Public Knowledge

Management Consultant (Curriculum Developer and Instructional Designer) - US

Connecticut, USA ● Florida, USA ● Georgia, USA ● Maine, USA ● Maryland, USA ● Massachusetts, USA ● New Hampshire, USA ● New Jersey, USA ● New York, NY, USA ● New York, USA ● North Carolina, USA ● Pennsylvania, USA ● South Carolina, USA ● United States ● Vermont, USA ● Virginia, USA ● Washington, DC, USA ● Virtual Req #673
Friday, May 26, 2023

Applicants must be willing to travel as needed.

Company Summary

Public Knowledge® is a national management consulting firm that helps government agencies solve tough problems and thrive in complex environments. We do this by providing planning, procurement, and implementation services. Most of our work is in Health and Human Services. You can learn more about us at  The GLI® Group has acquired Public Knowledge®, which provides Public Knowledge® with the financial backing and infrastructure of a larger company.


Inclusion is a core value of Public Knowledge®. We value and seek to create a more diverse workforce. We encourage women, minorities, veterans, people with disabilities, people with different sexual orientations, people with lived expertise, and other diverse people to apply. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design, and deliver solutions. We are committed to creating a safe and inclusive workplace that highlights the diversity in all of us and our experiences.

Position Summary


The Curriculum Developer and Instructional Designer is responsible for the development of curricula, learning materials, and reference documents for client projects, possible subject areas include but may not be limited to Child Welfare, Aging, Health and Medicaid, Child Support. This position designs, develops, implements, revises, and evaluates training curricula that meets industry and project standards related to contract deliverables. The Curriculum Developer and Instructional Designer establishes and maintains relationships clients and project points of contact. This position is expected to use learning methods which facilitate in-person and distance-learning formats including computer or web-based conference. 


A successful Curriculum Developer and Instructional Designer will demonstrate, and model experience, skills and knowledge related to: 


  •  Adult learning theory 
  •  Instructional design processes 
  • Implementing hybrid learning experiences 
  • Training and facilitation competencies and standards 
  • Customer service principles, practices, processes, and tools 
  • Training strategy and methods of conducting, evaluating, and auditing training. 
  • Transfer of learning methodologies and techniques 
  • Project management  



Duties & Responsibilities include, but not limited to the following.


  • Create competency-based learning pathways and transfer of learning processes and strategies. 
  • Curriculum maintenance (e.g., policy and values integration, organization and collection of materials, trainer curriculum access, standardization) 
  • Design, develop, and revise courses for delivery in a variety of media, including classroom and distance learning (computer-based training and web conference) 
  • Responsible for identifying and leading teams that consults with clients as well as subject matter experts (SMEs) to identify training needs and ensure training meets stated objectives.  
  • Gather information from subject matter experts; research policies and procedures, legal requirements, client programs, best methods and practices and other information relating to assigned training and learning projects. 
    • Create and implement completed training products, such as leader & participant guides, handbooks, manuals, training technology tools & other course material, including insuring course materials are available for launch, communication with stakeholders, providing support following course launch. 


Required Education and Other Credentials:


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Project management experience preferred
  • Organizational change management experience preferred


Required Experience and Skills:

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience working in Human Services at the local, state, tribal and/or federal government level 
  • Must have ability to lead the application of analytic techniques and assist in defining the project objectives, methodologies, and principles. 
  • Must have experience performing a wide variety of analytical tasks with the continuous improvement of processes, personnel, organization, system, or training. 
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and extremely resourceful 
  • Must have experience in bringing focus and organization to ambiguous situations
  • Must demonstrate creative and strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills
  • Must have flexibility and ability to adapt quickly to new situations
  • Must have ability to establish and cultivate strong work relationships
  •  Must have clear, concise written and verbal communication
  • Must have demonstrated life-long learning skills
  • Desire to work in a collaborative, fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Ability and willingness to travel (reasonable travel will be required)
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate with officials at all levels in government and industry
  • Must have the ability to handle and organize multiple projects and deadlines
  • Must demonstrate a high degree of attention to quality, details, and correctness
  • Ability to work with colleagues in a virtual environment (via conference calls, web meetings, and using digital collaboration tools such as Zoom and cloud document repository) 
  • Must demonstrate writing proficiency (proposals, reports, and research) and experience.


Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:


  • Must have the ability to travel to client sites
  • Ability to work from a home-based office
  • Must have the ability to work at a computer for extensive periods of time
  • Must have the ability to speak on the telephone for extended periods of time
  • Must have the ability to read (paper or computer screen) for extended periods of time
  • Must have sufficient hand, arm, and finger dexterity to operate a computer keyboard and other Company equipment
  •  Must have the ability to be self-driven, work independently and as part of a team


We offer excellent paid benefits that include:  


  • Comprehensive Health & Dental Insurance
  • 100% Paid Life Insurance  
  • 20 Days Paid Time Off (Per Year)  
  • Paid Holidays  
  • 401K Savings Plan with 100% match up to 3% of your salary
  • Anniversary Reward Bonus

In accordance with PK's duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace during the pandemic, we require all new employees to be fully vaccinated with a Coronavirus vaccine. You will be asked to show proof of vaccination prior to your start date. 



Think you've got what it takes? Apply online on our website and include an introduction to yourself and your qualifications.

This job post should not be interpreted as all-inclusive; it is intended to identify major responsibilities and requirements of the job.  The incumbent may be requested to perform other job-related task and responsibilities than those stated above.

Public Knowledge is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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  • Pay Type Salary
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  • Connecticut, USA
  • Florida, USA
  • Georgia, USA
  • Maine, USA
  • Maryland, USA
  • Massachusetts, USA
  • New Hampshire, USA
  • New Jersey, USA
  • New York, NY, USA
  • New York, USA
  • North Carolina, USA
  • Pennsylvania, USA
  • South Carolina, USA
  • United States
  • Vermont, USA
  • Virginia, USA
  • Washington, DC, USA
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