Jan 10, 2024

Los Angeles Conservancy

Join the education team in telling the stories of Los Angeles and the people who inhabit it as Student & Family Program Coordinator for the Los Angeles Conservancy. This is a full-time position that reports to the Director of Education.

With the Director of Education, the Student & Family Program Coordinator works to create, implement, coordinate and grow all educational programs for student groups, young people, families, and educators. As the lead instructor on all youth programs, the Student & Family Program Coordinator is an experienced teacher and educator able to incorporate multi-modal and inquiry-based learning strategies into their instruction. The Student & Family Program Coordinator is responsible for training and assessing the Conservancy staff and volunteers who work with young people, and for overseeing the quality of all student-related programming.

In addition, the Student & Family Program Coordinator is a skilled relationship builder, able to create partnerships and initiate programs with schools and other organizations that serve their K-12 communities and expand the reach of the L.A. Conservancy’s work with young people throughout L.A. County.

This position works a Monday through Friday work week and occasional nights and weekends. This person must be comfortable working individually and collaboratively, in an office setting as well as on the city streets of Los Angeles, and at off-site locations, such as schools and community organizations. At least a third of the employee’s time is spent on discretionary, independent decision making.

Primary Responsibilities

Assists with creating programs and curriculum, including in-person and virtual educational classes and resources, that meet the goals of the Los Angeles Conservancy’s Student and Family Initiative

Primary tour guide for Student Walking Tours and lead instructor on all youth and family-based programs, including The Heritage Project

Creates and launches a new advocacy-focused program for young people in 2024

Trains and assesses Conservancy staff and volunteers on student and family programs

Grows the Student and Family Programs each year by increasing the number of participants served

Writes promotional content for the L.A. Conservancy website and drafts/edits monthly e-mail communications to students and educators

Builds relationships with schools and other organizations to collaborate on programs that serve their K-12 communities while advancing the Conservancy’s work across L.A. County

Manages student bookings and payments; assists with processing payments and administering student tours and events. Tracks expenses and income

Communicates regularly with teachers and educators. Serves on the L.A. Conservancy Student Program Committee

Creates assessment and evaluation tools for effectively measuring program goals and achieved outcomes

Leads education events and presentations for external partnerships and internal programs

Other Responsibilities

Participates in the creation, development, and staffing of Special Tours, Last Remaining Seats, and other core Conservancy education programs

Writes content and creates PowerPoints/visual aids on behalf of the education department

Acts as Los Angeles Conservancy liaison during community meetings, events, committees, and partner programs

Provides staff support when needed for non-education events

Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in education or a related field, or equivalent professional experience
  • Familiarity with and ability to incorporate California Common Core State Standards into lessons and curriculum
  • Two or more years’ experience as a teacher, teaching artist or instructor in a school, museum, or nonprofit setting working on a regular basis with k-12 students, or equivalent professional experience
  • Demonstrated ability to write and implement lesson plans and curriculum for k-12 students
  • Knowledge and experience partnering with schools and other organizations to offer education programs and professional development opportunities
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work autonomously
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and tasks
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable public speaking

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of and passion for architecture, history, Los Angeles neighborhoods and culture or historic preservation helpful
  • Bilingual in Spanish or other language highly desirable
  • Familiarity with using Microsoft Office
  • Salesforce or Asana experience a plus

Send resume & cover letter at jobs@laconservancy.org by 2/24/2024!