UCSD Extended Studies and Public Programs ("Extension" or "ESPP") is a self-funded division of the University of California, San Diego. With an operating budget of approximately $50 million, the division provides continuing education to adults in a university setting. In addition to a wide variety of professional development and personal enrichment topics of study, Extension supports a television studio, a large English language program, a retired persons program, college preparation programs for high school students, a career resources center, and research relating to emerging industries and career opportunities. Participants and partners in Extension programs include individuals, corporations, government agencies, and other academic institutions.
The Business Department at Extension addresses professional development needs related to traditional business functions, as well as leadership and entrepreneurship. Participants are from virtually every work sector, both domestically and internationally. Curriculum and courses are generally stable and well understood, but they must be flexibly designed to address a wide variety of career interests, and be transferable and easily scalable across disciplines and industries.
The Program Manager manages the planning, scheduling, implementation, and evaluation of programs and courses in the Business Department at UCSD Extension. Uses skills as a seasoned, experienced public educational program professional to resolve a wide range of educational program issues and needs assessments. Develops new public educational programs, and works on complex public educational programs of diverse scope. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for delivering courses, presentations and development programs. Receives general instructions and exercises judgment in selecting methods and techniques for course and instructional improvement. Fully knowledgeable in course subject matter and program.
Additional duties include ongoing course schedule planning, instructor recruiting, student and instructor advising, promotional planning, periodic program and course evaluation and adjustment, and responding to complex programmatic issues. In conjunction with the department director and other stakeholders, participates in long-range strategic planning. Develops outlines for new course curricula and updates, or recommends updates to existing course content. Participates in the development of strategic marketing plans and coordinates marketing events. Develops and monitors budgets. Also responsible for coordinating special events in the Human Resources and Finance areas.
Please submit a cover letter for a complete application packet.
Incumbent must be available for occasional evenings / weekends and may be required to attend conferences / programs both locally and out-of-town, as requested. Some overtime during peak periods may be required.
This position is at Extension's Campus on Villa La Jolla Drive location.
Demonstrated knowledge of, and experience working in, human resource management and finance.
Demonstrated experience designing, developing and managing educational programs in human resources and finance for adults.
Demonstrated experience providing academic advising to students regarding enrollment, prerequisites, course selection, and certificate progress.
Demonstrated experience recruiting and working with instructors to market and promote their courses by providing guidance on course content and goals.
Experience in community relations/outreach, developing strategic partnerships within the community to promote a brand and increase sales/profits.
Apply here: https://jobs.ucsd.edu/bulletin/job.aspx?jobnum_in=92195
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