Responsibilities: This position is charged with advancing and overseeing a portfolio of educational and training programs in Technology and Engineering that prepares adults for upskilling, reskilling and career advancement. Under general oversight, the incumbent establishes a vision for portfolio growth in alignment with the divisional strategic plan; provides strategy and leadership for start-up programmatic initiatives; works collaboratively across the division, campus and professional community and encompassing a variety of subjects and disciplines within the technology sector; and has accountability for the academic integrity and financial sustainability of all programs created. The incumbent is expected to be a leader in the field, bring expertise in workforce development strategies and approaches, and have relevant professional experience and networks. The incumbent must possess relevant academic credentials and a strong command of higher education; capacity for high-level interaction with diverse campus and community experts; facility with market intelligence; capacity to conduct needs assessments and lead curriculum development targeting post-traditional learners; strong interpersonal and collaboration skills; experience in business and partnership development; and, the capacity to work in a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment.
Appointment/Compensation: This is a full-time academic term appointment with an initial 1-year appointment, eligible for continued reappointment. Salary commensurate with level and experience. UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education is unable to sponsor a work visa (H-1B) to fill this position. Successful candidate must be able to demonstrate that they are legally authorized to work in the United States.
UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse academic community.
UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space. Additional information and specifics regarding the policy are available at http://breathefree.ucdavis.edu/index.html.
UC Davis is the home of the Aggies — go-getters, change makers and problem solvers who make their mark at one of the top public universities in the United States. Since we first opened in 1908, we’ve been known for standout academics, sustainability and Aggie Pride as well as valuing the Northern California lifestyle. These themes are woven into our 100-plus-year history and our reputation for solving problems related to food, health, the environment and society.Our 5,300-acre campus is in the city of Davis, a vibrant college town of about 68,000 located in Yolo County. The state capital is 20 minutes away, and world-class destinations such as the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake Tahoe and the Napa Valley are within a two-hour drive.