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Cengage Group Subject Matter Expert - Nursing (remote) in Des Moines, Iowa

We believe in the power and joy of learning

At Cengage Group, our employees have a direct impact in helping students around the world discover the power and joy of learning. We are bonded by our shared purpose – driving innovation that helps millions of learners improve their lives and achieve their dreams through education.

Our culture values diversity, engagement, and discovery

Our business is driven by our strong culture, and we know that creating an inclusive and diverse workplace is absolutely essential to the success of our company and our learners, as well as our individual well-being. We recognize the value of diverse perspectives in everything we do, and strive to ensure employees of all levels and backgrounds feel empowered to voice their ideas and bring their authentic selves to work. We achieve these priorities through inclusive programs, benefits, and initiatives that are integrated into the fabric of how we work every day. To learn more, please see .

What you'll do here:

The Nursing Subject Matter Expert is responsible for creating and supporting the development of educational content that helps students acquire the knowledge and skills they need to be successful. Working in partnership with instructional designers, content managers, and other colleagues, the person in this role will help their team deliver innovative, high-quality products and provide timely support to students and instructors.


  • Creates and reviews a broad range of educational content, including narrative and assessment items, video scripts, alt text, and learning objectives.

  • Ensures educational content meets all project requirements and quality standards.

  • Develops standards and guidelines that help external colleagues create and review educational content.

  • Efficiently resolves content-related customer support issues.

Skills you will need here:

Required qualifications

  • Master’s degree (Master’s of Science in Nursing)

  • At least one year of teaching experience

  • Clinical RN background in medical-surgical nursing

  • Experience creating student-facing educational content

  • Ability to produce written work within desired timeframes

  • Comfort taking direction and adapting written work based on feedback from colleagues

  • Detail-oriented, focused, and collaborative approach to work

  • Willingness and ability to learn new technologies and platforms

Nice to have

  • Superior collaboration and communication skills

  • Familiarity with metadata tagging and accessibility standards

  • Experience participating in the development of educational videos

  • Knowledge of learning design and instructional design methodologies

Cengage Group's Higher Education business, Cengage, supports learning and student success by providing materials and digital solutions to faculty and students enrolled in two-year, four-year and vocational programs. We currently serve more than 10 million of the 18 million students in US higher ed. Setting a new standard of service for our customers, we deliver quality, easy-to-use course materials from textbooks and eBooks to courseware such as MindTap and WebAssign. In the US, we offer Cengage Unlimited and Cengage Unlimited for Institutions. We help instructors be better teachers, we help institutions solve problems and we empower students to leverage the power and joy of learning to transform lives.

Cengage Group is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, marital status, parental status, cultural background, organizational level, work styles, tenure and life experiences. Or for any other reason. You may view Cengage’s EEO/Affirmative Action Policy signed by CEO Michael Hansen ( and Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law notice ( by visiting their corresponding links.

Cengage Group is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at or you may call us at +1 (617) 289-7917.

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About Cengage Group

Cengage Group, a global education technology company serving millions of learners, provides affordable, quality digital products and services that equip students with the skills and competencies needed to be job ready. For more than 100 years, we have enabled the power and joy of learning with trusted, engaging content, and now, integrated digital platforms. We serve the higher education, workforce skills, secondary education, English language teaching and research markets worldwide. Through our scalable technology, including MindTap and Cengage Unlimited, we support all learners who seek to improve their lives and achieve their dreams through education.