Academic Affairs Certificate Series

Offered through Staff Development and Professional Services (SDPS), this eight-course certificate series is targeted for staff who have a working knowledge of Academic Affairs administration and who wish to gain the skills to effectively administer the full range of Academic Affairs activities and responsibilities at UC Davis. The series will emphasize participants’ responsibility to think critically and to solve problems using appropriate policies and resources. The format includes lecture, discussion, and interactive case scenarios. Instructors represent the academic department, Deans' Office and Vice Provost’s Office perspectives.

Topics include: Academic Advancement, Recruitment and Retention, Academic Appointments, Academic Compensation, Leaves, Unit 18 and Contract Interpretation, Advanced Academic Affairs Topics, and Academic Titles.

Participants who complete all eight courses in the series will receive a certificate of completion.