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Global Business Skills Instructor

Application Window

Open date: September 3rd, 2021

Last review date: Friday, Sep 3, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Friday, Oct 15, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

Course Description

Conducting business across cultures is crucial for succeeding in today's highly competitive marketplace. This highly interactive, simulation-based course provides executives with the knowledge and skills to plan, work, and negotiate in the global marketplace. Topics include cultural differences as they affect international business, understanding hospitality and protocol, establishing trust and credibility, characteristics of a cross-cultural negotiator, concepts of win-win and win-lose, tactics and power strategies, and communication and persuasion strategies.

General Job Description

Instructors teach students to understand the fundamentals, technical aspects, and concepts of the subject matter. More importantly they prepare students to utilize this understanding practically in the workforce. In addition to teaching proficiency in technical matters, instructors utilize case studies and real life examples wherever possible to help students take their understanding from the pages of the textbook into the work of the real world.

To accomplish this, instructors foster a collaborative, inclusive learning environment developed to support the success of all UCLA Extension students coming from a wide range of educational, personal, and professional backgrounds.

Instructor Duties

  • Develop and/or update course syllabus in consultation with the UCLA Extension Program Director as assigned using approved syllabus template
  • Prepare and deliver course materials and learning assessments in assigned format (in-person, online or hybrid)
  • Utilize the Canvas Learning Management System as the course support platform for in-person courses and as the delivery platform for online and hybrid courses
  • Communicate teaching objectives and specific learning outcomes to students and clearly outline the grading policies for the course
  • Evaluate student achievement of specific learning outcomes and assign grades
  • Post final student grades to the transcript system in a timely manner no later than 2 weeks after the last date of course meeting
  • Respond to student questions and learning needs in a timely manner
  • Stay current regarding the professional body of knowledge in the relevant field(s)
  • Complete required administrative tasks in a timely manner including: completing all hiring paperwork; submitting updated quarterly syllabus; posting bio and photo on the UCLA Extension website; signing quarterly contract; ordering required texts; communicating AV and classroom needs
  • Employ culturally competent teaching methodologies in the classroom inclusive of both domestic and international student populations
  • Communicate with Program Staff in a timely manner regarding any issues related to the course and teaching

Minimum Qualifications

  • Advanced degree from an accredited institution; MBA, CPA or JD preferred
  • Current knowledge of and demonstrated proficiency in subject area
  • College-level teaching experience preferred
  • Experience designing curriculum and measuring student performance preferred
  • Must be committed to the highest level of academic standards and integrity
  • Highly effective oral and written communication skills, including the ability to convey conceptual and complex ideas and information
  • Highly effective interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in (or willingness to learn) the use of instructional technology and online teaching tools
  • Current participation in professional associations

Details

$2,988 Instructor compensation per quarter.
Course Name: Global Business Skills: Planning and Negotiating Strategies

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

    Minimum Qualifications

    Advanced degree from an accredited institution; MBA, CPA or JD preferred
    Current knowledge of and demonstrated proficiency in subject area

    College-level teaching experience preferred
    Experience designing curriculum and measuring student performance preferred
    Must be committed to the highest level of academic standards and integrity
    Highly effective oral and written communication skills, including the ability to convey conceptual and complex ideas and information
    Highly effective interpersonal skills
    Proficiency in (or willingness to learn) the use of instructional technology and online teaching tools
    Current participation in professional associations

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate‚Äôs past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Please complete the required information.

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF06882

Help contact: agonzalez@unex.ucla.edu

Campus Information

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.)

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.