The Institute for Innovation and Implementation (The Institute) at the University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Social Work has an opportunity for a Curricula Developer position. The Curricula Developer must have expertise in writing curricula designed to meet the professional development needs of the children, youth and family serving systems' workforce (including children's behavioral health, juvenile justice, child welfare, etc.). This position is responsible for ensuring design, development, and documentation of training and technical assistance curricula using a variety of complex activities that are inclusive of adult learning techniques, for both synchronous and asynchronous courses, driven by implementation science. Additionally, this position may be responsible for translating curricula into an online learning format. This position may allow for a remote work place, but will require occasional travel for curricula development meetings.
This Exempt, Regular position offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Leads the development of training curricula in partnership with content experts.
Coordinates and facilitates curricula development teams for the various projects.
Performs and directs curricula design in consultation with upper management and/or principal investigator.
Researches topic area to ensure recent best practices are incorporated into curricula development.
Develops curricula based on implementation science and adult learning principles.
Assembles and conducts library research and editing and preparing findings to guide the development of curricula.
Leads the development and design of training aids such as handouts/workbooks, PowerPoint presentations, online training, and evaluation/self-test using adult learning principles.
Designs curricula that is culturally respectful, responsive, and relevant.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Epidemiology, Sociology, Psychology, Family Studies, Nursing, Human Resources, Organizational Development or field of study related to the work of The Institute required. Master's degree or Doctoral degree preferred. Experience: Four (4) years related training experience of which three (3) must be in relevant training specialization involving curriculum development, adult learning theory, and/or pedagogy. Other: No substitution of experience for minimum education requirement.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Understanding of system of care values, and child, youth and family systems
Ability to understand and utilize content specific terminology, implementation science and adult learning theory in both oral and written communications
Ability to take a lead role in performing and directing various advanced, routine, and maintenance procedures
Ability to perform independent projects and to serve as a consultant in area of technical specialty
Ability to network with, and provide information to key groups and individuals
Ability to work as part of a team while maintaining a lead role as the curricula developer
Some knowledge about peer support, wraparound, child wellbeing, team-based planning models, child development, family studies and communication techniques
Strong presentation skills in oral/written communication and presentation
Ability to coordinate and facilitate groups of diverse stakeholders
Ability to present material to a diverse audiences in a creative way
Ability to communicate and interact with, as well as support effective partnerships with a broad range of internal and external individuals or agency representatives
Skill in computer software for writing and training production, such as MSWord, PowerPoint, Articulate StoryLine or 360, etc.
The Hiring Range for this position is the low to high $70,000s, commensurate with education and experience.
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Human Resource Services at 410-706-2606, Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E1525F
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: No
Organization: School of Social Work - The Institute for Innovation and Implementation
Job Posting: Oct 14, 2019
Unposting Date: Ongoing
Internal Number: 127321
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.