Fire Protection Publications is a mission-driven, values-based organization dedicated to the production of high-quality educational content for the international community of firefighters and first responders.
The Fire Protection Publications (FPP) Project Manager (Curriculum Unit) is responsible for coordinating the development and completion of International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA)/FPP curriculum materials for national sale within planned schedules and budgets. This position includes the direct supervision of six to eight full-time, one temporary Instructional Developer, and student employees.
Research, compose, and/or edit original text for drafts of new or revised curriculum materials, evaluation instruments, multi-media materials, fire service training manuals, marketing materials and newsletters. Participate in the formation of goals and objectives for Fire Protection Publications and monitor and explore latest developments in vocational training, adult education, fire service training and publications through travel, contact, reading. Represent FPP and IFSTA at meetings, conferences, and other related functions.
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Bachelor's degree and four years of experience in a related field or a Master's degree and one year of experience in a related field.
Demonstrated understanding and application of FPP's organizational values:
Highly organized, ability to set and maintain schedules, excellent writing skills, excellent communication skills, strategic thinking, attention to details, planner, ability to delegate, ability to supervise, time management, ability to coach, respectful, confident, know how to take command, know how to make decisions, managerial courage, know how to face problems, ability to influence and guide a group toward a common goal, empathy, action/solution-oriented, productive/results-oriented, continuous learner.
Bachelor's degree in Secondary, Adult, Vocational or Occupational Education, Educational Psychology, Technical Writing, Fire Protection, Curriculum and Instruction or related field and four years of experience in curriculum development of training material at any level.
Master's degree Secondary, Adult, Vocational or Occupational Education, Educational Psychology, Technical Writing, Fire Protection, Curriculum and Instruction or related field and one year of experience in coordinating development of training material. Previous fire or emergency service curriculum development experience. Experience in developing electronic learning products.
Oklahoma State University (OSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, OSU conducts pre-employment background checks on final candidates. Offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.