Online Creative Writing and Events Rep - UCLA Extension, Continuing Education

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County
May 06, 2014
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs, Instructional Design
Under the direction of the Program Director and the Program Manager, plan, manage implementation, and maintain quality control of all programmatic and operational aspects of approximately 115 courses annually in online creative writing, plus coordinate special events. Responsibilities include actively supporting the program planning process, conducting student advising, management of the programs, coordination of events, assisting with budgeting and marketing issues, supervising an assistant, and assisting with office administration. Qualifications • In-depth knowledge of creative writing and the marketplace sufficient to support interpretation and problem-solving when working with instructors and facilitate thoughtful advising of students. • Knowledge of distance learning environment and technology utilized to support the courses online. • Skill in coordinating the necessary steps for implementing programs by working with instructors to determine program needs and then establishing time, place, and sequence of actions to be taken. • Ability to independently organize and implement a detailed event support plan, under general direction of the Program Manager. • Ability to speak effectively on a one-to-one basis and to groups, using appropriate vocabulary and grammar to obtain information, explain procedures and make presentations. • Supervisory skills, including the ability to provide guidance and support, delegate work appropriately, follow up on progress in a timely manner, provide constructive feedback and evaluate performance. Full information concerning the job qualifications are listed on the official UCLA job posting. Targeted hiring salary range: $18.63-$18.94/hourly. Benefits UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks’ vacation per year; an average of 12 days sick leave per year; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan; and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. One free Extension class per quarter. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union. Application Instructions Qualified applicants may apply for this position using the UCLA Career Opportunities website. Go to and search for Requisition 20328. Alternatively, you may click or copy/paste the following link into your browsers address bar: