As of April 18, 2018

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Under the supervision of the Director of Instructional Design and Learning Support (ID&LS) and the UCLA Extension Dean's Office, the Associate Director (AD) will oversee strategic and operational planning, assessment, course design and development, implementation, and evaluation activities in support of creating and sustaining a world-class experience for UCLA Extension instructors, staff, and students. S/he will regularly engage leaders, peers, and employees to lead and manage change initiatives.

The Associate Director (AD) supervises the daily operations of UCLA Extension's learning design, academic media production, and instructor professional development. In addition, the AD will monitor personnel and staff related recruitment, training, and ongoing professional development; planning and budgeting activities; and develop regular reports and communications regarding department activities and strategic priorities.

The AD will ensure that the department is fiscally compliant, and will provide budget planning and spending oversight. The AD will audit inventory and supplies on a regular basis, and ensure alignment with budget/fiscal goals and responsibilities.


  • Manage the development of tools, templates, processes and resources to ensure projects are completed using timelines and budget parameters.
  • Regularly oversee the work of others, evaluate performance, and provide feedback on staff performance and skill development. This includes coaching, progressive evaluation, discipline and discharge based on the guidelines, policies, and procedures of UNEX and the University.
  • Work on other special projects as assigned.
  • Partner with external and internal stakeholders ensure department activities meet stated institutional goals and outcomes.
  • Structure departmental activities to align with institutional and departmental priorities.
  • Lead documentation, maintain and review operational plans for consistency with group deadlines and best practices.
  • Collaboratively develop strategic evaluation tools, interventions, and efforts to improve course quality at-scale with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Monitor developments in online education, LMS, media, and other technology, as well as disruptive practices and experimental efforts in the field of online learning.
  • Develop methods and procedures for analysis and management of data and data-driven reporting to internal and external stakeholders and deliver findings in actionable reporting format.
  • Extract data from a variety of information systems. Analyze, and monitor the analysis of data to inform the development of learning supports.
  • Communicate with stakeholders regarding the online course offerings as assessed by institutionally-adopted standards.
  • Assess emergent and ongoing initiatives, monitoring key performance indicators and measures of student success.
  • Investigate and approve adoption of new methods and processes for learning assessment to ensure that courses are innovative and engaging.


  • A degree (graduate degree preferred) in Education, Learning Design/Instructional Design, Psychology, Educational Technology with an emphasis in organizational change, educational technology, and/or learning analytics (or) equal combination of work and educational experience.
  • Proven change and people management experience with an emphasis on change in higher education.
  • Experience in educational technology, distance learning, synchronous and asynchronous, or directly related field.
  • Solid understanding of pedagogy, and trends in online teaching and learning and faculty development.
  • Familiarity with best practices of teaching and learning design and principles of adult learning theory.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects within tight timeframes and budgets.
  • Experience with data analysis tools (SPSS, R, Tableau) and reporting.
  • Experience with database management (SQL & Access) and visualization (Tableau, Microsoft BI).
  • Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Creative Suite, eLearning Software (Captivate, Storyline) as well as multimedia production tools (e.g., Camtasia, Adobe Premiere, etc.).
  • Robust understanding of Learning Management Systems (LMS) and associated functionalities and Learning Tool Interoperability (LTI).

Apply to:
Chivette Burton
Requisition Number: 27710
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