Position Classification Description

Position Class Code / Title: H5002 / Coord,Curriculum Development
Recruitment Tier: Tier 1
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Grade: 11

This is a description of a Staff Position Classification. It is not an announcement of a position opening. To view descriptions of current openings, please go to UNMJobs and Search Postings to view positions that are currently accepting applications.

The following statements are intended to describe, in broad terms, the general functions and responsibility levels characteristic of positions assigned to this classification. They should not be viewed as an exhaustive list of the specific duties and prerequisites applicable to individual positions that have been so classified.


Under indirect supervision, coordinates, assists, and facilitates all aspects of the development and implementation of curricula and associated educational initiatives for the faculty of a specified academic unit. Assists in the planning and development of curricular structure and coordinates the design, development, and publication all educational support materials for the unit.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Assists faculty with the planning and development of relevant classroom curricula, case studies, field trips, and/or tutorials as appropriate to program objectives, protocol, and standards.
  2. Serves as liaison between faculty, tutors, and/or technical support staff in all aspects of the production and delivery of curriculum and related materials; oversees the planning, production, and publication of both printed and computerized copy and materials.
  3. Schedules, organizes, and facilitates the delivery of curriculum and other educational programming; presents or assists in the presentation of established curriculum, as appropriate to the individual position.
  4. Coordinates and assists faculty in the implementation of all aspects of curricula and regularly monitors progress.
  5. Coordinates and assists in the conduct of curriculum research as appropriate, in accordance with specified research protocol and procedures for the individual project.
  6. Participates in the planning and delivery of curriculum training as appropriate; may attend and/or participate in related training programs and/or workshops.
  7. Designs, develops, and maintains program databases and records systems; may assist in the preparation of reports on educational activities and events.
  8. Orders and purchases project supplies and materials for the curriculum.
  9. May travel to other relevant community venues, as required, in support of curricular activities.
  10. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Ability to develop and deliver presentations.
  • Records maintenance skills.
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
  • Knowledge of teaching methods, techniques, and standards.
  • Knowledge and understanding of curriculum research and development principles and procedures.
  • Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.
  • Knowledge of web site development methods, procedures, and techniques.
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Knowledge of publishing processes, procedures, and techniques.
  • Ability to coordinate and organize meetings and/or special events.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

  • Light physical effort. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 10 pounds or some standing or walking. Effort applies to no more than two (2) hours per day.
  • No or very limited exposure to physical risk.
  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.

The University of New Mexico provides all training required by OSHA to ensure employee safety.

Revised Date: 03/20/2017