Education Program Manager & Senior Curriculum Designer
Location: Washington, DC
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: 4 Year Degree
Education and Training
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 1007
Kellen is a global management and communications company serving more than 125 trade associations, professional societies, and charitable organizations representing over 10,000 companies and 100,000 professionals worldwide. We specialize in management, communications, digital strategy, meetings and events, and consulting across a diverse range of industries.
Founded in 1964 and charter-accredited through the AMC Institute, Kellen has offices in Atlanta, Beijing, Brussels, Chicago, New York City, and Washington, DC.
Kellen's greatest asset is its employees. In order to reinforce the culture underpinning our approach to service delivery, we value diversity, equity, and inclusion across our organization. Our professionals hail from more than a dozen countries and speak more than two dozen languages. We are invested in finding, hiring, training, and promoting the very best to be #OneKellen.
We are seeking an experienced Curriculum Designer who is interested in leading our company’s charge to create interesting and innovative learning content for our clients. The right individual will have experience in Competency Based Training (CBT) and curriculum development and training for adult learners. This person will be responsible for working with subject-matter-experts in a number of different fields, driven to develop relevant content that focuses on skill development and technical knowledge.
In addition, the Program Manager & Senior Curriculum Designer will manage our company’s subscription-based Learning Management System with over 8,000 users accessing both custom designed curriculum and professional development content. This person reports to the Vice President, Education & Programs.
Design unique industry curricula to include outcomes and assessments.
Work collaboratively with industry specialists to identify need, define learning objectives, and new develop content; work with content authors to review and update course content.
Collect and analyze quantitative and qualitative data regarding the curriculum design and develop recommendations to enhance programmatic content and integration of findings into training plans.
Serve as staff liaison to several client committees working with the Chair to set meeting times and agendas, initiate calls, take minutes, and communicate with members.
Research and implement innovative tools and methods (distance-learning technologies, creative use of video, virtual meeting technologies, etc.) to optimize learning delivery options.
Manage the day-to-day operations of the Learning Management System creating new accounts, handle reporting, record completions, issue certificates of completion, record CE completions, manage subscriptions, and create/update end-user instructions.
Other duties as defined, as the position evolves.
At least three years’ experience in course design and delivery of effective large-scale learning, professional development, and instructional design is needed.
Some experience with administering and/or managing a learning management system is expected; experience with Articulate, Storyline and/or Rise 360, preferred.
Looking for a candidate with demonstrated experience with innovative methodologies for efficient and effective delivery of training.
A person with evidence of developing and adapting best practices for application in an adult learning setting, as well as someone who is a proactive self-starter who is comfortable operating with considerable autonomy while maintaining the ability to drive shared goals.
The right candidate will possess excellent project management skills, most notably the capacity to balance multiple priorities with proven ability to anticipate challenges, solve problems, and maintain a calm demeanor in situations.
Strong operational orientation with the ability to excel at making designs work in practice is preferred, as well as the ability to maintain successful outcomes in changing environments, while maintain awesome communication and interpersonal skills.
Kellen EEO Statement
Kellen does not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We adhere to these principles in all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training, compensation, promotion, benefits, social and recreational programs, and discipline. In addition, it is the policy of Kellen to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified employees who have protected disabilities to the extent required by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances where a particular employee works.
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
Consistent with Kellen’s mandatory vaccination policy, your commencement of employment is contingent upon you providing proof that you have been fully vaccinated on your first day of employment with an FDA authorized and/or approved COVID-19 vaccination. Any medical information we receive will be kept confidential in accordance with applicable law. Requests for a reasonable accommodation for exemption from this policy due to medical reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs will be subject to review by our People & Culture Department.
An equal opportunity, professional services firm with a primary concentration in association management and communications. Additional services include meetings and conference management, digital marketing and strategic advice. Kellen Company is made up of 300 employees from a wide variety of professional disciplines. It has seven offices in Atlanta, Brussels, Beijing, Chicago, Kansas City, New York City and Washington DC.