Applications are invited from suitably qualified individuals to fill the following position on the Main Campus:



Position: Curriculum Development Specialist (CDS)



Qualifications and Experience Required:


  • Master's degree in Curriculum Development or related field.
  • Minimum four (4) years’ experience in Curriculum Development, preferably with experience in distance education, at a tertiary Institution.
  • Project Management Qualification/Certification is an asset


Job Summary  

This is a full-time position reporting to the Director of Distance Education. The successful candidate:


  1. Will work with Dean, Chairs, Faculty, Academic Technology Team, Consultants, Content Specialists, and other related stakeholder to develop, adopt, remediate or repackage academic content and programming for deployment via online or other modalities of instruction.
  2. Will draw on best practice, research, current learning theory and technical knowledge to create extraordinary educational experiences for learners that successfully develops them in the related content areas and fostering mastery and achievement of prescribe curricular and learner objectives.
  3. Must have expert level knowledge of the most current learner management systems, instructional technology innovation, instructional design processes, curriculum integration across content areas and curriculum alignment.
  4. Must be able to demonstrate in practicum prior work focus on assessing learner needs and styles, defining measurable learning objectives, creating the learning environment and content materials, implementing the training, evaluating the effectiveness of the curriculum and remediating the curriculum as needed.
  5. Must have a broad knowledge of the principles and practices of the university’s administration and of current educational trends in curriculum and instruction; a comprehensive knowledge of the methods and procedures in developing curriculum content for online delivery; the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff and the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.



Required Skills or Competencies:

  • Intermediate to advanced skill in the use of the Blackboard Course Management System
  • Excellent working knowledge of the Aeorion Learning Management System or similar systems such as Moodle
  • Knowledge of online course development standards and procedures and educational applications of social media




  1. The subject line of the application should contain the name of the position that is being applied for as listed above e.g.  “Curriculum Development Specialist” and addressed to:

    The Director, Human Resource
  2. Applications should be made by sending the following information as ONE single attachment (either in PDF or word format) to  incorporating all of the below required information:
    • A Curriculum Vitae, including all qualifications and experience, and a cover letter addressing your interest and suitability for the role;
  3. • The names, email addresses, correspondence addresses and telephone numbers of three referees whom the University may contact.

  4. Short-listed candidates will be expected to present original degrees and request transcripts of their grades to be sent directly to the Human Resource Department

  5. A detailed job description will be provided at the interview.
  6. Application Deadline: The completed application documents should be forwarded by email to arrive no later than Monday, April 10, 2017.


As a Seventh-day Adventist institution, NCU gives preference to qualified individuals who are members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.



Northern Caribbean University is a

Seventh-day Adventist institution of higher education

© Copyright 2016 | Northern Caribbean University | All rights reserved