Associate Director for Strategic Initiatives, UCLA Center for Community Learning, Undergraduate Education Initiatives University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: JPF05128 Recruitment Period Open November 19th, 2019 through Friday, Jan 10, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) If you apply to this recruitment by January 10th, 2020, you will have until January 12th, 2020 to complete your application. Description
UCLA's Center for Community Learning seeks a creative and collaborative academic administrator to serve as Associate Director for Strategic Initiatives. Reporting to the Director of the Center for Community Learning, the Associate Director works strategically to advance community-engaged scholarship, teaching and learning at UCLA. The Associate Director provides intellectual leadership to lead the Center's engaged department work: building partnerships with, and acting as a resource and consultant to the faculty in existing and emerging UCLA academic units within whose curricula community engaged learning and research is embedded. This individual supports the effort to increase resources for community-engaged scholarship and teaching through grant writing and donor cultivation. The Associate Director works closely with the Director to guide implementation of strategic priorities. This individual also contributes to teaching in the interdisciplinary minor in Community Engagement and Social Change.
Qualifications: The candidate must have a doctoral degree; demonstrated knowledge of the field of civic/community engagement; experience working in the field of civic/community engagement in higher education; strong written and oral communication skills; outstanding interpersonal skills to bring together multiple stakeholders to facilitate effective collaboration to advance engaged scholarship, teaching and learning; and demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. The ideal candidate should have demonstrated evidence of strategic thinking and leadership; teaching and research expertise within civic engagement and higher education; experience working within university shared governance to advance engaged scholarship and teaching; and experience in development and/or grant writing.
The Center for Community Learning advances community engaged research, teaching and learning across UCLA, seeking to expand such offerings so that community-engaged learning becomes a cornerstone of the undergraduate academic experience. The Center actively works with individual faculty members and departments to develop courses and integrate community-engaged teaching and learning within the curriculum. In addition, the Center coordinates the free-standing minor in Community Engagement and Social Change.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Position salary range is $78,205 to $107,333/year.
Position remains open until filled. This is a full-time (100% time) position, with a projected March 1, 2020 start date.
By January 10, 2020, 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 experience in teaching; a statement of contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion; and the names, addresses, email addresses and phone numbers of three references, through the UCLA Academic Recruit portal: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF05128
We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community engagement 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. Benefits: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.