Requisition ID: req3313
Job Title: Assistant Director, Curriculum Management
Department: Curriculum Management
Location: Columbus Campus
Employment Type: Administrator/Executive/Manager
Employment Status: Board Approved
Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining Unit
FLSA Status: Exempt
Compensation Type: Annual
Schedule: Mon - Fri; 8a - 5p
Community colleges are uniquely positioned to respond to workforce
needs and make higher education an affordable reality. There has
never been a better time to join a two-year college, and there’s no
better place to do it than at Columbus State. A laser focus on
student success and a partnership mindset have established Columbus
State as a key talent provider in a thriving regional economy, and
a premier community college that is changing the nation’s education
and workforce landscapes.
With more than 46,000 students across two campuses, at several
regional learning centers, and online, Columbus State is the
nation’s only institution recognized as an Achieving the Dream
(ATD) college, an AACC Guided Pathways institution, and a
participant in The Right Signals Initiative through the Lumina
Foundation. Columbus State employees at all levels benefit from an
engaging, collaborative, and supportive culture that rewards
innovation and vision.
We provide competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and
professional development opportunities. We are dedicated to
ensuring that the diversity of Columbus State faculty and staff
reflects that of our students and region. We are proud to be a
central part of a community that embraces differences and
celebrates the many cultures, beliefs, and lifestyles that define
Columbus, Ohio is also home to The Ohio State University and more
than 30 other colleges and universities as well as the headquarters
of multiple Fortune 500 companies. Columbus is one of America’s
fastest-growing cities, offering a wealth of cultural experiences,
dining, entertainment, shopping opportunities, and more. That’s why
Central Ohio residents find living here so fulfilling, both
professionally and personally.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential job functions described in this position
Since every duty associated with this position may not be described
herein, employees may be required to perform duties not
specifically spelled out in the job description, but which may be
reasonably considered to be incidental in the performing of their
duties just as though they were actually written out in this
The Assistant Director of Curriculum Management provides direct
supervision and evaluation to the fulltime staff of the department.
This position ensures quality delivery and customer support for the
curriculum set up support and integrity for programs, and the
degree audit and planner functions. This position will cross train
with the other Assistant Director in the department to assure
continuity of supervision and support services.
The Assistant Director will help the Director to develop, maintain,
carry-out, explain, interpret and enforce policy and procedure at
the college level.
The position also assists with maintaining, explaining, and
interpretation of Ohio Department of Higher Education and Higher
Learning Commission policy and standards as they relate to
curriculum development and approval.
CORE COMPETENCIES REQUIRED
Professionalism, Managing Work, Continuous Improvement,
Customer/Student/Employee Focus, Collaboration, Managing People,
Leadership, Building Organizational Talent, Business Acumen and
Operational Decision Making
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Provides daily supervision of direct reports to the Office of
Curriculum Management (curriculum-programs, degree audit, and
planner) by assigning and delegating tasks, providing direction,
resolving work problems, communicating established job
expectations, training employees, and developing professional
Conducts annual employee evaluations, provides ongoing feedback and
coaching, and effectively recommends pay increases, promotions and
other personnel actions. Approves leaves and authorizes overtime as
Administers disciplinary actions upon approval and in collaboration
with the Director and Human Resources. Interprets, explains,
carries out and enforces the College's policies.
Manages the team to assure that quality customer service is
provided to faculty and staff relative to curriculum change and
degree audit and planner needs.
Assistance with troubleshooting software applications used by the
department, to support the Program Coordinators within the
department, to include software upgrades to current systems
(Colleague, CurriQunet and U.achieve) along with future systems.
Oversees the testing and implementation of system updates or
patches for the applications used by the department.
Performs project work to support the department Director, as
Marketing and Communication
Participates on committees to support Curriculum Management and
Academic Affairs. Provides oversight of consistency and validity of
curricular content for the College website and other marketing
materials. Collaborates with
other departments, as necessary, to support College
Facilities and Fiscal Management
Provides management assistance and support to the department
Director for the development of departmental goals, budget, and
Collaborates with IT and other departments, as necessary, to assure
the proper maintenance, viability, and functionality of
technologies to support department IT systems and instructional
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Fosters and maintains a safe environment of respect and inclusion
for faculty, staff, students, and members of the community.
Assists with conducting workforce analytics to identify potential
inhibitors of a workplace environment that is diverse, equitable,
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Attends all required meetings and trainings. Other duties as
required. Regular, predictable, and punctual attendance is
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential job functions described in
this position description. While performing duties of this job, the
employee regularly exhibits digital dexterity when entering data
into computer. The employee regularly stands and walks for extended
periods of time, and occasionally sits. Employee converses verbally
with others in person and by telephone.
Employee occasionally reaches with hands or arms, climbs or
balances and stoops, kneels, crouches or crawls. Vision demands
include close, relatively detailed vision when focusing on a
computer screen. Employee occasionally lifts or exerts force of up
to 25 pounds when moving files, boxes and other materials.
Typical office environment. Regular exposure to moderate noise
typical to business offices. Must travel to
various Columbus State campuses and sites.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of: management and supervisory practices; College
Policy & Procedure; Ohio Department of Higher Education and
Higher Learning Commission curricular policy and requirements;
computers, software, including cloud applications, to include
Microsoft Office applications (Work, Excel, Outlook,
Skill in: verbal and written communications; maintaining
good public relations; customer service; conflict resolution;
general typing; application of job software programs; solving
Ability to: research and manage project needs, complete
timeline of activities/goals, deliver project on time; maintain
effective working relationships with associates, vendors, students,
telephone users and general public; maintain confidential and
sensitive information; troubleshoot and problem solve; direct
reports relative to process, systems, and activities/interactions;
interpret, create, analyze and maintain data sets to support the
needs of the department in delivering on expectations.
Master’s Degree in Higher Education, Business Management, or a
closely related field. Seven (7) years of higher education work
experience based in academic scheduling, curriculum or degree audit
work. Proven experience in employee supervision/management.
An appropriate combination of education, training, coursework and
experience may qualify a candidate.
State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to
gain access to work site(s).