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Job Title: Instructional Design Consultant
Job Number:
Organization: Children Without Worms (CWW)
Posted: 11/1/2018
Type: Contract
Classification: Informatics
Industry: Non Profit / NGO
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Decatur,  GA    USA
Compensation: Commensurate with experience
Position Description: The Contractor will develop training materials for national STH control program personnel (herein, “the Work”). The materials will be used to train program personnel to effectively and efficiently conduct data collection using the ICSPM methodology. The TFGH will provide the Contractor the survey protocol and existing module-specific training materials (e.g. PowerPoint presentations). AUDIENCE The target audience for the Work is national STH control program personnel. They will have a solid understanding of public health, but may not be well-versed in population-based survey methodologies. The trainers who are conducting the training of said national STH program staff members will be well-versed in the survey methodology, but they may not be experienced in conducting trainings. DELIVERABLES To support the program monitoring efforts of national STH programs, CWW seeks an expert (“Contractor”) to conduct the Work. The Work will consist of the following deliverables: 1) A written training guide for training of ICSPM survey teams. Deliverable #1 will concisely describe classroom and practical exercises and training sessions covering the ICSPM implementation methodology. The guide shall, to the extent reasonable, focus on practical, hands-on learning. The guide shall be in English and will eventually be a pdf document hosted on the CWW website. The Contractor will provide the written guide in MS Word format. Sections to the training guide will include, but not necessarily be limited to, the following: a) Training and survey logistics; survey pre-planning b) Community mapping and using survey segments c) Enumerating households (practical exercise) ? Using household sampling interval list d) Using electronic data collection questionnaires on Smartphones or tablets. e) Conducting household visits (practical exercise) ? Enrolling participants ? Administering household questionnaire ? Administering individual questionnaire ? Stool specimen collection f) Lab diagnostics g) Data checks h) Frequently Asked Questions 2) Sample training schedule/timeline 3) Evaluation tool(s) for ensuring that: a) Trainees have sufficient understanding to effectively conduct the ICSPM; and b) Areas for improvement of the training are identified. 4) Any additional agreed-upon teaching aids for the classroom and practical sessions.

Qualifications: At least six (6) years of experience in training development including the design of training materials and participatory educational tools. The consultant should have experience designing and using such tools. Experience providing training support for global health programs.

Organization Description: The Request for Consultancy (RFC) covers provision of technical assistance to help develop training materials for national soil-transmitted helminthiasis (STH) control programs. The training materials will cover data collection using a population-based survey methodology. The survey is a program monitoring tool. The Contractor will perform the Work described herein for and with the Task Force for Global Health’s Children Without Worms program (CWW).

Closing Date: 2/1/2019
Desired Starting Date:
Contact Name: Alex Jones,  Instructional Design Consultant
Contact Location: 325 Swanton Way

Decatur   GA  30030
United States
Contact Location: 325 Swanton Way
 
  Decatur   GA  30030
  United States
Contact Phone:  
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Contact Email: ajones@taskforce.org
Web Address:
How to Apply: To apply, submit an application consisting of the following: a) Narrative explaining how the applicant’s skills and experience fit the position requirements (two page maximum); b) Cost estimate c) A current resume including a description of recent related work; and d) Three (3) professional references from current or past clients/supervisors. Please submit the application (and any questions) to the following address. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Alex Jones Deputy Director, Children Without Worms, The Task Force for Global Health Email: ajones@taskforce.org

Additional Information: Nature of engagement. The engaged party will serve as an independent contractor. Once signed, the consultancy contract will not create an employment relationship between the Contractor and the Task Force for Global Health. Engagement term. 8-12 weeks; Term will be agreed upon and stated in the contract.

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