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LECTURER, Student Retention and Success/Education Studies 2021-22

Application Window

Open date: May 24th, 2021

Last review date: Monday, Jun 7, 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: Monday, Feb 28, 2022 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

UC San Diego's Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs (VCSA) office is committed to delivering services that promote the holistic development of the college student – intellectually, personally, and socially. All of the programs and services delivered from the Student Retention and Success (SRS) unit within the VCSA foster success and persistence through academic, professional, and personal skill development within a community of support. This mission is in direct alignment with the Department of Education Studies’ commitment to creating, supporting, and sustaining equitable learning environments for all students, especially those from diverse and underserved communities.

We are seeking applicants for a Lecturer position in Higher Education Administration for the 2021-2022 academic year. Appointments will be full-time, part-time, annual, or quarterly, with the possibility of renewal on performance and funding availability.

Salary: Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications, based on UC Pay scales.



Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
  • Doctorate in Higher Education Administration or a related field.

  • At least one semester of teaching or co-teaching in higher education, student affairs, or another related field and will be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching.

  • Strong demonstrated accomplishments or potential in areas contributing to equity, diversity, and inclusion

Preferred qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates with experiences in one or more of the following:

  • designing and implementing inclusive practices that promote diversity within a student affairs unit (e.g., multicultural centers, residential life, career services, academic transition programs, student activities, etc.)

  • counseling first-generation, low-income, and/or underrepresented students

  • coordinating or working with summer programs geared towards diverse populations

  • developing international experiences and/or study abroad opportunities.

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter - Please explicitly state your training and teaching experience

  • Statement of Teaching - Please describe any teaching strategies you currently use or plan to use to foster a diverse and inclusive learning experience, and to enable all students to excel and fully participate in the learning process.

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - A separate statement describing past experience in
    activities that promotes diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions. For further information about contributions to diversity statements, see

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

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

The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is eight weeks after their first date of employment.

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Job location

San Diego, CA