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Curriculum Development Manager

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Community Literature Initiative

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Job Purpose

The Community Literature Initiative (CLI) is seeking a Curriculum Development Manager to be a part of the team that delivers and implements CLI's poetry education curriculum. In this role, you will develop, direct, and coordinate the main lesson plans for the four poetry courses taught at CLI. You will ensure course and program content meet both academic and design standards set forth by CLI.

You will, in partnership with CLI faculty, play a key role in ensuring all aspects of the poetry curriculum are delivered in the highest quality fashion and ensuring that they are delivering outstanding customer service to faculty, staff, and students.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare and create MS PowerPoint lesson plans, often in collaboration with CLI faculty
  • Research and identify quality poems to analyze and include in CLI student coursework
  • Develop lesson plans that suit different learning styles and strengthen student engagement
  • Upload lesson plans to CLI's Google Drive and textbook on a weekly and monthly basis, respectively
  • Attend weekly Zoom meetings, on Monday's at 9am

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint for creating and designing PowerPoint slides, G Suite, Asana, and ability to learn additional software programs
  • Experience in education research and program development
  • Highly skilled at organization, communication, critical analysis, and presentation design
  • Ideal applicants will be curious and passionate learners themselves
  • Well-developed interest in any of the following: poetry, writing, education, and teaching

Working Conditions

The Curriculum Development Manager will work at The Sims Library of Poetry (2702 W. Florence Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90043) once a week, and the rest of the time at home. Must bring own laptop.


Reports Directly to

The CLI Faculty

  • Hiram Sims, Executive Director/Faculty
  • Andy Sanchez, Faculty
  • Tommy Domino, Faculty
  • Camari Carter-Hawkins, Faculty/Staff

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About Community Literature Initiative

Location:

2702 W. Florence Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90047, US

Mission Statement

The Community Literature Initiative is a Los Angeles based non-profit organization focused on teaching writers in the city how to create poetry and fiction of a publishable quality. The CLI course is a 10-month (September to June) training program to refine works-in-progress into finalized manuscripts ready for publication. At the conclusion of the 10-month program, all participants are guaranteed a first-book publishing contract with one of our partnering Los Angeles Small Presses. At the conclusion of our program, all students emerge knowledgeable published authors! We only accept fourteen poetry students and seven fiction students per year, so apply now! In addition to offering these courses, CLI staff & students teach free creative writing courses in local highschools.

Description

The Community Literature Initiative is a Los Angeles based non-profit organization focused on teaching writers in the city how to create poetry and fiction of a publishable quality. The CLI course is a 10-month (September to June) training program to refine works-in-progress into finalized manuscripts ready for publication. At the conclusion of the 10-month program, all participants are guaranteed a first-book publishing contract with one of our partnering Los Angeles Small Presses. At the conclusion of our program, all students emerge knowledgeable published authors! We only accept fourteen poetry students and seven fiction students per year, so apply now! In addition to offering these courses, CLI staff & students teach free creative writing courses in local highschools.

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Education & Literacy

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2702 W Florence AveLos Angeles, CA 90043

(33.97424,-118.32284)
 

SKILLS

  • General Education
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Program Management
  • Reading / Writing
  • Critical Thinking
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Orientation or Training
  • Morning shifts only (Monday-Friday, 9am-1pm PST).
  • Ability to work in person, if need be.

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