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#119145 Assistant Director of Alumni Regional Clubs

Filing Deadline: Wed 12/7/2022

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

A cover letter is required for a complete application packet.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 10/3/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 10/12/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position offers a hybrid work arrangement, which includes a combination of onsite and remote work.

This position will remain open until filled. Initial application deadline: 10/12/2022.


The Assistant Director of Alumni Regional Clubs manages the regional and global clubs and ambassadors to advance the mission and goals of UC San Diego Alumni. This position reports directly to the Senior Director, Alumni Engagement and Volunteer Management and works collaboratively with colleagues in Alumni. The primary responsibility of the Assistant Director is to manage and lead alumni regional and global clubs and ambassadors and their respective volunteers and help implement strategy to foster a world-class volunteer engagement experience for all UC San Diego alumni engagement current and prospective volunteers. Act as a key strategist for the alumni club signature programs including, but not limited to Triton Welcome Events, Service Initiatives, Lifelong Learning and Professional Development programs, Athletic/Spirit programs, and Global 5K, as well as serve the dynamic needs of volunteers and regional clubs for meaningful engagement and service to UC San Diego. These clubs will create meaningful relationships with alumni and commitment to the University. Work collaboratively with Alumni colleagues to recruit and steward volunteers for key programs including, but not limited to regional and global clubs and ambassadors.

The Assistant Director of Alumni Regional Clubs will use skills as a seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of industry practices and campus policies and procedures. Plan, develop and implement strategies for specific programs, events, policies, constituency groups, etc. Assignments typically include a wide range of external and alumni relations issues and constituencies. The incumbent fosters strong working relationships with volunteers and regional clubs to advance alumni participation goals, and provide input for the creation and dissemination of relevant and timely communication in collaboration with Marketing and Digital Outreach colleagues in Alumni.

  • Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.


Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion are core values at UC San Diego and Advancement is committed to a continuous process of learning and updating practices to support systemic evolution toward equity, diversity, and inclusion for our team and constituents. We foster the UC San Diego Principles of Community by encouraging and developing a collaborative and positive environment among colleagues. UC San Diego provides resources and services so employees can develop a deeper connection to our diverse campus community. Explore more at UC San Diego Staff Associations network and Campus Community Centers.


  • Bachelor's degree in related area and/or an equivalent combination of experience/training.

  • Thorough knowledge of basic concepts, principles, and procedures of building and maintaining effective relations with alumni, internal and key constituencies.

  • Skill in project management, including event planning and meeting deadlines.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively advise, motivate, and communicate with volunteers. Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and direction to volunteers in accomplishing established goals and objectives.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the basic principles and practices of marketing.

  • Demonstrated working knowledge of accepted accounting principles and practices and experience in drafting and overseeing a program budget.

  • Creative ability to conceptualize, develop and implement programmatic activities from only very general guidelines.

  • Thorough research, analytical and critical thinking skills, including sound judgment and decision-making skills. Skill to correctly identify real and potential problems, advising management as required, and proposing effective strategic resolutions.

  • Thorough written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills, tact and political acumen to effectively represent the campus. Demonstrated understanding of philosophy of quality service and group process, with proven aptitude for working as part of a team.

  • Demonstrated competency and commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.


  • Job offer is contingent on clear Background Check.

  • Must have access to reliable transportation.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

To foster the best possible working and learning environment, UC San Diego strives to cultivate a rich and diverse environment, inclusive and supportive of all students, faculty, staff and visitors. For more information, please visit UC San Diego Principles of Community.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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