Director of Curricular Administration at UCLA School of Law
Position overviewPosition title: Director of Curricular Administration
Open date: March 1, 2023
Most recent review date: Thursday, Mar 30, 2023 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, Jun 16, 2023 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.
The position of Director of Curricular Administration requires a dedicated individual to serve as a key member of the law school’s academic affairs team and oversee the operational excellence of the UCLA Law curriculum. The Director will report to and work under the general direction of the Faculty Vice Dean for Curricular and Academic Affairs and will be expected to work independently with multiple faculty and staff within the law school. The Director will support the Vice Dean in curricular administration and development, enrollment processes, and in the recruitment, orientation, training, and review of non-senate teaching faculty. The person in this position must have background and familiarity with legal education, ability to exercise creativity and good judgment about the law school program, and a commitment to educating law students. The person in this position has the possibility of spending up to approximately 25% of his or her time teaching law school courses, to be determined in consultation with the Vice Dean.
This position is a full-time, year-round, non-tenure track academic appointment. This appointment is subject to the rules and regulations of the Regents of the University of California, which are mostly embodied in The UCLA CALL and the University of California Academic Personnel Manual. (See https://apo.ucla.edu/policies-forms/the-call/an-introduction-to-the-ucla-call; and https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/academic-personnel-policy/index.html). See UC Salary Table 34 at https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/2022-23/july-2022-salary-scales/t34.pdf for the salary range for this position. A reasonable estimate for this position is $125,000 to $150,000.
Minimum requirements include an excellent academic record; a J.D. or equivalent advanced degree; at least five years of substantial law practice, legal academic, or related experience; demonstrated management, administrative, and organizational skills, with successful prior experience in legal education preferred. The successful candidate should have the background that enables him or her to write substantive academic plans and personnel reviews, and to exercise creativity and good judgment about curricular issues. Some teaching duties may be assigned, depending upon interest, background, and other workload requirements.
Please apply online at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF08255 by submitting pdf copies of a cover letter, CV or resume, and the names and contact information for at least three professional references. Finalists will later be expected to supply at least two letters of recommendation during the final vetting process. Applicants with teaching experience should also include their teaching evaluations, a summary thereof, or other testimonials concerning their teaching experience.
J.D. or equivalent advanced degree
Cover Letter - A letter discussing your interest, qualifications and/or experience.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
List of References - Names and contact information for at least three (3) professional references
Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s 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 EDI Statement FAQ document.
Teaching Evaluations - Applicants with teaching experience should also include their teaching evaluations, a summary thereof, or other testimonials concerning their teaching experience.
- 3-5 required (contact information only)
Names and contact information for at least three (3) professional references
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As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs – With Updated Interim Amendments. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine Primary Series or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, Religious Objection, and/or Deferral based on pregnancy or recent COVID-19 diagnosis and/or treatment) no later than the applicable deadline. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of receiving the most recent CDC-recommended COVID-19 booster or properly decline such booster no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Exhibit 2, Section II.C. of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Attachment for applicable deadlines. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of being Up-To-Date on seasonal influenza vaccination or properly decline such vaccination no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to the Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program Attachment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.
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.