Coordinator for College of Arts & Sciences Academic Initiatives

University of Dayton in Ohio

Deadline September 05, 2014
Date Posted July 15, 2014
Type Administrative
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

The University of Dayton, founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, is a Top
Ten Catholic research university. The University seeks outstanding,
diverse faculty and staff who value its mission and share its commitment to
academic excellence in teaching, research and artistic creativity, the
development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local
and global community.

Position provides coordination for delivery of various academic initiatives within the College of Arts and Sciences, including assisting the Associate Dean for Integrated Learning & Curriculum in implementation of the Common Academic Program (CAP) through management of new course creation and CAP approval, analysis of the impact of proposed new courses and programs, and coordination of courses and initiatives designed to offer experiential learning and those related to the vocation learning outcome. Position has responsibility for assisting theCAS Academic Affairs Committee with the new course proposal process, monitoring data regarding international students and collaborating with faculty and staff to support new initiatives. Position includes role as member of the CASTeam for International Initiatives.


Minimum Qualifications:

Masters degree in a College of Arts & Sciences field or higher education administration;
Successful experience with design and development of college/university curriculum and degree programs; 
Proficiency with spreadsheets and data analysis; 
Demonstrated ability to effectively organize multiple assignments, including those of a complex nature or involving competing priorities;
Demonstrated ability to provide timely, accurate and detailed information on a variety of academically oriented subjects to internal and external constituents; 
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions on matters that impact university faculty, students, and curriculum;
Ability to implement both short- and long-term academic goals and objectives;
Proven ability to work effectively in teams and in a collaborative manner, across organizational boundaries and levels of employment in a distributed organization;
Ability to independently initiate, prioritize, and complete diverse tasks to produce deliverables and results in an efficient, timely, and well-organized manner;
Clear and effective written communication skills;
Knowledge of Microsoft Office products;
Ability to operate equipment such as personal computer, fax, copier, phone systems.


Preferred Qualifications:

Successful experience with curriculum development and design for international students/non-native speakers of English; 
Previous experience with backward design of courses, from learning outcomes to syllabi;
Experience implementing successful strategies or programs to recruit and retain underrepresented students and faculty; 
Knowledge of and commitment to new methods of academic program delivery; 
Experience with curriculum approval bodies at the Divisional (i.e., AAC) or the College/University level (i.e., CAPC);
Proficiency in the use of technology in the delivery of education;
Familiarity with University of Dayton academic structures, procedures, and policies;
Experience with Gmail, google-calendaring, and google Drive;
Proficiency with Banner and Cognos IT systems;
Knowledge of and sensitivity to Catholic and Marianist values of the University of Dayton.


To attain its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed
to the principles of diversity, inclusion and affirmative action and to
equal opportunity policies and practices. We act affirmatively to recruit
and hire women, traditionally under-represented minority groups, persons
with disabilities and veterans.


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