Job Report for March 26, 2017

Hi Everyone,

I hope your week went well!

In this week's job report, there are some great opportunities in the NYC area. Macmillan Learning is searching for a Senior Educational Researcher. While NYU is in need of an Academic Technologist for their Steinhardt Faculty Department.  Riverdale County School is searching for a School Technology Integrator to join their Middle School team. Columbia University's Teacher's College is seeking a new Innovation Fellow. While the Fashion Institute of Technology is looking for someone for their Faculty of Entrepreneurship role.  The local charter school Robert Lewis Stevenson School is seeking a Curriculum Coordinator to join their team. We also have a posting from the New York Public Library, They are looking to expand their Map department by hiring a Geospatial Librarian and Map Curator. Symbiosis Educational Consultants is looking for an Instructional Design Coordinator as well as the Brooklyn Laboratory Charter School. Last but not lease a local EdTech startup is seeking a Bridge to College Learning Specialist.

Good Luck!!

1. Weill Cornell Medical College -New York, NY

Job Title:Instructional Designer

Job Description:

Under minimal supervision, this position is responsible for designing and developing the content of end user training materials and performance support tools for enterprise resource planning (SAP) and research (InfoEd) systems used to support the Medical College's administrative operations. The incumbent will work directly with the College's subject matter experts and SAP and InfoEd implementation team members including Business Analysts and Programmer/Analysts to identify new and enhanced training requirements.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Designs complex courseware and determines the structure and delivery methods to be used. Designs courseware for traditional and distance learning (synchronous and asynchronous).
  • Designs, develops and delivers training and user assistance for SAP/InfoEd modules. Works with the SAP/InfoEd implementation team involving ITS staff across disciplines on multifaceted projects that support multiple user roles. Particularly will collaborate with Business Analysts and functional subject matter experts to identify end user training needs.
  • Designs, develops and delivers training and user assistance for other department initiatives as needed.
  • Delivers SAP/InfoEd training to the College's end users, in the classroom or remotely. Identifies problems and informs the SAP/InfoEd development and support staff based on feedback received during training sessions. Provides solutions for identified problems where appropriate
  • Works closely with SAP/InfoEd Application Support Analysts to assess the effectiveness of current training modules and to identify required improvements. Identifies new training needs.
  • Ensures timely completion of tasks and deliverables within SAP/InfoEd training projects and directives for which she has responsibility.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

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2. E-Line Media - New York, NY (Part Time)

Job Title: Master Teacher, Youth Game Making Programs

Job Description:

The Academic Technologist serves as a support resource for Steinhardt faculty, staff and researchers. Responsibilities include support for teaching with technology and course design, such as relevant instructional technology techniques on how to use and apply educational technology tools to enhance student learning within traditional and online learning environments. The position will research, design, develop, and facilitate group and one-on-one professional development activities for faculty; including trainings, consultations, workshops and support documentation. Provide front line user support for education technology tools, assist faculty in integrating technology into the in-person and online classroom as well as support internal special projects. Serve as the R&D lead on educational technology trends, monitor developments in the use of current and emerging instructional technologies while promoting the appropriate use of educational technology. Collaborate with NYU IT staff, staff in the Library, and IT or instructional support staff in University

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3. Educate LLC  - New York, NY 

Job Title: Education Technology Consultant

Job Description:

Educate LLC (www.educatellc.com) is dedicated to inspiring students and driving achievement in K-12 schools by empowering teachers with digital tools and services that deliver on the promise of technology to transform learning. To this end, we bridge the gap between the promise of technology to transform education and the real-world challenges of implementation. We partner with K-12 schools to provide educators with customized coaching and field-tested, technology-rich, learner-centered models that drive student achievement and improve outcomes.

We are made up of Instructional Technology Coaches (ITCs) who are former classroom teachers, not computer teachers, who are excited about helping their fellow teachers to use technology to creatively drive their day-to-day instruction.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Work with teachers both individually in their classroom and in groups to aid them in using technology to address standards such as the Common Core as well as other student outcomes defined by the client schools. We are typically in a set of schools one day a week for the entire school year.
  • Help teachers to independently plan and execute engaging lessons that drive student achievement with the aid of technology.
  • Model lessons in all curricular areas.
  • Work with school instructional leaders to drive the strategic, appropriate, and visionary use of technology in instructional practice.
  • Measure effectiveness of technology tools in meeting school and teacher achievement goals.
  • Research, evaluate and classroom test new technology strategies on an on-going basis.

 

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4. Council for Economic Education - New York, NY

Job Title: Educational Resources Manager

Job Description:

Would you like to play a key role in shaping the education of K-12 students in financial literacy and economics? As the Manager, Educational Resources, you will work with the Director, Educational Resources and the Program Team to acquire, write, edit, and deliver CEE’s educational materials to the public. You will also be responsible for a portfolio of specific education projects and the curation of content on EconEdLink.
Your responsibilities will include:
  • Manage content on EconEdLink including curating, updating, editing, proofreading, posting, formatting, and tagging.
  • Manage projects including process and schedule.
  • Write new content and revise web lessons, videos, activities and print publications
  • Evaluate proposals and content drafts.
  • Maintain resource inventories.
  • Assign and evaluate reviews.

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5. Success Academy Charter Schools-  New York, NY

Job Title: Instructional Designer

Job Description:

Reporting directly to the Director of Learning & Development, our Instructional Designer will have a direct impact on revolutionizing teacher and leader training. S/he will also help us share our training content beyond the walls of Success Academy to reform the educational world at large. The ideal Instructional Designer has a track record of effectively delivering learning content across multiple platforms and a variety of formats, including online and blended learning environments. S/he is a skilled storyteller, has a strong sense of humor, and is able to utilize different authoring tools to create engaging interactions that make learning stick.

Your Responsiblities Will Include:

  • Working with a variety of authoring tools (including, but not limited to Articulate Storyline) to create well-designed, effective training for a variety of adult audiences.
  • Designing for rapid development and reusability.
  • Development of courses from existing templates
  • Creation of branching scenarios and serious games.
  • Handling multiple projects at a given time, prioritizing among them as necessary.
  • Partnering with content owners (SMEs) to produce content across multiple departments.

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6. NYC Department of Education - New York, NY

Job Title: Periodic Assessment Design Manager

Job Description:

The Manager, Periodic Assessment Design drives policy decision-making, as well as program implementation and management for formative assessments created by vendors contracted by the NYCDOE. This includes efforts to manage the design and delivery of assessment materials and resources to schools and school support staff. The work will ensure that all schools have access to high-quality periodic assessments and that teachers understand how to use student learning data to reflect on and improve their practice.

The Manager will support the development of, and provide day-to-day management oversight for: trainings and resources for school and school support staff, the creation and implementation of periodic assessments for the PA Portfolio, detailed project plans for deliverables, research needed to identify new vendors as part of the procurement process, and comprehensive strategies for communicating with the field. In addition, the Manager will act as the chief liaison between the vendor and the Office of Periodic Assessment, coordinating delivery, data collection, internal review and feedback processes related to the vendor’s assessments. Performs related work.

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7.New Visions of Public School - New York, NY 

Job Title:  English as a New Language (ENL) Instructional Specialist

Job Description:

Your Responsibilities will include:

  • To design, develop and coordinate a long term strategy for support of students identified as ENL in alignment with state and federal regulation, and best practices in ENL education.
  • To collaborate with the other members of the Student Support Services team and school communities to create common approaches to reduce barriers to learning, increase strategic decision-making, identify programs that increase student success, and provide direct support.
  • To consult with cross-organizational departments within New Visions to increase awareness about best practices in ENL education.

 

  • Work with the Student Support Team members to:
    • Develop an ENL instructional framework that can be used across content areas,
      • Work with the other content instructional specialists to develop and maintain a Common Core-aligned and state standards aligned, project-based curriculum that is accessible for ENL students. This can include but is not limited to:
        • exemplar unit and lesson plans that have evidence of high leverage instructional routines that increase fluency and vocabulary acquisition
        • research-based literacy practices, activities, and strategies for students at all levels
        • flexible unit libraries that provide choice and differentiation by Lexile level
        • engaging in annual reflection and revision processes utilizing ongoing teacher feedback and student work data.
    • Develop and facilitate the implementation of a school-wide literacy enrichment strategy for English Language learners
      • Identify appropriate screeners, diagnostics and interventions for ENL students
      • Work with the New Visions literacy intervention team to develop guiding resources, analyze data and support with school implementation
    • Design adult learning modules that develop capacity in essential areas of ENL services and instructional strategies that support all learners.
  • Work with New Visions district school support team to:
    • Consult on the development of systems and structures at the network level to track ENL student progress
    • Analyze student-level and school-level performance and collaborate with district coaches to develop data-driven recommendations
    • Work with cross-organizational departments within New Visions to increase awareness about best practices in ENL education.
    • Provide professional development for ENL teachers in district schools

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8. Success Academy Charter Schools - New York, NY 

Job Title: Instructional Designer

Job Description:

Reporting directly to the Director of Learning & Development, our Instructional Designer will have a direct impact on revolutionizing teacher and leader training. S/he will also help us share our training content beyond the walls of Success Academy to reform the educational world at large. The ideal Instructional Designer has a track record of effectively delivering learning content across multiple platforms and a variety of formats, including online and blended learning environments. S/he is a skilled storyteller, has a strong sense of humor, and is able to utilize different authoring tools to create engaging interactions that make learning stick.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Working with a variety of authoring tools (including, but not limited to Articulate Storyline) to create well-designed, effective training for a variety of adult audiences.
  •  Designing for rapid development and reusability
  • Development of courses from existing templates
  • Creation of branching scenarios and serious games
  • Handling multiple projects at a given time, prioritizing among them as necessary
  • Partnering with content owners (SMEs) to produce content across multiple departments.

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9. Brooklyn Laboratory Charter School - New York, NY

Job Title: Instructional Designer/Trainer

Job Description:

The Cortex Instructional Designer/Trainer will develop/update the delivery of materials across multi-media platforms including classroom, lecture, webcast, video conference, web-based training and SOP. Must have strong technical writing skills, must be able to work independently, communicate effectively and be flexible and adaptable to rapid changes in scope and schedules. Training includes developing training materials and delivering user-centric training in a variety of methods. Writing and developing our SOP

Your Job Duties will include:

  • Designs, develops, implements and delivers digital and classroom training.
  • Identifies, plans, creates, designs, tests, implements, delivers, supports, and maintains effective and interactive digital learning opportunities and training activities involving existing and emerging digital technology applications (e.g., e-learning, web-based learning, mobile application learning, podcasting, virtual classroom, videos, tutorials, etc.).
  • Applies knowledge of adult learning principles utilizing innovative solutions that meet organizational educational needs.
  • Curriculum includes but not limited to job skills, technology, safety compliance, regulatory, customer service, career development and leadership programs.
  • Converts instructor-led training (ILT) to e-learning based content.

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10.The Door- New York, NY 

Job Title: Bridge to College Learning Specialist

Job Description:

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Develop curriculum and provide one-on-one, small group intensive academic support services and classroom instruction to help students achieve the following goals:
  • HSE attainment, and scoring in the top 20% on the TASC exam
  • Meeting college-ready standards on the CUNY Assessment Tests
  • Passing introductory college classes
  • Collaborate with teachers to ensure academic supports are aligned to students needs and learning styles
  • Work with the Bridge to College Coordinator to recruit and support  a cohort of 45 HSE students and HSE attainers who have an interest and potential for college to participate in the EPOCH Bridge To College program.
  • Conduct initial assessments and work with a caseload of young people to develop and achieve benchmarked individualized educational and career goal plans.
  • Monitor and track participants’ attendance, progress and achievement of career and education goal plans from point of enrollment in EPOCH through their enrollment in a third semester of college
  • Collaborate with the Bridge to College Coordinator and the College Paths team to ensure all students receive individual college advisement, assistance with college and financial aid applications, college tours, college representative visits, and freshman survival skill workshops.

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