• Curriculum Manager

    Job Locations US-MD-Columbia
    Posted Date 1 month ago(7/11/2019 10:42 AM)
    # of Openings
    Cyber Security Instructors
  • Overview

    Focal Point Data Risk is a new type of risk management firm, one that delivers a unified approach to addressing data risk through a unique combination of service offerings. Focal Point has brought together industry-leading expertise in cyber security, identity governance and access management, data privacy and analytics, internal audit, and hands-on training services, giving companies everything they need to plan and develop effective risk and security programs. By integrating these services, we provide our clients with the flexible support they need to protect and leverage data across any part of their organization. Simply put, Focal Point is the next generation of risk management.


    The Curriculum Manager works closely with the Director of Education in our Workforce Development practice to ensure that all courseware and learning materials developed and delivered by Focal Point Academy result in an outstanding student experience.  He/she creates and manages courseware development lifecycles, working with course developers and SME’s to ensure course content is accurate and relevant, and that it is consistently presented in a modern, professional format.


    Essential Functions | Responsibilities:

    • Manages the development and maintenance of Academy’s training curriculum
    • Employs instructional design models (e.g. ADDIE) as appropriate to produce a systematic approach to managing course updates and development cycles
    • Prioritizes the development schedule based on delivery requirements and other factors, and ensures optimal use of development resources
    • Collaborates effectively with the training team to consistently deliver excellent quality course materials
    • Regularly reviews and analyzes client, industry, and SME feedback in order to address any shortcomings in course materials and to deliver constant improvement in the quality of courseware and the learner’s experience
    • Creates and manages timelines for new training development projects and ensures adherence to change & quality control policies
    • Works within a rapidly-growing training team to create scalable and repeatable solutions
    • Creates, refines and enforces policy and procedures for course development staff to ensure course development is both efficient and effective and results in the highest quality content
    • Works with external partners to establish and maintain systems for credentialing courses as well as awarding college credit
    • Leads curriculum development team establishing and upholding quality standards
    • Owns the course maintenance schedule and content delivery timeframes
    • Performs other duties as assigned by management


    • Responsible for the supervision of the curriculum development team



    • Communication Skills: Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
    • Collaboration and Teamwork: Ability to work with all levels of internal and external clients, from clerks to CEO.
    • Detailed Oriented: Strong attention to deadlines with accuracy and efficiency.
    • Accuracy: Ability to deliver projects and all deliverables with accuracy and ability to supervise and lead staff toward error-free and accurate data.
    • Multi-tasking: Capable of managing several tasks, projects and client deliverables effectively, efficiently and on time, with accuracy to details and tasks
    • Strong leadership, interpersonal, and communications skills, and the ability to design and implement change. 


    Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Instructional Design, Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Technology or related field, or commensurate experience.


    Travel Required: Minimal travel may be required.


    Technical Requirements:

    • Intermediate to advanced experience using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
    • Intermediate to advanced experience with SharePoint or similar document management/version control platform
    • Intermediate to advanced desktop publishing experience



    Focal Point is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.  If you’d like to view a copy of the company’s affirmative action plan or policy statement, please email hr@focal-point.com.  If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact Chelsea Campbell at 813-402-1208 or recruiting@focal-point.comThis telephone line and email address is reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Please do not call about the status of your job application if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or non-disability related technical issues, will not receive a response.



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