Program Coordinator - Instructional Improvement Programs

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Program Coordinator - Instructional Improvement Programs
University of California Los Angeles

Requisition Number: 35917
Salary: $22.61 - $52.11 hourly

Position Description:
Under the direction of the Director, Instructional Improvement Programs, in the Center for the Advancement of Teaching (CAT), provide analysis, program and project management, and high-level staff support to faculty engagement and graduate student training and development programs at CAT. Act as high-level staff support to and for department management.

The position requires the use of considerable independent initiative, analysis, facilitation, planning, judgment, and the ability to collaborate with others in a wide array of instructional programs and initiatives at CAT and with other campus partners at UCLA. CAT is a complex organization of over 70 employees, a budget in excess of $12 million, and spaces in several buildings and multiple floors of Powell Library. It requires delegation to others and significant, active follow up and collaboration.

The Program Coordinator is responsible for managing program operations related to faculty engagement and graduate student training and development programs in the Instructional Improvement Group (IIG) at CAT. This position will provide research, analysis, and data gathering in the areas of TA training and faculty engagement. Prepare reports, presentations, and/or publications as needed. Act as high-level staff support to and for the Director and Associate and Assistant Directors in the IIG.

Program Coordinator responsibilities consist of overseeing all aspects of program and event execution, including administration of program processes; creating and monitoring project timelines, and coordination with other staff and organizations. Other responsibilities include conducting analysis and designing and implementing evaluation of various TA training programs, faculty engagement initiatives, and events in the Instructional Improvement Group (IIG). This includes research, analysis, and data gathering to inform scheduling of events and workshops, communications and marketing, website maintenance, logistics, program support, event planning, participant enrollment management, program evaluation, and budget tracking for the quarterly TA workshops, TA Conference, TAC Academy, Test of Oral Proficiency, Summer Sessions TA Boot Camp, New Faculty Teaching Engagement (NFTE), Faculty Teaching Faculty about Teaching (FT^2), Peer-Assisted Reflection on Student Learning (PAROSL), and any other TA training and faculty engagement efforts. This position also oversees all long-term attendance and data tracking of IIG events and programs

It is the Program Coordinator's responsibility to acquire and maintain current knowledge of the activities and functions of the IIG unit, as well as concepts and trends in areas of pedagogical best practices.

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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,

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Working at University of California, Los Angeles

UCLA is a public research university located in the Westwood neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. It was founded in 1919 and is the second oldest of the ten campuses affiliated with the University of California system. UCLA offers over 300 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in a wide range of disciplines and enrolls about 26,000 undergraduate and about 12,000 graduate students from the United States and around the world every year.

UCLA features the College of Letters and Science, seven general campus professional schools, and four professional schools for the health sciences. The UCLA College of Letters and Science has 34 academic departments and 900 faculty, and houses the majority of UCLA's 129 undergraduate majors as well as the students in the Graduate Division of Letters and Sciences. The UCLA College Honors Program is also housed in the College. The College of Letters and Science's programs are divided into five academic divisions: humanities, social sciences, life sciences, physical sciences, and the International Institute. UCLA also offers certificate programs, undergraduate degree-credit and continuing education credits for non-full-time students through its UCLA Extension education program.

The 2010 edition of U.S. News & World Report ranked UCLA as the 24th best university in the nation and 32nd best in the world. In the 2007 edition of U.S. News and World Report, UCLA Medical Center was ranked best in the West, as well as one of the top 3 hospitals in the United States alongside Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Johns Hopkins Hospital. In 15 of the 16 medical specialty areas examined, UCLA Medical Center ranked in the top 20.

The campus' location in Los Angeles makes excursions to local museums, theaters, or other entertainment venues relatively quick and easy.

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