Classified Title: Curriculum Developer Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD Starting Salary Range: $51,975 - $71,497 Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 8:30am-5:00pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus Department name: 10001377-Sociology Personnel area: School of Arts & Sciences
The Curriculum Developer at the Center for Government Excellence (GovEx) is a critical member of the GovEx training team, especially our efforts to increase the capacity of governments to use data. The Curriculum Developer plays a central role in GovEx’s growing training program by planning, developing, and delivering educational materials for government staff; analyzing data on student progress/characteristics and the government education landscape; and coordinating with GovEx technical assistance delivery leads to ensure that GovEx training content is meeting the needs of participants.
The Curriculum Developer will work individually and collaboratively to design and deliver innovative learning experiences that improve the ability of governments to use data. A primary focus will be developing new and refining existing training content to ensure a high-quality training experience across onsite and online training modes. A second focus area will be on analyzing student and market data to ensure that GovEx trainings continue to meet demand and lead the field of government data education. Our ideal Curriculum Developer has at least two years experience creating and managing educational content, a firm grounding in analytical techniques, and experience collaborating with diverse teams and clients to ensure high quality educational products.
The Curriculum Developer position requires a high level of self-motivation, initiative, and demonstrated success working within a dynamic organization. While GovEx offers workplace flexibility, this position involves working at the GovEx office on the Homewood Campus of Johns Hopkins University. Occasional travel is also required (20-30%). This position reports to the Director of Training.
Specific duties & responsibilities:
As GovEx launches its training and education program, we need key skills in curriculum development and analysis to successfully develop and deliver education to a wide variety of stakeholders. The Curriculum Developer leads the development of training materials in alignment with GovEx’s service delivery model and research priorities, and leads GovEx efforts to identify, target, and meet student learning needs using data. The Curriculum Developer may also be called upon to support data analysis conducted GovEx, however this should represent not more than 30% of the selected candidates overall effort.
Specific responsibilities for the Curriculum Developer include:
Build and implement curriculum development plans for in-person and online trainings
In collaboration with GovEx staff and outside experts, apply tested instructional design theories to conceptualize, design, and create interactive learning solutions that target learning objectives and improve performance
Create solutions that satisfy the needs of a diverse set of learners (e.g., webinars, interactive modules, videos, online courses, quick reference guides, job aids, video, performance support walkthroughs, etc.)
Support the GovEx team to tailor existing learning materials and content to meet general market as well as specific client/funder needs
Support GovEx’s efforts to gradually incorporate new techniques and learning modalities for instructional design and learning
Function as a staff resource and consultant for internal GovEx education
Teach online classes and assist with facilitation of in-person workshops as needed
Develop successful working relationships with internal and experts to develop cutting edge content
Support implementation, administration, and evaluation of day-to-day activities of online education programs
Collect and analyze data, create reports, review and explain trends to support marketing, admission, program delivery, and training program design for online education
Monitor project activities, outputs, and progress towards anticipated results
Continuously gather stakeholder feedback on education programs and make adjustments accordingly
Perform routine administrative functions as needed, including scheduling and document management
Minimum qualifications (mandatory):
3 years experience using data to design and develop education materials
Graduate degree, with a preference for public administration related fields
Experience developing educational programs using the Backwards Design model
Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
GovEx’s Curriculum Developer is an energetic, engaged professional with outstanding curriculum development and data analysis skills.
Familiarity with project management software and applications, such as Asana or Basecamp
Familiarity with TalentLMS or similar cloud-based learning management systems
A thorough understanding of educational delivery models
Proficiency in using learning management systems
Familiarity with statistical software and programming languages such as R, Python, or Stata
Proficiency in using PowerPoint, Google Slides, or similar software
Demonstrated excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Excellent ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
Ability to review the work of others for accuracy, credibility, and value
A commitment to a collegial workplace
Ability to work independently and in a results-oriented workplace
Demonstrated experience working independently and as part of a team
Knowledgeable, energetic, and passionate about data and education
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
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