05 Apr
Director, Academic Technology
California, Los angeles , 90095 Los angeles USA


Take on a key role within a world-class health organization. In this role you will work under the direction of the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine (DGSOM) Executive Vice Dean of Education, and the Chief Academic Information Officer, as well as work in close collaboration with senior leadership in UCLA Health Sciences.

As theDirector of Academic Technology,youwill oversee the selection, development, integration, implementation, and operations of applications and classroom technology that are widely-used to support the education mission of the UCLA health science schools of Dentistry, Medicine, and Nursing.You willbe part of the UCLA Health IT (UHIT) and DGIT leadership teams and contribute to execution and planning of the UHIT strategic plan. You will:

  • Establish the strategic direction and management of applications for the innovative and effective use of technology across the continuum of health sciences – including biomedical education, graduate programs, UGME, GME and CME
  • Support furthering scientific discovery, anddevelop/advanceadministrative and strategic applications used by the 3 schools
  • Collaborate andpersuasively ensure common, integrated approaches to evolving and operating the academic technology ecosystem


  • 5+ years of progressively responsible experience

    leading educational technology services preferably at an Academic Medical Center

  • Bachelors in Computer Science/Engineering/Mathematics required or Masters (preferred).
  • Ability to translate vision into practice through competency

    in the analysis of emerging technologies, budgeting and planning, assessment

    and evaluation, and metrics driven technology service management.

  • Demonstrated skills in leading teams in a decentralized and

    matrixed environment

  • Proven record of the ability to communicate with, and

    influence, key stakeholders including deans, department chairs, course

    directors and other leaders and IT professionals across the university setting.

  • Experience managing in an organization primarily using agile

    development methodologies, and transitioning an organization from traditional

    to agile development methodologies.

  • Proven ability to

    communicate technical concepts to nontechnical people to enhance understanding

    and drive to decisions that lead to positive outcomes.

UCLA 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, or protected Veteran status.

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