The Secondary School Instructional Design Manager is a part of the LabXchange content development and curation team working closely with the Undergraduate Instructional Design Manager and the Junior Project Lead to create and curate content for LabXchange.
Provide primary direction for secondary school LabXchange module design including identifying key biotechnology focus areas and alignment of modules to relevant science standards.
Plan and execute summer and fall workshops for teachers for LabXchange content gathering, curriculum development and dissemination.
Manage Secondary School Implementation Coordinator and content developers.
Coordinate Master Teachers for on campus content development and review/beta implementation of LabXchange modules within secondary schools.
Gather and analyze data on LabXchange secondary school program aspects, provide direction for necessary modifications and prepare relevant sections of annual report.
Provide direction for on and off-site location shoots, deciding on content focus to demonstrate key biotechnology concepts in action for resource assets.
Attend local, national and regional conferences for LabXchange promotion and dissemination.
Perform other duties as required.
This is a 2 year term position with possibility of extension contingent upon funding and job performance.
All formal written offers will be made by FAS Human Resources.
We invite individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and abilities to be a part of our community
Salary Grade: 057
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
Bachelor's Degree and a background in life sciences.
Bachelor's Degree in the field of Instructional Design or a related field within education is preferred
Master's degree strongly preferred, Previous teaching experience in K-12 is a plus.
Excellent project management, interpersonal, communication, and writing skills. Experience working with content experts and communicating with multiple stakeholders. Familiarity with Harvard processes and procedures a plus. Desired candidates will be able to work seamlessly across teams, and with high-level faculty content experts, and possess the following qualities: strong organizational skills; ability to prioritize and handle a wide range of tasks simultaneously while meeting deadlines; ability to compromise but maintain the goals and objectives of a project; good judgment; sense of initiative; and, strong attention to detail.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 48125BR
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