Position Description: This position administers the functions of the office of the Faculty Area Head of the Producers Program in the Department of Film, Television & Digital Media.
This position will be responsible for key administrative management of the MFA Producers Program (70%) and the Digital Incubator & Think Tank (30%). The UCLA Producers Program is a two-year MFA program training graduate students in creative producing in the heart of Hollywood. The Digital Incubator & Think Tank is a digital media research center and creative incubator affiliated with the UCLA Producers Program.
The Academic Program Manager reports to Area Head of the Producers Program/Principal Investigator of the Digital Incubator Think Tank and will be responsible for the following:
Producers Program (70%): - Oversees the day-to-day operations and budget of the PP. - Prepares quarterly PP course schedule and classroom assignments for approval by the Area Head. - Coordinates and advises part time faculty on curricular planning, course maintenance, classroom needs. - Assists the Area Head in the coordination of student academic issues and petitions. - Assists faculty and Area Head on academic assessment, curricular changes and adjustments to catalogue copy. - Manages student advisement. - Assigns thesis committees, trains and advises external committee members. - Supervises all administrative support staff. - Manages public events (lectures, conferences, and screenings): booking space, supervising administrative and production staff, promoting and advertising, coordinating with other TFT and university divisions.
Digital Incubator Think Tank (30%): - Oversees the day-to-day operations and budget of the DIT. - Supervises and manages research activities of student researchers in coordination with PI/Area Head. - Conducts various research and data collection assignments in support of the PI. - Prepares reports on research activities. - Coordinates with TFT Marketing & Communications on internal and external communication. - Coordinates with TFT Development on fundraising and donor fund administration.
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, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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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 age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.