|Department:||Mental Health First Aid|
The National Council for Behavioral Health (National Council) is the unifying voice of America’s community mental health and addictions treatment organizations. A not-for-profit 501(c)(3) association, the National Council for Behavioral Health’s mission is to advance our members’ ability to deliver integrated healthcare. Together with our 3,400 member organizations, we serve our nation’s most vulnerable citizens — more than 10 million adults and children living with mental illnesses and addiction disorders. We are committed to ensuring all Americans have access to comprehensive, high-quality care that affords every opportunity for recovery and full participation in community life. The National Council introduced Mental Health First Aid USA and more than 2.5 million Americans have been trained.
The National Council is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and commit ourselves to creating an inclusive environment for everyone.
Mental Health First Aid USA a national program that teaches people how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The training helps participants identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders.
As directed by the Senior Director, Curricula and Research, the Curricula Associate will be responsible for supporting the MHFA curricula across the learning ecosystem, including analysis and planning, adult learning models, curriculum design, training content development across different modes of (i.e., self-paced, virtual, face-to-face, and blended), and training measurement.
- Demonstrate and incorporate adult learning expertise and instructional design best practices while developing synchronous and asynchronous MHFA curricula and learning materials
- Use Articulate 360/Storyline, Adobe Captivate, similar e-learning development tools, Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, InDesign), audio and video editing software to develop innovative learning solutions for MHFA curricula
- Collaborate with appropriate stakeholders and subject matter experts to assess learning needs/conduct needs analysis and gap analysis
- Design and develop materials to support custom MHFA projects, implementations, and initiatives for internal and external clients
- Define learning objectives, modalities, and expectations
- Develop course design documents and storyboards to communicate design concepts
- Develop a basic subject-matter understanding through materials provided and individual research/collaboration with course/content SMEs
- Write effective instructional text, learning objectives, narration for audio and video scripts
- Work independently or collaboratively with the curriculum, learning management system, and other teams across the organization to meet goals and deadlines
- Demonstrate collaborative teamwork across the organization to ensure a unified voice for the curricula products
- Prepare weekly status updates on progress of work assignments
- Desire to stay informed and current of authoring tools, instructional design/learning strategies, and learning delivery methods
- Bachelor’s degree in Instructional Technology, Human Centered Design, Instructional Systems Design or related field of study.
- CPLP/CPTD or post baccalaureate certification in Instructional Systems Design/Learning Technology.
- Minimum of two years’ experience in adult learning, instructional design, corporate training, or professional services environment, with an emphasis on e-learning and multimedia technologies.
- Strong knowledge and application of e-learning development tools, that include Articulate 360/Storyline, Adobe Captivate, Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, InDesign), and standard audio and video editing software.
- Working knowledge of course development software and at least one Learning Management System (LMS).
- Experience and/or familiarity with e-Learning standards, to include SCORM and Section 508 requirements, web usability standards and practices, and evaluation models to include Kirkpatrick.
- Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel)
- Must be organized and have strong attention to detail.
- Andragogy and other learning theories
- Writing learning objectives that are aligned to Bloom’s Taxonomy
- The Kirkpatrick Model
- ADDIE and SAM
- Instructional strategies (based on the audience, situation, modality, etc.)
- e-learning development
- Good interpersonal communication
- Learner focus/customer focus
- Training project management
**NOTE** This position will operate remotely until pandemic restrictions are lifted. After restrictions are lifted, this position will report to the Washington, DC office.
Council is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Council uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please contact the Department of Homeland Security at 888-897-7781 or visitwww.dhs.gov/everify.
National Council for Behavioral Health uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please contact the Department of Homeland Security at 888-897-7781 or by visiting www.dhs.gov/everify
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