Arizona State University School of Life Sciences seeks a Curriculum and Student Affairs Coordinator to support and coordinate curricular planning and assessment and student affair activities including academic integrity violations, grade grievances, and complaints. The Curriculum and Student Affairs Coordinator plays an integral role in the School of Life Sciences as a central contributor to new undergraduate degree and certificate programs, curricular alignment and review, curriculum assessments, as well as managing undergraduate student academic integrity violations, grade grievances, and student complaints. The Curriculum and Student Affairs Coordinator works with the Associate Director of Undergraduate Programs, faculty, staff, and students within the School of Life Sciences, with the Dean’s office in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences academic units, and with other central university offices, providing ongoing support, guidance, and analysis to support decision-making.
Sols Undergraduate Programs
Grant Funded Position
This is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding.
$44,000 - $52,000 per year; DOE
- Collaborate with the School of Life Sciences Associate Director of Undergraduate Programs, faculty, and staff and participate in curriculum alignment, review, and assessment processes
- Support academic unit leadership with Curriculum and Assessment Action Plans as part of academic program review process
- Coordinate assessment planning, assessment review, and assessment activities with people of widespread expertise and perspectives
- Assist the AD of Undergraduate Programs and unit faculty with B.S. degree curriculum management, connectivity, and planning
- Document assessment plans, rubrics, timelines, surveys, curriculum maps, and major maps as they are determined, serve as a repository for data, manage assessment documents and locate requested data
- Evaluate submitted assessment reports to confirm quality assurance
- Provide leadership and stakeholders with program assessments and evaluations to help them make informed decisions
- Provide assistance with data collection and reporting
- Initiates and prepares administrative reports and documents, including assisting with the execution of annual curricular assessment protocols
- Supports unit-level review of major maps, catalog review process, and manages curriculum via Kuali systems
- Liaises between SOLS undergraduate programs and university Registrar/Provost regarding comments, concerns, and implementation of curricular requests
- Responsible for monitoring the Course Catalog and maintaining a master spreadsheet of unit courses and associated faculty and instructors
- Assists with data management and extraction from PeopleSoft and ASU’s data warehouse to support planning efforts within the unit
- Coordinates special curriculum and assessment projects when requested
- Regularly communicates with central university offices
- Processes inquiries and requests from the unit in a timely manner
- Collaborate with the School of Life Sciences AD of Undergraduate Programs and The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Academic Integrity Officer to ensure that unit level procedures and The College processes related to academic integrity violations are followed
- Provide information to school faculty and student regarding university academic integrity policy
- Develop educational resources and experiences for students regarding the university academic integrity policy
- Generate standardized school procedures, policies, and submission processes to review academic integrity violations
- Develop an electronic submission process for academic integrity violations
- Assist faculty with investigative efforts when a student violates the academic integrity policy, including a review of the following efforts:
- Obtain a written explanation of what occurred from the instructor
- Collect and review evidence associated with the incident
- Review of the incident details and evidence associated with the incident with the instructor and school leadership
- When necessary, hold discussions with student to review the incident, review the evidence, and allow the student to provide an explanation
- Generate a summary of the incident, evidence, instructor perspective, and student perspective
- Present the above information to school leadership to determine if a violation occurred and if an academic sanction should be applied
- Follow appropriate College-level protocols if a violation occurred, including formally submitting the violation to The College Dean’s office for review and facilitation of the formal sanction determination, student notification, and appeal process
- Assist students in navigating the grade (appeal) grievance process
- Develop an electronic submission process for grade grievances
- Coordinate the review of submitted grade (appeals) grievances
Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment AND three (3) years of related experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
- Three (3) years of related experience in one or more of the following: advising, recruitment/retention, other related student services in a college/university environment
- Demonstrated knowledge of basic university/college curricular policies and procedures
- Experience with university CRM, content management systems, relational databases and software interfaces such as Salesforce, Drupal, DARS, PeopleSoft, MS Office, Adobe Acrobat and Adobe Creative Suite, ASU’s Build a Major Map system
- Experience in course scheduling and basic data analysis
- Experience in project management to meet set deadlines
- Experience developing, analyzing and evaluating school level programmatic assessments
- Experience collaborating with other academic and student affairs units
- Demonstrated knowledge of The College’s and ASU’s Academic Integrity policies and procedures
- Demonstrated knowledge of ASU student disciplinary procedures and Arizona Board of Regents Student Code of Conduct (5-401)
- Experience in navigating student issues that involve a high level of conflict
- Experience in handling confidential information
- Evidence of effective communications
- Experience preparing high level administrative reports and documents
- Experience in working with technology (i.e. Microsoft Office applications, Excel, Outlook, Blackboard/Canvas, Zoom, Dropbox)
- Evidence of problem solving, decision-making, organizational, and customer service skills
- Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse (85%); frequently required to stand and walk (15%) Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds (40%)
- Ability to regularly change priorities to accomplish tasks with frequent interruptions
- Ability to clearly communicate to perform essential functions.
- Regular use of standard office equipment including, but not limited to: computer workstation/laptop (keyboard, monitor, mouse), printer, fax, calculator, copier, telephone and associated computer/technology peripherals; This position receives regular review of objectives by department administrator
The School of Life Sciences (SOLS) has provided a vital hub for creative excellence at Arizona State University, with more than 670 faculty, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and staff, and research that ranges from studies on biodiesel and biohydrogen to vaccine development and the conservation of whales. As ASU’s first academic unit to fully reflect President Michael Crow’s integrated, interdisciplinary vision for the New American University, the School of Life Sciences offers active and evolving platforms for collaborative, cutting-edge research and faculty whose discovery is freed from traditional institutional boundaries.
Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.
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Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.
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