Senior Program Officer, Curriculum Design, Online Programs
The Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth is a nonprofit dedicated to identifying and developing the talents of academically advanced K-12 students around the world. We provide today's brightest students with fun, challenging courses; a community of engaged learners; and a strong foundation for future success in college and their careers. Want to join our team? We're looking for mission-driven problem-solvers who can thrive in CTY's diverse, collaborative, fast-paced, and results-driven work environment. We value innovation, creativity, integrity, and a shared commitment to the bright young people we serve. In return, we offer employees the opportunity to be part of the Johns Hopkins community and to take advantage of our generous benefits package, which includes affordable health-care options and tuition assistance for employees and their families.
General nature or purpose of the position:
The CTY Senior Program Officer, Curriculum Design, Online Programs (SPO), reporting to the Senior Director, is responsible for assisting with strategic oversight of CTY's catalog of asynchronous and synchronous K-12 courseware. This position will advise the Senior Director and will be responsible for designing and maintaining CTY's courseware aligned to national content and gifted instructional standards and CTY's conceptual framework. This position requires someone who can think strategically, while executing on the day-to-day work to realize their strategic vision. The SPO will lead the strategy & vision for a cross-subject area team covering Math, Science, Computer Science, Social Science and Humanities, Language Arts, and World Languages.
Managing a team of curriculum designers, instructional designers, and digital development designers, the SPO will work to set the standards of quality for our courses and build out and maintain an appropriate progression of study through our courseware. The SPO will use ongoing data and analytics from our existing students and our instructors to review our courses for consistency and quality of assessment and instruction. The SPO will develop a research plan and cultivate a culture of continuous improvement.
NOTE: This position is physically located at our Mount Washington Campus (Baltimore, MD) but eligible for a hybrid work schedule- optional remote for up to 2 days per week.
The ideal candidate:
The ideal candidate for this role has spent the last 10+ years in increasing roles of responsibility in the development of online K-12 courseware aligned to national quality and content standards. The candidate will have analyzed a full catalog of curriculum and determined what core and elective courses are needed to support the chosen student population. The candidate will have managed a team across multiple subject areas, including digital asset production, and developed a management approach that supports continuous improvement of courses based off data collected in the field. The candidate should have a passion for research and evaluation in order to ensure the curriculum developed under the SPO's leadership has successfully met students' learning needs.
Lead curriculum and assessment design and alignment
Lead curriculum development and production
Lead curriculum analysis and maintenance
Lead course offering planning
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Supervises team of approximately 20-25 curriculum design, instructional design, and development teams responsible for creation and maintenance of the Center's K-12 curriculum.
Budget authority (indicate dollar amount of budget managed and type/level of authority):
Year 1 - manage remaining year of capital curriculum update budget of up to $500,000 for course and content creation (comprised of both internal and external labor costs). Year 2 forward - Need to manage to the approved annual budget (predominantly staff time / limited additional supplemental staff budget) to ensure curriculum designers are able to update and maintain our catalog on a continuous basis.
Note: Additional education may substitute for required experience and additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula. Without a Graduate Level degree, 9 years of experience is required.
Required Special Skills and Knowledge:
Physical requirements for the job:
Ability to access and transmit information using a computer; dexterity of hands to operate a computer keyboard, mouse pad and other office machinery; ability to communicate regularly via telephone or Skype, email, and face-to-face with internal and external audiences and must be able to exchange accurate and timely information in these settings.
Classified Title: Sr. Program Officer
Working Title: Senior Program Officer, Curriculum Design, Online Programs
Starting Salary Range: $70,805 - $97,435; Commensurate with Experience
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: M-F 37.5hrs/wk
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: 02-MD:Mount Washington Campus
Department name: 10000110-Distance Ed and Info Technology
Personnel area: Academic and Business Centers
The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.
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