Education Programs Manager


Classification: Regular Full-time Exempt

Location: Mountain View, CA

Department: Education


The Computer History Museum seeks an energetic and qualified professional to serve as Education Programs Manager. The Manager provides key support to ensure smooth execution of all education programs and initiatives, including project coordination, administration and logistical oversight, use of CRM and database systems, and occasional teaching in programs and trainings. The position reports to the Vice President of Education and collaborates with staff throughout the Museum, as well as with external constituents and partners. As with all CHM staff, the Education Programs Manager acts to support teamwork, open communication, trust, and respect among peers.

This position works Monday through Friday, with occasional weekends and evenings as needed. This is an excellent opportunity for a developing or established professional, as it will play a key role in the growth of a rapidly expanding department and institution.


  • Lead operational and logistical management of education programs, including publicity, registration, scheduling, staff and volunteer administration
  • Manage accurate and up-to-date departmental records and data; ensure access to files; prepare reports
  • Communicate and coordinate program details with internal CHM teams and stakeholders
  • Point of contact for external constituents including community partners, program participants, parents/guardians, vendors, and corporate representatives
  • Act as project manager for key education initiatives
  • Support outreach efforts to expand CHM’s presence within target communities
  • Administrative oversight of contract staff and program volunteers, including coordination with external employment agency
  • Purchase, coordinate, and maintain inventory of materials and supplies; process invoices and purchase orders; maintain updated versions of program budgets; assist with payments and stipends
  • Support day-to-day functioning of Learning Lab; organize and maintain education storage space and collections of teaching artifacts
  • Support development of CHM strategy, education programs and initiatives; teach in programs and trainings as requested
  • Other duties as assigned


Qualifications and Preferred Attributes

  • Bachelor's degree plus 2-3 years' professional experience or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
  • Teaching or classroom management in formal and/or informal learning environments
  • STEAM education and computing history expertise not required, but must have an interest in the museum's content and mission
  • Knowledge of Excel, Google Apps for Work, Outlook required
  • Database experience and working proficiency, preferably with Salesforce or Volgistics
  • Demonstrated experience with project management
  • Extremely organized; reliable, punctual, accurate, and detail-oriented
  • Excellent interpersonal skills: able to work well with people from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures
  • Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively to administer multiple complex projects and meet deadlines on time; able to re-prioritize as projects evolve
  • Integrity, honesty, judgment. Respect and discretion in communications with constituents and stakeholders at all levels
  • Able to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Creative and enthusiastic self-starter with excellent follow-through on projects and assignments
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work occasional weekend or evening hours
  • Current, valid driver's license and access to a reliable vehicle

Additional Desired Skills

  • Experience working with constituents in low-income and/or culturally diverse communities
  • Fluency in Spanish a plus
  • Volunteer or staff supervision
  • Experience with social media marketing campaigns

How to Apply

Submit cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references to Please put the position title in the subject line of your email. Applications will be reviewed until position is filled, but priority will be given to those received before September 6, 2019. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.