Job Title: Director of Curriculum
Department: 523 – Faculty Development
Job Code: TBD
FLSA Status: Exempt
FTE Allocation: 1.00
Position Type: Salaried
Reports To: Chief Academic Officer
This Position Exists in Order to:
Provide strategic direction and oversight for every curricular facet of the College’s operations that directly impact student learning. In addition to fulfilling this purpose, the Director of Curriculum continuously strives to bring about the mission of LDS Business College, which is to enlighten minds, elevate hope, and ennoble souls to strengthen individuals, families, communities, and the Lord’s Church.
Requirements for Employment Eligibility:
- Membership in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and currently temple worthy
- Strict adherence to company policies and procedures
- Dependable attendance and timely arrival at the assigned work location
- Commitment to bring about the purposes of LDS Business College
- Master’s degree in education or a related field from a regionally accredited institution
- Seven years of applied experience in both developing and administering all matters related to college-level curriculum
- Previous teaching experience at the college/university level is helpful
Essential Job Functions:
1. Create and implement a Curriculum Style Guide to help faculty create and revise curriculum in accordance with sound instructional design principles, BrainHoney (Learning Management System) and other standards, and approved learning outcomes.
2. Collaborate with the Director of Assessment to refine the Learning Outcomes Assessment Cycle, aligning with the “Architects of Student Learning” document and accreditation requirements and expectations.
3. Manage course revisions in collaboration with development teams, including faculty, program directors, subject matter experts, librarians, media designers, etc.
4. Analyze industry and professional standards to inform the development of program domains and competencies.
5. Partner with the Director of Assessment and the Director of Faculty Development to develop standards, metrics and templates to assist more than 150 faculty through workshops, one-on-one training, and other venues so their curriculum is instructionally sound, aligning course topics, objectives, and assignments with program designs and discipline-specific standards.
6. Work with faculty, other subject matter experts and the Director of Instructional Media to develop scalable curricula and media for in-class, blended and online courses.
7. Work with faculty and the Director of Assessment to ensure course quality by evaluating course content for consistency with the LDSBC Learning Pattern and defined course/program outcomes.
8. Foster partnerships with other institutions of higher education to establish benchmarks and compare best practices.
9. Research instructional materials, strategies, and delivery platforms, and recommend improvements which are consistent with the LDSBC Learning Model.
10. Partner with the Director of Instructional Media to assist the Director of Faculty Development in creating training materials for faculty and staff.
11. Oversee the gathering and internal publishing of best practices in curriculum, instruction, and assessment across all courses and disciplines offered at the college.
12. Attend program advisory board meetings and other staff meetings as appropriate.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- MINIMAL EXERTION – Exerts up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Involves sitting for extended periods of time, and walking or standing for brief periods of time.
- HANDLING – Seizing, holding, grasping, turning, or otherwise working with fingers and/or hands.
- TALKING – Using the spoken word in order to clearly communicate ideas and messages to other people.
- HEARING – Perceiving and understanding the speech of another person.
- NEAR ACUITY – Clarity of vision at 20 inches or less.