Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning/Dean, Division of Undergraduate Education

University of California, Irvine in California

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted May 21, 2014
Type Administrative
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning/Dean, Division of Undergraduate Education

The University of California, Irvine invites applications and nominations for the position of Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning/Dean, Division of Undergraduate Education. UC Irvine seeks a visionary thinker dedicated to inclusive excellence, committed to student success, enhanced educational experience, and outstanding learning outcomes. The Vice Provost and Dean will advocate on behalf of faculty and students in all matters related to undergraduate education, working closely with campus leadership and academic units to ensure their needs are incorporated into course delivery and instructional technology plans. Areas of oversight include instructional innovation and technology, assessment and evaluation, study abroad, undergraduate research and honors programs, student transition/transfer services, and community engagement, among others.

Key selection criteria include:

• A strong academic record commensurate with appointment to the rank of full professor with

• Established success as an administrator in a complex higher education environment, including
faculty leadership, staff development, and fiscal and facilities management

• Strategic leadership skills to develop and synchronize multiple functions and initiatives with the
goal of enhancing the overall undergraduate experience

• In-depth understanding of instructional technology, teaching and support as those relate to
new pedagogical and instructional technology, including intimate familiarity with physical
(classroom), virtual (online), and pedagogical learning environments

• Extensive knowledge of developments in assessment and evaluation of instructional innovation
and technology

• Demonstrated commitment to advancing inclusive excellence in student learning and

• Demonstrated understanding of the many aspects of undergraduate student support, including,
for example: internship programs; international education; student transition services; undecided/
undeclared advising; undergraduate research and honors programs; and academic testing

• Demonstrated record of success in developing and maintaining strong working relationships with
faculty, students, staff administrators, and internal and external partners

Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the additional benefit of an incomparable Southern California location. Currently UC Irvine ranks among the top 10 U.S. universities in the number of undergraduate applications and continues to admit freshmen with highly competitive academic profiles. With more than 29,500 undergraduate and graduate students, UC Irvine is among the most dynamic campuses in the University of California system. Click here for more information about the campus: and about the Division of Undergraduate Education:

The desired appointment date is Fall 2014. Review of nominations and applications will commence immediately and continue until an appointment is made. Applicants should submit a CV and a bullet point summary of accomplishments in leadership positions. All correspondence will be held in strictest confidence. We encourage electronic application submission; please click the online application link to begin the submission process: Nominations and inquiries can be sent to: For additional information regarding the position, please click here: Executive Searches.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

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