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Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Curriculum Development Specialist


Posted By on Tuesday, May 24, 2016

One Acre Fund is an agricultural NGO that is innovating a new way of helping farm families to achieve their full potential. In more than five years in Rwanda, we have grown to serve 100,000 farm families with more than 1,000 full-time field staff. As we grow, it becomes necessary to centralize and systematize local employee development across the program. In Rwanda, all local staff development will fall under the umbrella of “TUBURA University,” (TU) which aims to be a best-in-class corporate university. To help manage this growth, we are looking for a “Tubura University Curriculum Development Specialist” to start as soon as possible. The Content Innovations Manager will play a crucial role in the development of TU course offerings and program support.


Job Position :  Curriculum Development Specialist - Tubura University

Industry:               Non-profit/Agriculture

Employer:             One Acre Fund
Job Location:        Rubengera, Karongi Rwanda

Deadline:              10th June 2016

Commitment:       Long Term Career Position


Specific Responsibilities

Curriculum Development (50%)
  • Identify and prioritize critical areas of need for staff development
  • Design and write curriculum that drives staff advancement along leadership competencies
  • Work with Tubura leadership to develop course modules according to staff levels and needs of all departments
  • Link course curriculum to organization-wide needs in order to improve organizational performance and productivity
  • Work with Human Resources department to connect learning to performance reviews for individual staff members across the organization
  • Work across departments to support staff in writing new courses in their areas of expertise, and in some cases train them to deliver that content
  • Work with TU trainers to write and revise ongoing curriculum


Training Delivery Innovation (25%)

  • Work with TU staff to carefully monitor staff performance and attendance and identify key barriers to learning
  • Develop and test different ways of learning outside the classroom (i.e. peer-led learning, self-study, video and audio lessons)
  • Help track and analyze learning and engagement and roll out new teaching methods to improve training and learning quality
  • Expand the number and type of participants that TU reaches
Systems & Processes (25%)

  • Create course standards and guidelines
  • Manage process for suggestion, selection, and creation of new course content
  • Inventory existing training within the organization and revise it to meet TU course standards


Requirements

  • Flexible, dynamic, collaborative, and personable
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Ability to synthesize and distill complex information
  • Project management experience, with an ability to manage multiple projects at once
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Self-motivated and values-driven, with a proven history of working proactively and taking initiative
  • Experience in curriculum development, facilitation, and/or training
  • Degree in education or related field preferred

To apply

Please click on this link:
https://www.oneacrefund.org/careers/job-openings?n=Curriculum-Development-Specialist

You will be prompted to a form that must be completed.  At the end of the form you will have the opportunity to write a motivational letter and upload your CV.

We are offering a world class professional and international environment that focuses on your career development and are looking forward to receiving your application.

Please Note: One Acre Fund will never ask you for money in return for advancement in the recruitment process or for being offered a position.  If you are being approached by someone demanding money, please do not hesitate to report this to the Tubura Fraud Hotline: 0785443136(Please do not use this number for any purpose other than reporting fraud attempts).

One Acre Fund is an equal opportunity employer; all candidates with legal working age will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, region, sex, disability status or any other characteristic protected by the law.

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