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Program Manager, Program and Curriculum Development

University of Idaho
Idaho, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Sep 8, 2022

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Administrative, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services
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University of Idaho

Program Manager, Program and Curriculum Development

Location: Moscow

Division/College: Provost (Div)

Employee Category: Exempt

Pay Range: Commensurate with experience and education

FTE: 1

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
This position will have responsibility for outreach to academic units, identifying interest in new programs in all delivery modes (face-to-face, online, and hybrid/blended), responding to requests to initiate new programs, building the program team, and providing general oversight and reporting while shepherding the program from ideation through delivery.
  • Lead program development project teams to deliver high quality academic programs, that meet the University's mission, and generate positive ROI.
  • Build and develop the program team to ensure maximum performance, providing purpose, direction, design for student success, and motivation.
  • Lead program development projects from requirements definition through deployment, identifying schedules, scopes, budget estimations, and project implementation plans, including risk mitigation.
  • Coordinate internal and external resources, ensuring projects achieve high-quality design to promote academic success while remaining within scope, schedule, and defined budgets, in collaboration with program staff from various functional departments.
  • Analyze program development progress and, when necessary, adapt scope, timelines, and costs to ensure that program team produces curricula that optimize learning and adheres to project requirements.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with appropriate client stakeholders, providing day-to-day contact on project status and changes.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree
2 years of academic project management experience to include:
  • Use of computer applications including word processing, spreadsheet or database, survey, and project management software.
  • Developing educational programming and experience with online learning.
  • Designing curricula to promote learning and academic success for all students, including those from minoritized groups.
  • Working with faculty/instructors, staff, and all levels of management.
  • Handling a variety of projects simultaneously that require a high degree of attention to administrative details.
  • Editing and writing business correspondence using proper grammar and punctuation as demonstrated in application materials.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Graduate qualification in a relevant field such as management, education administration, and engineering in which project management theory and practice technique are important parts of the curriculum.
  • Professional project management certification or formal coursework including project management principles and practices.
  • Familiarity with traditional and alternative educational offerings, curriculum design, and the science of learning.
  • Previous success in managing the development of academic programs.
  • Strong attention to deadlines and budgetary guidelines.
  • Experience evaluating and prioritizing projects based on a range of criteria.
  • Experience coaching and educating project teams to strengthen team members’ capabilities and skill sets.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to concepts and issues tied to social justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion, particularly as these concepts relate to creating effective learning environments.
  • Skills related to creating and supporting a workplace that allows for inclusion, effective intercultural engagement, and personal humility and authenticity.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Required Licensures, Certifications or other

Posting Number: SP003584P

Posting Date: 09/08/2022

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
For the required Letter of Qualification document, provide examples of how you meet the required experience and additional preferred listed in the job description.
Review of applications will begin on September 30, 2022. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by that date.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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