Director of Curriculum (Health Coach Training Program)

    • New York, NY

Hello! We are the Institute for Integrative Nutrition (IIN) and we pioneered the Health Coaching profession! What started as a small classroom of passionate students in a live setting in 1992, is now world-renowned for its online Health Coach Training Program and other leading-edge programs on the most current and important topics in health and wellness. With over 100,000 students and graduates in over 150 countries worldwide, we are the undisputed leader in the field of Health Coaching education. Health coaches mentor and guide clients towards nutritional and lifestyle changes to help them reach their personal health goals. We are headquartered in New York City and offer students access to a rich diversity of leading instructors committed to improving global wellness through education and prevention. Our mission is to play a crucial role in improving health and happiness, and through that process, create a ripple effect that transforms the world!

Why work for us?

You are someone who wants to be part of a mission-driven company and you want to make the world a healthier and happier place! You want the culture of a start-up paired with the resources, stability and foundation of an established company with over 25 years at the top of its field. You want to work for a company that walks the walk, with great perks and an amazing team of awesome, collaborative, and passionate colleagues! 

Position Summary:

The Director of Curriculum will oversee the creation and management of IIN's core product, including development and management of core curriculum, student experience, and all decisions around supplemental educational and content matters. This position will manage curriculum developers, associates, and managers working on the Health Coach Training Program (HCTP). In addition, the Director of Curriculum will work with other departments to improve internal communication, technology workflows, and student communication. 

As the Director of Curriculum (HCTP), you will:

  • Oversee the development and enhancement of HCTP curriculum that aligns with IIN mission, brand, key priorities, and core philosophies
  • Execute leadership decisions regarding curriculum, education technology, and student experience initiatives
  • Provide feedback to department employees and work with content team to hire and onboard new staff members
  • Work closely with the Vice President of Content, Director of Curriculum (specialty courses), and Director of Curriculum (advanced courses) on department prioritization, team communication, and relevant projects
  • Oversee strategic planning regarding curriculum, education technology, student experience, and video production
  • Support the Project Manager in decisions within operations for new and existing content for HCTP, including process and timeline
  • Prioritize initiatives for content, design, and media teams when deadlines overlap
  • Liaison with other departments as well as outside consultants for all HCTP initiatives
  • Work with chief academic officer to ensure HCTP curriculum complies with state and federal education laws
  • Oversee curriculum-related communication with students, including ZenDesk inquiries, emails, and Facebook posts
  • Oversee education-related expenses; work with the Vice President of Content to develop and monitor the Education budget
  • Support visiting teacher manager in communication with visiting teachers
  • Effectively manage a high-volume workflow with quick turnarounds

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher
  • Strong background in health and wellness with proficiency in coaching, nutrition, primary food (lifestyle), and business
  • Strong background in online curriculum development
  • Adult education experience
  • Preferred: Health Coach Training Program graduate, Immersion or Advanced Business Course graduate
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Project management experience
  • People management experience
  • Preferred: Negotiation and mediation experience
  • Preferred: Experience with contracts and contract negotiation
  • Ability to work with limited resources
  • Excellent communication skills
  • 2+ years curriculum development experience
  • 2+ years health or life-coaching experience
  • Excellent computer skills: Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Preferred: Experience with JIRA and/or Zendesk
  • Excellent prioritization and critical thinking skills
  • Macro, linear, and lateral thinking abilities
  • Positive attitude
  • Excellent time management skills with ability to meet deadlines
  • Works well both independently and with a team
  • Can give and receive constructive feedback
  • Takes initiative to suggest solutions to problems
  • Flexible and able to adapt

Integrative Nutrition is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic or status protected by law.

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