Duke University Talent Identification Program, Duke University

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Position ID:Duke-TIP-CDEV [#12485]
Position Title: Content Developer
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27701, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Finance / Business, International Financial Management, Mathematics
Appl Deadline: (posted 2018/10/19, listed until 2018/12/10)
Position Description:    

Online Course Developer Position Dates: December - May (virtual) General Description The Duke University Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving academically gifted and talented youth in grades four through twelve. Each year, Duke TIP enrolls nearly one hundred thousand new students in its talent searches through above-level testing, recognizes them for their achievements and provides them with a variety of enrichment benefits. TIP offers accelerated face-to-face and online educational programs to more than eight thousand students each year. Occupational Summary Course developers for the Duke TIP eStudies program design a challenging, high-engagement course for academically gifted middle and high school students using the Canvas LMS and other appropriate instructional technology tools. Course developers create rigorous, conceptually- based, student-centered curriculum. Course developers collaborate with content experts from December – March to create a seven week course designed for 10-12 hours of student work per week. Course developers remain on staff as advisors through May. Work Performed • Respond to TIP staff phone or email inquiries and messages within 48 hours • Develop curriculum to include high-level essential questions for modules; scenarios, simulations, role plays, and case studies; tiered assignments and projects • Design creative prompts and rubrics for projects that lead to meaningful student products and performances as well as Socratic discussion prompts in both synchronous and asynchronous discussion spaces • Design meaningful sequences of learning activities, the majority of which are asynchronous, while also including real-time tasks for two, one-hour live sessions per week • Identify rigorous and age-appropriate readings, videos, and other resources • Design meaningful formative and summative assessments tied to rigorous objectives • Create a sequence of activities for each week that supports content and skill mastery, while chunking content in digestible bites • Develop and integrate interactive and visual resources Educational Requirements A master’s in education or curriculum and instruction, and/or long-term experience with teaching and curriculum development with Duke TIP or commensurate face-to-face or online programs. Five or more years of teaching experience with gifted middle or high school students (preferred). Strong writing skills and communication skills. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities • Knowledge of LMS, the Cloud (Google apps), presentation software, and other software applications • Proficient in current teaching practices and instructional technology • Online teaching experience, including facilitation of live web conferencing sessions, or online instructional design experience • The ability to engage high-ability students fully in an online experience • Collaborative, flexible, innovative, and the ability to meet frequent deadlines Compensation $2500 - $3500

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Duke also makes good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

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Contact: Danita Hall, 919-6138803
Email: email
Postal Mail:
300 Fuller Street
Durham, NC 27701
Web Page: https://tip.duke.edu/about/employment-tip

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