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Curriculum Designer & Developer

Posting Date: Feb 18, 2021

Location: Moncton, New Brunswick, CA, E1C 8L3 Etobicoke, ON, CA, M9C 5P1 Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, CA, B3J 3C6

Company: Medavie Blue Cross

For over 75 years, Medavie Blue Cross has been a leading health and wellness partner for individuals, employers and governments across Canada. We are proud to be a not-for-profit organization dedicated to giving back to the communities where we live and work, and to ensuring our employees thrive in our award-winning, collaborative culture. We are one of Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures and are recognized as a Caring Company, a designation for national leaders in community investment and social responsibility.


Our team of 2,100 professionals work across six provinces. We excel by living our shared values of being caring, accountable, responsible, innovative and community-minded. We’re committed to ensuring the health and wellness of our employees and their families, along with personal and professional growth, through a variety of programs and support at all levels of our organization.


Along with Medavie Health Services, we are part of Medavie — a national health organization with over 6,400 employees. Together, our mission is to improve the wellbeing of Canadians. 


Job Title: Curriculum Designer & Developer
Department: Operations Training
Competition: 11627
Internal/External: Internal/External
Employment Type: Full time, 18 month contract
Location: Moncton NB, Dartmouth NS, Etobicoke ON
Salary: Comprehensive Compensation
Reports To: Team Leader
Closing Date: March 8, 2021
Referral Bonus Eligible Amount: $1000



As a Curriculum Designer, you will evaluate the training needs for operational business, support the design of a new, engaging and blended learning experience, lead instructional design for both new and existing curriculums and develop a learning experience to meet the organization’s online learning standards.


Key Responsibilities

  • Work with leaders and subject matter experts to identify target audiences & learning needs.
  • Create learning objectives that define specific, measurable actions and instructional goals.
  • Create testing strategies to provide feedback of learner’s progress in meeting learning objectives keeping in mind Universal Design for Learning principles (UDL).
  • Create storyboards to help organize and visualize the training content and provide a flow of topics to the overall curriculum
  • Design and develop new and existing curriculums applying the microlearning and blended learning approach to learning
  • Review and modify existing curriculums to fit a virtual training approach to learning by integrating technology and modern methodologies in traditional courses to transform from a lecture-centric approach to a learner-centric experience.
  • Create curriculums based upon appropriate learning instructional methods (eLearning, instructor-led, collaborative, blended) while applying instructional design theories, practices and methods.
  • Develop strategies for integrating learning solutions with digital learning methodologies ensuring a smooth blended approach that supports a learner-centric experience.
  • Design and develop e-learning using a combination of media, including text, graphics, animation, audio, video, and interactive content to maximize engagement.
  • Conduct Train the Trainer workshops to help facilitators effectively lead new and redesigned courses.
  • Support the launch of training curriculums into the organization.
  • Evaluate training outcomes through formative and summative evaluations by gathering feedback, on-the-job evaluations and KPI indicators.




  • Post-Secondary Degree in Education, or similar field.
  • Industry certifications in instructional design or curriculum development.
  • 3-5 years equivalent experience curriculum design and development.
  • Able to organize, plan, prioritize, and monitor learning projects.
  • Able to write effective instructional texts and audio/video scripts.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a professional and cordial manner through oral, written, and visual communications with others at all levels in the company.


We would like to thank all candidates for expressing interest.  Please note only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Medavie Blue Cross is an equal opportunity employer.

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