Assistant Director of Curriculum Management
Assistant Director of Curriculum Management
University of San Francisco
The Assistant Director will work closely with the Associate Vice Provost for Educational Effectiveness to monitor the curriculum management process at the University of San Francisco. The process involves the review and approval of new programs and courses and curriculum revisions by faculty and administrators in all five schools. The Assistant Director will organize and make available information collected to support ongoing program evaluation by the Provost's office. This person will be responsible for the official list of academic programs offered by the university each semester and provide the information to leadership, faculty, and staff as needed. This person will implement and maintain the web-based curriculum management system, manage the assessment module within this system and create reports that track and map assessment in all five schools.
• Ensure that the curriculum development process is effective, efficient, and transparent;
• Work closely with the staff and faculty in the Provost Office, Registrar’s Office, Web Services, and all five deans and school curriculum committees to ensure timely review, approval, and documentation of curriculum changes;
• Work collaboratively with faculty and staff engaged in curriculum development activities from a variety of units, including the academic, core curriculum, co-curricular, and service units to maintain a steady curriculum development process at USF from conception to implementation;
• Develop strategies to improve the curriculum review and approval process and sharing of information about academic programs and work with ITS and the vendor on needed changes to the web-based system;
• Provide continuous support to faculty and staff using web-based system;
• Disseminate official list of academic programs offered by the university and other reports to key university stakeholders;
• Provide program performance data to support evidence based decision making for institutional budget, planning and analytics;
• Ensure communications to USF Community regarding programs are accurate and up-to-date;
• Act as a key resource in the Office of Assessment and Accreditation Support;
• Provide support when needed to the Associate Vice Provost for Educational Effectiveness and to the Office of Assessment and Accreditation Support;
• Assume responsibility for document control of large reports to WSCUC and professional accreditors, including tracking, organizing and uploading numerous appendices to these reports;
• Manage group writing projects, where multiple individuals write collaboratively;
• Support SVPAA with providing information to the campus community on key topics;
• Develop workshops and instructional materials (including web-based) for training and support;
• Supervise and mentor student assistants;
• Perform other assessment related responsibilities as may be assigned.
• A Master’s degree is required in a directly related field (e.g. education, social sciences, higher education leadership);
• Demonstrate experience in use of Excel and other spreadsheet programs;
• Experience with web-based systems preferred. Data analysis skills preferred;
• Exemplary written and oral communication skills, including the ability to communicate results of program data;
• Effective organizational skills ability to work collaboratively with diverse individuals and groups that have differing levels of knowledge and skills and varying roles and responsibilities;
• Ability to plan, organize and prioritize assigned duties, and effectively manage processes related to those duties;
• An active interest in ongoing professional development in areas of academic program development and is eager to participate in workshops, conferences, and publication opportunities;
• Five years of higher education experience in curriculum development, assessment, or other area of educational effectiveness;
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For information on how to apply, please visit the following link: www.usfjobs.com
The University of San Francisco is an equal opportunity institution of higher education. As a matter of policy, the University does not discriminate in employment, educational services and academic programs on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, age (except minors), sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition (cancer-related and genetic-related) and disability, and the other bases prohibited by law. The University reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities under the law.
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