Coordinator, School and Youth Division

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Deadline to Apply:

Monday, October 24, 2016, 5:00pm



Kennett Square, PA
United States

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The School & Youth (S&Y) Coordinator is responsible for reviewing and working with senior leadership to implement the long-term strategy for the S&Y Division. The Coordinator is responsible for leading the daily operations of the Division to ensure world-class delivery of Longwood’s curriculum-based K–12 educational programs, teacher training, teen volunteer program, and community outreach initiatives. The incumbent of this full-time position has administrative and budgetary responsibility for the Division. S/he is responsible for visioning, leading, developing, implementing, and evaluating efficient and effective operations and management of the S&Y Division and leading the actions of the S&Y staff to fulfill Longwood’s Strategic Plan. S/he leads and administers the development, publication, distribution, and delivery of on-site and online S&Y lessons, classes, institutes, workshops, camps, and sponsored events, and their supporting curricula, manuals, and instructional materials.

School & Youth Programs Division Description: The S&Y Division is one of five academic divisions within Longwood’s Education Department. The S&Y Division includes one full-time S&Y Program Specialist, one full-time Distance Learning Specialist, one full-time S&Y Associate, and 16 part-time K‑12 Educators. An Instructional Designer & Learning Technologies Administrator works across all divisions of the Department.

The ideal candidate will possess a Master’s degree in Education, Agricultural Education, Child Development & Family Studies, or closely related field and have a minimum of five years’ demonstrated excellence in teaching and/or administration in a school, college, or university. Experience with educational technologies for online learning and with teaching across the curriculum with emphasis on STEM, art, and environmental education are preferred. Budget administration, supervisory experience, and horticultural knowledge are desired.


How to Apply:

For full consideration, send a letter addressing pertinent qualifications; curriculum vitae or résumé; and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references by October 24, 2016 to:

Longwood Gardens, Inc.
Attn: Human Resources
PO Box 501 Kennett Square, PA 19348-0501
FAX (610) 388-5495; or e-mail -