Omega is a global community with exceptional programs and leading teachers. For more than 40 years the center has been at the forefront of holistic studies – helping people and organizations integrate personal growth and social change, moving beyond ‘the way it is’ toward ‘the way it can be’. More than simply a place, Omega is a global community that awakens the best in the human spirit and cultivates the extraordinary potential that exists in us all.
The Program Curriculum Developer is responsible for researching, developing, and producing diverse educational programs; managing the details for classes, workshops, and events at Omega’s Rhinebeck and satellite locations; making initial contact with faculty; cultivating positive relationships with faculty; and negotiating honoraria, and other financial aspects related to faculty presenting at Omega.
Considered a premiere travel destination in New York’s Hudson Valley, Omega has seen more than one million people come through our doors to grow, learn, and find a greater sense of purpose. Annually, more than 23,000 people attend Omega’s 350+ programs in-person, and close to 2 million people participate in our offerings online.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Develop and implement range of innovative educational programs within the six Omega learning paths (Relationships & Family; Health & Healing; Mind, Body, Spirit; Leadership & Work; Creative Expression; Sustainability), including workshops, conferences, extended trainings, and certifications that are successful by financial and mission oriented standards
- Using independent judgment, research potential faculty and educational programs, conducting environmental scans, including but not limited to trend-spotting, the culture of holism, the arts, health and wellness, personal growth, leadership, and relationship fields
- Contact, advocate for, and negotiate contracts for faculty as Omega’s main liaison, using independent discretion to tactfully and effectively handle conflicts or issues, as well as questions and needs within the organization, that arise from time of agreement through the time of the program’s production
- Research, select, scandal search, advocate for, and hold the relationship with the faculty for approximately 75-80 programs
- Work closely with the on-campus Event Services team at weekly meetings; act as program representative; address questions about what needs to be done to ensure the success of the program based on familiarity with contracted programs, faculty, and production needs/problems
- Partner with both Omega Marketing staff and faculty regarding workshop promotion (i.e. proofing, websites, PR campaigns, and editing)
- Manage and route necessary paperwork for each program (i.e. worksheets, contracts, faculty photos, course descriptions, etc.)
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