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Assistant Director of Curriculum Development

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Work Type: Staff Full Time (1500 hours or greater)
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: University Staff
Department: Housing & Residence Life - 700550
Pay Grade: B - Exempt
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Position Summary:

Are you interested in a career opportunity that offers tuition assistance for yourself and dependents, great benefits package, stable campus environment, and more?

Join our Department of Housing and Residence Life where we provide an intentional learning and living environment that is integral to the personal and social development of the University of Dayton student. Housing and Residence Life is committed to providing services, programs and facilities that foster the development of leadership, community, civility and faith in the Catholic and Marianist tradition. As a highly residential campus, you will have the opportunity to have a direct impact on the educational experience of over 6000 students and partner with faculty and staff within every facet of the University.

We invite qualified applicants to apply for our Assistant Director of Curriculum Development.

The Assistant Director of Curriculum Development reports to the Director of Learning and Leadership Development and sits on the Assistant Vice President for Student Development & Executive Director of Housing and Residence Life’s leadership team. This individual will manage the AVIATE program, which includes the development, implementation and assessment of the department’s developmentally sequenced learning curriculum for 6,500 undergraduate students in residence, direct contact and partnership with campus stakeholders in the development of engagement opportunities that align with the department’s learning goals and collaboration with the departmental leadership and the College of Arts and Sciences in the development and maintenance of special interest communities for first year, second year and upper division students. The Assistant Director of Curriculum Development will coordinate the design of area educational plans, lesson plans and train staff to implement engagement strategies. Additionally, the Assistant Director of Curriculum Development will design and implement the curriculum for EDC 402, the class that all newly hired Resident Assistants and Neighborhood Fellows take in their first year of employment, and design and facilitate the training for the course facilitators. In concert with the University Mission Statement, the Assistant Director of Curriculum Development will maintain a developmental curriculum for students that values, promotes and fosters the development of leadership, civility and faith in the Catholic and Marianist tradition.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree K-12 Education or related field plus 5 years of professional experience experience in an educational classroom or setting.
Experience designing and writing curriculum.
Knowledge and understanding of student development theory and practice.
Experience planning, organizing and implementing staff development and training programs.
Experience designing and assessing student learning outcomes.
Experience cultivating and maintaining relationships with a variety of stakeholders.
Experience analyzing, synthesizing, and summarizing data.
Evidence of strong written and verbal communication skills.
Experience working with socially and culturally diverse communities.
Experience designing marketing and publication materials.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Ability to work weekends and evenings.

Preferred Qualifications:

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

Master’s degree in K-12 Education or related field.
Familiarity with and value for Catholic Higher Education.
Demonstrated experience presenting information both in writing and through presentations to a variety of constituents.
Demonstrated knowledge of current trends and practices in higher education.
Demonstrated experience handling multiple projects, setting priorities and meeting deadlines while maintaining a high level of performance.
Demonstrated experience responding to and managing emergency situations as part of an on call crisis/duty rotation.
Evidence of strong organizational skills.
Evidence of strong problem solving skills.
Evidence of strong interpersonal skills.
Experience working with Google Suites and/or a student database system.
Supervisory experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply please submit a cover letter addressing each minimum qualification and any applicable preferred qualifications that you meet.

A federal court on December 7, 2021, issued a ruling that suspends the COVID-19 vaccine requirement that applies to federal contractors nationwide. With this development, the University will pause any enforcement action against employees who have not complied with the requirement to be fully vaccinated by Dec. 8, 2021 or to have requested an exemption to maintain their employment status.

The University will continue to monitor the state of the pandemic on campus and in the community as well as developments in federal and state requirements, and also will continue to regularly consult with public health officials and our medical panel. As has been the case throughout the pandemic, our protocols and requirements are subject to change depending on conditions on campus or in our community, and government requirements.

Closing Statement:

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.


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