Davis, California
Jun 28, 2019
Executive Administration Jobs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

UC Davis


Salary Range: $82,300-$198,700/Yr

Final Filing Date: 07-26-2019 


Within the Division of UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education, the Assistant Dean, Online Leaning is responsible for creating quality learning platforms and instructional experiences that support the delivery of high quality online learning of credit and noncredit academic programs. This position will collaborate with faculty and academic leaders across the Division and the Campus on new programs, including selection of delivery channels, instructional design and technology, learner assessment and engagement, faculty and student support, faculty development, and learning analytics. The Assistant Dean will oversee a team of 15 staff, and provides the vision, leadership and mentorship in an array of academic and learning initiatives to these individuals. He/she is a key member of the division's senior leadership team, serves on the Cabinet, and partners with the dean and associate deans on strategic planning and major new initiatives. 


Minimum Qualifications: 

• Bachelor's degree in educational technology, assessment or instructional design and/or equivalent experience/training. 

• Experience with and understanding of technologically assisted learning methods for online, hybrid and blended environments and their best uses in learning and instruction. 

• Minimum of 5-7 years of professional level experience in a leadership role related to instructional design and learning systems. 

• Extensive pedagogical knowledge, especially as it applies to adult learners, with emphasis on teaching and learning, and experience with supporting each via next-generation technology. 

• Thorough knowledge of instructional design principles, workplace learning and performance strategies, learning technology systems and multimedia tools. 

• Demonstrated experience in assessments that show expanding the capacity of instructors to create and deliver pedagogically sound instruction that connect with workplace metrics. 

• Demonstrable thought leadership in the fields of education or technology that is evidenced by involvement in conferences, journals, or other relevant outlets and is transferable to professional education. 

• Strategic leadership experience with the vision and ability to initiate and successfully develop/execute new and improved learning systems. 

• Decision-making skills with the business acumen to guide, develop, monitor and manage individuals, teams, projects and budgets. Able to simultaneously manager multiple complex projects. 

• Excellent management and analytical skills to develop/oversee unit budget, model new ventures, and manage internal recharge systems. 

• Relationship builder, able to successfully influence, build credibility and work effectively with faculty and academic leaders across the Division and campus. 

• Excellent communication skills with the ability to listen intently, think clearly and respond effectively to inquiries or challenges on a range of subjects. Proven presentation skills representing business constituencies to potential faculty and university partners.  


Preferred Qualifications: 

• Advanced degree in educational technology, assessment or instructional design and/or equivalent experience/training. 

• Knowledge of, and experience with, a state organization so as to understand the various government parameters for operating as an individual and organizational contributor.  


To view full job description and submit an on-line application visit UC Davis Career Opportunities at


The University of California, Davis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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