Senior Curriculum Developer

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
College of Education
Engineering Education Initiative


The College of Education at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park Campus invites applications for a part-time, hourly Senior Curriculum Developer. Primary responsibilities include creating research-based, educative curricula and resources for PK-12 engineering that serve diverse learners. This involves developing formats, structures, and content for elementary and middle school engineering lessons, curricular units, and resources for classroom and out-of-school (after-school and summer camp) settings. Responsibilities will also include developing and maintaining relationships with educators and administrators to understand their needs and constraints. The position will entail field testing curricular materials in classrooms and out-of-school-time settings, observing lessons, conducting focus interviews, and modifying curricular materials according to feedback. Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree in Education or a related field with experience in STEM education or a bachelor’s degree in a science or engineering field with more than 5 years of experience in PK-12 STEM education. The successful candidate will have experience teaching students and teachers; 3–5 years of demonstrated experience creating formats, structures, and content for elementary and middle school lessons, curricula, and resources for both classroom and out-of-school settings that have scaled nationally; a proven track record of writing engineering lessons and resources that align with national educational science, math, engineering, and English language development standards; experience developing materials for culturally and linguistically diverse students; and experience engaging in research-based, iterative curriculum design of educative materials. Applicants must also have demonstrated commitment to working with populations that are underserved and underrepresented in STEM fields. Strong organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication, and team skills are also required. Off-site, national travel will be required. Applications should include a cover letter, CV, and the names, e-mails, and phone numbers of three references. Resumes will be reviewed upon receipt and will be accepted until the position is filled. The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institution benefits of diversity, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088