Job Requisition Number: 23544. UC Berkeley?s School of Information (I School) is a graduate research and education community committed to expanding access to information and improving its usability, reliability, and credibility while preserving security and privacy. Our multi-disciplinary faculty conduct research in the development of user-friendly interfaces, new approaches to security and privacy, and exploration of the role of technology in developing regions.
We currently offer two professional Master's programs and a PhD. Our Master of Information Management and Systems (MIMS) program trains students for careers as information professionals and emphasizes project-based learning. Our Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS) program is an online degree designed for working professionals with career goals in the emerging field of data science. Our Ph.D. program equips scholars to develop solutions and shape policies that influence how people seek, use, and share information.
We are also actively planning to launch a third online professional degree in January 2018: the Master of Information and Cyber Security (MICS).
The I School is now seeking an Academic Program Manager for the Master of Information and Cybersecurity program. In collaboration with ladder and teaching faculty, the APM will help lead, shape and grow the MICS program. The APM will develop and manage processes to recruit talented adjunct faculty, professors in residence, lecturers and postdocs, establish quality control processes for all course offerings, and ensure that the curriculum offerings adapt to changes in industry. The APM will work with the Dean, Assistant Dean and Associate Dean to expand MICS as part of the I School?s overall growth strategy. The APM will collaborate regularly with Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity on mutually beneficial initiatives and programs. The APM will be broadly and independently responsible for the MICS program, and will coordinate with our existing Academic Director for the Master of Information and Data Science (MIDS), supervising the MIDS faculty director. The APM will also provide oversight for the I School?s day-to-day relationship with 2U, our technology partner, working closely with 2U, I School faculty and staff to deliver the highest quality online professional education.
25% Provide leadership for MICS online instructional program strategy, goals and oversight with a focus on high-quality student experience, academic rigor and leading-edge curriculum. Ensure that our program vendor, 2U, provides a high level of service and student support.
25% Develop and manage processes for the recruitment, onboarding and retention of adjunct faculty, postdocs and lecturers to develop and teaching MICS courses. Institute and maintain an ongoing faculty development program focused on online teaching practices and the use of educational technologies.
15% With stakeholders, manage curriculum development and course design, and build processes ensuring that each course has clear and appropriate learning objectives, interactions and activities and meets high quality standards.
10% Implement and maintain online course and curriculum quality review processes focused on student outcomes and aligned with I School goals and accreditation requirements. Collaborate with Student A¿airs to assess program's e¿ectiveness and recommend changes to program's content, policies and procedures accordingly.
10% Develop vision for and work with I School stakeholders to implement MICS immersion programs.
10% Collaborate with External Relations and I School staff to build community among MICS ladder faculty, instructors and students and alumni. Develop sustainable approaching for engaging MICS alumni in fundraising and I School improvement e¿orts.
5% Coordinate programs, fundraising (from industry) and marketing with leaders of Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity.*Detailed knowledge and experience working in the administration of tier one public research universities. *Knowledge of and experience working in information security or closely related field (Computer Science, History, Statistics, Information management, Analytics, etc.). *Experience providing management and oversight for multi-stakeholder, bureaucratic organizations. *Experience developing and executing workshops, conferences or immersion programs. *Demonstrated project and team management skills. *Advanced oral and written communication skills. *Advanced interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse groups to achieve results. *Advanced ability to work collaboratively with internal and external peers and managers.
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