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Coordinator of Curriculum and Training
San Diego, CA
Posted Nov 13, 2013 by University of San Diego
Category: Health


Coordinator of Curriculum and Training
Department: Center for Health and Wellness Promotion
Staff Part-Time
Job IRC#12227

Job Description:

Under the direction of the Project Director and in consultation with other project staff, lead the curriculum development and training process for USD Campus Suicide Prevention project, including in-person and Web-based training activities.
Perform duties under the guidance and direction of the Principal Investigator and the Senior Advisor of the project. Provides immediate supervision of one graduate assistant.

This is a part-time, temporary, non-benefit based position with an assignment end date of October 5, 2014. Extension is contingent upon funding.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Curriculum Development and Training Coordination
• Under the direction of the Project Director and in consultation with other project staff, lead the curriculum development process for USD Campus Suicide Prevention project, including in-person and Web-based training activities
• Develop specific outreach curriculum for special populations as needed (e.g., international students, GLBT students, men, veterans)
• Ensure the cultural sensitivity/appropriateness and accessibility of curriculum
• Ensure consistency of curriculum content
• Participate in project training activities
• In consultation with Project Director, develop, direct, and maintain curriculum and training evaluation processes and reports, including data collection, analysis, and interpretation
• In consultation with project director, supervise the Assistant Curriculum & Training Coordinator
• Attend project staff meetings

Supervision of Graduate Assistant
• Provides direct supervision to the Assistant Coordinator of Curriculum and Training – Graduate


• Bachelor’s degree in a social science, public health or related field. Master’s degree in these areas preferred.
• Knowledge of the characteristics of today’s college students, evidence of multicultural competence, familiarity with campus student services
• Skills: curriculum development, writing
• Experience with the development of outreach curriculum and outreach provision
• Organized, flexible, creative, innovative, open-minded

• Supervisory experience with graduate and/or undergraduate students

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations:
• Upon employment will complete trainings as determine by Office of Sponsored Programs

Performance Expectations: Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
• Must be a self-starter with initiative and ability to stay on top of work with minimum
of supervision and anticipate needs of organization.
• Prefer experience in maintaining confidential data bases of detailed information
• Prefer knowledge of working in a University setting.
• Ability to handle confidential student information in accordance with professional
guidelines ,state and federal regulations
• Possess effective organizational and time-management skills.
• Must possess flexibility and versatility in order to contribute to evolving work
• Must be able to work independently, taking initiative and setting priorities in a
dynamic environment of regular interruptions, multiple projects, and deadlines
• Ability to effectively trouble-shoot, exercising independent judgment to
accommodate the needs of the project and the University by determining proper
immediate response to resolve participants concerns or by referring to other
appropriate personnel.
• Excellent interpersonal skills with a diverse population, including possessing the
ability to develop and use empathetic listening skills, communicate with clarity and
maintain an attitude that conveys respect, assistance, honesty and resourcefulness.
• Must have ability to establish and maintain effective and productive working
relationships with volunteers and staff within a diverse, fast-paced and ever-
changing environment.
• Strong, detail-oriented written skills including experience in writing and
proofreading correspondence, reports, and drafting material for publication.
• Experience with giving presentations to diverse populations

Background check: Successful completion of a pre-employment background check.

Degree Verification Requirement: Persons offered employment in this position will be required to provide official education transcripts for degree verification purposes.  Serious candidates are encouraged to request official transcripts to help expedite the hiring process.   

Salary: $26.20 per hour

Hours: 20 hours per week; 8:30am-5:00pm, various evening events

Closing date: Open until Filled.
• Preference will be given to candidates who apply within 2 weeks of the original posting date

Note: External job postings will be up for at least five days. After that time, applications will be reviewed by the hiring manager/committee throughout the posting period. A candidate may be selected at any time which could then close this posting on a date earlier than listed.

The University of San Diego is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion.

Click Apply Now to complete our online application. In addition, you are strongly recommended to upload a cover letter and resume to your application profile for the hiring managers’ review. If you have any questions or difficulties please contact the Employment Services Team at 619-260-6806, or email us at hr@sandiego.edu




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