Nonprofit

Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Technology

Remote
Work must be performed in or near Philadelphia, PA
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Published 17 days ago

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Job Type
Full Time
Education
Master's Degree Required

Description

JOB SUMMARY:

The Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Technology will provide leadership and vision in the ongoing planning, implementation, development, direction, review, and evaluation of

programs, curriculum, assessment, technology, and innovation within the OIC of America network. This includes curriculum and instructional services, instructional design, new programs, industry-recognized credentials, technical education services, assessment, research, and evaluation

services. This role ensures that OIC of America objectives are aligned with regulatory and strategic goals and frameworks that yield the highest standards for student achievement and instructional excellence while supporting the community and populations that are served. This position designs and provides oversight of the organization's curriculum and program mixture while collecting, interrupting, and utilizing student success data to make informed decisions around curriculum modifications to include new programs, industry-recognized credentials, and certifications. This role demonstrates exemplary leadership and teamwork skills, positive attitude, accountability to OIC of America values, and excellent affiliate, student, and partner service. 


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for the management of the development and implementation of new programs and curricula to meet the needs of OIC of America, affiliates, and partners.
  • Lead and facilitate all aspects of the instructional and curriculum integration of technology to include instructional design and development.
  • Coordinate the development, implementation, and evaluation of a comprehensive plan to evaluate system-wide curriculum and program offerings.
  • Support the administration and analysis of all entrance and readiness programs within OIC of America.
  • Demonstrates an entrepreneurial mindset by being proactive, resourceful, and resilient – while being able to adjust and change without difficulty and with a high degree of adaptability and flexibility.
  • Represent OIC of America in meetings and conferences related to curriculum and instruction, assessment, and technology.
  • Report periodically to the board on all curriculum, instruction, and assessment matters including all technology concerns.
  • Lead and support the timely implementation of consistent institutional standards and best practices to facilitate the highest quality educational practices.
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure compliance with all relevant laws, regulations, and accreditation standards.
  • Maintain an inventory of the OIC of America technology stack to include hardware and software and a long-range technology replacement plan. 
  • Provide leadership and direction for the development, revision, and continuous improvement of OIC of America technology systems.
  • Plan and coordinate the budget process for OIC of America hardware, software and other technology-related expenditures.
  • Plan, coordinate and communicate technology-related management systems and policies.
  • Support all aspects of OIC of America instructional and curricular integration of technology.
  • Research and develop robust recommendations for new programs – both short- and long-term- to include industry-recognized credentials and certification programs.
  • Counsel leadership and affiliate staff on matters of OIC of America concerns in order to help them improve their effectiveness related to curriculum, program development, instruction, and assessment.
  • Attend and actively participate in professional association meetings and conferences at the local, county, state, and national levels.
  • Keep the OIC of America leadership team fully informed of significant matters pertaining to the administration of curriculum and credentials.
  • Other related responsibilities and duties as assigned and or otherwise appropriate.
  • Comply with all OIC of America Policies

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the education, experience, knowledge, skill, and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Masters or terminal (PhD) degree required
  • 5+ years of private post-secondary experience required.
  • Superior knowledge of multiple Learning Management Software platforms (Canvas, Blackboard, etc.)
  • Superior written communication and oral presentation skills required
  • Good people skills with the ability to understand the need for diplomacy and tact
  • Displays a positive attitude and the ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent computer skills in spreadsheets, word processing and other software
  • Ability to maintain current knowledge on curriculum, instruction and assessment required.
  • Read, analyze, and interpret regulations, guidelines and organization policies.
  • Superior decision-making skills.
  • Superior organizational skills with the ability to meet critical deadlines and apply critical thinking skills.
  • Superior attention to detail and proofreading skills.
  • Ability to work independently and within teams.
  • Ability to maintain utmost confidentiality and discretion while ensuring appropriate parties are informed in a timely and effective manner regarding curriculum and program issues.
  • Ability to address multiple activities concurrently
  • Displays and promotes high standards of ethical conduct and behaviors consistent with organizational and government standards


WORKING CONDITIONS  

  • This role operates in a professional environment on a remote or hybrid schedule with travel occasionally up to 25% of the time.
  • This position can be performed remotely but will follow a hybrid schedule for those in the Philadelphia Metro Area


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER   

OIC of America provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics.  


ABOUT US  

OICA grounds our power and purpose in a foundational truth: We authentically connect with the needs of poor people. Combining head, heart and cutting-edge training, we catalyze transformation in individuals, strengthen communities and address the demands of our national labor shortage.  


We embody that truth as The People’s Pathway. This is who we are, how we describe our role in the community and in people’s lives. We’ve been fighting for economic justice for 60 years and we’re just getting started.  


We speak about our commitment boldly, with confidence and optimism. We speak plainly, never judge, and communicate respect for the communities we serve. We move in the spirit of

togetherness because we know America works best when America works together. 



 Note: This job description is intended to convey essential job functions and requirements. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the position. 



 

JOB SUMMARY:

The Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Technology will provide leadership and vision in the ongoing planning, implementation, development, direction, review, and evaluation of

programs, curriculum, assessment…

Location

Remote
Work must be performed in or near Philadelphia, PA
Associated Location
Philadelphia, PA, USA

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