Bilingual Arabic/English Course Developers

University of the People

- Pasadena(Remote Position), United States
Posted In 22/11/2018
Job Description
Are you intrigued by the growing impact of online instruction? Would you like to gain online course development and teaching experience with a growing institution? Would you like to share your expertise with students eager to improve their life circumstances?

University of the People (UoPeople) is a tuition-free, accredited online university that serves students who might otherwise be barred from a college education by reason of geography, culture, work, family, and/or finances.

The university has an immediate need for bilingual Arabic/English course developers for the following introductory college level areas/courses:

Humanities – Introduction to Philosophy

Social and Behavioral Sciences – Introduction to Psychology and Introduction to Sociology

Mathematics – Introduction to Statistics

Natural Sciences and Technology – Introduction to Biology

Writing – Composition, communications, and/or technical writing

Position Description and Responsibilities:
Works closely with the Program Director and Instructional Designer and is responsible for the design, development, assessment, and evaluation of courses. Specifically, through:

• Analysis of initial requirements, content and target audience to identify appropriate instructional strategies and define learning outcomes.
• Selection of appropriate reading materials—Open Educational Resources (OER) and/or approved eBooks
• Development of learning activities.
• Creation of online assessment tasks and assessment criteria.
• Preparation of instructions to assist future instructors.
• Creation of required documentation for the course review committee.

Course Developers are paid $750 USD per developed course.

Job Category

Job Requirements



Career Level


Job Type

Part Time


1 Open Positions


Min: 750 USD
Max: 750 USD



Degree Level

Master's Degrees

Faculty / Institute








Residence Location



English - Native / Mother Tongue
Arabic - Native / Mother Tongue

Own a Car


Have Driving License


Job Skills
-A minimum of a master’s degree; candidates with Ph.D. degrees are advantageous, but this is not a requirement.
- Experience developing, designing, and/or consulting on the development of course/s.
- Previous instructional experience and willingness to instruct the course when offered.
- Appreciation of a diverse student population, representing the full spectrum of cultural, political, socio-economic and religious backgrounds.
- Experience and proficiency with Moodle is a plus.
- Expertise with using Modern Standard Arabic
- Fluent in Arabic and English

How to Apply:
Interested applicants must submit a cover letter discussing relevant experience accompanied by a resume to

The Institution:
University of the People (UoPeople) is the Education Revolution. It is the first non-profit, tuition-free, American accredited online university. Dedicated to opening access to higher education globally, UoPeople is designed to help qualified high school graduates overcome financial, geographic, political, and personal constraints keeping them from collegiate studies. The university offers associate and bachelor’s degree programs in business administration, computer science, and health science as well as master’s degree programs in business administration and education. UoPeople was founded in 2009 and accredited in February 2014. Today, it has over 17,000 students enrolled from more than 200 countries and territories. 1,000 of these students are refugees, of whom 600 are Syrian.
UoPeople is an equal opportunity employer and seeks applicants who share its values of quality, opportunity and access and who are representative of its diverse student body. More information about the institution can be found at
About The Company

University of the People is a fully-accredited, non-profit, tuition-free, degree-granting online institution dedicated to opening access to higher education to qualified students from across the U.S. and around the globe. It capitalizes on open access technologies and open education resources to ensure that neither cost nor geography is a barrier to educational opportunity. UoPeople uses advanced technology to create an inclusive community of students and course instructors from over 200 countries. Their diverse political, economic, social, and cultural backgrounds create meaningful collaborative learning experiences that prepare graduates for the global and ever-changing world they will inhabit.

UoPeople is in the vanguard of online institutions serving an international student body and is leading the way in creating structures for effective operations in a virtual environment. Its instructional, administrative, financial, technological, and student support teams are composed of individuals who work from home, wherever home might be. Its governance, policy-making and management structures and carefully articulated organizational boundaries differentiate units with respect to authority, responsibilities, and accountability, and its system of extensive communications within and across units unifies the organization into a single, smoothly-functioning entity that minimizes duplication and ensures coverage.

UoPeople is an equal opportunity employer and seeks applicants who share its values of quality, opportunity and access and who are representative of its diverse student body. More information about the institution can be found at

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