Curriculum Developer The curriculum developer, also known as an instructional coordinator, is an educational professional who focuses on the topics that students/ participants learn and the materials that instructors/ teachers use in the programs. You must possess a graduate degree and have teaching or administrative experience.
Responsibilities Include: Designs and develops curriculum content, training materials, training modules, teaching aids, and manages all aspects of curriculum development programs. This individual will develop curriculum to be used by the training facilitators and/or instructors and training participants.
This individual will be expected to deliver accurate, high-quality documentation within a specified deadline and timeline. The Curriculum Developer will utilize adult learning principles to develop all instructional materials with the support of the Executive Director.
Manage all aspects of new curriculum development programs/projects which include:
Manage multiple program development projects simultaneously by prioritizing project deadlines. Tracks program development life cycles; ensures that any problems are addressed, escalated when needed, and resolved quickly.
Manage and communicates with off-site development and support resources, including publishers and development vendors, to ensure successful implementation of projects.
Manage, create and maintain setup documentation for compliance and accreditation purposes for all programs. This includes program binders, syllabi, textbooks, etc.
Collaborate with the Instructional Designer develop and review proposed project efforts to determine scope, key milestones, timeframe.
Partner with the Instructional Designer to evaluate and update existing courses. This includes: Develop and formalize a robust quality assurance review process of all existing and new training programs
Manage and conduct quality assurance reviews of all online programs with project managers.
Establish a process to review and include feedback from end of course surveys, and student evaluations into the quality assurance and course maintenance processes.
Establish a systematic approach to obtain and review assignments and assessments across cohorts.
Manage relationships with publishers to ensure textbook edition changes and learning resources are appropriately reflected in course updates.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in Curriculum Development, Education, Organizational Development or business required (Master’s Degree preferred).
Adult learning principles and concepts.
Comprehensive knowledge of current instructional theories and principles applicable to both online and instructor-led learning programs.
Development of creative and engaging training materials for an adult audience, in a variety of formats and media as well as storyboarding and user guides.
Minimum 3 three years demonstrated proficiency in designing, building and deploying instructor e-learning modules using real-time technology
Experience with multimedia and web design technologies including video conferencing/ webinar technologies
Lead responsibility on significant course development projects for which instructional systems design and evaluation methodologies were used.
Knowledgeable and functional in technical writing, including consistent and correct use of tense, grammar/spelling and terminology that is interesting and varied.
Ability to manage multiple tasks in a dynamic, deadline-driven environment. Good organization skills and time management skills; ability to be flexible and solve problems.
Strong proof-reading skills to produce error-free documents.
Ability to communicate through verbal and written means with individuals, small groups and in front of large audiences at all levels of the organization. Knowledgeable and experienced in applying adult learning principles.
Utilizes the ADDIE (Analyze, Design, Develop, Implement and Evaluate) Model when designing and developing curriculum materials.
Ability to ask appropriate questions, probe for understanding, and work in collaboration with others to achieve desired results.
Proficient knowledge of recognized desktop publishing applications including layout and design (e.g. Quark, Publisher, In-Design, Photoshop, Illustrator).
Intermediate to advance knowledge of Microsoft Office 2003, 2007 & 2010; Microsoft SharePoint.
Familiar with Oracle.
Skilled in the use of recognized web-authoring applications (e.g. Lectora, Flash, Camtasia, Adobe Presenter, Articulate, Adobe Premier, Captivate, Flash, etc.) and is SCORM compliant.
Ability to produce learning materials to include facilitator/instructor and participant manuals
Experience creating instructional materials for the adult learner
Ability to deal effectively with obstacles to progress in order to maintain project momentum.
Smart Board Technology System (preferred)
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In Her Shoes Foundation (IHSF) is a 501(c)3 organization that is dedicated to making a positive impact on society by empowering women and girls. OUR VISION is to empower and inspire every woman and girl to be her personal best. OUR MISSION is to embrace the potential of all women and girls by providing: • Positive Influences • Learning Opportunities • Community Partnerships • Leadership Development OUR CORE VALUES form the foundation of how we conduct ourselves as an organization. These are also the qualities we value and encourage in our members and volunteers. We are: • Accountable • Empathetic • Intentional • Authentic • Inclusive
A NOTE FROM OUR FOUNDER In Her Shoes Foundation has over 60 committee volunteers who run this organization on a daily basis, in addition to working their full-time jobs and fulfilling their everyday obligations as parents, spouses, siblings, daughters - or sons and friends. When I founded this foundation in 2008 we originally called it The Positive Girls Club. It was envisioned as an organization that would support women of all ages who were determined to make positive changes in their lives. I started hosting monthly professional development workshops to inspire, connect, educate, and support the women in our community. Today, over 10 years later, we’re now known as In Her Shoes Foundation, and our flagship program, Ready Set Girls Academy, is exceeding our goals year over year for reaching young women preventatively. This curriculum-based program is run by our volunteer group mentors and is being delivered within public and private high schools. In addition we partnered with multiple community organization who support our initiative.
Today, we are achieving our vision of empowering and inspiring every woman and girl to be her personal best. We currently have three programs and hope to expand in the next couple of years. Please learn more about the Professional Development Program and the Giving Back Program via www.inhershoesfoundation.org
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