i3) grant, which looks to innovate student assessment in the arts utilizing web technology in New York City Public Schools. Promotes innovations in student and teacher access to content and assessment feedback through the use of web technology.