North Short Community College Part-Time Curriculum Developer, Funeral Services in Danvers, Massachusetts

Part-Time Curriculum Developer, Funeral Services


Department:Division of Career & Technical Education and Business

Locations:Danvers, MA

Posted:Jul 03, '18

Type:PT No Benefits

Ref. No.:FY19


About North Shore Community College:

NSCC is one of 15 Massachusetts community colleges. The college serves 26 cities and towns along the coastal region from north metropolitan Boston to Cape Ann. Since its founding in 1965, NSCC has grown from a single building to three campuses, and from five to nearly 90 academic programs of study. The college has an urban campus in downtown Lynn, a suburban campus in Danvers and a cosmetology and culinary center in Middleton. Nearly 35,000 students have graduated from NSCC. The college is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

Job Description:

Part-Time Curriculum Developer, Funeral Services

15 hours per week from mid August - December

The selected candidate will be able to work remotely in this position.

Non-benefited position

North Shore Community College is seeking a part-time Curriculum Developer for a new associate degree in Funeral Services. The Curriculum Developer is responsible for developing, creating, and editing a variety of educational and assessment materials aligned to state and accreditation standards. The ideal candidate will be creative and resourceful and must be able to collaborate effectively within a team-oriented environment as well as work independently within a short timeline. Experience in teaching, standards-based education, and assessment is desirable


  • Develop course syllabi for all technical classes

  • Write and edit clear, thoughtful lessons for a variety of subject-specific skills

  • Provide, respond to, and implement editorial feedback in a polite and professional manner

  • Use style and procedure guides to ensure consistency across content

  • Consistently meet assigned deadlines and quality standards

  • Demonstrate proficiency with programs, such as Microsoft Office and Google Drive for word processing, data management, and collaboration


  • Graduate of an ABFSE accredited funeral service or mortuary science program

  • Bachelor degree required, master's degree preferred

  • 5 years' experience (combination of teaching and curriculum development)

  • Proficiency in writing, editing, and communication

  • Careful attention to detail

  • Strong creative and critical thinking skills

  • Excellent research, Internet, and technical skills

  • Effective organizational and time-management skills

  • Experience working on projects in multi-faceted and fast-paced environment

  • Experience working on cross-functional teams

  • Experience working with remote team members, a plus

Additional Information:

SALARY: $35.00 per hour, non-benefited position.

North Shore Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

Application Instructions:

Submit resume and cover letter outlining how your experience meets the qualifications of the position. Resume review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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