Atria Senior Living

  • Curriculum Development Spc - Atria Senior Living

    Job Locations USA-KY-Louisville Metro
    Human Resources
    Community Name
    Atria Senior Living
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  • Overview

    What’s the difference between a job and a meaningful, rewarding career? The people you serve. When you work at Atria, you have a front-row seat to the amazing life stories of the wisest people on earth. What’s more, you are part of an extraordinary company – one that’s investing in the future of senior living by investing in you. Don’t just do a job. Be part of an extraordinary life.


    Atria Senior Living is a leading operator of independent living, assisted living, supportive living, and memory care communities in more than 200 locations in 27 states and seven Canadian provinces. We create vibrant communities where older adults can thrive and participate, know that their contributions are valued, and enjoy access to opportunities and support that help them continue making a difference in our world.


    Atria is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.  Atria will not tolerate harassment or discrimination based on any of these protected classifications.



    The Curriculum Development Specialist is responsible for designing and maintaining training materials and curricula and ensuring content is consistent with Company policy and business practices. This role is also responsible for reviewing state and OSHA regulations as related to Atria’s various business models and ensuring that training content fulfills all requirements. The Curriculum Specialist acts as the project manager on new e-Learning curriculum development, ensuring a project plan is created and that deadlines are met.


    • Design and develop new hire and ongoing training materials and curricula based on Company policy, business practices, and state and OSHA regulations, ensuring that communities have the tools to remain in compliance. Content development encompasses e-Learning, facilitator-led and self-study training methods.
    • Act as a project manager on all training development (most specifically e-Learning module production and maintenance) by leading the effort between subject matter experts and E-Learning Specialists to define scope and objectives of the course. Author script content as needed. Ensure deadlines are met.
    • Responsible for ensuring course content is updated to remain consistent with Company policy changes, new initiatives and quality improvement business strategies. Must be alert and aggressively seek out information and think critically on how training may be impacted.
    • Manage communication to the field as related to implementation strategy of new or updated training releases.
    • Develop a plan and implement a turnover reduction strategy for Department Directors by facilitating regional visits to onboard new Department Directors and partnering with functional leaders to ensure onboarding is successful. Act as a resource to the new Department Director and provide informal coaching. Track and analyze results.
    • Manage registration and completion of online training provided by third party vendors for specific topics such as harassment and reasonable suspicion.
    • Manage regional onboarding, including individual schedule coordination, facilitator and participant communications, and providing participant direction on training responsibilities of a regional.
    • Coordinate new Executive Director Mentor sessions, including schedule coordination, facilitator and participant communications, regional visits and attendance records.
    • Lead or participate on cross-functional teams for special project work/initiatives, including Employee Leadership Summit (ELS), Department Director continuing education, new building openings, etc.
    • Partner with operators and subject matter experts to address training gaps in the field and Support Center.
    • Audit, monitor, evaluate and record training activities and program effectiveness.
    • Field questions and requests regarding training.
    • May perform other duties as needed and/or assigned.



    • Four (4) year Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in Organizational Development, Human Resources or other related major strongly preferred.
    • One (1) to two (2) years of experience developing and delivering blended training solutions preferred.
    • Knowledge of adult learning theory, instructional design, and presentation skills preferred.
    • Experience with eLearning development and LMS tools such as Articulate Storyline, Absorb, etc. preferred
    • Experience with online presentation tools like WebEx, Adobe Connect Pro or Go to Meeting preferred.
    • Demonstrated ability to resolve routine problems and questions independently.
    • Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously with limited supervision.
    • Demonstrated ability to work within set schedules and deadlines.
    • Experience establishing and maintaining effective relationships with team members, leaders and associates at all levels to build trust within the organization.
    • Strong organization, project and time management skills to handle multiple tasks in a fast paced environment.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and organize high volume workflow and follow a project through to completion, ensuring attention to detail, and high level of accuracy within a required timeframe.
    • Demonstrated proficiency with desktop applications: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, etc.
    • Demonstrated ability to learn new processes, skills, and technologies quickly.


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