Curriculum and Assessment Director
|Overview:||Educational administrators design and implement methods to manage and measure how well an educational program is meeting its objectives. They select, develop and evaluate both the teachers and administrative staff members.|
|Duties:||They set educational goals and define the methods of instruction and the standards for evaluating how well students are learning the curriculum being taught.
They specify the qualifications for instructors and teachers who will teach the curriculum and how to measure their competence.
Manage the counseling and guidance services offered to students by the school or educational institutions. They design programs to involve parents in the school decision-making process.
They conduct research studies to compare and evaluate different teaching styles and methods for student education.
|Degree(s):||A.A.S. Management: Marketing Concentration
A.S. Business Administration (Accounting and Marketing)
|Job Outlook:||Employment of educational administrators is expected to grow as fast as average through 2018 primarily as a result of enrollments of school age children. While the number of schools may decline, increased responsibility will be put on administrators to monitor educational progress.|
|Starting Salary:||Principals in middle schools earn higher salaries than those in high schools. College academic deans of arts and sciences earn higher salries than both middle and high school principals.|
|Salary Range (National Average):||$32,000 to $36,000|
|Education Level:||Candidates for this occupation generally have completed their Bachelor’s Degree and have continued their education either 1 or 2 years longer.|
|Additional Training/Education:||The position of educational administrator is not usually an entry level job. Many administrators begin their careers as teachers or instructors with a bachelor's degree and prepare for an administrative job by completing a master's or doctoral degree in educational administration.|
* National data collected by the Department of Labor in 2014 with projections through 2024. For New York green job information .
Understanding acquiring positions in this field may be enhanced through continuing academic study (i.e. earning a baccalaureate or a master's degree) and/or work experience in the field, Queensborough Community College has established transfer agreementswith other institutions for students who wish to further pursue their educational goals. Students are highly encouraged to meet with one of our Career Services to fully understand the opportunities available through study in their degree program.