Academic Policy Coordinator (Req. 29019)

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Academic Policy Coordinator (Req. 29019)

Under the general direction of the Assistant Dean of Academic Services, the Academic Policy Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of policy-related projects as well as the organization, management, and execution of the analytical support activities of the Academic Services unit of the UCLA Graduate Division. Academic Services works with 200 separate master's and doctoral degree programs in over 80 departments, schools, and interdepartmental degree programs serving more than 10,000 students, as well as 1400 postdoctoral scholars and 300 visiting graduate researchers, to fully and effectively implement academic policies of the Graduate Division, Academic Senate/Graduate Council, UCOP and related entities. The Academic Policy Coordinator provides subject matter expertise and high-level analysis to the policy projects of the Graduate Division; coordinates the development and implementation of academic policies and procedures; manages the decanal exception process for Academic Services; holds primary responsibility for review, analysis, and publication of the official graduate program requirements for over 200 degree programs; collaborates with senior leadership to drive Graduate Division's policy initiatives; and advises on operational and policy-related projects.

The target salary range for this position is between the posted minimum and $6,000 monthly.


Application Instructions:

Applicants must submit their qualifications via UCLA's Career Opportunities website at Reference UCLA REQ. # 29019

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

  • Ability to analyze problems that involve procedural complexity and questions of academic policy, require systems changes or development and involve the actions of a number of other individuals and units within and outside of the department.
  • Ability to analyze and design procedures that incorporate regulations and policy, efficiently utilize available systems technology and meet the needs of staff and constituencies served by the department.
  • Oral communication skills to obtain and convey information accurately and clearly.
  • Skill to work with persons from a variety of social, cultural, and educational backgrounds.
  • Skill in interpreting complex administrative policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented environment, to follow through on assignments with minimal direction and to independently prioritize work.
  • Excellent writing, proofreading, and editing skills to compose and edit correspondence and official University documents.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience required.


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 -




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Job No: 29019
Posted: 10/29/2018
Application Due: 12/28/2018
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Salary: The target salary range for this position is between the posted minimum and $6,000 monthly.