TheUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS)is one of four campuses in the University of Colorado system and is home to over 12,400 undergraduate and 1,800 graduate students. UCCS is among the fastest growing universities in the state and is consistently ranked as one of the top Western regional universities by U.S. News & World Report. Colorado Springs, (pop. 400K ) is situated at the base of Pikes Peak, offers many recreational and cultural activities and was recently ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top Best Places to Live in the U.S.
Nature of Work
The Curriculum Management Specialist performs tasks related to academic course scheduling, academic catalog maintenance, and ad hoc academic classroom scheduling. Academic course scheduling includes creating, cancelling and modifying course offerings, updating documents associated with the course schedule, and providing administrative support to faculty and academic departments in the delivery of course scheduling services. Course catalog involves adding, removing, updating and reviewing academic course information in the student information system and in the external academic catalog. Ad hoc scheduling involves reserving classrooms for meetings and events in the student database, and maintaining the scheduling email account.
Examples of Work Performed
Serve as course scheduling specialist for the Colorado Springs campus, maintaining over 5,000 course sections annually.
Serve as a contact for academic colleges, campus departments, and campus committees regarding academic course scheduling activities.
Process three course schedules annually including the adding, canceling, and updating of course sections in adherence with the term course schedule production calendar and applicable campus policies.
Process assignment of classrooms for courses on the Colorado Springs campus by applying rules for priority room assignments and ensuring compliance with state fire regulations for seating capacities.
Ensure the enforcement of requisites by assigning enrollment requirements and enrollment requirement groups.
Process ad hoc scheduling assignments of academic classrooms for campus events.
Maintain course inventory catalog in the student information system.
Audit each course catalog entry to validate the correctness of course attributes.
Communicate curriculum management policy to campus constituents.
Develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with administrative staff, deans, department2093790chairs, and faculty to support curriculum management.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to organize tasks, resolve problems, balance multiple responsibilities, set priorities, and meet deadlines.
Strong attention to detail as demonstrated through the accurate interpretation of documents and the input of the information into a database.
Ability to think critically to identify issues and provide recommendations for improvement.
Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
Strong commitment to service excellence and diversity.
Ability to engage with and deliver services to individuals from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic backgrounds efficiently and effectively.
Ability to work with various technologies/information systems/computer programs including a student information system, MS Office Suite, Adobe products, etc.
This position has been determined to be exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and as such, it is not eligible for overtime compensation
The University of Colorado, Colorado Springs offers a full benefits package. Information on university benefits programs, including eligibility, is located athttp://www.cu.edu/employee-services.
The University of Colorado is committed to providing a safe and productive learning, living and working community. To assist in achieving this goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial and/or motor vehicle history
Two years' or more of experience in higher education.
Job: *Academic Services
Organization: *C0001 -- Colorado Springs Campus
Title: Curriculum Management Specialist
Location: Colorado Springs
Requisition ID: 15451