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Learning Laboratory Coordinator (Req. 28630)

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Learning Laboratory Coordinator   (Req. 28630)

Under the direction and supervision of the Academic Advancement Program (AAP) Director of Peer Learning, the Humanities and Social Sciences Peer Learning Lab Coordinator is responsible for overall design, and the administrative and service delivery management of the Humanities and Social Sciences Peer Learning services for the academic year, summer sessions and Freshman Summer Program. Primary responsibilities and duties include the design of services offered by the Humanities and Social Sciences Peer Learning Lab, recruitment, hiring, evaluation, training and supervision of the Peer Learning staff, administrative and service delivery management of the Lab, planning, development and evaluation of service delivery systems, development of methods to evaluate the effectiveness of service delivery on the quality of AAP student educational experience, preparation of annual budget, oversight of payroll and budget expenditures, development and implementation of effective peer learning facilitator training materials and methods; development and maintenance of liaison relationships with faculty, academic departments and other campus and AAP programs.

AAP provides innovative programs and services to more than 6,000 UCLA undergraduates from diverse populations who have been historically underserved by higher education. AAP Peer Learning is a major unit within AAP which includes: peer learning services in Humanities and Social Sciences, and peer learning services in Math, Physical and Life Sciences. AAP Peer Learning services support the academic success, retention and graduation of the program's students, to increase the number of these students entering graduate and professional schools and to develop the academic, political, scientific, economic and community leadership necessary to transform our society in the 21st century.  

Requirements

Application Instructions

Applicants must submit their qualifications via UCLA's Career Opportunities website at https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu  Reference position # 28630   AA/EEO

The complete listing of qualifications is available on UCLA's official job posting.

  • Detailed knowledge of current learning theory, especially with respect to higher education, composition pedagogy, and peer learning methodology.
  • Working knowledge of central concepts of Humanities and Social Sciences disciplines at the university level and ability to utilize and apply knowledge to Peer Learning programs.
  • Ability to make oral group presentation in order to provide information, explain new and continuing procedures, policies and projects to departments, campus, and staff.
  • Skill in writing grammatically correct, concise, logical and analytical correspondence, reports, proposals, and guidelines.
  • Skill in problem solving by gathering data, analyzing and synthesizing information, generating alternatives and implementing innovative and creative actions in order to enhance operational processes.
  • Ability to handle an intense workload with considerable job demands.

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.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy - http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

 

 

 

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Job No: 28630
Posted: 9/4/2018
Application Due: 10/4/2018
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