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 Central Ohio. The City
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 description. 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 position description.
The Assistant Director of Curriculum Management provides direct supervision and evaluation to the full-time staff of the department. This position ensures quality delivery and customer support for the academic and ad hoc scheduling, curriculum set up and support for course, section and programs, and the degree audit and planner functions. 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 (central scheduling, curriculum, degree audit) by assigning and delegating tasks, providing direction, resolving work problems, communicating established job expectations, training employees, and developing professional growth opportunities. 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 appropriate. 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, room scheduling and degree audit 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, U.achieve, and CollegeNet). 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 assigned.
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 initiatives.
Facilities and Fiscal Management
Provides management assistance and support to the department Director for the development of departmental goals, budget, and operational plan. 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 spaces.
Other Duties as Required
Other duties as required. Attends all required meetings and trainings. *Regular, predictable, and punctual attendance is required.
Usual Physical Requirements
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, PowerPoint). Skill in: verbal and written communications; maintaining good public relations; customer service; conflict resolution; general typing; application of job software programs; solving organizational problems. 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.
Minimum Qualifications: 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. State Motor Vehicle Operator's License or demonstrable ability to gain access to work site(s). *An appropriate combination of education, training, coursework and experience may qualify a candidate.
Internal Number: req2846_1576786591
About Columbus State Community College
Columbus State Community College has been meeting the diverse educational needs of the Central Ohio community for more than 50 years. The college is proud to be an important contributor to the growth and progress of the region and to serve as the front door to higher education in Central Ohio. From the first graduating class in 1965 through this year, 50,000 students have earned associate degrees in 50-plus technical fields and academic transfer programs. Columbus State also offers Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degree programs whose coursework fulfills the freshman and sophomore year requirements for bachelor’s degree programs offered by four-year colleges and universities throughout the state. Specific transfer agreements with more than 40 colleges and universities are in place at Columbus State, and new direct-to degree partnership programs are being developed all the time. Columbus State now has two campuses serving Central Ohio educational needs. The Columbus Campus is located on 85 acres in downtown Columbus. The 108-acre, full-service Delaware Campus welcomed its first students in 2010. Additionally, Columbus State offers classes at nine convenient regional learning centers throughout Central Ohio.