Program Developer (Extended Education Specialist II)

California State University, Dominguez Hills

Carson, CA

ID: 7111068
Posted: September 19, 2022

Job Description

Program Developer (Extended Education Specialist II)

Job No: 518700

Work Type: Staff

Location: Dominguez Hills

Categories: Unit 4 - APC - Academic Professionals of California, Probationary, Full Time, Student Services

Position Information

This is a full-time, permanent (probationary) position.

Conditions of Employment

Possession of a valid Driver's License is required. Employees in this position will be enrolled in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Government Employer Pull Notice Program which confirms possession of a valid driver's license and reflects driving record.

Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

The California State University (CSU) is committed to safeguarding the health and well-being of our students, faculty, staff, administrators, and the communities we serve, as well as maintaining higher education access and attainment for our students, as such, we embrace a comprehensive strategy designed to reduce the likelihood of transmission of the COVID-19 virus. The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption if eligible. Any candidate advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at Questions about the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy may be sent to mailto:[email protected]

Application Deadline & Salary Information

The application deadline is Thursday, September 15, 2022.

The salary range for this classification is minimum: $5,351.00 - maximum: $7,633.00

Major Duties

Under the direction of the Dean of the College of Continuing and Professional Education (CCPE), a self-support College, the Program Developer will be responsible for fostering strong working relationships and continued cooperation with a variety of university stakeholders and develop new academic programs/courses for workforce development, including upskilling, reskilling, etc. The incumbent will be responsible for examining the market for programs, courses, certificates, and micro-credential ideas. The incumbent will conduct needs assessment for new or additional educational offerings in broad, complex, multiple and diversified disciplines. The Program Developer will create marketing plans in consultation with the marketing unit in the promotion of new academic programs/courses. The incumbent will work with senior leadership with financial planning and budget development for new academic programs/courses.


Required Education: Education equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university, preferably with courses in adult education and curriculum planning.

Required Experience: Equivalent to three (3) years of experience in planning classes and curriculum for higher or extended education programs and including developing resources, budgets, marketing plans and liaison with the community.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of the procedures and practices in educational program and curriculum planning in education, and the processes required to plan and construct academic programs and course outlines.

Ability to determine needs for new or revised programs; plan hours and develop course outlines with instructors; locate instructors and to assist them in understanding and completing contract arrangements; develop budgets and analyze costs; develop and implement promotional strategies; represent the CSU system to the community and develop working relationships; and manage logistics of providing classes and to analyze cost information and statistics.


Driver's License


60% Program Development Identify, plan, implement, and launch new self-support programs and courses by regularly examining external and internal stakeholders to identify viable degrees, certificates, stand-alone classes, and micro-credentials for workforce development opportunities (upskilling, reskilling, etc.). Document demonstrated program/course needs and determine the strategic fit within CCPE programming mix. Identify resources needed and available for program development, launch, and sustainability. Identify and develop relevant program delivery modalities that meet the needs of adult learner. Create timelines for appropriate approvals and implementations and launch of new programs/courses. Prepare pertinent and necessary documentation for new programs/courses including, but not limited to Letters of Agreement and Memorandum of Understandings.

25% Program Marketing and Promotion Consult with the marketing unit with the development of a marketing plan and promotion strategies for new programs/courses. Provide input for social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, etc.). Attend Educational and Career Fairs, Information Sessions and other events where the College would benefit from internal or external exposure. Assist marketing in creating content for new programs/courses and webinars. Establish timelines and scheduling dates in collaboration with Marketing, Special Sessions and the Non-Credit units. Participate on internal and/or external advisory committees and/or boards relevant to CCPE programs.

10% Financial Planning and budget development Routinely meet with the Associate Dean, Dean, and Sr. Budget Officer to advise them on strategic goals, successes, challenges, etc., associated with program development. Evaluate instructional and financial success of new programs/courses. Create new program/course budgets in collaboration with the Sr. Budget Officer. Document new program/course ROI and sustainability of new programs/courses.

5% Other duties as assigned.

Closing Statement

California State University, Dominguez Hills, is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce.

California State University Dominguez Hills is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status. For more information or definition of these terms, please visit:

Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources Office at (310) 243-3771.

Clery Act crime statistics for CSUDH are available at, or by calling University Police at (310) 243-3639. Upon appointment, all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

The California State University is Smoke and Tobacco Free. Smoking, Vaping and other Tobacco use are Not Permitted anywhere on University property. Education Code 42356, CCR Title 5, Article 9

Applications Close: 15 Sep 2022

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