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Subject Matter Expert - Data Analytics Masters Curriculum more...
Location:Minneapolis, MN
Company:Rasmussen College
First posted:April 27, 2017 (last updated 30+ days ago)

Subject Matter Expert
Data Analytics Masters Curriculum

Rasmussen College

The Company:

Rasmussen College is a regionally accredited private college specializing in high-demand educational programs in a supportive, student-centered environment. Rasmussen College offers Certificate and Diploma programs through Associate's and Bachelor's degrees online and across its 24 Midwest and Florida campuses. By combining career development expertise, high academic standards and exceptional student support services, Rasmussen College graduates gain the skills to succeed in their chosen field. Since 1900, Rasmussen College has been dedicated to being a primary contributor to the growth and development of the communities it serves. For more information about Rasmussen College, please visit .

Position Summary:

Curriculum Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) are primarily responsible for designing program curriculum while promoting and supporting the vision and mission of Rasmussen College. Minimum expectations for all Curriculum SMEs include focus on the following areas:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of professional expectations in the field and requirements/expectations of related professional organizations and specialized accreditation bodies related to the profession
  • 10 years of work experience in at least one area/job classification related to the anticipated careers for students in the program
  • 5-10 years of teaching experience in program or programs related to the scope of curriculum and instruction anticipated for the program
  • Ability to work collaboratively with individuals outside of the profession (i.e., administrative staff and curriculum and instruction experts)
  • Open to new ideas and new methods for designing curriculum and delivering instructional experiences
  • Ability to think abstractly and synthesize concepts
  • Availability to meet during office hours for three consecutive days onsite at a Rasmussen College campus for a Curriculum Design Summit
  • Availability to meet virtually for weekly, two-hour work sessions to continue curriculum design work until it is completed

Curriculum SMEs will be responsible for the following duties:

  • Attend the virtual kickoff one week prior to summit
  • Fully attend and participate in the three-day, in-person summit at a Rasmussen College campus located in Minnesota to collaborate in creating the following: program vision, student learning outcomes, program alignment to external standards, alignment to institutional transferable skills, and course list with a draft of course competencies
  • Attend and participate in weekly, two-hour SME work sessions
  • Outside curriculum work on individual courses including: course descriptions, course vision, course analysis, course competencies, course learning objectives, course assessment designs, alignment to external standards, and any other required course design details
  • Review and provide feedback to other Curriculum SMEs to enhance their work with individual courses in the program
  • Provide feedback on curriculum-related questions throughout program design process


  • Preferred: A Doctoral Degree in Business Intelligence, Data Analytics, Data Mining, Data Science, Big Data, or other data-driven technology with two years of experience in the field.
  • Minimum Requirements: A Computer Science Doctorate with appropriate specialty and/or experience in the field.

Specific Areas of Expertise May Include:

  • Data Analysis
  • Business Intelligence
  • Data Warehousing
  • Big Data
  • Data Mining
  • Data Visualization
  • Data Science
  • Data Acquisition
  • IT Project Management
  • Data Architecture and Design
  • Data Preprocessing and Data Cleaning
  • Association, Correlation, and Frequent Pattern Analysis
  • Classification
  • Cluster and Outlier Analysis
  • Mining Time-Series and Sequence Data
  • Text Mining and Web Mining
  • Visual Data Mining
  • EDA and/or CDA
  • Querying and Reporting
  • Real-time Reporting/Analytical Alert
  • KPI Optimization
  • Needs and Feasibility Analysis
  • Cube Manipulation
  • Dashboards
  • Distributed Databases and Processing
  • OLAP and OLAP for Data Mining
  • SQL, SAS, JAVA, R, Python, C++, Java languages
  • SQL and NoSQL Databases including SQL Server
  • SAS Base
  • ETL and Data Transformation Tools

Certifications and external bodies related to this program where experience would be preferred:

  • Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)
  • SQL Certification
  • SAS Certification
  • Tableau Desktop Certification or higher

At Rasmussen, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed supporting and encouraging diversity in the workplace. We welcome our employee's differences regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, age, gender identity, disability or veteran status.



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