Developer - Online Nursing Courses

Job ID
Chamberlain College of Nursing
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status

Opportunity at a Glance

In this role you will work closely with various groups within Chamberlain University to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of graduate-level nursing course development. Your responsibilities are focused on new online course development that supports online expansion efforts. You will also support updates, revisions and redevelopment of courses as needed. You will work closely with Chamberlain leadership and faculty, instructional design team, consultants and other third-party vendors as needed.


Location: Remote/Virtual


  • Analyze Chamberlain's annual development plan and identifies resources required from campus and online teams.
  • Manage course development teams and related implementation activities according to Chamberlain's annual development plan. 
  • Develop detailed course development work plans, which include key activities, timelines and resource requirements needed to achieve campus or online objectives while adhering to an appropriate systematic development process.
  • Track and document completion of course development activities over the 24 week development cycle and initiate efforts to advance the work plan as needed.
  • Train, mentor, coach and develop team members in support of achieving course development objectives.
  • Manage multiple course development projects according to plan while monitoring, measuring and reporting on progress to ensure courses are delivered on time and with the highest level of quality.
  • Provide input into evidence-based instructional methods during course development cycle to enhance course content, improve online teaching effectiveness, and increase instructor productivity.
  • Communicate course development progress and issues to team members especially related to the impact of changes to project resources, scheduling scope and delivery.
  • Anticipate needs of stakeholders for each development cycle and effectively communicateswith others to coordinate timelines, production of deliverables, review and sign-off of final course shells, and on time release of courses.
  • Modify tasks, sequencing, and resourcing as appropriate to maintain progress including the off-cycle development of online courses.
  • Identify and address obstacles ensuring appropriate resolution.
  • Create and manage a document repository for online courses including course maps, syllabi, templates for learning platform and specific course materials. 
  • Maintain repository with user friendly file nomenclature and insures that shared documents are consistently updated.
  • Manage quality of courses through maintenance, corrections and repairs.
  • Attend Curriculum Committee meetings as a non-voting member; notes changes that impact online courses and integrates them into development.
  • Attend meetings related to course development and quality; reviews quality standards against Chamberlain courses and implement changes where needed.
  • Develop scholarly presentations that showcase Chamberlain as a leader in online nursing education.
  • Attend all online team meetings, national faculty meetings and take an active role in support of Chamberlain’s goals.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Below are the minimum requirements of the education, experience, knowledge, and skills required to competently perform in this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • A Bachelor of Nursing degree is required
  • A Master’s degree (preferably in Nursing or Education) is required
  • A Doctorate of Nursing Practice is preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years of of online teaching experience
  • Excellent project management skills-- ability to manage and coordinate the details of multiple concurrent projects; proficiency with project management practices and tools
  • Deep understanding of the principles of online education
  • Online course development experience
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to resolve issues and determine effective business and alternative solutions.
  • Capability to influence and instill credibility in administrative team peers and subordinates by meeting project milestones, deadlines and budget
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal communication skills; ability to interact with all levels within the organization
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with many initiatives.
  • Competency in the use of technology for virtual meetings, project management and training
  • Ability to manage a variety of business and vendor resources
  • Ability to work independently and make sound decisions with minimal supervision and direction
  • Ability to communicate effectively in the virtual world
  • Ability to use tact and sensitivity when working with others

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 is a rapidly-expanding university rich with opportunities for growth and offering competitive wages and benefits. If you enjoy being a part of an exciting team and working in a collaborative, dynamic environment, then Chamberlain University might be right for you.

Through Chamberlain Care®, we believe in taking care of those who take care of others. We offer a wide range of benefits that are intended to meet the diverse needs of our colleagues. Whether it's advancing your career, maintaining a healthy lifestyle or saving for retirement, our comprehensive benefit offerings can help you reach your goals.

As an educational organization, we also support and encourage colleagues to further their educations by offering tuition assistance and seminars through our Leadership Development Center.

If you are ready to join an institution like ours, we welcome you to apply.


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