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Posting Date:  January 24, 2020                                       Posting End Date:  February 21, 2020

Position: Special Assistant for Curricular Affairs          Department: Provost Office

Status:  Part-time, non-exempt

Special Qualifications

In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University demonstrating “Excellence in Every Way”, the ideal, Special Assistant for Curricular Affairs will possess the willingness to use his or her expertise to assist in the University’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence.

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities

The Special Assistant for Curricular Affairs reports to the Provost and has primary oversight over all curricular offerings. The Special Assistant for Curricular Affairs will work closely with each of the University's deans, faculty, and administrative offices to oversee, implement, manage, and revise curricular offerings, including, but not limited to interdisciplinary offerings. S/he also will be responsible for direct and timely communication to University constituents, including University leadership and Deans, regarding any and all curricular issues.


  • Master's degree (or equivalent professional degree)
  • Three years of experience in administration or leadership in a higher education setting
  • Knowledge and expertise in curricula development
  • Support and oversee the delivery of quality academic programs through oversight of curriculum development; service; planning for appropriate use of academic facilities; and oversight of special academic programs. Work with the academic unit administrators and faculty to assure program quality.
  • Oversee academic enrichment and professional development programs for undergraduate, graduate and professional students.
  • Work with VP of Enrollment to monitor student enrollment and success.
  • Manage Academic Grades Appeals Committee.
  • In conjunction with the Dean of Students and the Provost, provide the leadership for planning co-curricular programs for the cultural, spiritual and personal development of students.
  • Administering policies and major procedures relating to the development, revision, and adjustment of curricula.
  • Work with Institutional Effectiveness/SACS Liaison and the Office of On-Line Education to develop and implement certificate programs and Continuing Education.
  • Coordinate with Retention Coordinator/T-CAEIL/Academic Advising to provide benchmarks to measure the progress toward achieving student success.
  • Performing other duties as assigned by the Provost.


Commensurate with education, training, and experience

**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **

APPLICATIONS will be accepted in the Office of Human Resources. Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, three (3) letters of reference (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the even budgetary or operational constraints.

Tuskegee University

Attn:  OHR Employment/Recruitment

1200 West Montgomery Road

101 Kresge Center

Tuskegee, Alabama  36088

Email Address:  |  Fax: 334.724.4319

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Male/Female/Veteran/Disabled

Federal law requires identity and employment eligibility verification on Form I-9 within three (3) business days of employment. Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.