University of Idaho
Program Manager, Program and Curriculum Development
Commensurate with experience and education
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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- Establish and maintain relationships with appropriate client
stakeholders, providing day-to-day contact on project status and
2 years of academic project management experience to include:
- Use of computer applications including word processing,
spreadsheet or database, survey, and project management
- Developing educational programming and experience with online
- 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
- 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
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
Required Licensures, Certifications or other
- 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
- Professional project management certification or formal
coursework including project management principles and
- Familiarity with traditional and alternative educational
offerings, curriculum design, and the science of learning.
- Previous success in managing the development of academic
- 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
- Skills related to creating and supporting a workplace that
allows for inclusion, effective intercultural engagement, and
personal humility and authenticity.
Open Until Filled:
For the required
Letter of Qualification
examples of how you meet the required experience and additional
preferred listed in the job description.
Review of applications will begin on September 30,
. Priority consideration will be given to applications
received by that date.
Applicants who are selected as final
possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background
To apply, please visit: jobs.uidaho.edu
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative