Catalog and Curriculum Specialist

Location
Fairfax, VA
Salary
Salary commensurate with education and experience
Posted
Aug 04, 2022
Closes
Sep 08, 2022
Ref
STF11228
Function
Analyst, Research
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Catalog and Curriculum Specialist The George Mason University Office of the Registrar invites applications for a Catalog and Curriculum Specialist. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment. Responsibilities:The incumbent's main duties include, but are not limited to: Curriculum Management Assist with monitoring the curriculum approval process. Maintain all error checking in CIM and resolve errors as found. Process all course inventory requests as needed either manually or using the Banner Bridge. Run regular data quality reports and conduct data clean-up as needed. Assist with training end users on various curriculum software, specifically regarding the creation/submission/modification of curriculum proposals. Respond to emails and requests regarding curriculum. Create and maintain curriculum training materials and documentation, including but not limited to document-based manuals, presentations, training videos, and web pages. Assist with academic coding as assigned by supervisor. Review curriculum proposals and communicate potential issues to academic units, troubleshoot. Communicate with units regarding stalled proposals and errors. Review catalog content for designated colleges and apply editorial experience as needed. Perform these curriculum responsibilities in a timely manner, communicate with constituents clearly and professionally, and operate with little supervision once fully trained.Catalog Review and Publication Assist with the annual catalog review and publication process. Assist users with University Catalog questions and concerns regarding the publication process and/or their edits. Maintain knowledge of complex policies, degree requirements, page structure, and standard formatting for the GMU catalog publication. Adhere to established deadlines and assist the Assistant Registrar throughout the review, publication, and post-publication steps. This staff member is expected to take a lead role in the catalog page review and data quality review prior to the annual publication, which will require careful attention to detail and organization. Perform all catalog-related tasks with professionalism and efficiency.Testing and Data Quality Management Testing for updates and troubleshooting Course Leaf applications. Assist with testing for the degree audit platform and banner updates. Conduct required testing related to any and all updates or software patches in a timely manner and with appropriate documentation. Cross-Functional Support for Degree Audit Platform and Processes Provide support for the Degree Audit platform, supporting the annual catalog year update process, processing simple transactions for the Degree Audit team, and assisting with other Degree Audit duties as assigned. Performance Expectations: Maintain knowledge of the complex degree requirements at the university as well as academic policies. Maintain a working knowledge of the Degree Audit platform. Required Qualifications:Demonstrated, effective oral and written communication skills;Demonstrated ability to employ logic to solve problems;Demonstrated ability to process large volumes of work, while maintaining a high level of accuracy; andDetail-oriented.Preferred Qualifications:Experience with the Ellucian Banner student information system;Experience with academic programs and their requirements;Experience with degree evaluation and/or student information system software; andAbility to work effectively in a dynamic environment with multiple, simultaneous priorities.

This position will remain open until filled. For priority consideration, applicants must apply for position number 01932Z at http://jobs.gmu.edu; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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