GovEx Academy at Johns Hopkins University Centers for Civic Impact is seeking a Lead Instructor responsible for the development and delivery of trainings which build data skills in the public sector. The Lead Trainer delivers high-quality training in both online and in-person formats meeting the needs of our unique learners.
GovEx Academy is dedicated to teaching data and other leading edge skills to anyone who works in the public sphere. The goal is to empower public sector employees to make data-informed decisions by providing training that meets their present and future needs. Training is an essential element in creating sustainable 21st century practices for governments everywhere. GovEx Academy is developing a full suite of online and in-person trainings to grow and deepen capacity among civil servants - from executive leaders to frontline staff.
The Lead Trainer works individually and collaboratively to develop and deliver trainings in content areas aligned to its training delivery model including data management, analytics, communicating with data, and community engagement. The Lead Trainer has experience delivering training for adult learners and is comfortable working hand in hand with those employees to design and deliver content. The Lead Trainer’s primary focus is on sustaining and scaling trainings to ensure we meet the demand for data services for public sector employees. Our ideal Lead Trainer has at least four years of experience working with dynamic teams, is comfortable teaching both in-person and online, and is able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
The Lead Trainer position requires a high level of self-motivation, initiative, and demonstrated success working within a results-oriented and entrepreneurial organization. While GovEx Academy offers workplace flexibility, this position involves working at our Homewood Campus office. Occasional travel is also required (10-20%). This position reports to the GovEx Academy Director.
Specific duties & responsibilities
Deliver high quality online and in-person training focusing on data management, analytics, communicating with data, and community engagement to public sector learners
Develop trainings, courses, and resources to support GovEx Academy’s curriculum
Contribute to the development of educational media products such as webinars, video, and graphics
Create online teaching certificate modules including development of advanced modules
Develop successful working relationships with internal and experts to develop cutting edge content
Collaborate with staff on the effective use of instructional design strategies, web-based resources, multimedia technologies, and to improve teaching and learning in any delivery mode
Consult with Civic Impact subject matter experts to ensure instructional integrity of courses
Serve as a subject matter expert for students
Support implementation, administration, and evaluation of day-to-day activities of online education programs
Continuously gather stakeholder feedback on training programs and make adjustments accordingly
Support the wider Civic Impact team to tailor existing learning materials and content to meet general market as well as specific client/funder needs
Support the Centers in developing a repository on best practices and new trends in the data usage by governments GovEx’s Lead Trainer is an energetic, engaged professional with outstanding technical and interpersonal skills. Qualifications include: Minimum qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in instructional design, instructional technology, education, or related field
Five years related experience
Additional education may substitute for experience, and additional experience may substitute required education to the extent permitted by the JHU Equivalency Formula Preferred Qualifications
Graduate degree, with a preference for public administration, education, or a related field
Experience in delivering training for adult learners
Familiarity with project management software and applications
Familiarity with TalentLMS
Knowledgeable, energetic, and passionate about data and education
Demonstrated excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Excellent ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
Ability to review the work of others for accuracy, credibility, and value
A commitment to a collegial workplace
Ability to work independently and in a results-oriented workplace Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:
Experience developing educational programs using the Backwards Design model
Proficiency in using learning management systems
Proficiency in using PowerPoint, Google Slides, or similar software
Knowledge of the field of government data and how it is used to improve service delivery
Experience conducting data analysis using Excel, R, Tableau, or other relevant visualization software
Advanced knowledge of survey methodologies and tools, such as Qualtrics and SurveyMonkey
An understanding of quantitative research methods
Classified Title: Sr. Instructional Technologist Working Title: Lead Instructor Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MD Starting Salary Range: %52495 to $85000 annually Employee group: Full Time Schedule: 5/37.5 Exempt Status: Exempt Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus Department name: 60006654-KSAS - Centers for Civic Impact Personnel area: School of Arts & Sciences
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