Employment

FACULTY POSITIONS FOR 2017-18

Director, Science and Mathematics Initiative/CalTeach
Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment

The Gevirtz Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Santa Barbara seeks a full-time director of the Science and Mathematics Initiative/CalTeach program. This is a career Lecturer with Potential Security of Employment position. Duties include helping coordinate and teach in CalTeach, a UC-wide program for increasing the number and quality of secondary science and mathematics teachers who are prepared to teach the linguistically and culturally diverse students in California. The Lecturer will be housed in the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education and will work extensively with students and faculty across education, the sciences, and mathematics. The successful candidate must have a doctorate in science education or related field, strong science content knowledge, and exemplary teaching, mentoring, and administrative skills. The ability to work effectively with stakeholders from diverse backgrounds representing the state of California is essential. Desirable experience includes teaching in a middle or high school classrooms, teaching prospective or practicing teachers, conducting educational research, and/or administering academic programs. Preferable start date is July 1, 2017. Please send a letter of interest outlining experiences and qualifications together with a teaching philosophy and curriculum vitae to UC Recruit, https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00883. In addition, please arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to the same address. We will begin reviewing applications on December 5, 2016. The position will remain open until filled. Salary will be commensurate with experience. The University of California is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

RESEARCH AND TEACHING POSITIONS (Temporary)

Supervisor, Teacher Education Program (TEP) (JPF00895)
Academic Year
Reports to: Dr. Tine Sloan, TEP Director

Positions: Open until filled
Primary Consideration: January 9, 2017

Responsibilities: Supervises Teacher Education Program students in practicum sites in elementary or secondary public schools.Coordinates between UCSB coursework and practicum activities for TEP students and Cooperating Teachers. Provides training and support for Cooperating Teachers at the school site. Works in consultation with school personnel to identify classroom placements, promote growth in teaching practice and to resolve problems. Meets regularly with TEP students and participates in TEP faculty meetings, curriculum development activities, and program and student evaluation activities.

Qualifications:

  • Teacher certification in the State of California or equivalent
  • Minimum of three years experience as a public or private school classroom teacher
  • Experience in providing professional development services to teachers or other education personnel
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of current policies and effective practices in K-12 teaching.

Application Instructions: Applicants should apply on line through the UC Recruit system: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00895

Please submit a cover letter, resume and/or curriculum vita and contact information for up to three references.

Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. Please note: The use of a temporary lecturer titles pool does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time you are applying. See the “Next Review Date” specified in UC Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for an upcoming opening. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact Suzanne Dougherty via email: suzanne@education.ucsb.edu and list TEP, Supervisor in the subject line.

The Teacher Education Program (TEP) is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Lecturer, Department of Education (JPF00906)

Applications are invited for possible openings for temporary part-time lecturer positions at the University of California, Santa Barbara to teach courses in the Department of Education. Appointments are variable in terms of percentage time and may be from one quarter to one year, with the possibility of reappointment. Salary is based on UCSB salary scales.

Areas of Specialization: Culture and Development; Language and Literacy; Learning, Culture and Technology Studies; Policy, Leadership and Research Methods; Science and Mathematics Education; Special Education and Risk Studies; and Teacher Education and Professional Development

Applicants must have at least an M.A. degree in Education, or a related field, and teaching experience at the college level. A Ph.D. in Education is preferred. Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and any appropriate collective bargaining agreement.

To apply, please submit the following documents through UC Recruit: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00906

  • Cover Letter (required)
  • Curriculum Vitae or Resume (required)
  • Teaching Evaluations (optional)

Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. Please note: The use of a temporary lecturer titles pool does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time you are applying. See the “Next Review Date” specified in UC Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for an upcoming opening. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact Cora Danielson via email: cora@education.ucsb.edu and list EDUC Lecturer in the subject line.

The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Lecturer, Counseling Clinical and School Psychology Department (JPF00905)

Applications are invited for possible openings for temporary part-time lecturer positions at the University of California, Santa Barbara to teach courses in the Department of Counseling Clinical and School Psychology. Appointments are variable in terms of percentage time and may be from one quarter to one year, with the possibility of reappointment. Salary is based on UCSB salary scales.

Areas of Specialization: Counseling Clinical and School Psychology

Applicants must have at least an M.A. degree in Counseling or a related field and teaching experience at the college level. Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and any appropriate collective bargaining agreement.

To apply, please submit the following documents through UC Recruit: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00905:

  • Cover Letter (required)
  • Curriculum Vitae (required)
  • Teaching Evaluations (optional)

Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. Please note: The use of a temporary lecturer titles pool does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time you are applying. See the “Next Review Date” specified in UC Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for an upcoming opening. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact Tracey Velasquez via email: tracey@education.ucsb.edu and list CCSP Lecturer in the subject line.

The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Lecturer
Teacher Education Program (TEP)

Job #JPF00904

Reports to: Dr. Tine Sloan, TEP Director
Position: Open until filled
Primary Consideration: December 19, 2016

Applications are invited for possible openings for temporary part-time lecturer positions at the University of California, Santa Barbara to teach courses in the Teacher Education Program. Appointments are variable in terms of percentage time and may be from one quarter to one year, with the possibility of reappointment. Salary is based on UCSB salary scales.

Responsibilities:
Instructors are expected to attend all class sessions, read and evaluate student assignments, and assign grades adhering to all department deadlines. Additionally, instructors are expected to attend all program faculty meetings, faculty retreats, and participate in the local evaluation of the State required teaching performance assessment (edTPA for UCSB).

Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree in Education or related field
  • Preferred: Experience working in teacher education or K-12 education
  • Preferred: Familiarity with the California Standards for the Teaching Profession (CSTP) and the California Teaching Performance Expectations (TPE)

Application Instructions:
Applicants should apply on line through the UC Recruit system: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00904

Please submit a cover letter, resume and/or curriculum vita, and contact information for up to three references. If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact Suzanne Dougherty by email at Suzanne@education.ucsb.edu and list "TEP Lecturer" in the subject line.

Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. Please note: The use of a temporary lecturer titles pool does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time you are applying. See the “Next Review Date” specified in UC Recruit to learn whether the department is currently reviewing applications for an upcoming opening. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

The Teacher Education Program (TEP) is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

STAFF POSITIONS

Business & Financial Analyst

Gevirtz Graduate School of Education

Under direction of the Manager for Finance and Administration (Manager) of the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education (GGSE), the Business & Financial Analyst serves as a key member of the school's financial management team. Collects financial data, provides analyses, and recommends courses of action to the Dean and senior management. Conducts special studies as requested by the Dean or senior management. Maintains and applies working knowledge of fund accounting, UC policies and procedures, internal control practices as well as numerous sets of personnel policies and procedures. Maintains a high level of confidentiality and discretion as it pertains to handling confidential and sensitive personnel and payroll matters in a diplomatic fashion. Analyzes, recommends and implements changes in existing administrative policies, procedures, guidelines and initiatives for more efficient and effective operations. Exercises advanced problem solving skills and knowledge to plan, recommend and execute courses of action. Uses independent judgement, decision making and initiative to set priorities, plan, and coordinate projects and activities. Possesses sophisticated organizational and analytical skills and applies best business practices to ensure that all functions operate smoothly and efficiently. Exercises superior level of professionalism, tact and diplomacy while performing the critical duties of this position. Possesses ability to work under deadline pressure, handling multiple projects concurrently, dealing with sensitive and confidential issues and problem solving that is non-routine in nature. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Coordinates training and provides recommendations on implementation of enterprise-wide systems to administrative staff in all the units within the GGSE. Provides management, administrative, analytical, and project support to senior managers and Dean.

Minimum requirements: Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Service orientation, active listening, critical thinking, attention to detail, ability to multi-task in a high volume environment, organizational skills, sound judgment and decision making. Ability to develop original ideas to solve problems. Analytical/problem-solving skills. Strong communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with diverse populations, both verbally and in writing. Strong skills in analyzing, researching and synthesizing data for preparing sound and relevant proposals/analyses. Thorough knowledge and understanding of internal control practices and their impact on protecting University resources. Understanding of accounting principles including knowledge of fund accounting. Thorough knowledge of policies and procedures as well as financial data management and reporting systems. Proficiency with MS Office suite. Ability to multi-task with demanding time frames and adapt to changing priorities. Ability to function effectively as a member of a team as well as independently. Ability to work with minimal direction and frequent interruptions to coordinate and execute numerous tasks simultaneously. Ability to use discretion and maintain confidentiality.

Desirable requirements: Experience in a financial role within the UC system. Experience with rate and recharge review process and/or familiarity with compiling information for review by campus Income and Recharge Committee. Experience analyzing existing business processes, identifying areas for process process improvement, then translating into cohesive procedures. Familiarity with PPS (UC payroll personnel system) and Kronos (online time-keeping).

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For primary consideration apply by 2/8/17, thereafter open until filled. Apply online at https://jobs.ucsb.edu Job #20170035


2016-17 TEACHING ASSISTANTS

Teaching Assistant positions in the Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology as well as the Department of Education are listed below. TAships are typically 25% time. All positions are based upon available funding and student enrollment. Please note TAships are often tied to particular fellowships and are often assigned on that basis a year ahead. It is extremely rare that the GGSE can offer TAships to graduate students in other departments or schools.

Please contact the department chairs for additional information about a position and its availability: Tania Israel, Chair, Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology; Julie Bianchini, Chair, Department of Education.

All TAships for the 2016-17 year are currently filled.

  • CNCSP 101, Intro to Applied Psychology
  • CNCSP 102, Practicum in Applied Psychology
  • CNCSP 110, Intro to Ed and Vocational Guidance
  • ED 103, Technology Tools for Teachers
  • ED 111, Intro to Human Development
  • ED 123, Culture, Development, and Education
  • ED 124, Research on Teaching and Learning in Sociocultural Contexts
  • ED 125, Social Foundations of Education
  • ED 176B, Practicum in Individual Differences
  • ED 190, Introduction to Autism
  • ED 214A, Introductory Statistics
  • ED 214B, Inferential Statistics
  • ED 214C, Linear Models for Data Analysis
  • ED 216A, Advanced Multivariate Statistics
  • ED 216B, Factor Analysis
  • ED 216F, Structural Equation Models
  • ED 228C, Learners with Severe Disabilities: Functional Academics & Inclusion
  • ED 228D, Direct Instruction and Strategy Instruction
  • ED 228H, Working with Stakeholders in Special Education
  • Hosford Clinic Supervisor
  • School Psychology Supervisor

GGSE Employment Procedure:

Teaching Assistant (TA) and Graduate Student Research (GSR) appointments are offered through the Departments and the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education (GGSE). Please refer to the Graduate Division’s Graduate Handbook, for detailed descriptions of the TA and GSR appointment titles and benefits (Student Academic Apprenticeships).

Teaching Assistantships are assigned by the Department Chairs based upon a request and recommendation by the course instructor. TAships are allocated pending course enrollments, type of class and available funding. Students who have a commitment for department funding as part of a fellowship package will receive some priority if they meet the criteria listed in step 3 below. The following procedure is followed in making these appointments:

1. A listing of tentative TA needs positions is posted on this page.

2. To be eligible for a Teaching Assistantship, students must meet basic criteria set forth in the University’s Academic Personnel Manual (APM410) and in the Red Binder. These include: * Registered graduate student in full-time residence, enrolled in at least 8 units * In good academic standing, including maintenance of a minimum 3.0 GPA * Making appropriate progress to degree * Evidence of academic excellence and promise as a teacher.

The total length of time a student can hold a Teaching Assistant position is four years (12 quarters). System-wide regulation does not permit graduate student appointments beyond 18 quarters. An exception to policy is required to extend a Teaching Assistant position 13 to 15 quarters. These exceptions are reviewed and approved on a case-by-case basis and requires the Department Chair’s approval in CCSP and the Vice Chair's approval in ED. For complete information, please visit Graduate Division’s web site: http://www.graddiv.ucsb.edu/financial/.

3. In selecting a student for a Teaching Assistantship, the instructor and department chair will apply criteria appropriate to the needs of the course and anticipated students needs. These criteria might include: * Expertise in material covered by the course * Progress to degree * Teaching experience and evaluation results * Scholarly excellence and promise * Teaching ability and quality * Need for financial support 5. Both the instructor of record and the Graduate Student Teaching Assistant will be notified by the Department Office when the assignment is made

GGSE students interested in TAships may also contact the following departments who have hired GGSE students in the past: Asian-American Studies, Black Studies, Chemistry, Chican@ Studies Department, Communication, Ecology Evolution and Marine Biology, English as a Second Language, Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology, Physics.