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As one of the largest and most comprehensive continuing education providers in the nation, UCLA Extension combines top-tier academics with practical, real-world applications. We are committed to the success of our students, both in and out of the classroom. Join our passionate team of instructors and staff, dedicated to helping people advance their careers and achieve their dreams.

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Teaching at UCLA Extension

We are always looking for talented instructors to join our team.

As a UCLA Extension instructor, you will:

  • Be a part of UCLA, a world-class university, ranked the #1 public university in the United States
  • Help others grow, learn, and transform their lives
  • Share your experience and transfer your knowledge. Educate the next generation of professionals in your field
  • Engage with and learn from our diverse, dedicated, and goal-oriented student body
  • Gain support and training applicable to both new and experienced instructors who are looking to refine their skills and apply the most up-to-date and evidence-based teaching strategies in the classroom

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Careers at UCLA Extension

Behind every great course is a team of dedicated professionals working to ensure the best experience possible for students. UCLA Extension provides competitive benefits as well as continuing education.

As a UCLA Extension staff member, you will:

  • Be a part of UCLA, a world-class university, ranked the #1 public university in the United States
  • Help others grow, learn, and transform their lives
  • Earn one complimentary class for yourself or an immediate family member each quarter
  • Have access to medical coverage, disability insurance, a day care reimbursement plan, college savings plan, paid vacation, and retirement savings options, including an attractive pension plan

Open Staff Positions:

View open staff positions at UCLA Extension below. Opportunities can be also found on UCLA’s Career Opportunities website.

Reporting to the Director of Human Resources for the Division of Continuing Education and UCLA Extension, the Associate Director (AD) supports organizational transformation and quality improvement efforts. In addition, incumbent provides training and guidance to Extension managers regarding all aspects of employee relations, which includes the interpretation of UC policies and procedures and state and federal employment laws, and works closely with Campus Human Resources Employee and Labor Relations on disciplinary issues and grievances. 

The Associate Director supervises the daily operations of Extension's Human Resources department (EHR) which provides a full range of personnel services to sixteen internal academic and administrative units and approximately 250 career FTE. In addition, the incumbent supervises the staff personnel and academic merit reviews and is responsible for monitoring and evaluating the bi-annual preparation or Extension's personnel budgets.  

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The Senior Personnel Analyst-Supervisor works under the supervision of the Associate Director of Human Resources for the Division of Continuing Education and UCLA Extension, which employs approximately 150 monthly-paid, 200 bi-weekly paid employees, and approximately 2000 instructors.

The Senior Personnel Analyst-Supervisor provides a wide range of personnel services to Extension departments. Major areas include managing employee relations problems, conducting climate assessments, payroll administration, Kronos database management, and administration of benefits pertaining to the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and disability insurance. Incumbent provides in-depth training to Extension staff regarding the Kronos Timekeeping System and conducts employee orientation sessions and benefits training sessions. Oversees the Payroll team and provides supervision to 2.5 FTE. 

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Under the general direction of the Director of Information Technology and Services (ITS), the incumbent is responsible for management of UCLA Extension's computer "labs" and associated staff. The "labs" encompass a Windows based network connecting six computing classrooms and approximately 160 PC workstations. The incumbent provides network administration, staff training, operator services, over-the-phone and in-person technical diagnoses and problem resolution. The incumbent must install and maintain a variety of software applications, perform backups, write and edit configuration and logon script files, write and maintain operations manuals that include step-by-step procedures for operating the labs. The incumbent must maintain software and licensing documentation and operational logs. Prepare incident/event reports to document and communicate activities. Plan, prepare, monitor and administer an annual budget of approximately $500,000. Collaborate with the ITS Director in planning, developing and implementing future budgets, classroom services, strategies, policies and procedures. The incumbent acts as a technical liaison with UNEX MIS to coordinate network upgrades and utilization, and maintains ITU's Web functionality.

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