Title: Manager, Curriculum and Assessment
Employee Classification: Professional 52 Wks Non-Unit
Department: Curriculum and Assessment
Salary Range: $64,314 Minimum
Who we are:
We are not-for-profit: St. Louis Community college (STLCC) is a non-profit institution dedicated to empowering students, expanding minds, and changing lives. Employees are committed to strengthening the St. Louis community with inclusive and transformative education.
We are a respected employer: For 60 years, STLCC has served the St. Louis community, expanding to 4 main campuses, 2 education centers, 2 workforce training centers, and 5 centers of excellence. More than one-half of the households in St. Louis have at least one member who has taken classes at STLCC.
We make an impact in the community: Through credit courses, continuing education, and workforce development programs, STLCC annually serves nearly 69,000 students. More than 80% of career and technical graduates employed in their fields or continue their education at four-year institutions within six months of graduation. STLCC sends more transfer students to Missouri’s four-year colleges/universities than anyone else.
We value Diversity, equity & inclusion: STLCC is committed to fostering an atmosphere of appreciation for all people, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or class.
What you get:
Benefits package: STLCC offers one of the best benefit packages in the St. Louis area. As a STLCC employee you will have access to a 100% match on your contribution to retirement, two health insurance plans options that are no cost to the employee - including an HSA option, low-cost life Insurance with a 3x salary benefit, and other low-cost benefits including dental, vision, AD&D, ST LT disability insurance.
Opportunity to grow: Over half of our employees have served the college for more than 12 years, exploring different career paths and advancing to higher level positions.
Education & training opportunities: STLCC offers tuition waivers for employees + their dependents, tuition reimbursement for other institutions after just 6 months of service, and an annual professional development allotment.
Work/life balance: STLCC employees have access to a generous time off package, including holidays, vacation, personal days, medical leave, and other leave options. Our holiday schedule even includes a paid winter holiday at the end of the calendar year.
Commitment to wellness: STLCC HR boasts a dedicated health and wellness specialist who is enthusiastic about creating a culture of wellness throughout the College. With access to college wellness vendors, employees are educated, motivated, and rewarded for healthy behaviors. STLCC employees and anyone living in their household also have access to an employee assistance program (EAP) that can help them with virtually any life need.
The basics of this position:
Under the direction of the Director of Curriculum and Assessment, this position manages the daily work activities of the Systems and Process Specialists. The Manager has responsibility to work closely with other units directly impacted by the curriculum and degree audit systems; maintain documentation of the systems; ensure compliance with the College, the Higher Learning Commission, and other regulatory agencies. Performs duties necessary to operate and administer the College’s curriculum and degree audit systems. Assists with student learning outcomes assessment and program review processes.
What you'll do:
• Provides leadership and coordinates work of the Systems and Process Specialists.
• Assesses team training requirements and provides support for cross-training team members on all related systems.
• Maintains documentation of College specific decisions made relating to the curriculum and degree audit systems.
• Assists with stakeholder engagements and documentation related to program review, program viability, and curriculum development.
• Provides support for maintenance of the College catalog and required documentation.
• Serves as the College manager over Missouri Reverse Transfer efforts.
• Performs normal supervisory functions: trains; instructs; assigns work to personnel; manages and makes recommendations regarding the budget and all associated budgets; recommends transfers, promotions, wage increases, terminations; arranges for additional work or need for overtime; explains and enforces College policies, safety rules, and regulations; evaluates performance.
• Administers and certifies the integrity of the College’s degree audit and academic planning systems and all related student records functions.
• Manages student academic records processes for substitutions and waivers forms and assists in process improvement.
• Performs functional and operational tasks of the curriculum management system, works with information technology and software vendors to ensure the accuracy of the curriculum system, and monitors the curriculum data systems and processes.
• Corresponds with students and staff and/or interprets and verifies compliance regarding degree audit and catalog curricula requirements.
• Ensures accuracy and maintains confidentiality of student records under FERPA.
• Participates in district-wide committees and processes as needed to keep apprised of changes to curriculum and to inform faculty and staff of technical implications related to curriculum.
• Provides technical expertise with integration of curriculum and assessment technical systems with other College systems.
• Provides technical and content expertise in the management of student academic records and data systems related to degree audit systems and processes.
• Works with system vendors to implement modifications and troubleshoot issues.
• Provides technical and content expertise in the management of data systems related to curriculum and syllabus repository systems and processes.
• Provides training to campus and district personnel for degree audit and other systems and procedures related to the curriculum management system and syllabus repository system.
• Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Education, experience, and other requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree
- 5+ years of relevant full-time experience
Master’s degree preferred