Union County College Curriculum Coordinator in Cranford, New Jersey

Union County College is a public comprehensive community college providing quality, affordable, accessible educational programs that serve the greater Union County region. It is the oldest of New Jerseys 19 Associate Degree Colleges, serving both career-minded and transfer-oriented students since 1933.

The College enrolls almost 30,000 credit, non-credit and continuing education students and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Many programs lead to the Associate in Arts, Science and Applied Science degrees.

Campus: Elizabeth

General Description:

Union County College is a member of a national consortium of 12 colleges and universities, recipient of federally funded TAACCCT Grant. The Curriculum Coordinator will be responsible for working closely with the LINCS (Leveraging, Integrating, Networking, and Coordinating Supplies) Consortium to implement grant goals and provide technical expertise for the eight areas of Supply Chain Management (SCM).

The program prepares participants to sit for industry-recognized certification exams endorsed by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP). The Curriculum Coordinator will work with a variety of partners, including faculty, employers, public agencies, other educational and non-profit institutions to provide technical expertise, develop materials and resources for training programs in the SCM field/industry.

The program prepares participants to sit for industry-recognized certification exams endorsed by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP). The Curriculum Coordinator will work with a variety of partners, including faculty, employers, public agencies, other educational and non-profit institutions to provide technical expertise, review and develop curriculum for non-credit and credit training programs in the SCM field/industry.

Characteristics, Duties and Responsibilities:

• Represent Union County College as a subject matter expert in Supply Chain Management (SCM).

• Serve as a technical expert to the Academic Advisory Council (AAC) of the LINCS Consortium.

• Conduct technical review of existing curriculum, solicit feedback from course instructors, and report to Consortium on curriculum revisions.

• Coordinate with instructors to collect and distribute resources to enhance learning experience.

• Prepare, update and format instructional materials such as Powerpoint presentations, course syllabi, course summaries and other documents to ensure consistency throughout program.

• Promote and maintain resources for the online learning management system.

• Research industry trends to determine demand for SCM workers in the region, identify major players, and additional topics and experiences that should be explored in the program.

• Analyze occupational data and prepare labor market information for specific jobs that fit into each program module.

• Develop hands on projects and learning experiences that allow students to practice using industry tools and technology.

• Coordinate with LINCS Program Advisory Committee of industry leaders to engage employers, ensure that curriculum is relevant, and develop career pathways in SCM.

• Serve as an instructor and identify professionals to teach the LINCS modules.

• Analyze test results and monitor success of course offerings, participate in program assessment and continuous improvement.

• Consult with LINCS team to build credibility and value for the program within the supply chain industry sector in the region.

• Other duties as assigned.

Education Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree required

Experience:

• Minimum five years’ experience working in the supply chain management (SCM) field, experience with workforce development programs and public and/or private sector outreach preferred.

• Experience with labor market research, training programs, and review/assessment of educational programs for various skill levels.

• Experience preparing and formatting documents and analyzing data.

• Instructional experience in Supply Chain Management preferred.

Competencies and Skills Required:

• Minimum five years’ experience working in the supply chain management (SCM) field, experience with workforce development programs and public and/or private sector outreach preferred.

• Experience with labor market research, training programs, and review/assessment of educational programs for various skill levels.

• Experience preparing and formatting documents and analyzing data.

• Instructional experience in Supply Chain Management preferred.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

• This position’s duties are normally performed in a typical interior/residence work environment, based on the activity scheduled. • Some physical effort required; however, the employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. • No or very limited exposure to physical risk. • Some travel required.

Terms of Employment:

Grant funded position (ends on March 31, 2017). Flexible schedule to meet department needs. Some evening, weekends, and extended hours will be required. Travel within New Jersey and U.S. required. Ability and willingness to travel on short notice to all on and off campus sites as needed by the college. Employee must establish primary residency in New Jersey within one year of appointment unless an exemption applies.

Grant Positions: Position will be terminated upon expiration of grant funding.

Grant Positions: Position will be terminated upon expiration of grant funding.

Union County College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, religion, age, disability, handicap or other legally protected status in its provision of employment, education, and activities, or other services. Union County College is an EEO/AAP Employer/Protected Veteran/Disabled Disclaimer: This job description outlines the general nature and key features performed by various positions that share the same job classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties and qualifications required of all employees assigned to the job. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or re-assign duties to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodations or other business reasons.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time faculty and staff which includes twenty medical plans to choose from including PPO, HMO and HD plans offered by BC/BS and Aetna, three dental plans including two PPOs and one DMO offered by Delta Dental of NJ, and a pension plan with seven investment carriers. We also offer twenty vacation days, ten paid holidays, and a ten week summer work schedule which allows the college to close on Fridays. Other additional benefits include gym privileges, tuition remission for credit and non-credit courses at Union County College, and tuition reimbursement for an approved degree program at an accredited college or university.