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Class Specification Title: Curriculum Coordinator

Series: Curriculum










The Curriculum Coordinator is a stand-alone classification.  Incumbents perform professional duties related to district-wide curriculum program responsibility by evaluating course descriptions and syllabi for transfer requirements, researching other universities or literature for program transfer requirements, and advising faculty and administration on curriculum requirements.

TYPICAL CLASS ESSENTIAL DUTIES: (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)

  1. Meeting with faculty, administration, and external representatives to confer on, advise, and clarify curriculum requirements.  Daily 15%
  2. Conducting benchmark research for new programs; writing feasibility studies for developing new programs.  Daily 5%
  3. Overseeing and/or developing various reports, databases, grant proposals and forms related to curriculum programming. Daily 25%
  4. Developing courses and programs for college level work. Daily 10%
  5. Reviewing curriculum or syllabi for proper development, format and objectives; revising curriculum or catalog as needed. Daily 15%
  6. Supervising staff to include: prioritizing and assigning work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff are trained; and making hiring, termination and disciplinary recommendations.  Daily 5%
  7. Overseeing and maintaining the repository of credit curriculum materials; maintaining related files. Daily 5%
  8. Responding to inquiries and requests for information from faculty, students, state agencies, the community and other colleges.  Daily 10%
  9. Assisting in special projects and identifying training needs involving program development, administration and articulation, including development and maintenance of articulation with other colleges and universities.  Daily 5%
  10. Facilitating and attending various meetings concerning curriculum development and articulation. Weekly 5%
  11. Performing other duties of a similar nature or level. As Required


Not Applicable.

Training and Experience (positions in this class typically require):
Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Computer Science, Information Systems or a closely related field and two years of curriculum development experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

Licensing Requirements (positions in this class typically require):

  • None Required.

Knowledge (position requirements at entry):
Knowledge of:

  • Database management principles;
  • Higher education curriculum development principles and trends;
  • Technical writing;
  • Needs assessment methods;
  • Research methods;
  • Supervisory principles;
  • Customer service principles;
  • Applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations;
  • Computers and applicable programs and software.

Skills (position requirements at entry):
Skill in:

  • Developing and monitoring curriculums;
  • Using computers and applicable programs and software;
  • Utilizing and managing databases;
  • Reading and writing technical documentation;
  • Prioritizing and assigning work;
  • Monitoring and evaluating employees;
  • Researching and evaluating curriculum standards;
  • Customer service;
  • Interpreting and applying local, state, and federal requirements and regulations;
  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

Physical Requirements:
Positions in this class typically require: fingering, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.  Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.  Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

NOTE: The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.

Classification History:
Draft prepared by Fox Lawson & Associates LLC (DJG/LM)
Date: 02/01
Revised by Human Resources, 06/07