Course Curriculum Developer, Community Engagement and Accountability Initiative


Location: Global
Date Posted: August 21, 2017
Application Deadline: Rolling
Job Type: Consultant 


Eurasia Foundation (EF) is accepting applications for an expert to design and develop an original curriculum for an online course on Community Engagement and Accountability program. EF seeks individuals with experience and expertise in designing and instructing leadership training courses for CSOs and NGOs in closed societies. Knowledge of advocacy and coalition-building is a plus. The expert is responsible for identifying the key concepts of the course, and designing and producing the content. This four-week course focuses on transparency and access to information in local and international contexts. The course is intended to build an appreciation for openness and how it strengthens the credibility of an organization as well as improving its effectiveness.


  • Review, analyze, and localize international best practices for civil society actors, in terms of benefits of transparency in the corporate, nonprofit and public sectors
  • Introduce International standards of transparency for CSOs 
  • Address examples from local CSOs and the practical results of their information sharing strategies 
  • Identify feasible strategies to overcoming the challenges of transparency in local CSOs
  • Enable CSO leaders to self-assess various aspects of transparency for their organization 
  • Determine weekly topics and subtopics and learning goals for each week in coordination with the Program staff
  • Design content and course structure with the aim of creating an engaging online learning environment for remote participants in coordination with Program staff
  • Design practical assignments that will achieve the course’s desired learning outcomes by assisting participants build up their organizational capacity
  • Develop weekly content, including readings, forum discussion questions, and weekly assignments in line with course objectives
  • Further information about curriculum design expectations will be discussed during the interview process


  • Master’s degree or equivalent in education, social sciences, management, or a related area required
  • Combination of education and years of experience is an acceptable substitute
  • Strong demonstrated experience and background in professional trainings
  • Experience with developing online learning pedagogy, particularly towards practical social learning, networking, and inclusivity
  • Ideal candidates have relevant working experience in Farsi-speaking countries
  • Fluency in written and spoken Persian/Farsi is a plus


Please send a cover letter and resume to with "CECONSULTANT1" in the subject line. Due to the volume of applications received, we are only able to respond to those we select for interviews.


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