Digital Product Architect, 6-12 Science

ASU Prep Academy Digital - Remote - Full time

POSITION SUMMARY:

As part of Arizona State University’s charter to provide access and excellence, ASU Preparatory Academy shares this commitment by demonstrating all students can achieve at the highest levels, regardless of their background. To scale our current impact, ASU Preparatory Academy is advancing a major expansion program taking fundamental responsibility for the communities we serve.

Serving as the expert in content, standards, assessments, innovation, and story boarding, the Digital Product Architect will architect from a whole product knowledge base. Additionally, this role will be responsible for on-boarding and securing the team to design and develop courses.

QUALIFICATIONS:• Bachelor’s Degree in relatable field.

• Master’s Degree preferred.

• Five (5) years of experience in digital architecture, with an increased responsibility and knowledge of infrastructure, content and story boarding experience.

• Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved may be considered.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Provide leadership and facilitate collaboration with support staff, instructional personnel, executive leadership and external clients in the areas of curriculum innovation, data analysis and organization-wide training to ensure a general understanding across the organization of curriculum content and the pedagogies at the center of the product line

• Oversee product management which includes managing course catalog and ensuring courses are appropriately created, maintained, and retired in the school management system; keep stakeholders abreast of which courses are being updated and released, and provide answers to the questions from their customers

• Manage the subject matter expert model, including gathering input after course releases, analyzing data, and providing solutions to course challenges

• Architect the creation of curriculum products to include overall delivery of course aligned to state and national standards, research, pedagogical strategies, formative and summative assessments.

• Provide training, direction and leadership to subject matter experts, curriculum specialists, and content writers

• Negotiate contracts with professional writing specialists in a variety of subject areas

• Design and implement successful planning, development, and delivery of professional development activities related to curriculum programs and initiatives

• Develop content and assessments that meet state and national standards while using sound and accepted curriculum pedagogical practices

• Collaborate with other Curriculum Management and Instructional department team members to seek out and design innovative work for students

• Review product data; make recommendations regarding revisions; research new and innovative curriculum practices to incorporate into new and revised courses; recommend new projects to be developed

• Review externally produced content and resources to ensure all internal and external standards are met; work with vendors and curriculum partners to write, design, and/or compile required content

• Maintain up-to-date information about curricular trends and standards by maintaining professional memberships, attending conferences, and maintaining regular communication with the ADE; prepare presentations as needed to educate others in the organization regarding new digital product trends

• Develop and evaluate standard operating procedures and implement changes as required; maintain updated library of standard operating procedures for the department

• Manage, control, direct, and supervise assigned direct reports, including general leadership, planning, organizing, and reviewing

• Meet professional obligations through efficient work habits such as, meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating resources and meetings in an effective and timely manner, and demonstrate respect for others

• Improve systems and procedures and initiate corrective actions.

• Assign projects and assist staff to ensure compliance and accuracy.

• Additional duties may be assigned as necessary.(These essential functions are not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of all duties performed. Employees will be required to perform other job related duties as required.)

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

• Ability to articulate, represent professional demeanor and ability to take initiative.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit. The employee must use hands, arms and fingers to input data, handle, feel or reach. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift up to 50 lbs. such as boxes, supplies, etc. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, and the ability to adjust focus, close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.

LOCATION: Digital, Remote

TRAVEL: Occasional travel may be required for site visits, meetings, training's and/or conferences. Locations may vary and may require overnight stays.

This job description is subject to change at any time.

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Role

Curriculum Design

Experience Level

Mid Level

ASU Prep Academy Digital

Higher Ed/School ASU Preparatory Digital Academy, sponsored by Arizona State University is an innovative K-12 virtual school.
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