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Curriculum Administrator
Los Angeles, CA (US)
University of Southern California
Oct 20, 2017 (Expired Remaining)

Curriculum Administrator

The Office of Academic Records and Registrar is seeking a Curriculum Administrator to join its team. The Curriculum Administrator governs the dual processes of curricula and academic policy approval for the university.  This position serves as the central university historian, and policy coordinator for all issues connected with academic course work, policies and procedures.

The Curriculum Administrator receives, reviews and analyzes requests for changes in course and degree programs, including academic policies and procedures. This roles advises deans, department chairs, faculty and staff on submission requirements for requests. The Curriculum Administrator provides guidance in preparing and presenting new or modified courses. programs and requests for policy changes. The university relies on this resource to guide decision processes that determine whether proposals are acceptable for review. The administrator schedules requests for review for appropriate university committees. The administrator is expected to counsel and guide departments on university policies, relevant history, and requirements of the various committees. The Curriculum Administrator is expected to review and coordinate the activities of university panels and committees charged with oversight of curricula and academic policy -- including Overseas Studies and the Committee on Academic Policies and Procedures. This management role will oversee administrative and research support as required by the Associate Registrar.  The Curriculum Administrator must help to monitor academic committee actions to ensure timely and appropriate disposition of decisions. This role is expected to communicate with the Office of the Provost on the formation, and scheduling of faculty committees, including critical outcomes on curriculum matters.

Coordinates with the university publications team to ensure all committee actions are correctly recorded in the catalog and schedule of classes. Serves as the central University historian and policy coordinator for all issues connected with academic course work, policies and procedures. Ensures detailed records are maintained. Supervises the organization, maintenance, storage and retrieval of records pertinent to curricula and policy. Maintains the electronic catalog (Master Course Catalog) which controls scheduling, registration, grading, degree-check and transcripts. Conducts periodic course reviews so that the catalog reflects current curriculum. Coordinates scheduling of classes with Registration and Classroom Scheduling. Ensures all changes have been approved by the Provost's Office and have been properly recorded and processed. This position will report to the Associate Registrar.


Job Qualifications

Preferred Education:

Master's Degree


Preferred Experience:

5 Years


Preferred Field of Expertise:

Thorough knowledge of University policies, procedures, curricula and academic structure, and proven administrative and supervisory skills. Demonstrated oral and written communications skills.


Minimum Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Minimum Experience:

3 Years

Minimum Field of Expertise:
Thorough knowledge of university policies, curricula and academic structure and proven administrative and supervisory skills.

You can apply for this position online at

Please upload a cover letter and resume as part of your application process. Apply to this requisition: REQ20048786.

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