1. Full-time
  2. Academic Operations
  3. Chamberlain University
  4. Chicago

Curriculum & Instruction Developer- BSN Prelicensure


  1. Full-time
  2. Academic Operations
  3. Chamberlain University


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About Chamberlain University

Chamberlain University, an Adtalem Global Education institution, continues to raise the standard of nursing and healthcare education through a growing community of over 100,000 alumni who are making an impact in their communities around the world. Chamberlain has the largest school of nursing in the U.S. and is the leading grantor of Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degrees to underrepresented minority students in the country. The university is committed to addressing the national nursing shortage through the development of innovative programs to ensure nurses are practice ready as they step into the workforce. Chamberlain is comprised of the College of Nursing, with online and campus-based programs, and the College of Health Professions, offering a variety of bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and certificate programs. Chamberlain University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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Adtalem believes in a culture of collaboration, creativity, and innovation, which thrives when we can work flexibly. Depending on your location, this role may be hybrid or remote.

  • HYBRID – If you reside within 50 miles of Adtalem offices in Chicago, IL, Addison, IL, Columbia, MD, Minneapolis, MN, and Miramar, FL this role is hybrid, requiring office presence three days a week (Tue, Wed, Thu), with the rest of the workweek spent working from home.
  • REMOTE – If you live over 50 miles from Adtalem offices in Chicago, IL, Addison, IL, Columbia, MD, Minneapolis, MN, and Miramar, FL, this role is remote. However, occasional office visits may be required based on business needs, with advance communication for such requests.

Job Description

Opportunity at a Glance

Curriculum & Instruction Developer

You will be primarily responsible for maintaining and improving pre-licensure assessment/evaluation to meet and exceed professional, accreditation, and regulatory standards based on the best available evidence.  You will collaborate with multiple stakeholders leading in the development and maintenance of best-in-class assessments that exceed faculty expectations, that address changing needs of students, and that assess stated course and program outcomes. You will direct resources to create and maintain assessments and serve as a senior-level assessment expert and guide assessment initiatives.  You will work closely with various groups within Adtalem and Chamberlain University, including faculty, administration, clinical education, academic success, assessment committee, faculty development, library services, instructional designers, educational technology experts, and accreditation & regulatory, to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of assessments.


Project Management

  • Creates comprehensive goals and project plan for each assessment strategy being developed.
  • Manages multiple assessment projects while monitoring, measuring and reporting on progress to ensure assessments are delivered on time and with the highest level of quality and innovation.
  • Identifies appropriate just-in-time resources that are needed from the academic shared services group and works with shared services leader to identify when these resources will be needed.
  • Identifies and engages appropriate faculty SMEs in the development of assessments.
    Provides regular updates to Assessment and Curriculum leaders regarding status of assessments being developed.
  • Identifies and resolves potential barriers to project timeline.
  • Participates in final stage quality assurance procedures for assessments through scheduled review and maintenance.
  • Uses finance skills in budget development/cost estimation for projects and other team needs.


  • Uses best practices and current research to design appropriate assessments into every course that evaluates student learning, course outcomes, and how the course contributes to program outcomes.
  • Analyzes multiple data sources related to assessments and interprets and synthesizes data to lead appropriate improvements.
  • Conducts/engages in research in consultation with external teams on assessment.
  • Leads and educates faculty in the implementation of assessments guided by assessment policies and best practice standards.
  • Maintains learning assessment to appropriate professional and regulatory standards and assures consistency.


  • Maintains programmatic accreditation requirements in relation to assessments.
  • Trains, mentors, coaches and develops team members in support of achieving assessment objectives.
  • Ability to develop policies and procedures.
  • Maintains currency in nursing practice (Education, nursing practice, and/or research) and assessment knowledge (via literature, research trends and changes/developments in healthcare).

Completes other duties as assigned.


  • Academic Qualification: Possess a Master of Science degree in Nursing.
  • Prior Experience: Have previously served as an educator in a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program.
  • Specialized Experience: Experience in Pediatric Nursing Education is highly desirable.
  • 5 + years Curricula and course development experience (online, blended, and onsite, preferred).
  • Learning outcome/program evaluation experience (online, blended, and onsite, preferred).
  • Evidence of application of active learning strategies and innovative teaching technologies in prior teaching experiences.
  • Knowledge of educational and instructional theories and principles applicable to a variety of teaching & learning modalities.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead complex projects to achieve desired outcomes while meeting budget parameters.
  • Ability to collaborate with other team members and lead through strong influencing skills.
  • Knowledge of current techniques and procedures used in the design, development, and delivery of curriculum and instruction.
  • Experience in faculty development and training.
  • Excellent computer (Microsoft office) and presentation skills.
  • Experience with one or more of the following preferred
    • Learning Management systems
    • Electronic Assessment applications
    • Multimedia and audio-visual technologies
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to resolve issues and determine effective business and alternative solutions.
  • Understanding of the regulatory environment of higher education and nursing.
  • Ability to interact with all levels within the organization and work in a fast-paced environment with many initiatives.
  • Demonstrated competence in use of technology for virtual meetings, project management and training.
  • Ability to work effectively and productively in a remote location.
  • Ability to produce high quality outcomes related to multiple initiatives simultaneously.
  • Ability to function as a productive team member and to consistently model the TEACH values.
  • In addition to the general qualifications above, qualifications for colleagues specializing in Nursing courses include:

  • Doctoral degree in relevant field of specialization preferred
  • Master’s degree in Nursing.
  • Certification as a nurse educator, preferred.
  • Demonstrated success in the role of nursing educator/staff developer (online, blended, onsite preferred).


We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. At Adtalem, we welcome everyone and have a strong commitment towards diversity and inclusion. We encourage our Colleagues to be their true authentic selves and support laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. We also maintain a drug-free workplace. 


Additional Information

In support of the pay transparency laws enacted across the country, the expected salary range for this position is between $68,637.22 and $124,230.14. Actual pay will be adjusted based on job-related factors permitted by law, such as experience and training; geographic location; licensure and certifications; market factors; departmental budgets; and responsibility. Our Talent Acquisition Team will be happy to answer any questions you may have, and we look forward to learning more about your salary requirements. The position qualifies for the below benefits.

Adtalem offers a robust suite of benefits including:

  • Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • 401k Retirement Program + 6% employer match
  • Participation in Adtalem’s Flexible Time Off (FTO) Policy
  • 12 Paid Holidays

    For more information related to our benefits please visit: https://careers.adtalem.com/benefits.



Equal Opportunity – Minority / Female / Disability / V / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation


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