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Program Manager, Accreditation & Curricular Operations

Posted: 11/06/2022

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Job Overview

The Office of the Provost seeks a Program Manager to manage curricular records, and to facilitate curricular changes informed by assessment data and the university's strategic direction. The Program Manager will follow university procedures designed to meet Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) and Higher Learning Commission (HLC) requirements. The Program Manager will manage projects to proactively support faculty making curricular changes, ensure compliance with university procedures, and gather evidence of our practices. The Program Manager will communicate with faculty and staff members in multiple offices to keep projects on track, identify barriers, succinctly report on progress, establish timelines, and send reminders. In partnership with central university offices and our academic programs, this position will help facilitate improvements to our curriculum in support of student learning.

**This position will mainly work on campus but there is opportunity for some remote work flexibility**

Essential Functions

  • Coordinate with partners to facilitate modifications to academic courses and/or programs to enhance achievement of student learning outcomes and implement strategic priorities of the Office of the Provost.
  • Remain familiar with ODHE and HLC requirements related to the curriculum, as well as UC policies and faculty governance procedures.
  • Record evidence of compliance with appropriate protocols. Ensure that curricular modifications are processed appropriately.
  • Gather and provide materials required by ODHE for course transfer agreements including OT36, TAG, etc.
  • Work with web designer to maintain intranet and public-facing content related to the university's assessment and accreditation activities. This content includes our list of accreditation agencies, points of contact, their timelines for review, and other materials related to assessment of student learning.
  • Coordinate with university partners involved with external accreditation agencies affiliated with UC. Check in and provide brief status overviews to leadership in the Office of the Provost.
  • Facilitate annual survey of academic programs on assessment activities. Under direction of leadership in the Office of the Provost, deliver survey questions to appropriate contacts, maintain recipients, send reminders, and report on survey results.
  • Facilitate annual survey of General Education senior capstone courses. Communicate with capstone faculty members and administrators in each undergraduate college regarding the survey.
  • Additional assignments determined with supervisor.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor's degree with three (3) years' experience; -OR- Associate's degree with five (5) years' experience; -OR- seven (7) years' experience. Experience must be in a field related to the position.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • A graduate degree in Higher Education Administration.
  • Experience working with a university SIS.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.

Applicant Process

Include a cover letter with your resume/CV.

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

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