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Extension Academic Coordinator

Recruitment Period

Open date: January 8th, 2021

Next review date: Friday, Jan 22, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Jan 22, 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.


The Extension Academic Coordinator (AC) manages Extension dual enrollment programs and courses, in close collaboration with high school districts throughout the State. The AC provides coordination and support with the assessment of all Extension academic programs, supervises and implements instructional technology infrastructure and support, and administers and coordinates the daily academic operations of the Office of Extension, reporting to the Extension Dean.

This position includes:
I. Academic Program Planning and Development
Dual Enrollment and potential for Degree Completion

II. Assessment of Program and Constituency Needs
Collaboration with dual enrollment partners, online course management, and support

III. Evaluation of Academic Program Activities and Functions
Instructional evaluation and program assessment

IV. Liaison Representation with Other Agencies and Institutions in the Public and Private Sector
Initiatives include Willie Brown Youth Academy, National Parks Institute, and Veterans' Seminar

V. Supervision and Leadership
Extension program management and academic coordination and support
General support for Dean of Extension and additional duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:
Masters Degree (in Education or related field is preferred)
Minimum of three years of work experience in higher education
Experience with the policies and procedures of the University of California
Experience using higher education systems of records, academic and learning management
Experience collaborating with partners across the full range of P-20 settings
Experience creating and delivering surveys and electronic assessments

This is a two-year academic contract position, subject to reappointment upon successful review.

The University of California is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and invites applications from all qualified applicants, including women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities, who will enrich the teaching, research, and public service missions of the university. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy:

The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the University of California system’s 10 campuses. With 8,500 undergraduate and graduate students (, UC Merced provides outstanding educational opportunities to highly qualified students from the heart of California, the nation, and abroad. The campus has special connections to nearby Yosemite National Park; is on the cutting edge of sustainability in construction and design; and supports the economic development of Central California. The Merced 2020 Project doubled the physical capacity of the campus, and enhanced academic distinction, student success, and research excellence (

Job location

Merced, CA


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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion. Please review the UC Merced Diversity Statement Guidelines and UC’s Commitment to Diversity

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