The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture located in Harlem, New York, is a research unit of The New York Public Library system. Recently named a National Historic Landmark, the Schomburg Center is recognized as one of the leading institutions focusing exclusively on the African American, African Diaspora, and African experiences. For over 90 years the Center has collected, preserved, and interpreted the global black experience.
The head of Education conceives, develops, implements, and oversee the Schomburg Center’s robust public education programming, including school programs and performances (K-12 and college), the Junior Scholars and Teen Curators Programs, educator events and professional development workshops, and programming and exhibition related activities in support of the institution’s mission and strategic goals.
Under the leadership of the Executive Director, the incumbent:
Additionally, the incumbent oversees the Schomburg’s Junior Scholars Program, a uniquely designed pre-college black studies program at the Schomburg Center that runs for 26 Saturdays each year. Responsibilities for the Junior Scholars Program include: