CTY Online Senior Program Manager - Language Arts

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CTY Online Senior Program Manager - Language Arts

The Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth is a nonprofit dedicated to identifying and developing the talents of academically advanced K-12 students around the world. We provide today's brightest students with fun, challenging courses; a community of engaged learners; and a strong foundation for future success in college and their careers. Want to join our team? We are looking for mission-driven problem-solvers who can thrive in CTY's diverse, collaborative, fast-paced, and results-driven work environment. We value innovation, creativity, integrity, and a shared commitment to the bright young people we serve. In return, we offer employees the opportunity to be part of the Johns Hopkins community and to take advantage of our generous benefits package, which includes affordable health-care options and tuition assistance for employees and their families.

General Purpose/Summary:

The general purpose of this role is to lead the Language Arts program and all related courses within CTY Online Programs from catalog inception and maintenance through hiring and staffing the instructional team. Courses offered are from grades 2 through high school in concentrations around critical reading and writing.

In critical reading: The Young Readers' Series is designed enhance a student's critical reading, writing, and thinking skills. Developed for enrichment, course assignments meet or surpass the Common Core College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Reading. As students participate in written discussion forums, they make inferences, determine motivations, evaluate arguments, and provide textual evidence to support their opinions. Creative writing assignments encourage students to take on different points of view, summarize details, compare authors, and discuss central ideas. In CTY Online Programs' Young Adult Readers' Series, students enhance their critical reading, thinking, and writing skills through high interest, thought-provoking books, analytical discussions, and creative writing assignments. Course assignments were developed to meet or surpass most of the Common Core College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Reading. Students receive individualized written feedback from their instructor and engage in online written discussions with classmates from around the world. Writing assignments include narrative stories; expository and compare/contrast essays; and persuasive writing.

In writing: CTY's online writing courses for students in grades 5-12 give students the chance to work with professional writers and explore creative and academic writing, all the way up to AP English Language and Composition. Writing courses are offered in the session-based and individually paced formats. Course length varies. Our web-based grammar courses help students in elementary, middle, and high school learn and practice the rules of grammar and usage and better understand how their grammatical choices can affect the quality of their prose. CTY's session-based visual fluency courses incorporate principles of communication theory, design theory, and cognitive psychology to understand principles of effective visual communication.

This role will lead the program catalog and develop and maintain course curriculum with the scope and rigor appropriate for CTY's bright students. Additionally, the Senior Program Manager will work with colleagues across programs and other parts of JHU and CTY to develop new concepts for courses, course improvements, research projects, etc.

This is a leadership role that will be responsible for building and leading the Language Arts team with specific focus on proactive professional and career development including identifying any curriculum gaps, seeking support to identify solutions. The role will also handle escalated student and parent issues with professionalism and care for our student's learning objectives.

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Curriculum Portfolio Management


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Student and Family Communications


Working across JHU and CTY


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Classified Title: CTY Online Sr. Program Manager
Working Title: CTY Online Senior Program Manager - Language Arts
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/ME
Starting Salary Range: $60,945 - $83,865 per year
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm EST
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: 02-MD:Mount Washington Campus
Department name: 10000114-DE Writing Humanities Social Science
Personnel area: Academic and Business Centers

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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Location: BaltimoreMD 21209
Document ID: AF014-1NYC  
Ad Number: 2115325
Job Type:  Regular

Job Schedule: Full-time


Published in:  JobElephant
Published on: 2021-01-1701/17/2021
2021-02-16