Staff Position

Curriculum Assistant (Part-time)

Position Details

Job ID # 19-113
Department College of Adults and Professional Studies
Reports To Director of Curriculum and Faculty Development

Position Summary

This 0.5 FTE position serves the College of Adult and Professional Studies (CAPS) as Curriculum Assistant for the Director of Curriculum and Faculty Development. This person provides day-to-day support for the curriculum offered and the compiling of course evaluation data for assessment of CAPS courses and faculty.

Essential Functions

  1. Assist with syllabi development for Adult Evening, CPP and Online programs.
  2. Perform Online faculty audits and archiving of courses.
  3. Respond to Online and Adult Evening daily curricular questions and needs.
  4. Compile assessment data for courses and faculty.
  5. Perform other work-related duties as assigned.


  1. Two years of experience working in an office setting, utilizing the skills requisite to successfully perform the duties of this position. BA required.
  2. Demonstrates strong computer skills, including accuracy and proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word & Excel).
  3. Comfortable with high computer usage and knowledgeable regarding database management systems.
  4. Ability to use office equipment, copier and fax machine.
  5. Ability to multi-task, work independently and cooperatively.
  6. Detail oriented and organized.
  7. Strong communication and interpersonal skills necessary.
  8. Some university experience desired.
  9. Demonstrate commitment to maintaining a safe work environment free of harassment, violence, and unlawful discrimination.
  10. Ability to communicate effectively, get along well with co-workers, and deal effectively and professionally with colleagues.

Working Environment:

  1. Work is generally performed indoors in a typical office setting. 
  2. Some weekend/evening may be required. 
  3. Position works with strictly confidential information.
  4. Frequently required to be in front of a computer screen for long periods of time.

Physical Demands:

The functions are usually performed while sitting, but may involve some degree of standing, kneeling, lifting (max. of 40 lbs.), walking, carrying, and performing repetitive motions of the hands or wrists and other movements. The abilities of seeing, hearing, and speaking are also required.  

Lifestyle Standards

Recognize, understand, and agree to live by the spiritual, moral, and ethical standards of Northwest University, as outlined in the Employee Manual.

Application Procedure

Please submit your resume, a letter of interest describing your qualifications, and a completed application form to the Human Resources office. Applications are available online (, or in the Human Resources Office of Northwest University.

You may submit your package by mail, scan and email, or fax.

Northwest University
Attn: Human Resources
PO Box 579
Kirkland, WA 98083-0579
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Fax: (425) 739-0695

Inquiries regarding staff positions may be made to:

Human Resources Office
Northwest University
5520 108th Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98033
(425) 889-5749
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Northwest University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability in admissions and access to, employment, or treatment in its programs or activities. Northwest University is an "At Will" employer.

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