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Director, Content Development

  • locations
  • Charlottesville, VA
  • New York, NY
  • London
  • time type
  • Full time
  • posted on
  • Posted 6 Days Ago
  • job requisition id
  • R-1717

CFA Institute is the world’s largest association of investment management professionals. As a global, independent organization, with a community of more than 175,000 members and 150+ member societies, we lead the investment profession by promoting the highest standards of ethics, education, and professional excellence for the ultimate benefit of society.

At CFA Institute, we care about our employees’ mental, physical, social, and financial well-being. That’s why we are committed to providing a comprehensive, competitive benefits package that offers flexibility to make choices that meet their needs:

  • Health & Well-being benefits that are amongst the best in the industry with full comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision for employees and their family members

  • Comprehensive Leave and Time Off plans

  • A focus on Financial Well-being means that we stack our retirement benefits against the most competitive standards.

  • Flexible work arrangements

  • Wellness, Education, and Employee Assistance Benefits

Job Description Summary:

CFA Institute is building a portfolio of high-quality, practitioner-relevant Professional Learning products that will serve the continuing professional development needs of members and practitioners in a fast-changing industry.

The Director, Content Development will be responsible for sourcing and creating high-quality educational content and works collaboratively with other team members to plan and develop new Professional Learning products, particularly online courses. The ideal candidate has experience in combining practice, pedagogy, and appropriate technology to structure learning offerings in investment management that are engaging and effective for adult learners.

The position may be based in London, New York, NY or Charlottesville, VA and reports to the Senior Director, Content Development, Professional Learning. A hybrid work arrangement can be considered.

Job Description:

As a Director, Content Development, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop specific plans for learning offerings on investment management topics that are relevant to a practitioner audience, address ongoing content gaps, and increase member and industry engagement with content.

  • Lead development of learning offering projects in collaboration with other team members that support relevant competencies and provide engaging and effective learning experiences.

  • Develop and sustain a global network of content experts from practice and academia as a means of sourcing and vetting content.

  • Curate and repurpose high-quality, competency-based content from CFA Institute, CFA societies, practice, academia, and third-party providers.

  • Collaborate with and provide on-going guidance and feedback to external content experts for the creation of content for course offerings.

  • Collaborate with instructional designers and content experts to design and develop learning content.

  • Serve in an editorial capacity, which can involve writing or rewriting learning content.

  • Guide the development of formative and summative assessments.

  • Foster strong collaborative relationships with internal and external content creators and partners to convert content into learning objects.

The skills and qualifications for this role are:

  • Prior successful experience as an investment industry practitioner, CFA charterholder required.

  • Strong quantitative background, through graduate level work in finance and investments, proficiency in Python coding highly desirable.

  • Command of a subset of topic areas in the CFA Institute Candidate Body of Knowledge (CBOK) highly desirable.

  • Demonstrated ability and interest in staying relevant with current best practices, developments and innovations within finance and online learning spaces.

  • Excellent writing and editorial skills with a proven ability to communicate in a clear and concise fashion.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including a professional and diplomatic demeanor.

  • Ability to interact confidently with both the practitioner and academic communities.

  • High level of ability to work in a collaborative environment with familiarity with agile methods highly desirable.

  • Flexibility in competently juggling priorities and adjusting to change.

CFA Institute salary ranges will vary by geographical location. This role is being posted nationally/internationally and does not have to be performed in New York City. In compliance with the New York City salary disclosure law, the anticipated base salary for this role in New York City will range between $117,000 and $197,000 . Salaries are determined based on candidate relevant experience and skills, as well as internal equity.

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If you feel this opportunity could be the next step in your career, we encourage you to click “Apply” and complete our three-minute application.

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. CFA Institute prohibits both discrimination and harassment with regard to all identifying characteristics: any individual employee, group of employees, or prospective employee on the basis of race, color, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, religion, creed or belief, age, marital or partnership status, marital or family status, care giver status, pregnancy and maternity, sexual and other reproductive health decisions, physical abilities/qualities, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, predisposing genetic characteristic, military or veteran status, status as a victim or witness of domestic violence or sex offense or stalking, unemployment status, infectious disease carrier status, migrant worker status, educational background, socio-economic status, geographic location and culture or any other basis protected by applicable law. This policy impacts all aspects of employment, including but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, compensation, training, development, promotion, demotion, layoff, recall, furlough, transfer, leave of absence, and dismissal. This is a global policy that applies to all CFA Institute employees, regardless of location .

As a condition of employment, CFA Institute requires that all employeesin the USshow proof of an FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccination. The only exceptions to this policy are Religious Accommodations under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 or Disability Accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

As a condition of employment, CFA Institute requires that all employeesin Hong Kongshow proof of a World Health Organization-approved COVID-19 vaccination or show proof of a negative test taken forty-eight (48) hours or less prior to their arrival at a CFA Institute office or event.

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Professional Development

We believe in the continuous development of career skills and capabilities to drive the future of our work.

Health & Well-being

Our health, well-being, and retirement benefits compare with the best in industry, rounded out by flexible work, time off, and education benefits.

Corporate Citizenship

We support community engagement, including a Volunteer time off benefit for employees to spend in service to their community.


We value Curiosity, Inclusion, Trust, and Service guiding our daily behaviors and actions.

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We create a welcoming and safe environment that embraces differences, demonstrates respect, and instills trust.


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