Remote-Assistant Manager, Curriculum-Learning Design

  • 175 Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84111, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Nightingale College is contributing to the future of health care by preparing students for practice by combining current technology and core educational principles. The institution is nationally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). Nightingale College specializes only in nursing education. Its current CEO, Mikhail Shneyder, is also a registered nurse and is dedicated to making a positive impact on healthcare in Utah and its communities.


Nightingale College’s staff and faculty are dedicated to preparing future nurses who will elevate the quality of health care in the communities they serve. Staff and faculty are committed to connecting with each student on a personal level to facilitate learning.


Job Description

The Assistant Manager, Curriculum-Learning Design supports the Manager, Curriculum in the creation, refinement, development and implementation of learning products. This includes: assessing, planning, applying, and implementing curriculum in the College’s education programs; evaluating course and program outcomes; providing direct development and support services in learning design, strategies, assessment, and technology; distance education teaching modalities assessments and evaluations; assisting with the evaluation and assurance of the programs’ effectiveness through learning outcomes; assisting in the development and implementation of instructional strategies, course materials, assessment techniques, appropriate integration of instructional technologies and best practices in distance education.


The Assistant Manager, Curriculum, Learning Design is responsible for the following:

·         Determines the suitable instructional design method, media selection, and facilitation style for the implementation of organizational interventions and solutions.

·         Performs cause, knowledge, or gap analyses to help determine appropriate learning delivery options.

·         Manages the development of curriculum materials for instructor led delivery platforms and updates of existing course materials to reflect changes in law, regulation, philosophy, or practice.

·         Design and execute online course assembly, creation and packaging in partnership with internal and external Subject Matter Experts.

·         Evaluates and offers input and feedback on alternate sources of instructional design and facilitation and assists in ensuring alignment with organizational goals and direction.

·         Aligns new and existing course content with optimum instructional methods including instructor led, e-learning, and blended approaches.

·         Researches and develops curriculum that is appropriate to the learning needs and advances the effectiveness of the curriculum function by recommending appropriate methods and tools to address learning needs.

·         Constructs supportive materials to enhance performance improvement strategies.

·         Works with team to create new curricular initiatives.

·         Maps course topics, objectives and assignments into program designs to demonstrate that standards are met, and assessment is achievable.

·         Ensures the Curriculum Design and Development projects are completed on time and within budget.

·         Assist Manager, Curriculum, and faculty in the creation and refinement of assessment tools.

Job Specifications

·         Master’s degree or higher in Learning Science, Cognitive Psychology, Educational Technology, Educational Psychology, Human Factors, Instructional Design, Assessment, Learning Design, Curriculum Design, or related field required.

·         Minimum of three years participating in the design of learning technology, software, or learning environments.

·         Significant experience gathering and applying peer-reviewed scholarly research and user research.

·         Previous instructional design and user-centered design testing experience preferred.

·         Previous online and/or classroom teaching experience preferred but not sufficient.

·         Deep and demonstrated knowledge of learning design principles from cognitive psychology and allied fields.

·         Demonstrated experience synthesizing and applying research from the learning sciences to product design in clear, tangible, documented ways.

·         Demonstrated understanding of evidence-based, learner-centered design processes, techniques, and tools.

·         Demonstrated experience participating in the design of learner interfaces and learner experiences.

·         Demonstrated experience designing assessment within distance learning experiences.

·         Demonstrated experience in highly collaborative environments.

·         Demonstrated experience contributing to learning design systems with numerous stakeholders and requirements.

·         Demonstrated experience applying design thinking to learning experience designs.

·         Thorough understanding of Concept Based, Competency Based, Project Based, and other learning design models.

·         Experience in Health Sciences Education preferred.

·         Experience in micro-credentialing preferred.

·         Highly Motivated, collaborative, and independent.



Additional Information

The typical work environment is located at the College’s operations center with the possibility of working remotely.   The work is performed in two primary modes – at the operations center or remote at a desk, using a computer, a telephone, and other means for work productivity and communication. Travel will be required for meetings or training purposes.


The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by collaborators within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of collaborators assigned to this position.


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