OpenMind: Director of Education (USA)


Director of Education, OpenMind Platform, New York, NY. Deadline: Open until filled (posted Mar 7, 2022).

OpenMind is looking for their first Director of Education — an educational expert with particular expertise in conflict resolution and/or teaching controversial topics. In this role, you will play a critical role in the creation of their educational tools and advancing their thought leadership agenda.

As the leading in-house subject matter expert, you will play a leading role in creating the content for educational tools. You will also be expected to contribute to their thought leadership strategy by writing op-eds, blog posts, and white papers, serving as an expert for media interviews, and developing educational content for large-scale marketing campaigns. The ideal candidate will have experience with faciliation, and from time to time will lead workshops and webinars for educators and other stakeholders.

Over time, you will be responsible for hiring and leading the curriculum team. You will be expected to serve as a player-coach who contributes to and manages the team’s projects and priorities. As a small team, Directors should expect to roll up their sleeves and have a direct hand in executing their team’s projects.

About OpenMind: “In recent years, our society has become increasingly divided. Rather than appreciating our differences, all too often, people view the world through an “us versus them” lens. OpenMind is a non-profit organization that works to address these issues by translating the latest behavioral science research into educational tools that are practical, scalable, and evidence-based in order to equip people with the mindset and skillset to bridge divides. Our educational tools are built primarily for use in higher education and high schools, but they are also used in workplaces and community organizations.”

There are several other positions available as of this writing.

Author: Center for Intercultural Dialogue

Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz, the Director of the Center for Intercultural Dialogue, manages this website.

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