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Instructor Assistant UCSB PaCE AY 20-21

Application Window

Open date: November 23rd, 2020

Last review date: Monday, Sep 6, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Sunday, Oct 31, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

UCSB Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE) (formerly known as Extension) at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary, part-time Instructor Assistants to assist with teaching on-site courses for PaCE Programs.

Legal & Paralegal:

  • Paralegal Studies
  • Business Communication and Law
  • Business & Executive Management:
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Strategic Investments
  • Business Administration and Business Leadership
  • Human Resource Management
  • Marketing
  • Global Business
  • Project Management
  • Technology Management
  • Data Science and Analytics for Business Processes


  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
  • Medical

Arts & Humanities:

  • Photography
  • Medical Humanities
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
  • Environmental and Climate Advocacy, Leadership and Activism
  • English as Second Language (ESL)

Science & Engineering:

  • Programming
  • Web Development
  • Infrared


The successful candidate must have a minimum of one quarter of experience in assisting with instruction delivery that may include reviewing material with students, helping instructor with record keeping, helping with preparing for lessons, or 6 months of professional experience in a relevant field, or must have completed a formal course in a relevant professional field.

Preference will be given to applicants with a bachelor’s degree in a related professional field.

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

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship.

To apply, please go to the following link:

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae. Applicants should also provide contact information for 2 references.

The posting will remain open until October 31, 2021 to accommodate department needs. The pool will close on October 31, 2021; if you would like to continue to be considered after that time, and the pooled position is advertised again, you will need to submit a new application.

Please note: The use of a Instructor Assistant pool does not guarantee that an open position exists at the time you are applying. See the 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.

Screening of applicants begins immediately after the December 7, 2020 Initial Review Date has passed; some appointments may begin as early as the 2021 winter quarter. The number of these temporary, part-time, non-tenure track, academic positions varies from quarter to quarter, depending on the needs of the department. Appointments are offered on a course-by-course basis, and appointment length is based upon course section schedule(s). Appointments may be renewable based on need, funding, and performance.

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.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 2-4 required (contact information only)

Job location

Santa Barbara, California