Overall Responsibilities:

The Media Education Coordinator assists with all aspects of MNN’s youth and adult media education program, including planning and teaching classes, scheduling, and assisting students and instructors in their use of MNN’s 59th Street Media Education Center and El Barrio Firehouse. This position reports to the Manager of Media Education. The position may include some evening and weekend hours. 

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assist the Manager of Education in developing curriculum and creating course materials.

  • Registration, placement and tracking of community members into MNN media education classes. 

  • Prepare course material for media education courses.

  • Assist in the assessment of education programs.

  • Maintain and manage all education-related equipment.

  • Provide technical and creative consultation to students and community producers.

  • Manage and support part time media education staff and instructors.

  • Responsible for updating media education resources for instructors and students.

  • Plan and facilitate MNN Orientation sessions for Manhattan residents.

  • Create blogs and social media posts for the media education initiative. 

  • Assist in the production of short promotional videos and video tutorials related to our MNN’s education program.

  • Assist in oversight of student interns. 

  • Assist in tracking community producer training credentials in a database application.

  • Preparing monthly media education related usage statistics. 

  • Keeping class attendance updated on the MNN database.

  • Teach field, editing, studio production and various multimedia workshops. 

  • Assist in planning and executing education related events.

  • Other duties as assigned

Other Job Requirements:

  • Strong interest in community media and education 

  • Exceptional organizational skills with demonstrated ability to work independently, collectively and collaboratively with minimal supervision 

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. 

  • Excellent problem solving skills, capacity to troubleshoot, and make recommendations 

  • Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse public. 

  • Position may require evening and weekend work hours.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in media, video, communications, journalism or equivalent experience 

  • 3 + years experience in media field 

  • Minimum 2 years teaching and curriculum development experience 

  • Demonstrated studio, field and post-production knowledge and skills 

  • Demonstrated knowledge of new media technology skills. 

  • Knowledgable in Adobe Creative Suite

  • Knowledgeable in MS Office Word, Excel and Outlook

  • Knowledgeable in Google Apps (Drive, Docs, Sheets, Sites, etc.)

  • Bilingual Spanish a plus


Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits.

To Apply:

Rolling application process. Send resume and cover letter to education.coord@mnn.org. In your cover letter, please respond to the following:

1) Why are you interested in the position?

2) What qualities do you possess that would make you successful in this position? We review applications until the position is filled.

Due to volume, we may not be able to respond individually to each applicant. We will contact candidates for interviews on a rolling basis. No phone calls, please.

Manhattan Neighborhood Network is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applications without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.