Program Development Specialist

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Classification:Administrative Specialist 3
Grade:GRade 79 (42% GeoDiff)
Work type:Staff Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF Chukchi Campus
Location: Kotzebue
Categories: Education/Instructional, Other

Position Summary:

The Chukchi Campus is looking for a Program Development Specialist to lead the development of adjunct faculty and courses for the region and our partners. This position requires a blend of creativity and working knowledge of the region and its communities to be effective. This is a full-time,10.5-month position.

Duties:

35Partnership Development: Develop and maintain partnership with the NWABSD to research, identify, and implement academic, dual credit, Tech Prep and vocational courses for credit throughout the region’s schools. Develop and maintain partnership with NANA Shareholder Relations Coordinators to determine village course interests in their respective communities and offer them the opportunity to assist with course development Develop and maintain partnerships with local and regional organizations ie., Alaska Technical Center, Maniilaq Association, NANA, Northwest Arctic Borough School District, (NWABSD) and others Develop and maintain partnerships with UAF campuses and departments in order to expand access to academic and vocational programs for Chukchi CampusEssential
5Representative Activity: Serve on local, regional and statewide task forces, representing the Chukchi Campus, to meet the emerging needs of CRCD and the Chukchi Campus. Serve on boards of regional agencies when appropriate.Essential
60Academic and Vocational Program Development: Identify, develop and maintain programs and courses to meet the regional needs of community partners ie., Alaska Technical Center, Maniilaq Association, NANA, Northwest Arctic Borough School District, (NWABSD) and others Assess the local community needs for credit and non-credit instruction and work with Chukchi Campus staff to facilitate course creation for registration each semester. Recruit and develop qualified regional adjunct faculty and local knowledge instructors Procure and develop all Special Topic Courses offered by Chukchi Campus Utilize emerging technologies to expand and deliver programs to rural sites as appropriate Prepare approval packets of course and adjunct instructor materials for approval through the process according to UAF policy. Prepare course schedule forms for submission to Senior Student Services Manager at CRCD Serve as liaison for adjunct instructors to coordinate instructor orientation and instructional training in conjunction with other Chukchi Campus staff Work with adjunct instructors to ensure they are meeting grading deadlines Work within the Chukchi Campus team, coordinate logistical details for community courses (shipping materials, organizing classrooms, etc.) Work with campus director to seek funding opportunities as appropriate for partner requested courses Administer relevant program activities with responsibility for monitoring objectives, priorities, and strategic plans and deadlines for projects Compile relevant data and compose weekly, monthly and quarterly reports to be submitted to the campus director Publicize and market course offerings; utilize desktop publishing and social media Provide Senior Student Services Manager at CRCD with semester course offerings for each semester as requestedEssential

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Partnership Development:
Develop and maintain partnership with the NWABSD to research, identify, and implement academic, dual credit, Tech Prep and vocational courses for credit throughout the region’s schools.
Develop and maintain partnership with NANA Shareholder Relations Coordinators to determine village course interests in their respective communities and offer them the opportunity to assist with course development
Develop and maintain partnerships with local and regional organizations ie., Alaska Technical Center, Maniilaq Association, NANA, Northwest Arctic Borough School District, (NWABSD) and others
Develop and maintain partnerships with UAF campuses and departments in order to expand access to academic and vocational programs for Chukchi Campus

TYPICAL EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor's degree in related field and two years relevant experience required, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Cross cultural experience in rural Alaska and Northwest Arctic Borough preferred.

REQUIRED EDUCATION OR TRAINING:

Two years extensively responsible experience related to program development in the listed skills/knowledge/abilities. Bachelor's degree in related field and two years relevant experience required, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

For full consideration, the following must be included with your online application:

  • Cover letter detailing your interest and qualifications

  • Resume

  • The names and contact information for three professional references, please list prior supervisors

This is a full-time, Grade 79, Starting Pay is $37.01/hr DOE which includes a geographic differential of 42%, a 10.5-month position complete with a salary, and competitive  UA employee benefits package.

A review of applications will begin on November 14, 2020. To ensure consideration, please submit an application by 11:55 PM Alaska Time on November 13, 2020. This position is open until filled.

Term Position:

This position is a term-funded position and is reviewed annually for contract renewal at the University's discretion.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need

assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Probationary Period:

Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace.

University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

 

 

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