Education Program Manager

The Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts (CCAHA) in Philadelphia is seeking an Education Program Manager. Under the general guidance of the Director of Preservation Services, the Education Program Manager contributes to the mission of the CCAHA through management and implementation of educational programs and services to libraries, archives, museums, historical societies, and other organizations and individuals. CCAHA offers both in-person and digital programs, with an emphasis on hands-on learning opportunities when possible. Programs are conducted both as part of ongoing grant commitments and as individual offerings for a particular audience.


Candidates located in or willing to relocate to the Philadelphia area are preferred. This position requires some travel throughout the United States.

Major Responsibilities

  • Oversee planning, organization, and arrangements for educational programs – including workshops, online courses, webinars, and conferences/colloquia. Specific duties include speaker recruitment; site research; scheduling; publicity; registration; audiovisual, travel, and catering arrangements; as well as workshop follow-up reporting
  • Respond to inquiries and provide information (via telephone, email, and print), on educational programs and services
  • Coordinate with Preservation Services Administrator and Manager of Marketing and Client Relations promotion of all educational programs
  • Provide customized tours of facility and represent CCAHA at marketing events
  • Support Membership and Friends programs by coordinating annual CCAHA Open House and smaller educational events.
  • Coordinate outside requests for programming, working with clients to determine scope and pricing

Additional Responsibilities

  • Assist in curriculum and content development for educational programs
  • Coordinate CCAHA’s online written resources.

Desired Qualifications

  • Three to five years’ experience in educational programming and planning, ideally within the cultural nonprofit sector
  • Awareness and basic understanding of preservation principles
  • Excellent written, verbal, editing, organizational, and interpersonal communication skills
  • The ability to work both independently and cooperatively.


This is a full-time, exempt position. A generous benefits package that includes time-off, medical, dental, and vision coverage, FSA, and retirement matches are included. The salary range for this position $47,875 - $51,466.

To Apply

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Send letter of application, resume, writing sample (preservation assessment if relevant), and three references addressed to Ms. Dyani Feige, Director of Preservation Services via email with the subject line “Education Program Manager Application” to All files should be sent as PDFs.

Position is open until filled; applications received by Friday, March 24 will receive priority review.


CCAHA was founded in 1977 and has grown to be one of the largest nonprofit conservation centers in the country. Its wide array of services, sophisticated treatment facilities, innovative approaches, and highly trained and experienced staff have earned it a prominent and respected place in the conservation field. We serve nonprofit cultural institutions, private individuals, and other collecting organizations in the preservation of works on paper, archival documents, photographic materials, and books through conservation treatment, collection surveys and consultations, housing & framing, and digital imaging services. Our preventive conservation and preservation services staff focuses on capacity building for collecting institutions through fundraising support, strategic planning and assessment projects, emergency planning and response initiatives, and in developing educational programs and conferences. CCAHA’s mission is to provide expertise and leadership in the preservation of the world's cultural heritage.

CCAHA does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff and our clients.