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Science Related Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Works with Curriculum Manager to coordinate vision and best practices for repurposing of existing content and new content development.
• Works with subject matter experts to design and review new coursework.
• Develops and/or reviews all course content to ensure that educational requirements are met.
• Works to document best pedagogical practices for course use in classroom environments and online forums.
• Acts as lead content editor for discipline specific projects.
• Reviews and prepares storyboards, content writing, and assessment.
• Confers with authors and editors regarding background information, objectives, audience level and style.
• Establishes and maintains an appropriate instructional tone in all course materials.
• Applies instructional design methodology.
• Recruits and trains subject matter experts, authors and editors to incorporate their expertise into course development.
• Delivers and evaluates writer training and makes necessary adjustments to meet the training delivery needs.
• Designs and develops performance measures to determine the success of writer training.
• Serves as an escalation path and point of contact for content writer issue management, and creates positive outcomes from content writing and course design challenges.
• Manages against multiple competing priorities and deadlines ensuring all targets are met.
• Anticipates and responds appropriately to risks and changes in project scope.
• Proactively informs internal project teams of project and milestone status for content writing.
• Manages multimedia content, taking responsibility for evaluating, editing and assuring the quality of materials.
• Works with content and media creators to ensure that material and delivery incorporates multiple learning styles and is appropriate to the target audience.
• Advises on future projects, including design strategies and use of technology/interactive media.
• Utilizes content development tools as well as support software to develop instructional content.

QUALIFICATIONS
• Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) from four year college or university in Science required, advanced degree strongly preferred.
• A minimum of 2 years teaching and curriculum design experience required.
• Experience with digital curriculum highly preferred.
• Ability to learn new processes quickly.
• Nimbleness in adjusting to changing demands.
• Ability to work with limited supervision.
• Excellent writing and editing skills are a necessity.
• Ability to pass a pre-employment background check.
• Ability to pass a Social Security Administration E-Verify check for U.S. work authorization.

L&D Consultant for Social Learning Platform Project

In this role you will gather requirements, share best practices and ideas around social learning, and assist the company in identifying the best social learning platform for their needs.  They want to make a decision on which platform to implement by end of the year.  An estimate on how many hours it might take to complete this project will be discussed.  The client is comfortable working with a non-local consultant, but they have requested that this person be generally available for meetings during normal CST business hours.

 

Skills and Requirements

  • Preferred:Degree in Instructional Technologies, Education or related field
  • 10+ years’ experience in L&D
  • Must have excellent communication skills and be flexible
  • Notable experience in social learning, and experience evaluating various social learning platforms and their functionality
  • Experience performing strategic projects, probing and researching needs, and offering Best Practices and recommendations related to L&D
  • Sharepoint experience