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Education Nonprofit Curriculum Development Manager (Remote)

Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship
New York, United States
$60,000.00 - $65,000.00
Closing date
Feb 11, 2022

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Position Type
Programs, Other Programs
Education, Youth
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) activates the entrepreneurial mindset and builds start-up skills in youth from under-resourced communities to ensure their success and to create a more vibrant and inclusive society. We seek an innovative Curriculum Development Manager to create instructional content that fosters career readiness and non-cognitive skill development for high school, middle school, and post-secondary learners in the US and in global markets.


The Curriculum Development Manager reports to the Director of Product Strategy and Innovation and collaborates in a cross-functional manner to elevate the quality and brand of NFTE’s educational content. This is a mid-level position that requires extensive and proven experience in building large scale traditional and online curriculum. The Curriculum Development Manager must possess excellent organizational, writing, design, time management, and communication skills to create curriculum from ideation to deployment on NFTE’s Learning Management System. Come join NFTE’s team to help make a difference in the lives of young people across the world!



Role and Responsibilities


  • Design, build, and maintain outcomes-based, next-generation instructional content designed to meet career readiness and non-cognitive skill goals through entrepreneurship education.
  • Implement and advance NFTE’s instructional design framework and commitment to excellence by creating and maintaining instructional materials for traditional instructor-led courses, online programs (synchronous and asynchronous), and web-based learning products.


  • Establish, manage, and execute against delivery project plans for all curricular content developed in-house and by consultants and external partners.


  • Partner with external stakeholders to develop supplemental learning experiences and build/strengthen/maintain corporate partner relationships.


  • Utilize customer and data-driven feedback to continue to evolve NFTE’s learning content to represent the cutting edge of entrepreneurship education, inclusive of culturally responsive modalities for the US and abroad.


  • Support NFTE’s IT and Programs teams by responding to support tickets and helping to troubleshoot Canvas LMS and online curriculum access issues.


  • Collaborate with NFTE’s Training team to facilitate and train NFTE staff and teachers on how to use NFTE’s curriculum, access online content on Canvas LMS, and execute programming.


Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree required; relevant advanced degrees valued
  • 15 years of professional full-time work experience with at least 7+ years of demonstrated success with high school curriculum development (in-person, hybrid, and online learning)
  • Proven experience taking initiative to build large scale curriculum projects on a tight deadline
  • Excellent writing and content editing skills with adherence to accessibility standards
  • Excellent ability to design creative PowerPoint decks
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Learning Management Systems
  • Proficiency creating instructional content in web-based content authoring tools
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and multitasking skills with superior attention to detail



Additional Desirable Qualifications:


  • Teaching experience relevant to NFTE’s core mission and/or core service populations
  • Experience with Canvas LMS, CourseArc LTI authoring, video editing software
  • Bilingual in Spanish or another language



Working Environment:


This is a full-time, remote-based position, utilizing employee home office locations. Currently we continue to limit travel but going forward the position will require some occasional travel, especially in the support of important events, partnerships, and media opportunities. Relocation assistance is not available for this role.





$60,000-$65,000 depending on experience and qualifications. Generous and comprehensive benefits as detailed below.



Why our employees love working at NFTE:


  • Internationally recognized educational nonprofit committed to a dynamic mission
  • Competitive salary with a total rewards suite of outstanding competitive benefits, including:
    • NFTE sponsored Comprehensive Health Insurance
    • Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance (fully paid by NFTE)
    • 403(B) Retirement Savings Plan with generous company match
    • Generous PTO (extensive vacation/holidays/personal time; paid sick time)
    • Summer Fridays, Flex Time, Paid Family Leave (up to 6 weeks), Short- and Long-term Disability and “NFTE Time” (additional paid holiday break between Christmas and New Year’s Day)
    • Flexible Savings Account (FSA): Pre-tax savings for expenses not covered by plan
    • Dependent Care Account (DCA): Pre-tax savings for childcare services
    • Transportation Savings Account (TSA): Pre-tax savings for transit and parking services
    • Tuition Reimbursement Program
    • Professional development support through learning opportunities (internal workshops, external conferences, and organizational projects)
    • Merit-driven recognition and performance management programs
    • Cell Phone Reimbursement
    • Employee Referral Program



About NFTE:


Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) is a global nonprofit organization that provides high-quality entrepreneurship education to middle and high school students from under-resourced communities, as well as programs for college students and adults. NFTE reaches 50,000+ students annually in 25 states across the U.S. and offers programs in 14 additional countries. We have educated more than a million students through in-school, out-of-school, college, and summer camp programs, offered in person and online. To learn more about how we are promoting inclusive capitalism and building the next generation of diverse entrepreneurs, visit


NFTE is a student-focused, equity-driven organization that works to empower youth and combat inequities in education, the economy, and our broader society. We offer a diverse and inclusive workplace where learning from each other is an integral part of our culture. NFTE actively welcomes people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives. We are an equal opportunity employer and a great place to work. Join us and help us achieve our mission!



To Apply:


Go to NFTE’s Careers page.  Please attach your resume along with a brief cover letter. In your cover letter, you must respond to the following:

  1. Are you authorized to work lawfully in the United States?  __ Yes   __ No
  2. Will you now or in the future require NFTE to sponsor an immigration case to employ you for (e.g., H-1B or other employment-based immigration case)?  __ Yes   __ No
  3. Are you subject to any restrictions (i.e. non-competes or any other prior employment commitments) that would inhibit your ability to carry out the responsibilities of this position at NFTE?  __ Yes   __ No
  4. Your experience as it directly relates to the requirements listed in the job description.
  5. Why you want to work for NFTE.
  6. Your salary requirements/expectations.


A cover letter and your response to the questions above are required.  We will only contact applicants who provide a cover letter. Due to the high number of anticipated applications, NFTE cannot guarantee all applicants will receive a reply and thanks candidates in advance for their understanding.

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