The Northern Virginia Community College Workforce Development Division is developing a series of new programs in industry sectors including information technology, cybersecurity, mechatronics and other technical areas.
As a curriculum writing team member you will have the challenge of developing curriculum used for short-term training programs offered at a local, regional and national level. Content will be delivered in-person as well as online. Curriculum writers will work under the supervision of the Apprenticeship Manager to develop industry-driven curriculum while also matching curriculum to measurable outcomes in the form of nationally recognized certification.
Duties and Responsibilities
Attend and participate in all related face-to-face and online team meetings of curriculum and program team • Participate in development of scope and sequence for the required curriculum • Participate in development and evaluation of new curriculum in support of new course’s to include lesson plans, worksheets, quizzes, support materials and assessments. • Participate in revisions in response to feedback from external clients and industry experts
- Bachelor’s in Education or related field or equivalent experience. significant years in program development for the manufacturing sector or information technology sector.
- Expert experience in the electrical, mechanical or controls fields
or Expert experience writing curriculum in information technology, cybersecurity, programming (Java, Python), or other IT-related fields.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Experience in curriculum writing in higher education, training and development programs, state or national level organizations • Strong writing skills (written sample required) • Demonstrated ability to manage timelines and deliverables • Demonstrated ability to create curriculum that can be delivered online through an LMS platform, preferably Canvas • Ability to provide sample lesson plan they have written and implemented in the classroom
Operation of a State Vehicle No
Posting Detail Information
Open Date 05/02/2019
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
These are part-time positions that will require some night and weekend work.
You DO NOT have to be based in Northern VA to be part of the team.
Please provide a sample lesson plan that is your original work. The lesson should include the objective to be delivered, a quiz for measurement of learning, and what textbook would be utilized.
Background Check Statement
The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of an extensive criminal background
investigation, which may include:
fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of
education, credit checks (relevant to employment), and other checks requested by the VCCS and NOVA such as
I-9 and E-Verify requirements. Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s
Statement of Economic Interest.