Curriculum Specialist (one or more positions)
Irvine Valley College
Curriculum Specialist (one or more positions)
Pay Range 132, Starting salary is $5,028.00/month
The District offers a comprehensive package of insurance benefits to eligible employees, which includes medical and dental insurance, a vision-care plan, life insurance and dependent life coverage, accidental death and dismemberment coverage, and a long-term disability income-protection plan. All premiums are fully paid by the District. Mandatory retirement is with California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS).
PLEASE NOTE: In order to be considered for this opening, you must apply through the District website at https://jobs.socccd.edu
Under general supervision from the Vice President for Instruction, develops the curriculum production calendar and coordinates the curriculum approval process according to legal guidelines and established timelines; assures that new and revised curriculum is documented and approved by the District and the state in a timely manner; coordinates with the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office in assuring compliance for program and course approval; assures compliance of the curriculum with Student Services in the areas of Articulation, Matriculation, and Admissions and Records; coordinates, edits, and produces the content for the College catalog; operates and maintains a variety of equipment used in the production of materials; and performs a variety of technical duties relative to assigned area.
• Administrative organizations and functions of community colleges and the State Chancellor’s Office.
• District and College policies, regulations, state directives, and laws relating to curriculum and program development.
• Process and procedures used in revising community college curriculum.
• Community college catalog production process and procedures.
• Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.
• Principles of business letter writing and basic report preparation.
• Principles and practices used in minute taking and preparation.
• Principles and procedures of record keeping.
• English usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation.
• Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations.
• Coordinate and organize a wide variety of materials from different sources.
• Interpret, apply, and explain Board policies, College processes and procedures, administrative and departmental policies and procedures, state and federal requirements, and other legal guidelines related to area of assignment.
• Review and monitor curriculum and catalog data for compliance with District, state and federal requirements.
• Perform responsible and difficult work involving the use of independent judgment and personal initiative including curriculum/program development and management, maintenance of computer databases, and the preparation of reports for local information and to meet state requirements.
• Plan, develop, coordinate, and assure the timely and accurate production of the College catalog according to legal requirements.
• Analyze situations effectively and adopt an effective course of action.
• Prepare and maintain accurate, comprehensive, and complete records, reports, and files.
• Interpret and apply data element dictionary.
• Adapt to policy and procedural changes smoothly and efficiently.
• Operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.
• Adapt to changing technologies and learn functionality of new equipment and systems.
• Type and word-process at a speed necessary for successful job performance.
• Plan and organize work to meet changing priorities and deadlines with minimum direction.
• Train and provide technical work direction to others.
• Work independently in the absence of supervision.
• Understand the organization and operation of assigned office as necessary to assume assigned responsibilities.
• Prepare accurate reports, agendas, minutes, ballots, handouts, spreadsheets, and exhibits.
• Work with and exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the varied racial, ethnic, cultural, sexual orientation, academic, socio-economic, and disabled populations of community college students.
• Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Education and Experience Guidelines:
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration, liberal studies, or a related field.
Two years of increasingly responsible administrative assistance experience in a college instructional office that involved working with processes for curriculum development and changes and college catalog production.
Please visit the District’s Employment Opportunities website at https://jobs.socccd.edu for a detailed job description, to learn more about the District and to complete an on-line application.
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