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Sr. Manager of Curricula, Mental Health First Aid
Summary
Title:Sr. Manager of Curricula, Mental Health First Aid
ID:132859
Department:Mental Health First Aid
Location:Washington, DC
Description
Organizational Overview
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.

Position Summary
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 Sr. Manager of Curricula will be responsible for managing the development and design of the MHFA curricula across all programs. Key tasks include coaching and mentoring junior instructional designers, analysis and planning, implementing adult learning models, use of instructional technology for curriculum design, rapid development best practices across different modes of delivery (i.e., virtual, face-to-face and blended), and training measurement.

Responsibilities:
  • Demonstrate adult learning expertise and instructional design best practices while developing MHFA curricula
  • Manage contracts and vendor relationships
  • Collaborate directly with MHFA Operations team to ensure effective communication
  • Coach and mentor small group of Instructional Systems Designers
  • Use Articulate 360/Storyline, Adobe Captivate, Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, InDesign), or standard audio and video editing software to develop innovate learning solutions for MHFA curricula
  • Conduct need analysis to design and develop materials to support custom MHFA projects, implementations and initiatives for internal, external and clients
  • Develop a basic subject-matter understanding through materials provided and individual research/collaboration with course/content SMEs.
  • Support the Curricula Systems Manager with maintaining MHFA curricula in the LMS
  • Manage project resources and assess the need to communicate additional support is required
  • Write effective instructional text, narration for audio and video scripts
  • Prepare weekly status updates on progress of work assignments
  • Demonstrate collaborative teamwork across the organization to ensure a unified voice for the curricula products

Required Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in Instructional Technology, Human Centered Design, Instructional Systems Design or related field of study
  • Minimum of five years of experience in adult learning, instructional design, corporate training, or professional services environment, with an emphasis on e-learning and multimedia technologies.
  • Minimum of one year of contract management
  • Strong knowledge and application of 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 LMS
  • Minimum of three years’ experience with e-Learning standards, to include SCORM and Section 508 requirements, web usability standards and practices, and evaluation models to include Kirkpatrick.

Competencies
  • Andragogy
  • ADDIE process
  • Accessibility Standards
  • Project Management
  • Consulting
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Interpersonal communication
  • SCORM Testing
  • Learner 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.


National 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.

National 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.
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National 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.

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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