Job Opening: Online Training Courseware Developer, Oakland Unified (Oakland)
- The Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) has entered a period of
tremendous change and opportunity as it seeks to dramatically
improve its educational system.
The Expect Success! project is seeking talented and committed
professionals to join our team as we redesign OUSD to become the
best urban public school system in the country. We are building a
state-of-the-art organization focused on great schools, a
performance culture and a high quality service organization serving
schools, families and students.
Our team is currently seeking an Online Training Courseware Developer
This is a two-year project that will start with a three-
Extension of the contract is dependent on performance.
Translate PowerPoint storyboards and/or other content
sources into online training courses in the OnDemand system(Global
Knowledge product). Develop complementary training materials, as
Revise training content to make it appropriate for inputting into
the online training system. This may include editing for format
consistency, identifying and adding appropriate graphics, and/or
adding or changing other elements to make the training
more engaging and effective.
Use independent judgment to determine when approval of changes is
Work closely with training designers and/or subject matter
experts, as needed, on courses, including recommendations
regarding the length of courses.
Train training designers and/or subject matter experts, as needed,
on online training style and technical issues.
As needed, take primary responsibility for researching and writing
training courses, working with subject matter experts.
Participate on the team that is rolling out online training to
school district staff, including engagement on communications,
policy decisions and quality control.
Expert user of Microsoft applications, including PowerPoint, Word,
Excel, Paint and Visio.
Learn quickly and effectively utilize a variety of other software
Other Required Skills:
Excellent time management, problem-solving, and organizational
Ability to work effectively as a member of a team and
Excellent research, writing and editing skills.
Patience, positive attitude and flexibility.
Must be able to work well under pressure, be diplomatic and be
able to deal effectively with people.
Ideal Skills and Experience:
Global Knowledge's OnDemand Developer or User Productivity Kit
Instructional design or training experience.
CBT design and development experience.
School District or other public sector experience is a plus.
Please send resume and cover letter to Jill Schiager at
Jill.Schiager@..., with Online Training Courseware
Developer in the subject line.