Staff Position

Curriculum Development Program Coordinator

Position Details

Job ID # 19-984
Department College of Adult and Professional Studies
Reports To Director of Curriculum and Faculty Development - CAPS

Position Summary

Provides leadership and support to the revision of curriculum within the CAPS academic programs. This includes managing curriculum revisions with the CAPS Program Faculty Leads. This position is a 1.0 FTE, non-exempt position.

Essential Functions

  1. Manage the curricular revisions for the CAPS Online, Adult Evening, Northwest Partnership Program, and Extension Campus programs. This includes working directly with faculty, program faculty leads, and the online Learning Management System partner (My Academic Labs-NEO).
  2. Research and address problems faced by faculty and students with existing CAPS curriculum, textbooks, and Learning Management System. 
  3. Verify and post required textbooks for all CAPS programs. Keep Textbooks database updated.
  4. Collaborate with online course scheduling team to distribute online student enrollment notifications, and provide faculty with curriculum. Communicate information regarding these events with Learning Management System partner.
  5. Copy edit and align curriculum for use by the above-mentioned programs.
  6. Other duties as assigned.


  1. M.A. strongly preferred; B.A. considered dependent upon experience
  2. Successful experience in project management.
  3. Experience developing courses and teaching in an online environment.
  4. College teaching experience preferred
  5. Expertise in MS Excel, MS Word, MS Access, Google Docs, WordPress and ability to use PowerPoint desirable.
  6. Outstanding communication and relationships skills.
  7. Experience in working with professional adults, both in education and business.
  8. Ability to work well under pressure with inflexible deadlines.
  9. Understanding of Adult/Professional Studies and Online Education.
  10. Demonstrated commitment to maintaining a safe work environment free of harassment, violence, and unlawful discrimination.
  11. Proven ability to communicate effectively, get along well with co-workers, and deal effectively and professionally with colleagues, including university faculty.


  1. Work is generally performed indoors in a typical office setting. 
  2. Some weekend/evening work required. 
  3. Travel, including overnight travel, may be required.  
  4. Position works with strictly confidential information.
  5. Frequently required to be in front of a computer screen for long periods of time.
  6. May be exposed to loud noise levels.


The functions are usually performed while standing, but may involve some amount of time sitting, stooping, kneeling, bending, crouching, lifting (max. of 40 lbs.), walking, carrying, reaching, stretching, climbing, perform 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
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
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
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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.

« Back to Jobs at Northwest