Director of Curricular Initiatives, UCLA Undergraduate Education Initiatives University of California, Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF04958 Recruitment Period Open September 4th, 2019 through Friday, Oct 4, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) If you apply to this recruitment by October 4th, 2019, you will have until October 6th, 2019 to complete your application. Description
Under the supervision of the Assistant Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education Initiatives, the Director of Curricular Initiatives provides analytical and strategic support to the College Faculty Executive Committee (FEC) and other faculty committees that support shared governance of undergraduate education. The incumbent will also coordinates review of College curricular proposals, provides leadership in working with the Undergraduate Education Initiative (UEI) directors and staff to support the UEI unit's overall mission, and pursues teaching and scholarship in areas of academic expertise. Major responsibilities of the position include: (1) providing in-depth policy and program information, analysis, and guidance to the College FEC and coordinating FEC efforts with the Academic Senate, (2) coordinating all aspects of curricular proposals, (3) collaborating with the Accreditation Liaison Officer (ALO) with the accreditation process, and (4) teaching courses in areas of academic expertise.
The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. or Ed.D. with knowledge of issues in higher education; experience working with academic policy and programs at a large public research university; understanding of the principles of shared governance; knowledge of UCLA processes and Academic Senate procedures; broad familiarity with existing curriculum, programs and services for UCLA undergraduates; skills in information retrieval and data management; and demonstrated leadership abilities to facilitate effective collaboration among individuals and groups charged with promoting innovation and quality in undergraduate education.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Position salary range is $88,581/year to $120,204/year.
This is a full-time (100% time) position, with an October start date.
Interested parties are requested to submit a cover letter of application that specifically addresses the position's responsibilities and the required/preferred qualifications stated above, a current CV, a statement of teaching, statement of contributions to diversity, and the names, addresses, email addresses and phone numbers of three references, through the UCLA Academic Recruit portal: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF04958
Applicants may upload the reference letters directly to the job application in the UCLA Academic Recruit system, or may provide the names, addresses, email addresses and phone numbers of the references; the UCLA Academic Recruit system will send emails to individuals whose contact information was provided, requesting submission of the reference letter for the applicant. Regardless of the reference submission method used, all three letters of reference must be received by the closing date for the application to be considered complete.
We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.