• Curriculum & Instruction Developer

    Location US-Virtual
    Job ID
    Chamberlain University
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    U.S. - Exempt
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    In this role 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.


    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.


    • 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.


    • 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).


    • Completes other duties as assigned


    • Doctoral degree in relevant field of specialization preferred
    • Master of Nursing degree required
    • Nurse educator certification (CNE) is preferred
    • 5 + years of experience in nursing curricula (online, blended, and onsite) and course development 
    • Demonstrated success in the role of nursing educator/staff developer (online, blended, and onsite is preferred)
    • Learning outcome/program evaluation experience (online, blended, and onsite is 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:
      o Learning Management systems
      o Electronic Assessment applications
      o 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 value INDEED1


    We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.

    Who We Are

    Chamberlain University’s mission is to educate, empower and embolden diverse healthcare professionals who advance the health of people, families, communities and nations. Chamberlain University is an accredited institution comprised of the College of Nursing, which offers a three-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program and flexible post-licensure programs such as the RN to BSN option, Master of Science in Nursing degree program, Doctor of Nursing Practice degree program and graduate certificates, and the College of Health Professions, which offers a Master in Public Health degree program. For the most updated accreditation information, visit chamberlain.edu/accreditation.


    Chamberlain University continues to raise the standard of nursing and healthcare education as well as advance healthcare outcomes in communities across the country and around the world. Chamberlain University is a member of Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE), a global education provider headquartered in the United States


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