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Cyber Range Curriculum Developer (Senior Special Programs Coordinator, Part-Time)

Department: Dean of Science and Engineering

Location: Wellesley Hills

MassBay fosters educational excellence and academic success to prepare students for local and global citizenship, to meet critical workforce demands of communities, and to contribute to the region’s economic development.

Massachusetts Bay Community College values diversity, inclusion, and collaboration. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented communities to apply to join our community.

Located in Greater Boston, MassBay is a comprehensive, open-access community college offering associate degrees and certificate programs on three campuses in Wellesley Hills, Framingham, and Ashland, Massachusetts.

Position Summary:

The ideal candidate will join a vibrant and inclusive educational community and have a desire and ability to work with a diverse population. This is a part-time position with no benefits.

The grant funded Cyber Range Curriculum Developer will develop, plan, coordinate, and evaluate special cybersecurity training material, methods, and techniques based on instructional needs of small businesses, municipalities, and non-profit employers. The Cyber Range Curriculum Developer will work (in-person or remote) closely with MassBay faculty and Cyber Range Training Instructor, Cyber Range Manager, and the Cyber Range platform provider.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:
  • In coordination with stakeholder objectives, design, develop, and plan for training materials that address multiple learning styles and modalities of instruction;
  • Leverage in-depth knowledge of cybersecurity concepts to define learning objectives and outcomes;
  • Apply curriculum development best practices to create engaging content that assists in learners’ success and retention;
  • Design, develop, adapt, and maintain training material and content based on requirements;
  • Conduct periodic reviews/revisions of the content for accuracy, completeness alignment, and currency;
  • Report on the effectiveness of training content utilizing organizational tools;
  • Create documentation outlining course structure, lesson objectives, and technical details;
  • Maintain accurate records of changes to curriculum, course updates, and version control;
  • Communicate effectively with the team.
Commitment to Equity:
  • Support MassBay’s commitment to the Equity Agenda; collaborating with faculty, staff, and students on the College’s strategic initiatives dedicated to closing the equity gap related to student outcomes;
  • Support MassBay’s commitment to being anti-racist; embracing a community free of bias and inequality; Contribute to discussion and review of applicable College policies with a critical lens toward diversity, equity, and inclusion.
This list is not to be considered all-inclusive. A supervisor may assign other duties as required to meet the needs and foster the mission of the College.

All employees of MassBay are expected to work collegially and collaboratively within a community that values and celebrates diversity.

Required Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Security, or other field related to area of assignment; with three (3) years experience and/or training in designing and developing training cybersecurity materials; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Sensitivity and commitment to the goals of Affirmative Action and workforce diversity;
  • Experience working in a diverse environment;
  • Demonstrated commitment to working with underserved students;
  • 3+ years of experience in designing and developing training cybersecurity materials;
  • Strong understanding of cybersecurity principles and passion for solving challenges;
  • Ability to develop curriculum that speaks to the topic at the appropriate level for the target audience;
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for conducting training and education needs assessment;
  • Knowledge of training and education principles and methods for curriculum design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training and education effects;
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • Knowledge of adult learning theory and training methodologies;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, including the ability to explain technical concepts to non-technical users;
  • Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods, including alternative ways to inform via written, oral, and visual media;
  • Ability to apply the Instructional Design methodology;
  • Relevant industry certifications such as CISSP, CEH, CISM, or CompTIA Security+.
Additional Information:

Salary Range: $65 per hour

Position Type: MCCC Part-Time Grade 5

Application Deadline: March 30, 2024, or thereafter until filled.

To Apply: Please include a letter of interest and resume with your online application.


This is a grant funded position, and position is contingent on funding.

Final candidates are required to provide sealed transcripts and/or certifications.

Hiring is contingent upon a successful CORI clearance.

Massachusetts Bay Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran or military status, genetic information, gender identity, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College’s Affirmative Action and/or Title IX Coordinator, Lisa MacDonald, Director of Equity Compliance,, (781) 239-3147, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights.


MassBay CC

MassBay serves approximately 6,000 full-time and part-time students each year from the greater Boston and MetroWest region on three campuses in Wellesley Hills, Framingham, and Ashland. The College offers more than 70 associate degree and certificate programs, as well as a robust portfolio of non-credit courses. These program offerings provide students with a practical, affordable education to prepare them for transfer to bachelor’s degree programs or for direct entry into high-demand careers.

At Massachusetts Bay Community College, we seek exceptionally talented faculty and staff to join our team.

MassBay is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from minority and bilingual candidates in support of its culturally diverse student community.

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