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Specialist (Curriculum Development)

Who We Are

As Singapore's first institute for lifelong learning, the Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) champions inclusivity to bring education to all and ensure that they are given equal opportunities to develop to their fullest potential in our diverse learning environment. We advocate for the same for our people. We believe everyone should have equal opportunities and develop to their fullest potential in their careers. Embark on an exciting lifelong journey with us in making a positive difference in your career and serving our society.


The Institute for Adult Learning (IAL), an autonomous institute of the Singapore University of Social Sciences, is at the forefront of building capabilities and continuing professional development for an effective, innovative and responsive TAE sector. We invite adult learning practitioners who are proficient in curriculum development to join us.


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Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • You will be part of the team under the Learning and Professional Development Division to design and develop new curriculum, and enhance existing programmes at IAL. These include IAL flagship programmes and IAL-owned continuing professional development (CPD) courses.
  • You will explore and introduce innovative designs and pedagogies in the development to produce quality curriculum and instructional designs for learning efficacy.
  • Collaboratively with team members, you will develop a mechanism to recollect delivery experience with data collection approaches and reflective methodology, aimed to identify and crystallise IAL pedagogies based on institutional design and reflective evaluation
  • This role also requires you coach members of the team to raise staff competency in curriculum design and development, instructional designs and methodology.
  • As part of this role, you will co-design and co-develop adult learning courses with partners from institutions of higher learning (IHLs) and industry learning academies.

Job Requirements

  • A tertiary qualification preferably in instructional design and technology 
  • Possess ACTA/ACLP/DACE or strong pedagogical knowledge/practice in Adult Education
  • At least 10 years of experience in training and development, preferably in Adult Education
  • Strong facilitation knowledge and skills, with relevant credentials and certification
  • Experience in blended learning design, including conducting needs assessment, crafting of learning outcomes, and blending of facilitated learning, technology-enabled and workplace learning pedagogies
  • Experience in the digital media or EdTech industries designing and developing workplace solutions is advantageous
  • Possess good communication, networking and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in Continuing Education and Training (CET) in an Institute of Higher Learning has its advantage
  • The position is based in IAL’s premises at Lifelong Learning Institute in Paya Lebar.

What Do We Offer

At SUSS, we advocate the Spirit of Learning and pride ourselves as lifelong learners. You will gain access to various learning platforms and plenty of development opportunities to support your growth in a meaningful career!


Besides that, you will also get:

  • Competitive Pay Package
  • Hybrid Work Arrangement (Subject to Job Role)
  • Medical Benefits
  • Flex Benefits
  • Family Care Leaves
  • Volunteer Service Leaves
  • Wellness & Recreation Activities
  • Lifelong Learning Opportunities
  • Career Development Opportunities through Internal Job Postings and Transfers

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