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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Houston


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We are currently seeking a Curriculum Specialist who will advance the institution’s proud tradition of excellence in academics, student life and community service.

The Opportunity
What are we all about? Students! What do we do for our students? Everything we can!
Our course descriptions must be accurate so HCC students can make the best academic choices, and you’ll play a major role in helping us stay on point. You’ll be involved with every part of the process, starting when you receive an application for a new program or curriculum revision, through the writing phase and adding it to PeopleSoft and CurricUNET, and making sure the addition or change makes it into our upcoming catalog.

This is an interesting role where you might assist with a degree audit in the morning, and input data and work on our annual report for the Gulf Coast Regional Council in the afternoon. If you enjoy variety and want to be a part of the student experience here at HCC, we’d love to hear from you.


The Curriculum Specialist developscurricula, documents educational and career and technical courses andprocesses. Maintain curriculum for assigned program, course descriptions, andother relevant instructional pages and annually produce updated program degreeplans. Assist in writing, editingprogram materials, and compiling special projects.


Provides assistance to councils andcommittees involved in the development of new curriculum and revisions ofexisting curriculum via various communication channels.

Stays informed of industry needs andtrends to ensure alignment of curriculum with area needs.

May assist with degree audit asnecessary.

Develops and maintains manuals andhandbooks detailing required format, procedures, and timelines as resourceinformation.

Monitors curricula requests for newprograms or program revisions for accuracy; submits all program information,including local needs and special topics courses to the assigned agency.

Participates in the development andevaluation of new curriculum. Conducts research and consults with faculty,staff, organizational leadership, and business representatives in the designand development of new curriculum.

Coordinates the review/assessment ofcurrent curriculum to ensure that course/program is meeting intended objectivesand funding agencies, d accreditation requirements.

Monitors Program/Course descriptions andprogram files electronically for currency and coordinates information withPeopleSoft.

Submits all program additions, deletionsand revisions electronically to PeopleSoft utilizing correct format.

Assists in preparing instructionalmaterials for the College and proofreads/prepares course descriptions anddegree plans for assigned area.

Uses web applications and appropriatetechnology to perform all of the above tasks.

Performs other duties, tasks andassignments as required.

QUALIFICATIONSEducation& Experience

- Associate’s degree required in a related field
- 3 years of related work experience required

Licensing& Certification

- Valid Texas Driver License


- MS Office Programs
- Knowledge of PeopleSoft
- Ability to proofread, check and maintain accuracy in all College documents and systems related to course and program information
- Demonstrated ability to use design or drawing software


- Acting as a Champion for Change
- Thinking like an Entrepreneur
- Driving for Results
- Leveraging Opportunities
- Setting a Strategic Vision
- Attracting & Developing Talent
- Inspiring & Motivating Others
- Acting Strategically
- Demonstrating Beliefs & Principals
- Managing Resources


General office. May frequently be required to walk; stand;sit; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision anddistance vision. Use of personalcomputing equipment, telephone, multi-functioning printer, photocopier, filecabinets, and calculator. Manualdexterity, ability to lift up to 25 pounds, ability to reach and bend, and use2-step stool while safely lifting and lowering boxes. Ability to travel to and from meetings,training sessions or other business-related events. May be required to work after hours toinclude weekends and holidays.

SECURITYSENSITIVE: This job class may contain positions that aresecurity sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas EducationCode § 51.215

The Organization
Houston Community College (HCC) is an open-admission, public institution of higher education offering a high-quality, affordable education for academic advancement, workforce training, career development and lifelong learning to prepare individuals in our diverse communities for life and work in a global and technological society. We’re proud to say that 98 percent of our graduates step into a job in their field of study immediately upon graduation. One of the largest community colleges in the nation, HCC has served the Greater Houston area for over four decades. Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Schools Commission on Colleges, we offer 300+ associate degree and certificate programs to 75,000+ students across 13 Centers of Excellence and online each semester. We are proud to be No.1 among all community colleges in the nation in providing associate degrees to minorities and No.1 in educating international students, with 10.4 percent of our student population from outside the USA. Our vision is to become the Employer of Choice in support of our mission for Student Success by attracting, retaining and motivating the best employees.

The Team
Play a central role at HCC as you keep our everyday operations running like clockwork. You’ll get the chance to make things happen and work closely with inspiring leaders across different parts of the institution. Whether your role is supportive, administrative, financial or something else, you’ll be part of a dynamic team that not only provides HCC students with cutting-edge academic and career tools, it also takes care of its people.

Houston is a city with limitless possibilities:
- Fourth-largest city in the U.S. and home to 54 Fortune 500 companies, second only to New York City’s 55.
- 145 languages are spoken here.
- Overall after-taxes living costs are 5.6 percent below the average for all 308 urban areas recently surveyed.
- Houston is a major-league sports town, and don’t forget the annual Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.
- The weather is great! Mild winters ensure that outdoor activities can be enjoyed year-round.
- World-renowned medical care. The Houston metro area has long been known for its first-rate health care system, with many Houston area hospitals consistently ranking among the nation’s top institutions.
- With over 150 museums and cultural institutions in the Greater Houston area, museums are a large part of Houston’s cultural scene.
- Houston is the Culture & Culinary Capital of Texas with more than 7,500 restaurants and eating establishments covering 60+ cuisines.

If this sounds like the role for you and you’re ready to join an amazing team, please apply right away.

EEO Statement

Houston CommunityCollege does not discriminate on the bases of race, color, religion, sex,gender identity and expression, national origin, age, disability, sexualorientation or veteran’s status.The following person has been designated to handle inquiriesregarding the non-discrimination policies

David Cross, Director EEO/Compliance, TitleIX Coordinator
Officeof Institutional Equity

PO Box 667517

Houston TX, 77266

713 718.8271 or

HCC values its employees and theircontributions, promotes opportunities for their professional growth anddevelopment, and provides a positive working and learning environment thatencourages diversity, innovation and creativity, and inclusion.

Individuals with disabilities, who require special accommodations tointerview, should contact (713)718-8565.

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