Curriculum Manager

  • Ogden, UT
  • Full-time

Company Description

Nightingale College is contributing to the future of health care by preparing students for practice by combining current technology and core educational principles. The institution is nationally accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). Nightingale College specializes only in nursing education. Its current CEO, Mikhail Shneyder, is also a registered nurse and is dedicated to making a positive impact on healthcare in Utah and its communities.

Nightingale College’s staff and faculty are dedicated to preparing future nurses who will elevate the quality of health care in the communities they serve. Staff and faculty are committed to connecting with each student on a personal level to facilitate learning.

Job Description

The Manager, Curriculum, Faculty Development and Evaluation is responsible for managing, applying, and implementing curriculum programs at Nightingale College; providing consultation and support services in nursing curriculum instructional design, strategies, assessment, and technology; oversees distance education teaching modalities assessments and evaluations; implementing online nursing programs, within the established faculty governance model; assisting with the evaluation and assurance of the nursing programs’ effectiveness through measurement of Student Learning Outcomes, assisting with faculty technology orientation, training, and ongoing development efforts; assisting in the development and implementation of instructional strategies, course materials, assessment techniques, appropriate integration of instructional technologies and best practices in nursing education.

The Manager: Curriculum Faculty Development & Evaluation oversees effectiveness in the distance education teaching modalities through faculty performance assessment, measurement, and evaluation in both online and blended courses. The Manager: Curriculum Faculty Development & Evaluation’ enhances faculty effectiveness by assisting with faculty technology orientation, training, and ongoing development efforts; assisting in the development and implementation of instructional strategies, course materials, assessment techniques, appropriate integration of instructional technologies and best practices in general and nursing education.

The Manager: Curriculum Faculty Development & Evaluation will contribute to learner support services and the continuous elevation of teaching and learning. The Manager: Curriculum Faculty Development & Evaluation is accountable for promoting and supporting an environment conducive to innovation, positive thinking, and growth, in alignment with the College’s vision, mission, values, guiding principles and other institutional frameworks.

The Manager: Curriculum Faculty Development & Evaluation is responsible for the following:

o Curriculum refinement and implementation

o Instructional Design and Technology integration of the curriculum

o Faculty Development & Evaluation

o Learner Support Services Collaboration

· Supporting and assisting in the development and implementation of multiple learning modalities including the use of technology and simulation to deliver distance education instruction in nursing programs and across DDC Programs.

· Designing and producing learning materials in a variety of formats including print, graphics, audio, video, animation and multimedia to support teaching, learning, and College information needs.

· Participating in curriculum development sessions with the Director of Nursing Curriculum and Academics.

· Using established methodologies in all stages of the instructional design process, including needs assessment, analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation.

· Identifying and developing instructional strategies, instructional materials, and technology that support the advancement of learning.

· Identifying and developing instructional strategies, instructional materials, and technology that support the advancement of distance education.

· Training instructors and administrators in performing their responsibilities related to online course instruction and distance education.

· Assist in performing curricula mapping and modification for specified DDC partners and other programs as needed.

· Assist in the development of short-term training programs including vendor training, competency-based certificates, and corporate training.

· Participate in team meetings and projects.

· Assist in the design and implementation of a system to directly assess student learning in the nursing programs.

· Assist in the development and implementation of short-term and long-term strategic plans for assessment and evaluation of nursing program curricula.

· Use established principles of measurement theory to assist in the development of valid and reliable instruments that assess student learning and development in the nursing programs.

· Use established survey research techniques to administer survey instruments that assess student satisfaction and evaluate nursing programs.

· Assist in performing formative and summative assessments as part of the annual instructional and student services nursing programs review processes.

· Participate in development and ongoing review of nursing academic policies.

Qualifications

· Master degree in nursing or a Master degree in education or a closely related field required; earned doctorate degree in education or nursing preferred;

· Experience in instructional design and nursing curriculum delivery systems is preferred.

· Familiarity with Learning Management Systems—experience with Instructure/Canvas is preferred.

· Institutional or programmatic accreditation experience required.

· Certification in specialty preferred.

· Significant experience in development and administration of curricula, budgets, strategic plans, instructional design and delivery, instructional technology, and learner support and advising services in higher education preferred;

· Excellent oral and written communication skills required;

· Strong interpersonal, leadership, and management skills required;

· Strong attention to detail and accuracy required;

· Ability to work well independently as well as within a team, on multiple projects, within an environment that can be fast-paced.

· Knowledge of program review and the evaluation of policies and knowledge of online teaching and learning methods.

Additional Information

The typical work environment is remote but could be performed from the operations and support site. The work is performed in two primary modes – at the campus or remote location at a desk, using a computer, a telephone, and other means for work productivity and communication. Travel may be required to DDC sites or other locations for meetings or training purposes.

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee with this job classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the employee assigned to this position.

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