Curriculum and Testing Administrator- INTERNAL ONLY - 13008BR
Curriculum and Testing Administrator- 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.
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.
- 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;
- Minimum of three years of experience in the education or training of adults;
- Minimum of two years of management/supervisory or team lead experience;
- Effective verbal communication skills as demonstrated in a mock classroom presentation;
- Effective written communications skills as evident in the application and interview process;
- Holder of or ability to obtain a valid and current Kansas driver’s license.
- 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;
- 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;
- Minimum of five years of full-time law enforcement experience;
- Documented education, training, or experience in writing curriculum and developing assessments in a law enforcement training context;
- Experience providing instructor development classes in the areas of curriculum and testing development;
- Experience in managing a job task analysis or other curriculum validation processes.
Additional Candidate Instructions
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.