The Director for Assessment of Student and Instructor Experience will advance the UCLA Teaching & Learning Center (TLC) mission to elevate and celebrate inclusive excellence in teaching by engaging our community of educators in equity-minded and research-based teaching practices, instructional innovation, and pedagogical research.
Reporting to the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning, the Director for Assessment of Student and Instructor Experience leads assessment programs and services that engage instructors, departments, and university leadership in decision-making as well as envisioning and building capacity for data-informed transformation of pedagogical practices, curriculum, programs, and policy in order to drive student success and improve instructors’ teaching experiences and students’ learning experiences at UCLA. In this role, the Director manages undergraduate student, graduate and professional student, postdoc, lecturer, and faculty experience data collected across the campus.
The Director is a core member of the TLC’s leadership team and oversees a team of full-time professionals, part-time staff and students who together provide information and analysis for strategic educational planning, academic program review, and policy development in collaboration with campus partners including the Academic Senate, Faculty Executive Committees, the Division of Undergraduate Education, and the Division of Graduate Education, and across UCLA departments, divisions, the College, and professional Schools. The Director is responsible for data-informed course and curriculum evaluation, survey research, program assessment, faculty feedback on their teaching, accessing institutional data in coordination with relevant data stewards and research offices, communication and dissemination of outcome data via reports and online dashboards, and TLC organizational self-assessment of programs and services. The Director oversees operations for the unit; represents the TLC on UCLA, UC, and national committees and projects; and initiates programmatic growth and scholarship in areas central to the TLC’s mission and goals as well as UCLA’s strategic priorities.
Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
- As a normal requirement, the appointee should have the terminal or top degree in the appointee’s field or the highest degree that is commonly expected for appointment in the activity.
- Demonstrated experience (5 years) in academic administration in college or university setting.
- Experience in student learning and curricular assessment in higher education.
- Experience conducting large-scale survey research in an educational setting.
- Ability to work on campus with the potential for a hybrid schedule.
Accepting applications through December 15, 2023. Thank you for your interest!