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11 Sep 2020

Full-Time Associate Director, E-Learning and Design

New Leaders – Posted by newleaders Anywhere

Job Description

Our mission is to ensure high academic achievement for all children, especially students in poverty and students of color, by developing transformational school leaders and advancing the policies and practices that allow great leaders to succeed.

“We believe that every student, in every circumstance, can achieve the highest levels of academic excellence.”

 

Who We Are 

New Leaders transforms underperforming schools by developing outstanding leaders at every level of the education system—from teacher leaders to principals and their supervisors.

We work hand in hand with our state, district, and charter partners, delivering leadership solutions that build on their strengths and address their most-pressing priorities. Our evidence-based programming cultivates diverse, equity-driven leaders equipped with the skills to elevate instruction, enhance learning, and build vibrant, inclusive school communities. To encourage widespread adoption of effective, sustainable leadership practices, we also advocate for federal and state policies that support the work of school leaders everywhere.

To date, New Leaders has trained 3,900 education leaders who annually reach nearly half a million young people, mostly students of color and children from low-income families, delivering breakthrough academic results and building brighter futures for high-need urban and rural communities nationwide. Visit New Leaders to learn more.

 

Who You Are

The Associate Director, E-Learning & Design creates high-quality program content for online and in person consumption, working with the Program Design Team to create, revise, and publish all program content. This role reports to the Director eLearning and Design.

 

What You’ll Do

Specific responsibilities include the following:

Create high-quality program content for online and instructor-led consumption using rapid authoring tools:

  • Work with instructional designers to build and develop courses in Storyline, creating innovative interactive experiences.
  • Produce/create videos as needed.
  • Create new layouts and graphics.
  • Support other needs as they arise, producing materials that are engaging, clear, and accurate.

Work with the Program Design Team to follow consistent systems and processes for creation, revision, and publishing of all program content and provide suggestions for improvement:

  • Document content production process.
  • Review and modify processes to allow for further course development and constant improvement on efficiency.
  • Build and manage quality assurance processes to ensure produced courses are successful.

Ensure that all final products have a high-quality look and feel and are completed on time:

  • Double check all work for technical accuracy.
  • Ensure that all graphical elements (headers, colors, fonts, etc.) are consistent and on brand.
  • Follow existing style guidelines with accuracy and attention to detail; and identify areas where graphical decisions need to be made.

Perform other duties as assigned.

 

What You Bring

Belief that every student, in every circumstance, can achieve the highest levels of academic excellence, and passionate commitment to New Leaders’ mission and vision.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Minimum 6 years of professional experience required.
  • School-based knowledge and experience a plus.
  • Demonstrated experience using web-based instructional techniques and tools including Storyline and/or Captivate.
  • Proven experience in scripting online tutorials for adult learners.
  • Experience working with graphic design and design theory using Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, and graphic design theories.
  • Keeps up to date with and willing to learn new software and technology.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Strong strategic thinking, planning, and time management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with people from a wide diversity of demographic and cultural characteristics; must be capable of achieving results while maintaining an inclusive, collaborative leadership style.
  • Demonstrated excellence in relationship management, interpersonal abilities, and oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize, and meet deadlines while working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong attention to detail, superior organizational skills, self-direction, and motivation.
  • Computer proficiency, including MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Google Suite, and internet tools.

 

What We Offer

A competitive salary commensurate with experience, and a comprehensive Benefits Package and 401K.

Notes

To be considered for this role, please attach a cover letter including your motivation and interest in New Leaders and the position.

New Leaders is an equal opportunity employer. New Leaders evaluates applicants for employment on the basis of qualifications, merit and work-related criteria and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, mental or physical disability, handicap, pregnancy, childbirth, medical condition, marital or familial status, family responsibilities, veteran status, personal appearance, political affiliation, matriculation, or any other characteristic protected by law in administration and operation of its Programs and activities, including admission or access thereto, or treatment or employment therein. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of such status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such status.

How to Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter on our Careers Page at https://newleaders.org/careers/

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.

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