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Job opening: Public Programs Manager at Stone Barns

Posted: March 26 2011

Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture is a non-profit farm and education center located just 25 miles north of Manhattan in Pocantico Hills, New York. Stone Barns has an opening for a full-time Public Programs Manager. Supervised by the Public Programs Director, the Public Programs Manager will have primary responsibility for all on-going weekend programming, management of tours and tour guide training, and will be responsible for content and upkeep of on-site exhibits. Working with the Public Programs Director, the Public Programs Manager will develop and implement new programs and deepen the public’s engagement with this growing organization. Continue reading for full job description!
Applicants should send resume and cover letter to: [email protected]

R e  s  p o  n s  i  b i  l  i  t  i  e  s
P l  a n  n i  n g  :
• Plan Stone Barns ongoing programming• Work with farm staff to identify seasonal program opportunities• Act as main point of contact for visiting instructors and speakers• Develop and maintain tour guide training materials and training program• Work with Marketing, Development, and Membership departments on program planning as appropriate
E x  e  c  u t  i  n g  :
• Coordinate staffing and execution of Stone Barns ongoing programming• Develop and manage project budgets and timelines for public programs• Speak eloquently to members of the public about Stone Barns programming• Produce content for on-site exhibits and visitor experience; maintain on-site exhibits • Provide support on conference planning and workshop logistics• Provide general administrative support in the Public Programs department
R e  q  u i  r  e  d   S  k  i  l  l  s   a  n d   E  x  p e  r  i  e  n c  e  :
• Bachelor’s degree and 2-3 years experience working in a public programs setting or publicfacing institution• Familiarity with agricultural issues preferred • Strong communication skills and ease in talking to the public• Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint

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