Last review date:Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Monday, Jun 17, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time) Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
Posting Title: Continuing Educator II, Director of International Pathway Programs (100% FTE)
Location: UC Berkeley Extension, Berkeley, CA Closing Date: Open until Filled Job Number: JPF02113 JOB DESCRIPTION:
UC Berkeley Extension is one of the largest and oldest continuing education operations thriving in the United States, with 2,000 professional development and personal enrichment classes and approximately 38,000 enrollments annually. The UC Berkeley Extension International Programs department runs a large and diverse portfolio of programs and services for short-term visiting international students. These include Berkeley Global Access, Berkeley Haas Global Access, College Foundations Programs, International Diploma Programs, custom programs and emerging new international initiatives. The department serves approximately 2,000 international students annually.
The Program Director/Continuing Educator II (CE II) develops and manages courses, contracts and curricula for preparatory programs for international high school, undergraduate, graduate and post-baccalaureate students. He/she also oversees transnational and concurrent enrollment programs. The Program Director is critically responsible for developing new, strategic and innovative programming areas, focused on building and expanding campus and global partnerships, including revenue-sharing and related collaborative opportunities with academic departments, schools and colleges. The Program/Director CE is a 12-month annual term appointment, renewable contingent on funding and positive performance. This is not a teaching position. The Program Director/CE reports to the Executive Director, International Programs.
This position is anticipated to start in June 2019.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Develop new and strategic program areas
Conduct research in education trends, network with other education professionals, maintain close relationships with campus departments, and with international partners. Use insights gained to develop new programming areas and new certificates. Cultivate new relationships with universities, non-profits, and secondary schools around the world. Provide leadership for Extension's international programs that aligns with the university's strategic vision. Participate in and lead cross-unit collaborative working groups to share best practices, disseminate information, coordinate efforts, improve programs, and develop policies and procedures in support of international students and programs.
Marketing and Student Recruitment: Collaborate with the Director of Global Outreach, and the UC Berkeley Extension Marketing Department, to create and implement recruitment and marketing strategies for the programs in the Director's portfolio. Provide oversight and final review for all marketing materials and other collateral. Travel to international education conferences and potential partner institutions to meet with institutional leaders, academic unit directors and international program leaders for the development of new programs and partnerships, and to participate in student recruitment
Program oversight and administration in education programs The incumbent is responsible for the academic quality of the programs. S/he oversees a portfolio in the following areas: preparatory programs for international high school, undergraduate, graduate and post-baccalaureate students; transnational education and concurrent enrollment.. Plan, develop, implement and revise existing courses and curricula to meet audience needs (e.g. credit and noncredit courses, short courses, certificate programs, professional sequences). Independently plan new and repeat course offerings each term and secure their academic approval. Review student evaluations and periodically visit courses to evaluate course content, instructor performance and administrative service support. Make changes in course and/or certificate content, methodology and instructors where needed. Work with Extension's Center for Instructional Excellence and academic directors to improve instructional delivery and learning outcomes for programs, and instructional diagnostics for improving instruction and learning outcomes for international programs. Provide leadership for the creation of policies and expansion of resources to improve instructional quality and delivery.
Talent Management Recruit, evaluate, and renew qualified instructors and secure their academic approval. Meet with instructors and advisory groups, as needed, regarding course and program-related issues. Work closely with colleagues and program assistants in the implementation of course offerings and in achieving programmatic goals. Motivate and supervise academic program directors, managers, student advisors, coordinators and student workers. Mentor and advise on strategic professional development opportunities for staff and promote a highly collaborative and positive work environment
Financial and Contract Administration: Produce an annual budget and ensure successful financial performance for the portfolio. Establish individual course and program budgets each term in consultation with the Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer. Periodically analyze and monitor revenue, expenditures and budgets and make adjustments to achieve budgetary goals. In consultation with the Executive Director, negotiate instructor compensation and other course related expenses, and make course cancellation decisions as necessary. Foster development of contracts with international and domestic educational partners
REQUIRED BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: (At time of application)
An advanced degree
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: (By start date)
A minimum of three years' professional experience
A minimum of three years' experience developing curricula and overseeing domestic and/or international educational programs.
Teaching and/or private sector work experience.
Demonstrated experience in program assessment, development, implementation and management
Demonstrated ability to achieve financial results in a highly competitive self-supporting environment.
Demonstrated ability to form successful relations with instructors, campus departments, and professional associations.
Experience organizing or delivering professional development for educators.
Experience in outreach to local and state governmental organizations
An ability to adhere to strict deadlines.
Excellent interpersonal skills including ability to work well with individuals of diverse backgrounds.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Diversity Statement: The school/department is interested in candidates who have an understanding of the barriers facing women and people of color in higher education.
Family Friendly Statement: The University offers a comprehensive benefits package and number of policies and programs are in place to support employees as they balance work and family.
The Campus Community:
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: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.
We offer a diverse working environment, competitive salaries, and comprehensive benefits.
This position has been designated as sensitive and may require a criminal background check. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.
To Apply: Go to http://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF02113. Please submit your materials as PDF documents. Applicants' basic qualifications will be assessed at time of application. Letters of reference will only be solicited for finalists. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters. This position is open until filled. Contact Lisa Fuller, HR Manager at email@example.com for further information.
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