Last review date:Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Monday, Jun 3, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
Location: UC Berkeley Extension, Berkeley, CA Closing Date: Open until Filled Job Number: JPF02144 JOB DESCRIPTION:
UC Berkeley Extension, the continuing education division of the University of California, Berkeley, has been building bridges between UC Berkeley and the public since 1891. UC Berkeley Extension serves the professional and continuing education goals of thousands of people each year. Extension's value-added service is an essential part of the University mission to: extend the research and scholarship of UC Berkeley to a global community; increase access to higher education for non-traditional, online and international students; and improve the workforce.
The Program Director for Education and Teacher Preparation (Continuing Educator I) develops and manages courses, contracts and curricula. The portfolio includes a diverse set of online and classroom-based offerings: teaching credential programs in adult education and career technical education; the program in CTEL (California Teachers of English Learners); and teacher preparation programs for international audiences. The Program Director is a 12-month annual appointment, renewable contingent on funding and positive performance. This is not a teaching position. The Program Director reports to the Assistant Dean for the Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Division.
This position is anticipated to start in June 2019.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Develop international programs and partnerships
Cultivate new relationships with universities, explore new international markets, and develop programs to meet the needs of international teachers.
Build relationships with campus departments and with other organizations. Use insights gained to develop new programming areas, new certificates, and new short-term programs.
Program oversight and administration
Maintain academic quality of the programs. The portfolio consists of the programs for professionals, career changers, post-baccalaureate students, and others.
Work closely with California's Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) to ensure that programs are in compliance with state policy
Plan, develop, implement and revise existing courses and curricula to meet the audience needs (e.g. credit and noncredit courses, short courses, certificate programs, professional sequences).
Independently plan new and repeat course offerings each term and secure their academic approval. Review student evaluations and periodically visit courses to evaluate course content, instructor performance and administrative service support. Make changes in course and/or certificate content, methodology and instructors where needed.
Online Course Management and Development
Manage online courses in the portfolio and work with Extension leadership and the Instructional Design Team to develop new courses. Work closely with instructors and subject matter experts to ensure that course offerings reflect current trends and pedagogies.
Recruitment and Orientation: Recruit, evaluate, and renew qualified instructors and secure their academic approval. Meet with instructors and advisory groups, as needed, regarding course and program-related issues. Work closely with colleagues and program coordinator in the implementation course offerings and in achieving programmatic goals.
Financial Administration: Produce an annual budget and ensure successful financial performance for the portfolio. Establish individual course and program budgets each term in consultation with the Assistant Dean. Periodically analyze and monitor revenue, expenditures and budgets and make adjustments to achieve budgetary goals. In consultation with the Assistant Dean, negotiate instructor compensation and other course related expenses.
Student Advising and Outreach: Design and maintain an advising framework for students. Work with Program Coordinator to offer front-line advising. Counsel students about the curriculum and teaching credentials. Advise certificate students as necessary. Resolve any student or instructor issues as they occur.
Marketing and Promotion
Collaborate with the Marketing Department to create marketing strategies for all programs. Write web, catalog, brochure and/or promotional copy. Develop a social media strategy to maintain a strong community for prospective students, current students, and partners.
Mentorship and work lead Serve as the work leader for the Program Coordinators, setting daily and weekly priorities and providing guidance for larger projects
REQUIRED BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: (At time of application)
Bachelor's degree, or equivalent international degree
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: (Required by start date)
Two-years professional experience
Two-years experience developing curricula and overseeing educational programs.
Graduate or equivalent international degree in education
Teaching experience at the K-12 or college level
Diversity Statement: The school/department is interested in candidates who have an understanding of the barriers facing women and people of color in higher education.
Family Friendly Statement: The University offers a comprehensive benefits package and number of policies and programs are in place to support employees as they balance work and family.
The Campus Community:
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.
We offer a diverse working environment, competitive salaries, and comprehensive benefits.
This position has been designated as sensitive and may require a criminal background check. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
To Apply: Go to http://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF02144. Please provide three names of references along with contact information at time of application. Please submit your materials as PDF documents. Applicants' basic qualifications will be assessed at time of application. Letters of reference will only be solicited for finalists. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters. This position is open until filled. Contact Lisa Fuller, HR Manager at email@example.com for further information.
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