Course Coordinator

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Course Coordinator

Job Description:

The course coordinator is responsible for development and innovation as well as day to day operation of a specific course. The course coordinator works closely with Team Leaders in the planning and execution of a course.


  • Create and facilitate a classroom climate that is conducive to student learning and academic integrity.
  • Facilitate course development through reflection and student’s evaluation.
  • Supervise teaching assistants assigned to the course.
  • In consultation with the department head, select appropriate faculty instructors to ensure satisfactory course delivery.
  • Develop a meaningful and connected topic sequence and schedule in consultation with other instructors involved in the course.
  • Provide students with a course syllabus that includes broad course objectives, course schedule, grading policy, expectations of academic integrity, policy for missed exams, etc.
  • Coordinate course activities including the development of innovative teaching strategies and maintain course information on the UIC Blackboard Course info website or an equivalent site.
  • Attend, as necessary, lectures, recitations and other instructional activities of participating faculty to facilitate consistency of the course.
  • Assure that course content allows student achievement of objectives associated with that course.
  • Organize and hold meetings of the course instructors to discuss issues affecting student learning, testing and other classroom issues.
  • Organize and hold periodic meetings with the class representatives for the course to obtain constructive student feedback.
  • Evaluate the student’s achievement.
  • Select test format appropriate to course objectives.
  • Monitor the students progress.
  • Grade assignments, quizzes, and tests (if appropriate, e.g. multiple choice tests using STAN)
  • Record and assign final grades in consultation with other course faculty instructors.
  • Complete the End of Course Report


Course coordinators are accountable to their department head for academic and administrative activities associated with a course.

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