Founded in 1983, the Island Institute is a nonprofit membership-based organization dedicated to partnering with Maine’s year-round islands and working-waterfront communities to ensure that they remain vibrant places to live and work. We provide support through programs such as the Island Fellows, Maine Island Scholarships, and a wide range of projects in the areas of education, working waterfronts, fisheries management and other issues of importance to these communities. The Institute has an annual operating budget of $5.5 million and a membership base of nearly 4,500. Its main office is located in the coastal city of Rockland in midcoast Maine.
The Island Institute seeks an Education Director who will be responsible for developing and overseeing programs to support the sustainability and vitality of island and remote coastal schools by listening closely to the needs of community members, developing highly innovative education initiatives, using emerging technologies to broaden classroom opportunities, and fostering intergenerational learning communities. Click here to see the full posting.