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Director of Instructional Development, RPDC, Petaluma
Posted June 22, 2020

Job Type:
Full Time

Job Title:
Director of Instructional Development

Job Description
GENERAL INFORMATION:
Under the supervision of the Director of Professional and Product Development, the Director of Instructional Development works collaboratively with both internal and external teams to produce classroom-based, online, eLearning, webinar, and video-based training courses, guidance documents, and other resources for the field of early care and education, early intervention, and early childhood special education as directed by the California Department of Education.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with the successful candidates background and experience. This is a full-time grant- funded position available July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 with the possibility of renewal. Continuation of this position is dependent on job performance and future project funding. Benefits may be purchased for employee and dependents through a Section 125 Plan.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Demonstrated experience and ability to:
o design, edit, and produce interactive online training courses
o use MicroSoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
o use Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
o use web-based course authoring tools such as Articulate 360, Adobe Captivate, and Camtasia o use instructional design processes such as ADDIE and AGILE
o work with subject matter experts (SMEs) in developing course content
o integrate training materials with Learning Management Systems (LMS)
o develop and maintain positive working relationships with team members and stakeholders
o manage product/program development initiatives, including planning, budgeting, timelining, coordinating,
tracking, reporting, and completing work on schedule
o manage multiple prioirities
o learn new skills including new computer applications, methods, and processes
o travel within California by air and car as necessary, with occasional overnight stays
• Demonstrated experience producing accessible materials in compliance with Federal Final Rule Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Part 1194, subsection E205 in the production of written products, presentations, and web content
• Demonstrated experience capturing and editing photographs
• Demonstrated experience with pre-production, production, post-production, and dissemination of video
OTHER DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor degree required/Master’s degree preferred
• Experience in early care and education/early childhood special education
• Experience with learning management systems

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under the direction of the Director of Product and Professional Development, the Director of Instructional Development produces classroom-based, online, webinar, and video-based courses and materials to support the DRDP (2015) assessment, Embedded Instruction practices, and other evidence-based practices as determined by the Callifornia Department of Education for use in
the Early Childhood Statewide System of Support using the skills detailed above. Director of Instructional Development will 1

o author text for worksheets, training handouts, trainer’s guides, video scripts, and other print materials
o design and produce web and video conferences using platforms such as Zoom, Adobe Connect Pro, WebEx,
and GoToMeeting
o manage social media platforms

also manage the Project’s social media accounts, review products in order to meet state and federal accessibility standards, and manage the Project’s mass email system.
Director of Instructional Development will develop and maintain positive working relationships with team members within the Project and the Napa County Office of Education, the California Department of Education, project consultants, subject matter experts, and the broader early care and education/early childhood special education community including teachers and families of children with disabilities to determine content for courses, materials, and additional professional development activities.

Compensation:
$96,294 - $112,172 with future steps up to $132,034

Contact:
APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Complete the online application and scan/attach the required documents to your online application, which includes the following:
 Cover Letter
 Resume
 Electronic portfolio and/or links to examples of courses produced and/or related programs and materials
 Three (3) Letters of Recommendation. Letters of Recommendation may also be mailed to:
Human Resources
RE: Director of Instructional Development, RPDC, Petaluma
2121 Imola Avenue Napa, CA 94559
Should applicants have any difficulties with the application process or need assistance, please Contact the Human Resources Department at humanresources@napacoe.org
 

DEADLINE:
Completed application and required documents. This position will remain open until filled.

Employer Name
Napa County Office of Education

Website
Director of Instructional Development