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Chegg, Inc. Cybersecurity Curriculum Writer/Subject Matter Expert (Talent Pool - Contract) - R3414_46719133901_9-7278 in Topeka, Kansas

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Job Description

Chegg Skills/Thinkful is a new type of school that brings high-growth tech careers to ambitious people everywhere. We provide 1-on-1 learning through our network of industry experts, hiring partners, and online platform to deliver a structured and flexible education to help upskill and reskill the workforce. We offer programs in tech and tech adjacent fields, such as AI, cybersecurity, web development, data science, data analytics, UX design, and project management, as well as power skills and leadership disciplines like sales and frontline management.

Job Description

We are looking for a cybersecurity subject matter expert/curriculum writer to join us in creating curriculum content on the topic of cybersecurity. In this role, you will work with an Instructional Designer to produce written content for curriculum designs, images, videos, assessments, learning objectives, and other educational content to support student learning. These materials will be used to support our students as they master the core skills of cybersecurity.

Our Talent Pool

Our talent pool is for qualified candidates not necessarily seeking immediate employment however, open to being considered for a position when it becomes available. There is no need to follow-up on your application. Our recruiters will review resumes on a regular basis to determine and notify candidates if their qualifications match the requirements for the role.


  • Consistently deliver content that meets set criteria and is on time to support our program launch roadmap
  • Create new and revised lesson content for the online program curriculum

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  • 3+ years of hands-on experience in cybersecurity

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{=html} <!-- --> - Collaborative (e.g., you enjoy partnering with people and have excellent project management skills and follow through) - Excellent writing skills (e.g., you can produce high-quality prose as well as high-quality presentations. You have a gift for writing about complicated concepts in a beginner-friendly way, and can appropriately scaffold content for beginners) - Comfort with scripting and recording demo videos - Capable of remote work. You enjoy collaborating and partnering with people in a remote environment and have excellent project management skills and follow through. - Demonstrated experience using Microsoft tools (i.e., Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)

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Ideal Skills

  • Experience in Instructional Design
  • Experience with Adult Learning Theories
  • Experience using AI platforms like ChatGPT

{=html} <!-- --> - Experience using project management software like Jira - Visual design skills (e.g., you can translate complex ideas or concepts into charts, infographics, diagrams, or video scripts/demos) - Editorial experience and skills

Compensation and Benefits

  • Compensation range between \$40-\$120/hour. Final rate will be determined at hire, and will depend on many factors, including program domain, market demand, expertise, location, etc.

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Why do we exist?

Students are working harder than ever before to stabilize their future. Our recent research study called State of the Student shows that nearly 3 out of 4 students are working to s