Curriculum Developer-Executive Leadership Program

Employer
Johns Hopkins University
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 21, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Curriculum & Instructional Development, Distance Education Programs, Instructional Technology & Design (Campus), Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology, Technology Administration/Other
Employment Level
Executive
Salary Band
Not specified
Employment Type
Full Time

The Center for Government Excellence (GovEx) is searching for aCurriculum Developer for its Executive Leadership Program, a new initiative integrating training and coaching to maximize the data management and use capacity of mayors and their c-suite leadership by building skills and evaluating impact at scale. The Curriculum Developer is responsible for research, curation, and development of content and learning experiences for a variety of government and NGO executive leadership. The selected candidate will routinely collaborate with GovExt and internal and external subject matter experts (SMEs) to build the learning experience and plan for a new data curriculum for mayors and their c-suites in 100 cities across the US, Canada, and Latin America.

The Curriculum Developer will develop instructional methods, course materials, and training aids based on new or improved applications in the fields of leadership education and distance learning, expertise from some of the field's most accomplished practitioners, and non-partisan research to support evidence-based practices in government leading to measurable impact in the city. In addition, the Curriculum Develop will partner with their internal team to ensure all training is responsive to the needs of diverse cities and executive teams.

The selected candidate must possess a proven track record of success in the public sector, have experience navigating an academic environment and designing and delivering curriculum for executive leaders.

The Curriculum Developer is accountable for the design and development of an engaging, relevant, and impactful training model for mayors and their c-suites. This will include the development of core curriculum as well as research and the curation of materials to use for instructional design. All candidates must be systems oriented, and self-motivated, and dedicated to results oriented and data driven learning experiences.

The selected candidate must possess a proven track record of success in the public sector, as well as have experience navigating an academic environment and designing and delivering curriculum for c-suite leaders.

The position reports to the Academic Curriculum Manager - Executive Leadership Program, working closely with the applied research, training, and technical assistance teams and collaborating with subject-matter experts and staff responsible for technology, monitoring and evaluation, and knowledge management.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Developing a core competencies delivery model for the Executive Leadership Program including competencies, outcomes, resources, activities, and assessments.
  • Research developments and trends in the area of e-learning and in-person learning, course development, and presentation and in public sector education.
  • Collaborate with the Monitoring and Evaluation Officer to perform job task analysis and needs assessments results in the form of surveys, focus groups, research, and/or interviews.
  • Recommend ideal learning delivery methods based on task/skill analysis and GovEx’s survey of data practices.
  • Work other curriculum developers, subject matter experts and instructors to create curriculum and update training that improve the usage of data and evidence in city halls across the US, Canada, and Latin America.
  • Interview subject matter experts and conduct primary and background research to assemble a comprehensive curriculum and blended learning experience for government leaders on current best practices in data use and management.
  • Identify best instructional design techniques to ensure learner engagement and maximum learner retention.
  • Develop, design and contribute content.
  • Collect and analyze data, to explain trends, measure effectiveness, and create course work to meaningfully measure outcomes and impact within core competency areas.
  • Monitor and evaluate the progress and success of the executive leadership program’s curriculum according to established goals and outcomes.
  • Identify new opportunities to improve internal academic processes that allow the successful implementation of the Executive Leadership Program
  • Recommend and implement improvements to the program's approach to training design, delivery and evaluation ensuring compliance with funder standards.
  • Assist with the analysis, planning, organization, technical direction, development, review, and evaluation of learning events.
  • Leverage the Academy’s learning management system (LMS) to gain insights on learner’s needs, as well as administer cohorts and reporting, and assist with troubleshooting LMS issues, including coaching end users.
  • Ensure content accuracy and alignment with current branding guidelines, procedures, and systems.
  • Support implementation, administration, and evaluation of day-to-day activities of the executive education programs.
  • Functions as a part of other work group teams as assigned.
  • Conduct administrative duties, as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • A Bachelor’s Degree.
  • 3 years experience leading community engagement focused projects in/with governments.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Instructional Design, Instructional Technology, Education, or related field.
  • Three years of progressively responsible experience in course design and development, faculty or facilitator training, or program/course assessment/evaluation.
  • Experience designing and developing training for government practitioners.
  • Experience as a state or local government practitioner preferably training public sector employees or residents and/or working closely with government data.
  • Experience applying adult learning principles, agile methods, learning technology and program management skills together in the design, development and maintenance of learning solutions.
  • Previous instructor experience.

Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office365, WordPress, and Google Drive.
  • Extensive experience with LMS’s, SCORM and xAPI.
  • Familiarity with statistical software and programming languages such as R, Python, or Stata and SCORM and xAPI.
  • Understanding of quantitative and qualitative research methods.
  • Strong grasp of curriculum development, instructional design, instructional technology, and training adult practitioners.
  • Knowledge of the field of government data and how it is used improve service delivery.
  • Knowledge of best practices in online education and distance education.
  • A record of strong professional achievements in public policy, public administration, or a related field.
  • Experience using and managing e-learning design and development using one or more tools like Talent, Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, Camtasia, Vyond, Go Animate, video/audio production or similar.
  • Ability to understand technical content, communicate well with subject matter experts and translate technical content to non-technical staff.
  • Ability to project manage efficiently, balancing shifting priorities, and performing a range of standard and technical assignments to meet time-critical tasks and resolve recurring problems.
  • Knowledge and ability to perform a range of standard and technical assignments to meet time-critical tasks and resolve recurring problems.
  • Ability to conduct skills gap analysis and evaluation criteria
  • Capacity to work independently in a results-oriented environment; being both flexible and detail-oriented.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals from diverse backgrounds and abilities.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Exceptional verbal, written communication, and presentation skills.
  • Familiarity with video editing/creation software, basic HTML and Flash programming knowledge.
  • Familiarity with engagement software (PollEv, Nearpod) and collaboration tools (Padlet, Mindmeister).
  • Ability to write clear instructional copy.

Classified Title:Curriculum Developer
Working Title: Curriculum Developer-Executive Leadership Program
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD
Starting Salary Range:Commensurate with experience
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: 37.5/5
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus
Department name: 60006654-KSAS - Centers for Civic Impact
Personnel area: School of Arts & Sciences

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

Johns Hopkins has mandated COVID-19 and influenza vaccines, as applicable. Exceptions to the COVID and flu vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons or because the individual is pregnant or attempting to become pregnant. Requests for an exception must be submitted to the JHU vaccination registry. For additional information, applicants for SOM positions should visit https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine/and all other JHU applicants should visit https://covidinfo.jhu.edu/health-safety/covid-vaccination-information/.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
Learn more:
https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
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