Senior Specialist, Curriculum Development

Job ID
Becker Professional Education
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status
U.S. - Exempt

Opportunity at a Glance

The primary responsibility of the role is the expansion of our CPA, CPE and CMA curriculum through the development and updates of our existing content and new products and courses.


  • Develop new content and maintain existing content for Becker’s products and courses
  • Follow developments in the accounting profession and plan the timely development of content based on current events and new pronouncements
  • Write and/or review questions (e.g. multiple choice, simulation, essay)
  • Track development of course content and report regularly to management on development status
  • Provide guidance to production team on content design and on the tables, graphics and images used in content
  • Collaborate and respond to inquiries from cross functional teams
  • Review course content developed by subject matter experts (SMEs)
  • Coordinate the projects and timelines of course content developed by SMEs
  • Train SMEs on the use of course templates and learning platforms
  • Leverage instructional design principles in the development of content and courses
  • Assist with instructional design of new and existing content according to Becker’s proprietary design templates


Other Responsibilities


  • Maintain library of current pronouncements, changes to tax law, exposure drafts of potential future pronouncements and inform SMEs of changes in authoritative literature to ensure that course content is current.
  • Review and critique the Becker learning platform and other learning tools.
  • Exhibit strong communication (both written and oral) and coordination skills as this role will require interface with SMEs at various levels as well as corporation with cross-functional teams
  • Completes other duties as assigned.



Critical features of this job are described under Essential Duties and Responsibilities. They may be, however, subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

  • Bachelor’s degree with a focus in business, finance and/or accounting required.
  • CPA and/or CMA credential required, CPA or dual CPA/CMA is preferred.
  • Master’s degree with 2+ years’ experience with content development preferred.
  • 5+ years expertise in Taxation, Accounting/Auditing and/or Corporate Finance.  
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to manage multiple projects. 
  • Strong organizational and resource management skills
  • Strong Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Adobe Acrobat skills.
  • Experience with project management tracking tools.


We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. At Adtalem, we welcome everyone and have a strong commitment towards diversity and inclusion. We encourage our Colleagues to be their true authentic selves and support laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. We also maintain a drug-free workplace.

Who We Are

Becker has prepared people for greatness from more than 2,900 firms, associations, alliance partners, universities, and government agencies. Becker has helped more than one million CPA candidates prepare for taking the CPA Exam. For more than 60 years, Becker has led the industry through an exceptional network of relationships and a diverse catalogue of deep resources, engaging content, and expert instructors.

Becker provides CPA Exam Review, CMA Exam Review, and CPE (Continued Professional Education) with expert instructors, high-quality content, flexible learning formats including on-demand resources and webcasts. Learn more about Becker Professional Education, part of Adtalem Global Education, at

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At Adtalem Global Education, the parent organization to Becker, we pride ourselves in nurturing a culture that encourages everyone to bring their full selves to work each day. To us, diversity and inclusion needs to be intentional to be impactful. We don’t just welcome differences, we celebrate them. #WeAreAdtalem

To learn more about our commitment to Diversity and Inclusionclick here to visit our Diversity page.


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