Founded in 1896, the Gould School of Law has a distinguished past built on the principles of equity and excellence, and the courage to break new ground. USC first introduced legal education in Southern California. Today, the Law School continues to make history through its philosophy of innovation and through its people. USC Gould cultivates analytical ability, ethical values, and a spirit of collegiality that prepare students for meaningful careers benefiting society. It was one of the first law schools to engage students in clinical programs and remains a leader in experiential education.
The Gould School of Law, Student Affairs Office is seeking a Curriculum Coordinator to join the team. This position works closely with the Vice Dean for Curriculum and the Vice Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs, managing tasks that are critical to the law school's academic functions. The position will report directly to the Director of Registration Services within the Student Affairs Office at the law school.
Below are the job accountabilities for the Curriculum Coordinator:
- Collaborates with the Vice Dean for Curriculum on curricular proposals and modifications
- Coordinates law school curriculum requests and revisions
- Coordinates and edits USC Catalog curricular information
- Gathers data points related to curriculum for various reports
- Review for any inconsistencies across publishing platforms
- Manages room reservations for law school building: Oversees room reservation system in portal, Monitors room reservation emails
- Schedules law classes and final exams: Assigns classes to rooms and enters room reservations into Law Portal system, Assigns final exams to rooms, Coordinates with undergraduate office to ensure adequate space for all classes and exams, Downloads exams and send to faculty for grading
- JD and Bar advising: Spring advising workshops, 1Ls and continuing students, Bar Week
- Learning Experience Evaluations (LEEs): Collaborates with law school's IT department to create and distribute evaluations for law classes
- Other assignments as needed to support the overall functioning of the Registrar's office
The ideal candidate will demonstrate:
- Advanced computer usage skills, including Microsoft Excel, Google documents, and word processing.
- Demonstrated experience working with student information systems.
- Ability to work effectively under pressure and varying situations with a high degree of independence and initiative, competent judgment and discretion.
- Ability to work independently.
- Advanced project management and organizational skills.
- Excellent problem solving skills and collaborative work style.
- Excellent writing and interpersonal communication skills including the ability to interact effectively and create and maintain harmonious relationships with a diverse population of staff, faculty, students and off-campus constituents.
ATTENTION: Applicants must upload a cover letter and a resume to be considered for this position.
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Equity, diversity, inclusion, opportunity and access are of central importance to the Gould School of Law (Gould). Gould holds a unique position in society, and within the university, as every aspect of these principles are influenced by and can be protected through legal rules and institutions. At Gould, we are proudly committed to maintaining a community in which each person respects the rights of others to live, work, and learn in peace and dignity, to be proud of who and what they are, and to have equal opportunity to realize their full potential as individuals and members of society
Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree
Minimum Experience: 2 years
Minimum Field of Expertise: Thorough knowledge of University policies, curricula and academic structure and proven administrative skills.
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