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Employment Opportunities

At the Teaching + Learning Commons we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to fulfilling our mission. As such, we are committed to recruiting, advancing, and supporting a diverse team who will contribute to our mission by working effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds, will actively promote equity and inclusion within the organization and through our programs and services, and are dedicated to continuous learning.

Full-Time Staff Positions:

Director, Education Research and Assessment

The Director of the Education Research and Assessment Hub is responsible for: the management and administration of educational research and assessment activities for the Teaching + Learning Commons (the Commons); providing guidance and consultation for departments and faculty members to assess and understand student learning; initiating and collaborating in research that gauges the impact of university educational initiatives to inform programming decisions, and providing evidence about how to enhance learning and student academic success; guiding educational data mining and learning analytics to extract meaningful and actionable insights from complex multi-modal data sets about learners and their contexts. The Director of Education Research and Assessment will play a key role collaborating with campus leadership, faculty, Senior Commons Leaders in identifying needs through analysis if complex data sets, build working theories for improvement in student learning and academic success, and developing data-driven interventions. View job description.

Digital Learning Senior Instructional Designer

Paramount to the success of this position is an in-depth understanding of instructional design theories and methodologies to online course design; an awareness of current trends in instructional software, multimedia applications and web-based educational technologies; an understanding of online course platforms (e.g. Canvas, Coursera, edX); a currency in best practices in online course design; and excellent interpersonal and presentation skills. View job description.

Digital Learning Instructional Designer

With direction from the Director of Digital Learning in the Teaching + Learning Commons, and as part of the Commons' Digital Learning team, the Instructional Designer works with faculty, instructional designers and media specialists to deploy undergraduate and graduate courses on selected Learning Management Systems. View job description.

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Part-Time Student Positions

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Academic Positions

Student academic positions include associate-ins, graduate researchers, learning strategists, SI leaders, peer tutors, writing consultants, etc. While we do hire throughout the year, most of our hiring is done in spring quarter for the following academic year. Due to the large volume of applications received, we are only able to contact those students who are invited to interview. Apply here: UC San Diego Instructional Assistant Data Management System.

Non-Academic Positions

Non-academic student positions may include front desk staff/concierges, instructional design assistants, marketing interns, peer advisors, etc. Open positions are posted on UC San Diego Career Center's web portal, HandshakeDue to the large volume of applications received, we are only able to contact those students who are invited to interview.