Curriculum Developer

National Asian Pacific Center on Aging | REMOTE

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About the job

National Asian Pacific Center on Aging (NAPCA), a 41-year-old national non-profit that has been preserving and promoting the dignity, well-being, and quality of life of Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders (AAPI), and diverse communities is searching for a Curriculum Developer to assist with the development of our remote job readiness training curriculum for participants in the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP).

The ideal candidate must have experience in the development and design of engaging workforce development trainings, using content that is relevant to the professional and personal experience of clients enrolled in the SCSEP. This is a temporary, full-time position with funding available through June 30th 2022, with the possibility of extending the position as needed beyond that date. This is a remote position, with flexible work location and work hours.

What is the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)?

The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is a federally funded workforce program, from the U.S. Department of Labor, targeting older adults (55 years of age or better) seeking employment and training assistance. The goal of SCSEP is to help program participants gain work experience and overcome barriers by receiving on-the-job training at not-for-profit or government agencies. The dual purpose of the SCSEP program is to provide community service while also improving participants with job skills to enable them to find full or part-time employment. Go to https://www.napca.org/about/ to learn more.

Job Summary

We are seeking a Curriculum Developer who can update our current remote job readiness training instructional material. This position will design and create curriculum materials and train case management staff on how to apply these tools through informative workshops. You will be required to evaluate existing curriculums and adapt it to a remote format, which could include “take-home” training participant handbooks, interactive hands-on activities, pre and post training evaluations. This is a time limited project with set deadlines and deliverables, with the expectation that curriculum development tasks will be completed on or before June 30th 2022. The ideal candidate will have experience designing workshops/trainings for mature adult learners and have familiarity with workforce development programs.

Key Responsibilities of the Curriculum Developer

  • Evaluate and revise existing curriculum
  • Work collaboratively with program staff to define training objectives
  • Develop up-to-date training content that encompasses job readiness training best practices which encompass the following:
  • Job Search
  • Resume
  • Interview Skills
  • Networking
  • Professionalism
  • Design content delivery and assessment methods
  • Provide training materials and train-the-trainer workshops to program staff
  • Ability to meet all defined deadlines
  • Ability to work independently

What the Successful Candidates Will Have:

  • Master’s degree in education, instructional design, curriculum development or similar transferrable education/experience
  • Experience in designing curriculum for mature adult learners
  • Demonstratable project management skills
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)

If you are looking to be part of a team that is passionate about seeing our elders thrive in our communities, submit your resume and cover letter to HR@NAPCA.ORG.