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Senior Manager, Curriculum (Virtual/Remote

Adtalem Global Education

This is a Full-time position in Chicago, IL posted March 14, 2021.

Location Becker Professional Education – Chicago, Illinois 60661 United States CHIHQ, Job ID# 117025

The Senior Curriculum Manager brings experience and expertise of the accounting profession, an understanding of technical accounting concepts, and knowledge of accounting curriculum requirements. This experience and expertise will be leveraged to provide guidance on the changes in the profession and underlying accounting curriculum requirements to the curriculum development team. The Senior Manager will lead a team of Curriculum Development Specialists and SMEs who are responsible for regularly updating Becker accounting course curriculum. Ultimately, the Senior Manager will be responsible for ensuring excellence of our accounting course content and its alignment with professional standards and our students learning needs. 

Responsibilities

  • Develop and manage the relationship with the product line production team, sales, marketing and operations teams
  • Prepare project plans for curriculum development initiatives, manage the projects, and provide regular reports on progress to completion
  • Participate in the development of the product innovation strategy for Becker’s products
  • Lead curriculum improvement projects based on updates to technical accounting standards and changes to the curriculum requirements and learning standards
  • Regularly review content for alignment to curriculum standards
  • Lead initiatives to streamline and expedite the creation and presentation of course content
  • Improve test taking tips and exam related content in course materials, as appropriate
  • Analyze feedback regarding course content and propose incremental improvements
  • Update course content, write new course questions and provide technical reviews of the content and questions created by Becker’s accounting SMEs
  • Prepare errata and update postings
  • Work with the Academic Support Managers to identify areas curriculum improvement and implement improvements through regular content update process
  • Maintain library of current pronouncements, changes to tax law, exposure drafts of potential future pronouncements and inform SMEs of changes in authoritative literature in order to insure that our courses are current.
  • Review and critique student software and other learning tools.
  • Completes other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Critical features of this job are described under Essential Duties and Responsibilities. They may be, however, subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

  • Masters degree and CPA, CMA or similar credential required
  • 7+ years experience in the accounting profession, including experience teaching accounting and experience writing and editing accounting curriculum
  • Strong team player, ability to work within and lead cross-functional teams
  • Robust communication skills adapt message and style to the needs of audiences
  • Ability to manage processes and clearly articulate complex information to achieve goals

Strong analytical, multitasking, and prioritization skills

EEO

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.

Who We Are

Becker has prepared people for greatness from more than 2,900 firms, associations, alliance partners, universities, and government agencies. Becker has helped more than one million CPA candidates prepare for taking the CPA Exam. For more than 60 years, Becker has led the industry through an exceptional network of relationships and a diverse catalogue of deep resources, engaging content, and expert instructors.

Becker provides CPA Exam Review, CMA Exam Review, and CPE (Continued Professional Education) with expert instructors, high-quality content, flexible learning formats including on-demand resources and webcasts. Learn more about Becker Professional Education, part of Adtalem Global Education, at www.becker.com .

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At Adtalem Global Education, the parent organization to Becker, we pride ourselves in nurturing a culture that encourages everyone to bring their full selves to work each day. To us, diversity and inclusion needs to be intentional to be impactful. We don’t just welcome differences, we celebrate them. #WeAreAdtalem

To learn more about our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion,  click here  to visit our Diversity page.

The trademarks / service marks used herein are owned by Adtalem Global Education or one of its subsidiaries / divisions.

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