We are currently seeking a museum/education professional for the full-time position of Education and Engagement Director to develop and implement all education and engagement initiatives on behalf of the organization with objectives to cultivate and serve new and existing audiences. Will work with a core team of seven key program-focused employees to translate relevant mission-based activities into innovative live and virtual programs for families, students, and adults that align with best practices in the museum education field.

The ideal candidate will lead the Jupiter Hammon Project collaborating with staff, project advisors, and various stakeholder groups to realize innovative and inclusive programming at a former 18th-century plantation, Joseph Lloyd Manor, and two other historic sites owned and operated by Preservation Long Island:  Sherwood-Jayne Farm and Custom House.

Will also cultivate and supervise seasonal interpretive education staff and volunteers, implement various programs, and be the principal outreach liaison to schools, community partners, special interest groups, and the visiting public.

To ensure consideration, please apply by December 31, 2021.

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Education Director 2021

How to Apply
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, CV/resume, and two work samples (e.g. public program descriptions/collateral materials, lesson plans, facilitated conversation question prompts, recorded video or other web-based content, educators’ interpretive manual, etc.) to:
[email protected]
Please indicate “Education and Engagement Director Search” in the subject line.

Preservation Long Island is an equal opportunity employer that considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, sex, age, gender identification, national origin, creed, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or political affiliation.

About Preservation Long Island
Headquartered in Cold Spring Harbor, NY, Preservation Long Island’s mission is to celebrate and preserve Long Island’s diverse cultural and architectural heritage through advocacy, education, and stewardship of historic sites and collections. Working to raise awareness, appreciation, and support for the celebration of a shared past, our program areas include interpreting historic sites; collecting art and material culture pertaining to Long Island history; creating publications and exhibits; and providing direct support and technical assistance to individuals and groups engaged in local preservation efforts.