Content Developer/Instructional Designer

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Rowan University is a Carnegie-classified Doctoral University (Moderate Research Activity) with approximately 19,000 students. Its main campus is located in Glassboro, N.J., 20 miles southeast of Philadelphia, with additional campuses in Camden and Stratford. The University comprises seven academic colleges and five schools—the William G. Rohrer College of Business; the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering; the Colleges of Communication and Creative Arts, Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Performing Arts, and Science and Mathematics; the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University; the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine; the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences; the School of Health Professions; and the School of Earth and Environment—with an Honors College that spans across disciplines. Rowan is one of two public universities in the country to offer M.D. and D.O. medical degree programs. The institution is also home to the South Jersey Technology Park, which fosters the translation of applied research into commercial products and processes. Rowan has been recognized as one of the top 90 public research universities and the 7th fastest growing research institution in the nation.

Rowan University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. For the complete Rowan University non-discrimination and affirmative action policy see:


Content Developer/Instructional Designer

Job no: 493924
Work type: Temporary part time
Location: Stratford, New Jersey
Categories: Professional


The Content Developer is primarily responsible for supporting all aspects of training module development and delivery process from creation, through item writing and form development activities, to pre and post training exam delivery and analysis. The successful candidate will facilitate the creation of training modules of the highest quality through preparation, workshop participation, form review, process documentation and procedural compliance. They will provide quality control for all training, participant questions, and forms. The Content Developer must not only serve as a content expert with a broad understanding of the relevant topics but demonstrate mastery of the written language as well.


Assist in the development of curriculum modules, materials and online learning/course sites to support program initiative in collaboration with faculty and Rowan Global.

Answer questions regarding trainings and develop Q&A documentation that will be available to all training participants.

Track, process and analyze data using Excel; compile statistical information and generate reports for federal, state and foundation funding agencies.

Assist in data collection, data entry and the compilation of summary data for educational and grant-related and/or departmental reporting.

Assist with the preparation of continuing education applications for reporting requirements.

Represent the NMI at project related meetings in addition to serve on project committees as needed or required as it relates to educational activities, resources, and programming.

Serves as liaison with University academic units (e.g. Grants and Contracts, IST, Center for Continuing Education, Rowan Global) and keep abreast of all pertinent federal, state, AOA, and University regulations, laws and policies to ensure education program compliance.

Utilize advanced computer skills in the preparation and supervision of all highly technical documents, manuscripts, and reports; training modules and curriculum materials; marketing materials, websites, newsletters and brochures; survey/ questionnaires, mail merges; posters, tables, slides, graphics, charts, spreadsheets, forms and other related documents.

Understands and adheres to Rowan SOM compliance standards as they appear in the Corporate Compliance Policy, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest Policy.

Keeps abreast of all pertinent federal, state, and University regulations and laws and policies as they currently exist and as they change or are modified.

Perform other related duties as required.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism or a related field; equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted. A minimum of 3- 5 years’ professional work experience is required, preferably as a copywriter, content developer, editor or similar communications position with published work across different mediums. Demonstrated experience in writing and editing for a mission-driven organization. Experience working in higher education environment preferred.

Experience with program planning and development required. Ability to manage multiple projects and coordinate the efforts of a team in order to accomplish objectives. Knowledge and/or understanding of New Jersey opiate prescribing laws and best practices. Knowledge and/or understanding of MAT (Medication Assisted Treatment) and the effectiveness of buprenorphine. Keen knowledge of medical terminology preferred.


To perform this job the individual must be able to move/carry and set-up audiovisual equipment and educational materials. May be required to work off hours as need to meet grant deadlines. Must be able to attend meetings in other buildings and at off-site locations.

This position is part-time 20 hours per week

Advertised: Aug 9 2019 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Aug 23 2019 11:55 PM Eastern Daylight Time





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Posted: 8/10/2019
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