The curriculum and accreditation project assistant works in academic affairs to support curriculum management and accreditation projects as needed. The ideal candidate for this position is an excellent writer and editor and has CMS and survey experience.
Under the direction of the director of curriculum management, the curriculum and accreditation project assistant supports cyclical curriculum review and change processes, which includes but is not limited to: maintaining and distributing course and program change proposals to the appropriate reviewers; developing college-wide curriculum committee meeting agendas and maintaining all minutes and supervising action items; copyediting course and program proposals; and moving approved proposals through to implementation and public-facing web publication, ensuring consistency across all platforms.
In addition, the project assistant works with the dean of institutional research and assessment to support any accreditation reports, including drafting sections, collecting information and documents from other departments, and providing any course or program-specific information. The project assistant will also analyze survey results and summarize information as needed for accreditation projects and beyond.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Content Management of berklee.edu: Maintains and updates accurate curriculum information for undergraduate and graduate programs, courses, grids, and other information as needed, for both internal and external audiences, including staff, faculty, administration, students, prospective students, and parents.
Undergraduate and Graduate Curriculum Maintenance: Maintains the curriculum proposal database; supports and coordinates curriculum proposal submission and review processes; updates curriculum and program information and prepares course information for various college publications and the web.
Accreditation Reports : Provides project management for all required accreditation reports, both for NEASC and other accrediting bodies. Reports include: substantive change requests/evaluations, the 5-year interim report, and the 10-year self-study.
Survey Creation and Analysis: Creates surveys in Qualtrics as needed; analyzes and summarizes results.
Diversity and Inclusion: Fosters and maintains a workplace climate that is supportive of all employees regardless of their identity, respectful of difference, and genuinely open to multiple perspectives.
Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge and Skills Required
Bachelor's degree or equivalent professional experience.
Excellent writing and editing skills.
Experience with survey software, preferably Qualtrics.
Strong interpersonal skills with necessary discretion to work with confidential information.
Demonstrated experience in working both independently and collaboratively.
Ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities and set and meet deadlines.
Full awareness of and commitment to Berklee's diversity initiatives.
Applicants who are both interested and qualified should submit the following materials: * Cover letter that addresses the applicant's capabilities and experiences. * A resume or CV.
Currently enrolled Berklee students may not apply for staff or faculty positions.
The above information on this position description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by individuals within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. The position will remain open for applications until filled.
Berklee is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.
Employee Type: Temporary (Fixed Term)
Internal Number: R0002843
About Berklee College of Music
The mission of Berklee College of Music is to educate, train, and develop students to excel in music as a career. Developing the musicianship of all our students is the foundation of our curriculum. We believe that the lessons and qualities derived from that work?the self-discipline needed for excellence, the empathy required of music making and the openness and inquisitiveness essential to creativity?are critical to achievement in any pursuit, musical or otherwise; and that music is a powerful catalyst for personal growth, which is central to any collegiate experience. Founded on jazz and popular music rooted in the African cultural diaspora, our comprehensive curriculum is distinctly contemporary in its content and approach, and embraces the principal musical movements of our time. Through a course of scholarly and practical learning experiences integrating performance and writing, our curriculum covers the variety of influential styles, relevant technologies, and career opportunities open to today's music professional.