Curriculum and Testing Administrator- INTERNAL ONLY - 13008BR

Curriculum and Testing Administrator- INTERNAL ONLY

Department: 
Law Enforcement Training Ctr
Location/Division: 
Kansas Law Enforcement Trn Ctr
Reg/Temp: 
Regular
Employee Class: 
U-Unclassified Professional Staff

Position Overview

This position is internal only.


This position is accountable for the development and maintenance of the statewide basic training course curriculum and testing programs. The curriculum manager must make decisions within established parameters, with minimal guidance or supervision. The work involves highly specialized subject matter knowledge, including knowledge of test question design and adult learning best practices in a law enforcement training context. The work involves collaborating and leading statewide committees of subject matter experts. The work will include managing statewide job task analyses as well as continual management of other curriculum validation methods.

Job Description

60% The curriculum and testing manager will work with subject matter experts from across the state in an on-going and continual process of developing and updating law enforcement basic training curriculum in a competency-based curriculum model, modifying learning objectives and competencies as needed, instructional materials, instructional methodologies, and test bank questions throughout all classes offered during the law enforcement basic training course. This will require that this person drives to these locations across the state to perform these duties. Serve as an expert in assessment design and training curriculum development. Ensure curriculum is well-structured to facilitate learning and meet the requirements of a job task analysis. Develop and maintain a system for tracking changes to the basic training curriculum and test bank. Ensure curriculum is supported by continually updated validation processes.

20% Supervise a program coordinator for integrating of the basic training curriculum and testing process into the central training management software system. Develop and maintain statewide, on-line testing using the central training software.

10% Develop and manage an on-going system of curriculum validation and updates.

5% Develop and implement a basic training instructor training program to include instructor development, writing lesson plans and handouts, writing test questions, and incorporating adult learning techniques.

5% Manage the licensing process for all satellite training academies as well as ensuring compliance with all curriculum standards, applicable statutes, regulations, and testing requirements. This will require that this person drives across the state to these locations to perform these duties.

Required Qualifications

  1. Baccalaureate degree from an institution accredited by one of the six regional accreditation associations in the United States recognized by the University of Kansas or the ability to obtain a Baccalaureate degree within six months of hiring;
  2. Minimum of three years of experience in the education or training of adults;
  3. Minimum of two years of management/supervisory or team lead experience;
  4. Effective verbal communication skills as demonstrated in a mock classroom presentation;
  5. Effective written communications skills as evident in the application and interview process;
  6. Holder of or ability to obtain a valid and current Kansas driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Baccalaureate degree specifically in education, law enforcement or related field from an institution accredited by one of the six regional accreditation associations in the United States recognized by the University of Kansas;
  2. Post-Baccalaureate degree, or progress toward such a degree, in an academic discipline related to adult education, law enforcement or related field from an institution accredited by one of the six regional accreditation associations in the United States recognized by the University of Kansas;
  3. Minimum of five years of full-time law enforcement experience;
  4. Documented education, training, or experience in writing curriculum and developing assessments in a law enforcement training context;
  5. Experience providing instructor development classes in the areas of curriculum and testing development;
  6. Experience in managing a job task analysis or other curriculum validation processes.

Additional Candidate Instructions

Attach to the online application: 1) cover letter which addresses how you meet each required and preferred qualifications; 2) resume. First consideration given to complete applications received by the review date.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate in the interview process, please contact the ADA Resource Center for Equity and Accessibility at accessibility@KU.edu, 785-864-4946 by the date of first review of applications.

Application review will begin October 12th but will remain open until a qualified pool of applicants have been identified.

Contact Information to Applicants

Lisa Webster
620-694-1400
lwebster@kletc.org

Advertised Salary Range

$83,000

Application Review Begins

12-Oct-2018

Anticipated Start Date

03-Dec-2018

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
13008BR
Department:
Law Enforcement Training Ctr
Location/Division:
Kansas Law Enforcement Trn Ctr
Reg/Temp:
Regular
Employee Class:
U-Unclassified Professional Staff
Application Review Begins:
12-Oct-2018
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