Curriculum Development Specialist (2) (Temp) (J.O#10719ie)
Last Day to Apply: May 16, 2018
Employment Type: Temporary Position
CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST (2)
CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT & EDUCATION SECTION
TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT
**Temporary opportunities for a period of up to 18 Months**
The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) is North America’s third largest transit system and has been recognized as one of the top places to work in the GTA. Guided by a forward-thinking strategic plan, the TTC’s vision is to be a transit system that makes Toronto proud. The TTC’s recruitment efforts are directly aligned to its mission of providing “a reliable, efficient, and integrated bus, streetcar, and subway system that draws its high standards of customer care from our rich traditions of safety, service, and courtesy.”
We are currently seeking two temporary Curriculum Development Specialists.
- Developing and documenting criteria, standards and guidelines for the needs assessment, design, development, delivery and evaluation of Operations training programs
- Developing design plans to establish instructional and assessment strategies and components for programs under development
- Accurately identifying safety-critical content in all programs
- Ensuring that all program development activities comply with the Department’s standard operating procedures and corporate safety and legislated initiatives
- Developing a wide range of instructional material and other documentation
- Participating in the TTC customer service Ambassador Program
- Responsible for treating passengers and employees with respect and dignity and ensuring the needs of passengers and employees with disabilities are accommodated and/or addressed (within their area of responsibility) in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and Related Orders so that they can fully benefit from the TTC as a service-provider and an employer
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE
- Comprehensive knowledge of curriculum development principles and practices, adult education concepts, techniques and, methodologies, instructional systems design, and technical writing fundamentals
- Strong understanding of research methods and techniques including occupational analyses, surveys, focus groups and structured interviews; and the ability to conduct descriptive statistical procedures and interpret results
- Sound understanding of procedures/practices for conducting needs analyses, evaluating training programs and materials, and developing and validating criterion-referenced tests and other assessment instruments
- Sound understanding of principles of readability, document design, and information design
- Comprehensive knowledge of applicable government legislation/regulations
- Sound judgement; and well-developed organizational, interpersonal, oral and technical writing and editing skills
- Knowledge of document processing software designed for writing and editing large or complex documents
- Demonstrated ability to develop training products in a range of instructional media (e.g. print-based, computer-based, video-based) and to use the requisite software applications
- A completed University Degree or College Certificate in Adult Education and/or Technical Communication, and several years of directly related work experience in designing and developing training programs and/or technical publications; or a combination of education, training and experience deemed to be equivalent
- Must have or rapidly acquire a comprehensive knowledge of the Ontario Human Rights Code and Related Orders including disability accommodation and accessibility requirements pertaining to passengers and employees.
Annual Salary Range: $80,007.20 - $100,027.20 (Level 9SA) – 35 Hour Work Week
At the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), we place a high value on establishing a workplace where people are challenged and respected every day, and we keep Toronto moving with a dedication to service, safety and convenience that is unparalleled in our industry. We invite you to join our team in delivering on our commitment to creating a transit system that makes Toronto proud.
Hiring and selection preferences are not given in the employment of an employee’s relatives. Relatives of current TTC employees cannot be hired, assigned transferred or promoted into positions, where there is a potential conflict of interest due to relationship. If you are qualified for the position for which you are applying, you will be required to disclose the name, relationship, and position of any relative who is a current TTC employee at the employment interview.
The TTC is committed to fostering a positive workplace culture with a workforce that is representative of the communities it serves. Committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion, the TTC encourages applications from all qualified applicants. Accommodation is available for applicants, including those with disabilities, throughout the recruitment process. Please contact Human Resource- Employment Services at (416) 393-4570.