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Assistant Director of Experiential Learning

University of the Pacific
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Feb 26, 2024

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Assistant Director of Experiential Learning

Primary Purpose:
Under the general direction of the Assistant Dean for Innovation and Professional Development, this position assists in the development and coordination of the School of Engineering and Computer Science Corporate Affiliate Program. This includes support of the various experiential learning programs, development of collaborative internal and external relationships, database management, and generating marketing and promotional materials.

Essential Functions:
  • Collaborate with CAP team to serve SOECS students
  • Develop, coordinate, and monitor programming related to sponsored research program, clinic program and global program.
  • Work with faculty and student ambassadors to promote new opportunities.
  • Support faculty in evaluating job opportunities for suitability as an academic learning experience.
  • In collaboration with department staff, hires and trains student staff.
  • Manage sponsored research and experiential learning content of a database for sponsored research project, faculty research interests, equipment/software
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on time, within scope, and within timeline.
  • Acts as a “super user” for Handshake and the Career Services Management and maintains the system. Provides support to employers who have questions or need assistance navigating Handshake and Career Services Management.
  • Engages employers in diverse fields (engineering and computer science) with the goal of developing quality experiences for Pacific students and alumni.
  • Send monthly emails to update faculty and other campus partners about experiential learning resources/events.
  • Create, track and maintain comprehensive project documentation and progress.
  • Create content for social media/website.
  • Promotes and participates in CO-OP and other events and services as appropriate.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

University of the Pacific recognizes that diversity, equity, and inclusion is foundational to the success of our valued students and employees. We prioritize policy and decision-making that demonstrates awareness of, and responsiveness to, the ways socio-cultural forces related to race, gender, ability, sexuality, socio-economic status, etc. impede or propel students, faculty, and staff.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Three (3) years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Effective written and communication skills.
  • Exceptional project management skills, with experience managing multiple and complex projects and schedules to successful completion.
  • Knowledge and expertise with issues facing career services professionals relative to quality service delivery.
  • Demonstrated evidence of implementing persistence programs for underrepresented students.
  • Demonstrated excellent written/oral and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Proficient in general computer skills, including Microsoft Office products with emphasis in Excel, SharePoint, and other LMS/CMS platforms.
  • Commitment to quality of work, initiative and responsibility, and driving projects to completion.
  • Strong ability to quickly establish a viable professional relationship with employers, students, and members within the academic community.
  • Strong ability to effectively collect, analyze, interpret, and present data.
  • Positive attitude, proven ability to work successfully with diverse populations and demonstrated commitment to promote and enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to experiential learning.
  • Experience and sensitivity in working with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Demonstrated experience in advancing social justice, equity, and inclusion in a university setting.
  • Ability to engage and integrate culturally responsive practices and knowledge in their work.

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative but not definitive of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work is primarily performed in a standard office environment with the use of a computer, phone and other office equipment.
Extended periods of sitting. Occasional standing and walking. Infrequent climbing of stairs. May require lifting/carrying up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment/Work Week/Travel:
Work performed during standard business hours. May require evening or weekend hours as business demands. Requires travel between campuses and to off campus locations.

Valid driver’s license required. Incumbent must also be able to meet the University’s fleet rules and be eligible to drive for University business. The University and its insurance

Hiring Range: $66,560 per year. We consider factors such as, but not limited to, scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s qualifications, internal equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.

Background Check Statement:
All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment are required to execute a release and authorization for a background screening.

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University of the Pacific is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. In compliance with applicable law and its own policy, Pacific is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff and does not discriminate in its hiring of faculty and staff, or in the provision of its employment benefits to its faculty and staff on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, sex/gender, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, medical condition, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical disability.


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