We Are Hiring for an Education Curriculum Associate

General Summary: This person works directly with the Director of Education & Meetings to grow the IWLA distance-learning curriculum and to enhance current education curriculum. This includes researching, developing, and maintaining business partnerships; reviewing current curriculum content (both distance learning and IWLA in-person programs); assisting in successful implementation of the IWLA Education Program that will be referred to as “IWLA Institute”; producing webinars; and working on ancillary education projects.

Essential Duties

I. Curriculum Development

  • Assesses and helps hone IWLA in-person education programming and distance-learning programming;
  • Researches and helps develop educational content;
  • Tracks student progress in completing classes and requirements;
  • Leads focus groups;
  • Assist members with education questions and registering for programs;
  • Identifies industry experts and other professionals to tap as resources; and
  • Helps launch:
    • standard curriculum and content (based on the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to be successful in warehousing);
    • training materials and teaching aids (course outlines, workbooks, assessment tools, checklists, audio and video content when appropriate); and
    • distance-learning curriculum.

II.  Research and Partnerships

  • Researches about and completes outreach to potential education content partners;
  • Secures IWLA-member access to the identified resources;
  • Work with outside providers and the with IWLA staff team to create a clearinghouse for this information on the IWLA website;
  • Works with the IWLA marketing and education staff to announce and market these tools; and
  • Helps identify gaps between what is available and what IWLA members have cited as their educational needs.
  • Complete other duties as assigned

Qualifications & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree required (in education preferred)
  • Working knowledge of adult-learning theory, principles and approaches, including learning modalities
  • Experience in curriculum development of online/distance-learning modules – minimum two years preferred
  • Learning Management System experience
  • Proficient in project management
  • Proficient in PowerPoint (Microsoft) and other products in the Office suite
  • High level of communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience (medium to high) with video production software
  • Ability to work with volunteers
  • Ability to work occasional overtime as needed or required by management
  • Experience in writing curriculum is a plus
  • Understanding/experience in course authoring software (Adobe Captivate, Articulate, Lectora, etc.) is a plus
  • Ability to travel domestically four to six times per year
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of this position
  • Ability to lift and carry 40 pounds

 

To apply for this job please send your cover letter and resume to:
Sheresa McClain at smcclain@IWLA.com for consideration.

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