Curriculum Developer & Writer

PRA Group - Norfolk, VA (30+ days ago)3.4


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Position Summary:
The Curriculum Developer / Writer is responsible for analyzing, designing, writing, developing & implementing training programs. The successful candidate will have strengths in technical writing and curriculum development; creating training programs & classroom learning tools; and solid project management skills.
Design, write and develop instructional materials; create interactive and engaging course content & build effective learning experiences.
Design, author and edit complex e-learning, virtual and blended classroom curriculum & programs including but not limited to measurable learning objectives, group activities, discussions, case studies, role-plays, scenarios, simulations, audio scripts, progress checks, performance evaluations and knowledge assessments.
Design traditional, nontraditional, interactive and multimedia learning solutions
Draw from a diverse background of design and learning techniques to define and sequence instructional content and strategies to optimize learning experiences.
Adapt instructional materials created for one format to another format (usually from face-to-face to e-Learning and virtual).
Create and maintain performance support materials, including but not limited to online knowledge bases, job aid, quick reference guides, and other digital based learning resources.
Upload, test and maintain content to an LMS.
Manage multiple projects and programs concurrently.
Provide train the trainer sessions (classroom or virtual/remote) to support implementation of training programs.
Must be able to create project plans and maintain them for each project.

Uses a variety of techniques for determining instructional content of curriculum or program; creates or partners with others to plan and design the curriculum or program.
Proactively identifies appropriate evaluation techniques and applies them, such as summative and formative evaluation, four levels of evaluation, usability testing, etc.; conducts appropriate test and revision cycles to assess and test the learning design solution and its impact; assesses whether the learning design solution produces positive results, such as change in learner attitude, skill, knowledge, and behavior.

Professional Experience/Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent 3-5 years curriculum development & writing experience; Degree in Education, Instructional Design, English or related field.
Advanced ability to write with attention to narrative and copy.
Demonstrated experience designing and developing training materials and content to include creating instructor-led materials, online/e-learning modules, job aids, online tutorials, multimedia products (video, graphic, audio), and other training materials.
Knowledge of adult learning theories and techniques.
Strong project management skills.
Knowledge of assessment methods and formats, such as multiple choice, hands-on, open-ended response, etc.
Knowledge and ability to implement various evaluation levels.
Knowledge of learning technologies and support systems, such as collaborative learning software, learning management systems, and authoring tools.
Experience working with Cornerstone OnDemand Learning Management System (Preferred).
Experience creating application demos and simulations using Articulate, Captivate, or any other comparable application.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, sex, gender, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, citizenship, or any other classes recognized by state or local law or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law. We are a drug free workplace.