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Assistant Director for the McEnroe Reading and Language Arts Clinic (Academic Coordinator)

Position overview

Position title: Assistant Director
Salary range: See Table [] for the salary range for this position. A reasonable estimate for this position is Steps 1 to 5 of ACII $78,342 to $94,318
Percent time: 30%
Anticipated start: Fall 2023
Position duration: Initial one year with potential for extension.

Application Window

Open date: September 14, 2023

Most recent review date: Monday, Oct 9, 2023 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: Wednesday, Jan 31, 2024 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

The Assistant Director would support the programming, professional development, and liaison efforts associated with Community Based Literacies at the McEnroe Reading and Language Arts Clinic within the GGSE. Duties include ongoing correspondence, scheduling, planning, and outreach needed to support CBL-related family services, professional development sessions for local educators, and partnership programs at the Goleta Boys and Girls Club and Harding University Partnership School. This position would align with the clinic's hours of operation, hence the 30%.

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


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

PhD in education or related field or must have completed all requirements except for dissertation at the time of application.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

At least two years prior experience with children in K-12 learning contexts as well as knowledge and expertise in one or more of the following—literacy development, language development, multilingualism, and research-based literacy practices and assessments. By the time of the start date, the hire would have their PhD degree.

Preferred qualifications

Multilingual abilities; Spanish speaking and/or other literacy abilities.
Knowledge and experience working within the local community context, working with schools, teachers, families, etc.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

References for candidates being interviewed will be contacted initially by email with a follow up phone chat.

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About UC Santa Barbara

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs, as may be amended or revised from time to time. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA