Job Opportunity: Manager of Workforce & Curriculum Development at CADER

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The Center for Aging & Disability Education & Research (CADER) is seeking applications for a Manager of Workforce and Curriculum Development.

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Job Description

The Center for Aging & Disability Education & Research (CADER) located at Boston University School of Social Work seeks a Manager of Workforce and Curriculum Development to lead our workforce development and training initiatives. The rapid aging of our population and a changing landscape for health and social services demand that organizations in the aging and disability field provide integrated, inter-professional, and person-centered care. CADER is a national leader in helping organizations and the workforce meet this challenge by leveraging the latest in online learning technology and the extensive resources of one of the nation’s leading research universities. CADER works with a variety of training partners including Area Agencies on Aging, State Units on Aging, Independent Living Centers, senior centers, housing providers, behavioral health organizations, nursing homes, assisted living centers, hospitals, community health centers, social service agencies, and adult day health centers.

The core responsibilities for this position are to:

  • Identify grant and contract opportunities to build CADER’s workforce development capacity in the social work, aging, and disabilities communities. This includes conducting research related to trends in training and aging, customer identification, and relationship building leading to sales and grants.
  • Participate in writing grants and/or contract proposals, and work with PI to implement grant and contract activities and manage the project to achieve project outcomes and produce/develop all required deliverables.
  • Meet with subject matter experts or organizational representatives to enhance curriculum, particularly looking at the application of content to specific roles and areas of practice. Identify and recommend new areas of practice and provide consultation on new courses and curriculum in conjunction with the curriculum team. Evaluate training program outcomes to ensure quality assurance and revise content based on this feedback.
  • Knowledge of aging and disability practice and best practices in training are key skills for this position in the design of the curriculum, grant writing, and program development and management.

Required Skills

  • Master’s degree required, MSW or MPH preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience required
  • Specialization in Aging and/or Health and Human Services preferred

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Position Type


Boston University Salary Grade

Grade 47

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