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TheCollegeBoard Networking Fundamentals Course Lead in Lansing, Michigan

About College Board College Board is a mission-driven not-for-profit organization that connects students to college success and opportunity. Founded in 1900, College Board was created to expand access to higher education. Today, the membership association is made up of over 6,000 of the world's leading educational institutions and is dedicated to promoting excellence and equity in education. Each year, College Board helps more thanseven million studentsprepare for a successful transition to college through programs and services in college readiness and college success-including the SAT®, the Advanced Placement® Program, and BigFuture®. The organization also serves the education community through research and advocacy on behalf of students, educators, and schools. About Career Kickstart Career Kickstart (CK) expands the successful AP model to the career and technical education space, by offering schools a new set of career-oriented high school courses that provide students with relevant, high-quality instruction and experiences that lead to industry-recognized credentials and college credit, and ultimately, power students' progress to in-demand jobs in high-growth sectors and choice-filled lives. About the Opportunity As the course lead for CK Cybersecurity 1: Networking Fundamentals you will be a catalyst for change in expanding and diversifying the networking/cybersecurity talent pipeline and creating opportunities for students to own their futures. You are an experienced IT course designer and teacher at the high school level, or at the post-secondary level with high schoolexperience/interaction. You are excited to apply your experience and knowledge with Information Technology education to a role where you will pilot, launch, and manage the on-going improvement of a new networking course and assessment for high school students: Cybersecurity 1: Networking Fundamentals. You will also be responsible for the development and revision of instructional materials to ensure all courses are engaging and relevant for students. Your deep commitment to educational equity and the potential of all students will be a major asset as you work to ensure the networking course is designed to serve a diverse group of hundreds of thousands of high school students. Your experience providing consultation and implementing processes and strategies allows you to work effectively with teachers, higher education faculty, employers and workforce committees, and a diverse set of advisors to refine the course content, develop instructional and assessment materials, and train teachers. In this role, you will: Product Strategy & Launch * Manage a standing advisory committee - made up of K-12 leaders, higher education professors and industry experts - to provide input and advice on the course and the associated assessment, instructional materials, and teacher training. * Maintain a deep understanding of the career technical education (CTE) landscape and IT Pathways. Translate knowledge and updates in the field into Career Kickstart's program strategy and improvements. * Support workstreams to ensure product/program delivers exceptional user experience to students, educators, and schools. * Work with cross-functional teams to ensure program vision is translated into key design choices and technical requirements, and that development roadmap stays on track. Course Development and Instruction * Responsible for updating and maintaining the Course Exam Description (CED) to ensure alignment with industry and higher education standards, ensuring it is relevant and valuable to students taking the course. * Coordinate a broad coalition of stakeholders - including expert high school teachers, industry experts and higher education leaders - to ensure the networking course and assessment meets state standards and aligns to secondary, postsecondary, and industry needs and requirements. * Collaborate with external curriculum development providers to ensure curriculum m