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Manager, Adult Education – Cohorts Program


Community Media


Director of Adult Education






February 4, 2020

The Manager, Adult Education - Cohort Programs supports and advances BRIC Media Education’s (BME) long-form cohort classes. These programs include the BRIC Documentary Intensive, Black Box Filmmaking, the BRIC Podcast Intensive, the BRIC Media Arts Fellowship, and TV Studio Collaborative. This position oversees all program aspects, including class administration, curriculum development, and programming/hosting of public events. The Adult Education Specialist, Cohort Programs also helps coordinate BME classes, updates existing curriculum, leads monthly orientations, and liaises with the public. This position reports the Director of Media Education.

Key Duties:

  • Coordinate, administer and implement BME cohort programs
  • Develop new educational programs
  • Coordinate curriculum development sessions with instructors
  • Coordinate onsite BME class admin – course materials, class prep, liaise with instructors
  • Prepare weekly attendance reports on cohort and onsite classes
  • Schedule and lead special screening events for the public
  • Lead monthly BME Orientation for the public
  • Answer phone and email inquiries
  • Other duties and projects as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (MFA preferred)
  • Teaching experience in a higher education or adult education setting required
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Narrative/documentary filmmaking experience
  • Competency in Google docs, Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and podcast production a plus

Salary and Schedule

This is a full-time position with a full benefits package. Salary is approximately $50K - $53K depending on experience. Tuesday-Friday, 11am-7pm with some weekends and evenings.

How to Apply

Email with subject line: Manager, Adult Education – Cohorts Program. Please write a brief cover letter in the body of the email and attach resume.  Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

BRIC is an equal opportunity employer.  We are dedicated to building a culturally diverse and equitable workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We encourage applications from people of color and others who are under-represented in the cultural sector.   Our application period is open until we have a diverse and qualified pool of candidates.

More about BRIC

Our Mission:

BRIC builds Brooklyn's creative future. We ADVANCE OPPORTUNITY for visual artists, performers, and media makers. We PRESENT BOLD WORK that reflects diverse audiences and speaks to the world. We IGNITE LEARNING in people of all ages. We UNITE BROOKLYN through art and creativity to build community and make change.

Among some of our marquee programs are:

BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival is a free summer-long outdoor concert and performance series in the Prospect Park bandshell, presenting talent from around the world and around the block for more than 40 years. The Festival has presented celebrated global music icons, legendary jazz artists, chart-topping indie bands, gravity-defying dance troupes, large-scale film projects, among others, becoming one of the city's foremost cultural attractions and a beloved summer tradition.

Our Contemporary Art Program presents rigorously curated exhibitions and programs focusing on artists whose work captures a rich cross-section of ideas, voices and artistic media that reflects Brooklyn’s diversity.

BRIC is also home to two distinct media initiatives: Brooklyn Free Speech, Brooklyn’s Public Access initiative, and BRIC TV and Radio, digital and podcast network.

Our arts and media education programs reach over 25,000 individuals. Our Media Center offers a variety of free and wallet-friendly, high-quality film, TV, and podcasting courses, serving 6,000 adult students annually. BRIC’s in-school and afterschool programs reach thousands of students in over 35 public schools throughout the borough.