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The Teaching + Learning Commons (the Commons) is the campus-wide innovative infrastructure for comprehensive faculty and student support. It is the executive branch of the EVC for advancing teaching excellence and student success.
The mission of the Commons is to advance student success through teaching excellence and comprehensive academic student support; to be an incubator for student academic success innovations; to increase access to education on campus and beyond; and to advance equity and inclusion within the organization and through its programs and services. Through six unique but integrated hubs, the Commons' work encompasses four areas: instructor support to advance teaching excellence; undergraduate and graduate student support to advance student success at UC San Diego and beyond; intellectual and professional development of graduate and undergraduate students, including Commons' student employees; and equity and inclusion for all UC San Diego students, staff, and educators.
The Commons is committed to recruiting, advancing, and supporting a diverse team who will contribute to our mission by working effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds, will actively promote equity and inclusion within the organization and through our programs and services, and is dedicated to continuous learning.
The Academic Achievement Hub provides programming that serves as interactive, academic spaces designed to reinforce and extend student learning in physical and/or virtual environments. These environments offer a wide variety of comprehensive support services and programs to enhance student success, retention, and completion rates.
Under general direction of the Academic Achievement Hub (AAH) Director, the Associate Director provides leadership in the delivery of academic services and programs that align with best practices in retention. The Associate Director assists in the oversight of the departmental programs, including tutoring, Supplemental Instruction, student success programs serving campus wide transition programming, including outreach, academic recovery and other academic support.
Oversight includes hiring, training, supervision, project management and evaluation of programs. As a member of the AAH Leadership team, the Associate Director participates in reporting, strategic planning, budget forecasts, and articulation of mission and vision of the AAH. The position includes administrative and supervisory responsibilities. The Associate Director serves on UCSD and UC system-wide committees regarding academic progress and retention of students. As a senior member of the AAH, will act in place of the Director as needed.
The incumbent will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ability, gender, identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in the Teaching + Learning Commons and university. The programs of the AAH promote inclusive, innovative and equity-focused student support that requires broad partnerships with faculty, staff, students and the community.
Overtime may be required. Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.
Please submit a cover letter for a complete application.
Demonstrated ability to supervise professional staff, fostering innovation, service, and accountability. Excellent ability to delegate and assign tasks, monitor production and quality of work, set clear and reasonable performance standards, and develop staff to their highest potential.
Advanced skills and demonstrated experience in planning, resourcing and monitoring effective training delivery.
Demonstrated project management skills; Strong and creative organization, analytic, and decision-making/problem-solving skills; Strong ability to work independently, establish and revise priorities to shifting deadlines.
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.