Curriculum Designer for Student Success: INTERNAL POSTING
Posting Number NC871P
Quick Link for Posting http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/22581
Working Title Curriculum Designer for Student Success: INTERNAL POSTING
Position Number 16303
Department Distance Education
About the University
Founded in 1871 as a land grant institution, the University of Arkansas is classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the top two percent of universities in the nation with the highest level of research activity. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 27,100 students with more than 200 academic programs. University of Arkansas students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent 50 states and more than 120 countries.
Located in the stunning Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas, Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas campus, known for its spectacular views and ample green spaces. Fayetteville is considered one of the country's finest college towns, and the surrounding northwest Arkansas region is regularly ranked one of the best places to live in the U.S. Some of the nation's best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are within a short drive of campus.
As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.
About the College/Department
The School of Continuing Education and Academic Outreach-Global Campus is the collaborative leader that facilitates the efforts of the academic colleges, schools, and units at the University of Arkansas to develop and deliver faculty-driven, high quality, and cutting-edge online, distance, and workforce education programs and courses. The Global Campus' focus is on progressive and innovative learning solutions in addition to expanding access to educational and professional opportunities to all students (traditional, non-traditional, and working professionals).
Department Home Page globalcampus.uark.edu
Job Type Staff
Summary of Job Duties
The Curriculum Designer for Student Success supports institutional efforts to increase student success as measured by retention and graduation rate. This position analyzes student performance data, identifies barriers, and develops/implements pedagogical interventions to enhance student learning and success. Curriculum Designer for Student Success also provides training on how to use analytics and retention tools as well as how to interpret the assessment results for continuous pedagogical improvement. This position reports to Director of Instructional Design and Support Services.
Minimum Qualifications: Please ensure that all relevant application materials include details addressing the minimum qualifications. Applicants not meeting the minimum qualifications will be disqualified from consideration.
- Master's degree in instructional design, curriculum design, learning analytics, or equivalent field from an accredited institution of higher education
- At least seven years of prior experience in the related field
Does this job require any license(s)/certification(s)? No
If yes, please specify
- Doctoral degree in the field of education from an accredited institution of higher education
- Teaching experience in higher education setting
- Extensive experience in instructional design and curriculum design
- Experience using statistical packages for analyzing large datasets
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
- Familiarity/knowledge with qualitative and quantitative research
- Familiarity/knowledge with program evaluation
- In-depth knowledge of learning theories and educational psychology
- In-depth knowledge of outcomes assessment and curriculum design
- Strong written and oral communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
- Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects with tight deadlines
- Ability to respectfully communicate with people from diverse backgrounds and expertise
Physical activities associated with this position
The following physical activities are associated with the position and will be performed with or without an accommodation. All individuals are encouraged to apply.
- Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding
- Repetitive motion
The worker is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; and/or visual inspection at distances close to the eyes.
Physical Conditions None. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).
Work Schedule Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (schedule may vary based on department needs to include nights and weekends as required)
Overtime Eligible No
Is this position weather/event essential? If yes, the employee in this position will report to work at the scheduled time when the University is closed due to inclement conditions. No
Work Location/Building Global Campus - Downtown Fayetteville
Benefits Eligible Yes
Appointment Percent 100
Salary commensurate with education and experience
Does this Position require a Motor Vehicle Reports Check? No
Does this position require a background check? Yes
If yes, please specify
- Criminal background check
- Sex offender registry check
Does this position require a substance abuse test? No
Pre-employment Screening Requirements
The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.
Posting Detail Information
Future Open Date
Close Date 09/18/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Start Date
Anticipated End Date (for temporary appointments)
Recruitment Contact Information
University of Arkansas Human Resources
All application materials must be uploaded to the U of A's employment system at jobs.uark.edu. Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.
Special Instructions Summary
This posting is open to current University of Arkansas employees, appointed or hourly, whose employee status can be confirmed in the BASIS system.
Hiring Location 222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
Internal Posting Yes
City, St. Fayetteville, AR
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Are you a current employee (including hourly) of the University of Arkansas?
- * If you answered 'yes' to the previous question, please provide your six-digit employee identification number (BASIS ID number).
(Open Ended Question)
Documents Needed to Apply
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- List of three Professional References (name, title, email address and contact number)
- Curriculum Vitae
- Unofficial/Official Transcript(s)
- Unofficial/Official Transcript(s) cont.
- Proof of Veterans Status