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Instructional Design & Technology

Curriculum & Instruction Developer

Chamberlain University USA (Remote)
December 22, 2022
Job Type Full-Time  
Experience Level Mid   Senior  
Organization Type University  
Pay Range TBD  
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Opportunity at a Glance

You will be primarily responsible for maintaining and improving pre-licensure curricula, and all processes related to teaching/learning and assessment/evaluation to meet and exceed professional, accreditation, and regulatory standards based on the best available evidence.  You will collaborate with multiple stakeholders leading in the development and maintenance of best-in-class courses that exceed student and faculty expectations, that address changing needs of students, and that deliver stated course and program outcomes. You will direct resources to create and maintain fully standardized courses with best-in-class course materials, learning technologies, and pedagogies; and serve as a senior-level curriculum expert and guide initiatives, promote evaluation, and assess curriculum outcomes.  You will work closely with various groups within Adtalem and Chamberlain University, including faculty, administration, clinical education, academic success, faculty development, library services, instructional designers, educational technology experts, and accreditation & regulatory, to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of curriculum development resulting in on-time implementation of state of the art courses and curricula.

Responsibilities

Project Management

  • Creates comprehensive goals and project plan for each course being developed.
  • Manages multiple course development projects while monitoring, measuring and reporting on progress to ensure courses are delivered on time and with the highest level of quality and innovation.
  • Identifies appropriate just-in-time resources that are needed from the academic shared services group and works with shared services leader to identify when these resources will be needed
  • Identifies and engages appropriate faculty SMEs in the development of courses
  • Provides regular updates to Curriculum leader regarding status of courses being developed
  • Identifies and resolves potential barriers to project timeline.
  • Participates in final stage quality assurance procedures for courses through scheduled review and maintenance.
  • Uses finance skills in budget development/cost estimation for projects and other team needs.

Assessment

  • Uses best practices and current research to design appropriate assessments into every course that evaluates student learning, course outcomes, and how the course contributes to program outcomes.
  • Analyzes multiple data sources related to curriculum/courses and interprets and synthesizes data to lead appropriate improvements.
  • Conducts/engages in research in consultation with external teams on curriculum, teaching, and learning assessment.

Curriculum Development & Course Design

  • Directs course development and improvement to include key activities, timelines and resource requirements needed to achieve objectives while adhering to an appropriate systematic development process and timeline.
  • Leads and educates faculty in the utilization and implementation of course content, teaching strategies, and both faculty and student resources.
  • Maintains curriculum maps and levels the following curricular elements: Pedagogical approach, and learning assessment to appropriate professional and regulatory standards and assures consistency.

Leadership

  • Maintains programmatic accreditation requirements in relation to curricula.
  • Trains, mentors, coaches and develops team members in support of achieving course development objectives.
  • Ability to develop policies and procedures.
  • Maintains currency in nursing practice (Education, nursing practice, and/or research) and curriculum knowledge (via literature, research trends and changes/developments in healthcare).

Qualifications

  • 5 + years Curricula and course development experience (online, blended, and onsite, preferred).
  • Learning outcome/program evaluation experience (online, blended, and onsite, preferred)
  • Evidence of application of active learning strategies and innovative teaching technologies in prior teaching experiences.
  • Knowledge of educational and instructional theories and principles applicable to a variety of teaching & learning modalities.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead complex projects to achieve desired outcomes while meeting budget parameters.
  • Ability to collaborate with other team members and lead through strong influencing skills
  • Knowledge of current techniques and procedures used in the design, development, and delivery of curriculum and instruction
  • Experience in faculty development and training
  • Excellent computer (Microsoft office) and presentation skills.
  • Experience with one or more of the following preferred:
  • Learning Management systems
  • Electronic Assessment applications
  • Multimedia and audio-visual technologies
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to resolve issues and determine effective business and alternative solutions.
  • Understanding of the regulatory environment of higher education and nursing
  • Ability to interact with all levels within the organization and work in a fast-paced environment with many initiatives.
  • Demonstrated competence in use of technology for virtual meetings, project management and training.
  • Ability to work effectively and productively in a remote location
  • Ability to produce high-quality outcomes related to multiple initiatives simultaneously
  • Ability to function as a productive team member and to consistently model the TEACH values

In addition to the general qualifications above, qualifications for colleagues specializing in Nursing courses include:

• Doctoral degree in relevant field of specialization preferred
• Master’s degree in nursing
• Certification as a nurse educator, preferred
• Demonstrated success in the role of nursing educator/staff developer (online, blended, onsite preferred)

EEO

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. At Adtalem, we welcome everyone and have a strong commitment towards diversity and inclusion. We encourage our Colleagues to be their true authentic selves and support laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. We also maintain a drug-free workplace.

Who We Are

Chamberlain University has a 130-year history and the mission to educate, empower, and embolden diverse healthcare professionals who advance the health of people, families, communities, and nations. We’re 99,000 strong, with 31,000 students and 68,000 alumni armed with the skills, passion, and determination to make a difference in today’s complex healthcare environment. By living Chamberlain Care®, we’ve built a culture in which colleagues and students thrive and we graduate extraordinary healthcare professionals who transform the health of people worldwide.

Our regionally accredited University is comprised of the College of Nursing and the College of Health Professions. Our College of Nursing offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree program at 23 campuses and online post-licensure degree programs and certificates including RN to BSN, RN to MSN, a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) with six Specialty Tracks, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP). Our College of Health Professions offers online options with a Master of Public Health degree, Public Health Certificate programs, and a Master of Social Work degree. Learn more about Chamberlain University, part of Adtalem Global Education, at www.chamberlain.edu.