UC Merced
Left Button
BottomBottom Right
Center Image

Faculty and Teaching Assistant Development Coordinator (50% time position)
Job Category:   Managerial/Professional
Unit:   Center for Research on Teaching Excellence
Position Code:   SCRTE4384A
Status:   Filled
Closing Date:   02/11/2013
Salary:   $49,700 - $80,000 Annually (full time salary at 50%)
Location:   Campus Site

The University of California, Merced is the newest and tenth campus of the University of California system and the first American research university built in the 21st century. With close to 6,700 students, UC Merced has planned for additional student growth until we reach an enrollment of approximately 25,000 students. With undergraduate, graduate, and PhD programs, plans for a future medical school program, partnerships and community involvement, the UC Merced campus is continually evolving, requiring talented, knowledgeable and dynamic educators, researchers, management and staff.

Under the general supervision of the Director of the Center for Research on Teaching Excellence, the Faculty and Teaching Assistant Development Coordinator (FTADC) will work collaboratively with a wide range of campus constituencies to assist ladder-rank faculty as well as non-Senate lecturers and teaching assistants with online and traditional delivery of classroom instruction. Additionally, the Faculty Development Coordinator will work collaboratively with other Center staff to offer noncredit workshops, seminars, and small group or individual tutorials on teaching and learning.

Qualifications:   • MA required, Ph.D. preferred

• Thorough knowledge of campus processes, protocols and procedures.

• Relevant teaching experience at the college or university level, a strong record of effective teaching, university service or other administrative experience in helping to improve teaching and learning at a research university or comparable institution. Intermediate to advanced knowledge of common campus-specific computer applications

• Thorough familiarity with the scholarship teaching and learning and in particular evidence-based assessment. Strong analytical/problem-solving skills.

• Strong communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all levels of staff and influence, both verbally and in writing.

• Small to mid-level project management skills.

• Ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes.

• Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality.

• Significant experience and success teaching first-generation, low-income, and academically underprepared students.

• Knowledge of faculty-defined expectations and effective student-focused practices for traditional and online instruction.

• Prior experience training TAs and working effectively with faculty, TAs, and other instructional staff to promote active learning.
To Apply:   Click on the link below to use our new on-line application system.

If you do not have internet access you may mail your application, resume, and cover letter to: University of California, Merced, 5200 North Lake Rd., Merced CA 95343. Please list the job number on the subject line.

NOTICE: This position is not open. We are not accepting applications at this time.

    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, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Merced will be a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information and the Smoke and Tobacco Free policy is available at

E-Verify: Effective September 8, 2009, all employers who receive Federal contracts and grants are required to comply with E-Verify, an Internet-based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA). E-Verify electronically verifies employment eligibility by comparing information provided on the I-9 form to records in the DHS and SSA databases. Certain positions funded by federal contracts/subcontracts requires UC Merced to notify job applicants that an E-Verify check will be conducted and the successful candidate must pass the E-Verify check.
More Information

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University of California visit:

Working at UC Merced
UC Systemwide Jobs
Login to My Jobs
Hiring Manager

People Finder
Our Values
Contact Us