Kamehameha Schools (KS) has a Senior Design Specialist position available in our Hoolaukoa Educational Systems & Strategies department at our Kapalama Campus location on the island of Oahu. The deadline to apply is: 09/20/2017.
Summary of Duties:
Leads project planning discussions that establish project objectives, scope, risk mitigation, high-level timelines, cost-benefit analysis, project milestones and detailed work plans. Co-facilitates periodic reviews of various project planning documents (e.g. charter, work plan, etc.).
Guides product design that is in the best interest of the KS educational system, while working with all campuses/divisions to identify and mitigate risks.
Identifies appropriate products for testing and utilizes effective and efficient testing and evaluation methods. Leads the testing of the products through development and execution of team-self review, peer review and live trials with educators. Plans, executes, and reports evaluations of products and processes.
Oversees training on various educational standards products (e.g. process, resources) utilizing appropriate resources, methods and technology.
Provides coaching and feedback regarding attainment of peers' work plan milestones, and individual goal achievement.
Education: Bachelor's degree in Education or closely related field.
Summary of Minimum Requirements:
More than 5 years of relevant work experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute for the requirements listed.
Knowledge of and experience with designing and assessing standards based curriculum and the integration of culture and curriculum (e.g., lessons, units).
Excellent interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all stakeholders via face to face interactions, electronic and web based communications.
Ability to facilitate small and large group work sessions.
Structured Project Planning, Execution and Control: Ability to methodically plan, execute and control moderate to high-risk/prioritized initiatives. Able to manage project scope, quality, cost and schedule to pre-determined constraints.
Kamehameha Schools is a private, educational, charitable trust founded and endowed by the legacy of a Hawaiian Princess, Bernice Pauahi Bishop. Kamehameha Schools operates a statewide educational system enrolling more than 6,500 students of Hawaiian ancestry at K-12 campuses on O’ahu, Maui and Hawai’i and over 30 preschool sites statewide. Kamehameha Schools hires over 500 employees each year, and employs over 3,000 staff members throughout the organization.