The Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth is a nonprofit dedicated to identifying and developing the talents of academically advanced K-12 students around the world. We provide today's brightest students with fun, challenging courses; a community of engaged learners; and a strong foundation for future success in college and their careers.
Want to join our team? We are looking for mission-driven problem-solvers who can thrive in CTY's diverse, collaborative, fast-paced, and results-driven work environment. We value innovation, creativity, integrity, and a shared commitment to the bright young people we serve. In return, we offer employees the opportunity to be part of the Johns Hopkins community and to take advantage of our generous benefits package, which includes affordable health-care options and tuition assistance for employees and their families.
We are seeking a Professional Development Specialist (Training Facilitator) who will work under the direction of the Program Officer, Teacher Development and will serve as the project manager, content contributor, and quality-control authority for training workshops for educators.
The Specialist will coordinate efforts between school district personnel and training staff to ensure training sessions are delivered according to contract specifications, align with CTY content standards, and are evaluated for continuous improvement. The Specialist will manage professional development implementation with a high degree of independence and strong coordination among CTY stakeholders, including the program officer, director, and casual training staff.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Lead implementation of professional development workshops for external CTY audiences including but not limited to school districts, sponsored partners etc.
Contributes to content development and review for professional development workshops.
Hire and manage a casual pool of subject matters experts in teacher training, Gifted and Talented instruction and education.
Execute new and existing school agreements for professional development with school districts; in many cases, serve as main CTY contact.
Manage activities leading to scheduled training sessions at school districts.
Organize and train professional development casual team in Gifted and Talented Education principles and core content.
Field, evaluate, and nurture incoming inquiries (phone, email, web) from school counselors and officials interested in professional development workshops.
Lead the development of resources and materials for professional development including communication to current and prospective partners.
Manage and update school communication relating to professional development in customer relations management (CRM) system.
Review data, conduct analysis, and advise on best practices to build new and enhance professional development framework.
Oversee training sessions, manage and coordinate trainers, and develop and oversee registration procedures.
Direct professional development trainers on materials preparation, standards of service, and administrative tasks.
Support and execute systematic reviews of program standards to ensure alignment with CTY mission.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Bachelor's Degree required.
Two years full-time experience teaching in a K-12 education setting.
Demonstrated experience in instructional technology or directly related field.
Demonstrated project management skills.
Demonstrated experience developing training resources and documentation.
* Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.
Special Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Strong organizational skills and the ability to support multiple projects under potentially conflicting deadlines.
Strong verbal, written, editing and presentation skills.
Must be able to work competently with Microsoft office tools and other desktop applications
Ability to use and interpret data.
Casual staff pool.
Position will require up to 25% travel.
Evenings and weekends may be required. Ideal candidates will be willing/able to work evenings and weekends as necessary to support professional development activities.
Applicants must be authorized to work in the US, and must either live in the US or another area in which JHU has a business entity.
This position is not eligible for sponsorship.
All employees participating in or serving children in University programs must participate in mandatory Child Abuse Prevention online training on the appropriate conduct around children, protecting children from abuse and neglect and reporting of known or suspected child abuse and neglect.
Ability to sit in a normal seated position for extended periods of time.
Dexterity of hands to operate a computer keyboard, mouse pad and other office machinery.
The incumbent will be required to communicate regularly via telephone, virtual web conferencing platforms and face to face with internal and external customers and must be able to exchange accurate and timely information in these settings.
Position also requires a degree of mobility common to working in an office environment; bending, kneeling or standing during events and presentations may be required.
Classified Title: Training Facilitator Working Title: Professional Development Specialist Role/Level/Range: ACRP/03/MC Starting Salary Range: $45,650 - $61,200 Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Mon-Fri Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Hybrid/Mount Washington Campus Department name: Student Recruitment Personnel area: Academic Centers
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