Curriculum Program Manager

Professional Recruiters
Salt Lake City, UT
Jul 09, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Software & Technology
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description

Curriculum Program Manager

Job Description
The Curriculum Program Manager (CPM), under the supervision of the assigned college's Director of Curriculum, is responsible for the curriculum design, development, and support of assigned degree programs at client. The CPM manages the entire curriculum development lifecycle from program proposal through design, development, delivery, maintenance, and retirement of a program, conducting periodic program reviews to ensure programs remain current, relevant, and engaging.

A successful Curriculum Program Manager will use strong leadership and organizational skills to collaborate with college stakeholders to create relevant, quality program-level outcomes and competencies, as well as effective curriculum and assessment strategies. The CPM will use strategic, data-driven approaches to evaluate program curriculum on a regular basis, implementing curriculum improvement and enhancement strategies as necessary.

The CPM collaborates with curriculum directors, other CPMs, assessment program managers, instructional designers, learning resource specialists, and other client stakeholders to ensure programs meet the mission and vision of client. The CPM works closely with cross-functional teams to create programs that provide an innovative, computer-based, modular, self-paced, and engaging user experience for client students. These programs provide a great student learning experience while effectively teaching students the critical competencies that are relevant in the field.

Job Responsibilities
Assume broad responsibility for curriculum within assigned programs, including content relevance, quality, technical accuracy, cohesion, and functionality
Use leadership and collaboration skills to form cross-functional teams with assessment personnel, instructional designers, learning resource specialists, and subject matter experts to design, develop, and maintain program curriculum
Ensure curriculum alignment to standards, program outcomes, accreditation needs, and course-level competencies
Develop and maintain curriculum maps that show the alignment of program outcomes, standards, competencies, and assessment strategies
Create proposed program descriptions, outcomes, competencies, and standard paths
Implement and ensure use of best practices in the design, development, delivery, and maintenance of curriculum programs
Work with the project manager to deliver quality-driven programs on schedule
Conduct ongoing data-driven program reviews to identify and implement strategic program enhancement plans
Analyze recommendations and feedback from councils, national directors, and industry professionals in order to create and/or enhance curriculum
Drive innovation and change within clients curriculum programs to maintain their industry-leading reputation
Communicate program curriculum performance to appropriate stakeholders
Seek new ways to improve programs and close learning gaps
Work with cross-functional teams team to create engaging learning experiences that use cutting-edge educational technology

Required Skills
Curriculum development, instructional design, user experience, and product management
Ability to use performance data to make decisions regarding program
Ability to analyze needs to meet program requirements
Ability to build relationships and influence at all levels of an organization
Ability to facilitate groups and meetings in person and remotely
Strong organizational skills, time management skills, and attention to detail
Ability to manage multiple projects efficiently
Excellent written, oral, presentation, and interpersonal skills
Fluent in technology, including Microsoft Office suite, Outlook, and web-conference and cloud-based tools

Required Experience
Master's degree or PhD in a relevant field
Minimum of 3 years of program and/or curriculum development experience
Background in online learning
Some travel is required

Company Description
The company has built a strong reputation as an employee-owned quality contractor. We hire the best people, give them exceptional training and provide them with the opportunities and the responsibilities that allow them to learn and develop professionally. Our values and recognizes our employees as the essential ingredient to our lasting success. As a 100% employee-owned company, we invest greatly in the personal and professional wellbeing of our people. Together, we have created an excellent place to work; when people join the company, they tend to stay. We strive for a positive work environment that encourages outstanding performance while making room for fun. We also believe that happy, healthy employees lead to a highly productive company, and we are proud to offer a robust benefits package to support individual and collective success.

Salt Lake City, UT


Sat, 8 Jul 2017 10:50:32 PDT