Curriculum Director (Business College)

Salt Lake City, UT
Feb 28, 2018
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Director of Curriculum - Business College

Position Summary

The director of curriculum provides leadership and vision to the ongoing design, development, and evaluation of the programs within the Business College. The director innovatively transforms Business College programs to be relevant and engaging student experiences. This individual relies heavily on student engagement and performance data as well as student, faculty, and employer feedback to measure and monitor the effectiveness of curriculum, learning resources, and assessments and creates strategies for improvement. In collaboration with the academic vice president of the Business College, peers, and other stakeholders, the curriculum director will lead continuous efforts to improve student outcomes. This individual is accountable for the on-time delivery of high-quality courses and initiatives.

Job Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with executive leadership and cross-functional teams to decide on innovations and improvements to the existing student experience and processes, based on analyzed data, current practice, and emerging trends
  • Collaborates with other internal teams to understand individual and overall project needs, creating a cohesive course/program and enhancing the seamless student experience
  • Partners cross-functionally for the timely execution of new products, processes, and procedures that support Academic Programs initiatives
  • Produces timely, consistent, and accurate reports for stakeholders and executives
  • Holds direct reports accountable for assigned programs, using established performance management processes
  • Provides measurable feedback to direct reports and suggestions for improved performance
  • Coaches, mentors, and assists in the professional development of team members
  • Provides thought leadership and vision for the continuous improvement of student outcomes and overall health and quality of curriculum in assigned specialty
  • Determines strategic initiatives that support projected Academic Programs’ growth and directs the implementation of new products, technologies, and systems that support effective and innovative practices
  • Collaborates with university councils, academic vice presidents, assessment staff, marketing staff, and other university stakeholders to consistently monitor and react to market demand, workforce needs, and accreditation changes


  • Ability to organize, coordinate, and direct team activities and results
  • Ability to coach and develop direct reports
  • Ability to work effectively in a highly matrixed organization
  • Ability to build relationships and influence at all levels
  • Ability to be an agent of change in a rapidly changing environment
  • Proven ability to analyze data to identify trends and drive innovative process improvement
  • Sound judgement and decision-making skills

Basic Requirements

  • Master’s degree in relevant field
  • 5+ years of experience leading online course/program development for Business
  • 5+ years of experience in leadership and supervision
  • 3+ years of experience in Business Development/Management

Preferred Qualifications

  • Doctorate degree in relevant field

Salt Lake City, Utah, United States



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