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Curriculum Developer, Indigenous Health

Requisition #:141314
Job Location:Canada-British Columbia-Vancouver
Department:Indigenous Health
Job Type:Temporary, Full Time
Start Date of Employment:27-Feb-2023
Posting Date:24-Feb-2023
Work Days:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri,
Hours of Work:0830-1630
Work Site:1333 West Broadway, Vancouver
Job Summary: In accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values, and strategic directions of Provincial Health Services Authority patient safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at PHSA, and as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position. Reporting to a Manager, Indigenous Health, the Curriculum Developer works closely with Indigenous Health leaders, the Indigenous Learning Programs team, other members of the curriculum team and a range of partners to develop anti-Indigenous racism training that supports active learning using best online instructional practices and learning technologies. In this position, the Curriculum Developer is responsible for designing, building, implementing, evaluating, improving and coordinating a wide range of training and their components, including reviewing and assessing courses, ensuring that they are developed using sound design and development practices. The Curriculum Developer is also responsible for implementing guidelines and setting standards for the structure and overall quality of course materials; developing training goals and objectives; writing and editing that fits the functional need of each purpose within a variety of purposes; designing activities, materials and/or visual aids that support training goals including facilitative questions for cohorts; developing and revising curriculum in response to research, feedback and data. Qualifications: A level of education, training, and experience equivalent to a Master’s Degree in Gender/Race/Sexuality Studies, Anti-Racism Studies, Indigenous/Native Studies, Public Health, Equity Studies or a related field, and five (5) years of related experience in course design, development, delivery, and assessment to adult learners. Demonstrated knowledge of Canadian colonial impacts on Indigenous people in social and health contexts, including the determinants of health in relation to legislation and public policy. This understanding should be supported by significant knowledge of Canadian and Indigenous theoretical orientations and ideologies. Knowledge and appreciation of the unique history, cultures, and rights of Indigenous Peoples in Canada is required. Lived experience with Indigenous populations and demonstrated extensive knowledge of culture, protocols, traditions, and ideology of Indigenous people and organizations is an asset. Experience with the pedagogies of applied education and the use of technology in the delivery of education. Demonstrated knowledge of educational design and appropriate scaffolding of knowledge. Demonstrated awareness and skills to support participant learning and of adult learning theory and practice. Demonstrated ability to manage the impact of participant racial identity (e.g. White, people of colour and Indigenous) on the effectiveness of the training and navigate resistance to learning. Ability to manage ambiguity and adapt to changing circumstances. Excellent problem-solving and critical analysis/critical thinking skills. Ability to work in a team and individually with limited supervision. Experience teaching and/or delivering or facilitating workshops for adult learners in varied formats of delivery (online, blended, face-to-face) and/or a certificate in adult education is an asset. Project Management Skills: Strong project management skills with the ability to coordinate projects, monitor and update project tasks and timelines. Ensures that department meet the timelines for development. Interpersonal Skills: Excellent ability to develop strong relationships and work collaboratively with a broad range of individuals, Indigenous people, team members, stakeholders and partners to accomplish tasks. Communication Skills: Proven excellent written and oral communication skills. Capable of writing and editing course related materials on various platforms. Contribute to production discussions and pursue ongoing communication with team members during course development and revisions. Technical Skills: Excellent computer skills and ability to readily learn new applications. Time Management Skills: Ability to effectively coordinate and prioritize tasks, schedule activities, stay focused on high impact initiatives, and complete assignments. Must be able to work independently and with minimal supervision. The incumbent is expected to handle multiple priorities and projects at the same time. Decision-making Skills: Willing and able to practice collaborative, team decision-making with other team members and/or senior leaders.