JOB TITLE: Materials and Curriculum Development Manager, Training Unit

INSTITUTION: Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health



The International Center for AIDS Care and Treatment Programs (ICAP) at the Mailman School of Public Health, is hiring a staff person to work on materials and curriculum development. The programs of ICAP—MTCT-Plus, MCAP, UTAP, and the Dominican HIV/AIDS Treatment Initiative—are set up to implement the distribution of HIV antiretroviral medications, primarily in Africa. ICAP's varied trainings are designed to offer technical assistance and build in-country capacity for program management; medication initiation and monitoring; adherence, testing, and prevention counseling; and programmatic monitoring and evaluation.


ICAP seeks an experienced professional to assist the Training Unit in the conception, design, and development of training curricula.


The Materials and Curriculum Development Manager will assist the Training Unit in the following activities:

  • Conception, design, and writing of training curricula
  • Editing, updating, and adaptating existing curricula
  • Designing and writing training exercises, case studies, training games, etc., to accompany and augment the training curricula
  • Interaction with the other Units of ICAP, as needed
  • Preparation for participation in various professional meetings and events
  • Conception, design, and writing of handouts, resource materials, patient and doctor educational materials, palm cards, materials that present medical algorithms, and other materials as deemed useful
  • Development of online training, when appropriate
  • Implementation of training sessions, as needed


  • Bachelor's degree required. Advanced degree or comparable experience in public health, health education, social work, or related field strongly preferred.
  • Four years related experience with the issues surrounding HIV/AIDS, STDs, Reproductive Health, Substance Abuse, or related subjects.
  • Experience writing and designing curriculum and support materials for adult education—preferably international experience in developing countries.
  • Strong familiarity with the principles of adult education, the value of interactive training for skills-building, the theory and practice of competency-based training, and methods of evaluation of such training.


Use this quick link to apply directly through the Columbia University jobs site: Or, please go to, search open positions, and search by requisition number 042938.

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