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22 Aug 2013

Full-Time Content Development Manager (Santa Clara Valley, CA)

Apple – Posted by TechWhirl San Jose, California, United States

Job Description

Apple Professional Development is looking for an Content Development Manager with special expertise in online learning. This position will be responsible for the creation and management of professional development content for online courses that focus on Apple products and technologies in the context of K-20 education. This role requires experience in creating and delivering education learning courses, knowledge of adult learning theory, and expertise in building online learning experiences. The candidate must be a seasoned professional with a proven track record demonstrating strong initiative, a dedicated work ethic, and project management expertise.

Key Qualifications

  • Specific functional responsibilities include:
  • Establish consistent process and instructional design for online learning courses
  • Coordinate and collaborate with Apple Corporate Content and Marketing teams to leverage expertise and resources
  • Collaborate with onsite content development team
  • Define course needs
  • Create course outlines
  • Assess available content
  • Identify and fill content gaps
  • Seek credible content creator/partners where needed
  • Review, edit, and approve all online content
  • Post to iTunes U
  • Plan for content update/refresh management
  • Create and manage field sales marketing tools and communications about online offerings


Desired qualities include: Experience in creation and management of online learning courses Expert knowledge of Apple products, especially iTunes U Highly skilled in the use of iTunes U Course Manager and iBooks Author apps Experienced educator  Collaborative style Flexibility Self directed Creative thinker Masterful use of English composition and grammar Exceptional attention to detail and deadlines Organized and able to manage multiple simultaneous projects Understanding of Apple culture and brand Knowledge of APD onsite content and approach Understanding of the Challenge Based Learning model Able to travel multiple times a month


BA required, MA preferred

Job Categories: Content Management/Strategy. Job Types: Full-Time.

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