Instructional Services Manager

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Classification:Administrative Professional 2
Grade:Grade 80 (GeoDiff 27%)
Work type:Staff Full-time
Administrative Unit:University of Alaska Fairbanks
School/Business unit:UAF Bristol Bay Campus
Location: Aleutian Islands, Dillingham, Bristol Bay
Categories: Education/Instructional, Other

Position Summary:

The Bristol Bay Campus is seeking a dynamic individual to help serve the community as the Instructional Services Manager!


30Provide in-depth analysis and interpretation of course information either gathered or received and provide clear and concise communication to the campus director, leadership, faculty, staff and other UA constituents, to include external partners. Adhere to FERPA regulations and confidentiality procedures. Ensure compliance with applicable rules, regulations, processes, policies and procedures and accreditation standards. Serve as member of the campus senior administrative leadership team engaged in strategic planning, decision-making, policy development and problem-solving for campus-wide issues. Conduct monthly campus instructional services meetings to communicate/receive information and/or concerns. Work with CRCD’s Lead Course Manager to schedule local training in various instructional services related subject areas, either in person or other delivery methods. Serve as backup in the absence of campus instructional services staff.Essential
70Direct, manage, coordinate and supervise the Bristol Bay Campus course delivery system. Train, evaluate and guide BBC Learning Center Coordinators. Provide oversight of campus partnerships within service area, to include local school districts, tribal organizations and government programs. Ensure the BBC Classes spreadsheet is updated and accurate for other campus personnel to reference. Assist with determining costs for individual classes and help identify funding sources to cover costs. Areas include but not limited to obtaining academic approval for instructors and special topics courses, recruiting local adjunct instructors, maintaining system of course information, managing course evaluation process, coordinating instructor travel arrangements, ensuring purchase of course materials, overseeing marketing and advertising strategies in coordination with other campus personnel.Essential

The Bristol Bay Campus is searching for an Instructional Service Manager to guide the educational program and supervise six Learning Center Coordinators in the Bristol Bay and Aleutian region. 

This position can be hired anywhere within the Bristol Bay Campus Service Area (Bristol Bay and/or Aleutian Region).

This is a full-time, Grade 80, Starting Pay is $35.83/hr DOE which includes a geographic differential of 27%, a 10-month position complete with a salary, and competitive  UA employee benefits package.


Demonstrated ability to relate to students, potential students, as well as campus council members, regional stakeholders, and partner organizations. Demonstrated ability to use independent judgment to address varied situations and complex problems. Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Must have demonstrated experience supervising and evaluating the performance of staff. Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Knowledge of UA and UAF structure, BOR policies and UA regulations and system procedures. Experience with Banner and Degreeworks. Knowledge and experience working with rural communities and diverse populations.


Bachelor’s degree in related field and five years relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Master’s degree preferred. Experience supervising and leading staff.


A review of applications will begin on April 12, 2021. To ensure consideration, please submit an application by 11:55 PM Alaska Time on April 11, 2021. This position is open until filled.

For full consideration, the following must be included with your online application:

  • Cover letter detailing your interest and qualifications

  • Resume

  • The names and contact information for three professional references, please list prior supervisors.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:

The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.

Affirmative Action Statement:

UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:

Background Check:

The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.

Probationary Period:

Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.

Public Disclosure Statement:

Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.

University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace.

University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free. 

Training Policy:

It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200

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