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Reading Material Specialist (Digital Media)

Education Development Center (EDC)

This is a Full-time position in Lusaka posted 06/01/2022.

Reading Material Specialist (Digital Media) Jobs in Development Center (EDC) Lusaka vacancies in Lusaka at Education Development Center (EDC)

# Job Description

Company Description

EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT CENTER EDC

EDC is one of the world’s leading nonprofit research and development firms.
Established in 1958, EDC designs, delivers and evaluates innovative programs
to address some of the world’s most urgent challenges in education, health,
and economic opportunity. Our services include research, training, educational
materials, and strategy, with activities ranging from seed projects to large-
scale national and international initiatives.

EDC is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Project Description

The USAID Let’s Read Zambia project is a 5-year project funded by the United
States Agency for International Development USAID and implemented by the
Education Development Center EDC. USAID Let’s Read Zambia works to improve
reading outcomes for children attending pre-primary kindergarten through to
Grades 3 and provide professional development for teachers to support reading
interventions in Zambian public and community schools.

Job Description

The Reading Materials Specialist RMS – Digital Media will be an integral
part of the USAID Let’s Read Team comprised of the Senior Reading Advisor
SRA, Reading Materials Development Specialist RMDS, Provincial Reading
Coaches, the Ministry of Education and other key stakeholders and partners to
develop, adapt, finalize and implement teaching and learning materials and
approaches to support Early Grade Reading objectives.

Essential Functions, but are not limited to:

· Assist in the design and development of digital media content including
apps aligned to support reading interventions and other project goals.

· Use technical and typographic skills to arrange and style reports, teaching
and learnng materials, digital content

· Carry design and digital projects from concept to completion while adhering
to strict brand standards, and ensuring production timelines are met.

· Monitor trends in graphic design, digital content, data visualization and
web strategy.

· Create and maintain an inventory of reading resource materials published by
both government and private partners- ensuring that all materials collected
are cataloged and stored accurately and that all copyright regulations are
observed in the use of these materials

· Work collaboratively with the Reading Teams production team to ensure
development and design of materials for Teaching and Learning materials.

· Manage reading material creation, including video and audio recordings

· Contribute to Quarterly and Annual Reports narratives, photos, success
stories, training agendas, and other inputs as requested;

· Other duties, as assigned.

Qualifications

The candidate for the position of Reading Materials Specialist shall have at a
minimum the following qualifications:

Education:

· Bachelors’ degree in education or other related field, preferably with a
specialty in instructional design, fine arts, and or digital media

Skills and Experience:

–>Experience overseeing studio production work in the fields of audio and video recording
–>Experience overseeing the production of graphic artworks- both digital and hand drawn productions
–>Ability to use the Adobe Creative Suite tools specifically Adobe Audition, Premiere, After Effects and photoshop
–>Experience with MS Word, Powerpoint and website content entry
–>Demonstrated skills and knowledge of both print and non-print materials and educational technology.
–>Experience developing early grade reading instructional materials;
–>Experience managing a digiatal catalog
–>Familiarity with Copyright regulations
–>Understanding of and experience working with or within the Zambian Ministry of Education;
–>Proven ability to work collaboratively with a diverse team of professionals;
–>Ability to manage multiple, time-sensitive tasks professionally and with high quality;
–>Excellent written and oral communication skills;
–>Must be able to work within a cross cultural setting, negotiate diplomatically, and function well under pressure;
–>Ability to work hands-on, independently, and within team in difficult work environment; and
–>Willingness to travel to provinces covered by the project;
–>Provide leadership, support, and training for digital learning and technology integration.

Language:

· Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of and proficiency in Chinyanja,
Chitonga, Silozi, Lunda, Luvale, Kiikaonde and Icibemba languages preferred.

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Closing Date : 18th January , 2022.

Reading Material Specialist (Digital Media) Jobs in Education Development Center (EDC) Lusaka vacancies in Lusaka at Education Development Center (EDC)

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