Job Description

Payroll Title:
ALUMNI EXTERNAL REL SPEC 4
Department:
Alumni & Community Engagement
Hiring Salary Range
$68,000.00 - $78,500.00/Year
Worksite:
Campus
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
Uncovered
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri

#120985 Director, Alumni Relations, Global Policy Strategy

Filing Deadline: Fri 2/3/2023

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 strongly encouraged.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 1/18/2023 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 2/3/2023. 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.

Recognized as one of the top 10 research universities worldwide, a culture of collaboration sparks discoveries that advance society and drive economic impact. Best practices, best people at the best place to work! Our team is looking to add an extremely creative individual as the next Director, Alumni Relations, Global Policy Strategy. If you are a strategic leader with an innovative mind, we want you!

DESCRIPTION

The Director, Alumni Relations, Global Policy Strategy plans, develops, and implements strategies for alumni-specific programs, events, and activities. Manages and evaluates alumni engagement programs that advance the mission and goals of UC San Diego Alumni and the School of Global Policy and Strategy. This position reports directly to the Senior Director of Alumni Outreach and Engagement and works collaboratively with the Deans, Development Officers, Alumni Relations colleagues, and Advancement partners. The Director is responsible for cultivating affinity among alumni by creating effective communication tools to engage alumni and encourage participation in programs and initiatives. The Director will be the strategic liaison and representative between the School and alumni, sharing engagement opportunities which include, but are not limited to: career advising, career development and mentoring programs, student engagement, global engagement and industry engagement.

The Director, Alumni Relations manages the information and data pertaining to alumni engagement, areas of interest and expertise and general contact. The incumbent fosters strong working relationships with the Advancement and other campus partners to advance alumni engagement, by involving alumni in opportunities representing their areas of interest and expertise (mentoring, regional clubs, athletics, speaking at programs, volunteer programs, etc.). The incumbent will provide input for the creation and dissemination of relevant and timely communication in collaboration with Marketing and Communication colleagues in Alumni and Community Engagement in order to share news and promote programs and events. The incumbent will also be responsible for the qualification of prospects and donor management within their assigned portfolio.

For more information about the School of Global Policy and Strategy, please visit: https://gps.ucsd.edu/

For more information about the Office of Alumni Engagement, please visit: https://alumni.ucsd.edu

  • Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.

EQUITY, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSION

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.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from college with a major in business administration, economics, statistics, political science, educational administration, or an allied field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Advanced knowledge of assigned area of responsibility, for example, the campus scientific community.

  • Proven success as an engagement officer in a highly sophisticated engagement-centered environment.

  • Proven experience in and knowledge of the full spectrum of development including: solicitations, stewardship, donor recognition, high level boards, volunteer groups and administration.

  • Advanced knowledge of the practices and procedures associated with building and maintaining effective working relationships with all levels of alumni and internal and external constituencies. Ability to establish professional working relationships and interact effectively with diverse groups having competing interests and priorities within the university and community.

  • Advanced project management skills, including skills to plan and implement successful events. Creative ability to conceptualize, develop and implement programmatic activities from only very general guidelines.

  • Proven success in initiating, planning, and strategically implementing cultivation opportunities through engagement. Knowledge of the principles and practices of developing and utilizing volunteer leadership and organizing and maintaining volunteer support organizations.

  • Demonstrated experience with and ability to develop and use computer applications and capabilities to produce correspondence, reports and tools for analysis and review (i.e. Word, Excel, Access).

  • Active listening skills, including advanced critical thinking and analytical skills. Proven ability to provide critical analysis, using sound judgment with realistic expectations for alumni prospects and donors. Skill to recognize potential areas of constituency concern and address, resolve and/or mitigate problems or issues.

  • Proven ability to work with a high level of independence, prioritize assignments and departmental needs to meet deadlines.

  • Advanced written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills, including skill to produce information that is appropriately presented and effectively received by target constituencies.

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

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Job offer is contingent on clear Background Check.

  • Must have access to reliable transportation.

This position is eligible for full benefits first day of hire:
a) Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
b) Vacation/holidays (15 vacation days & 14 paid holidays a year)
c) Work/Life Balance
d) Life insurance
e) UC Retirement Plan
f) Pet Insurance
For more information about UCSD Benefits please click here and visit UCSD Work/Life.

Pay Transparency Act Full Salary Range: $59,700 - $124,300 Annually

The University of California, San Diego is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience. The full salary range for this position is defined as the Full Pay Range. The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position defined as the Expected Pay Scale. Placement within the Expected Pay Scale is determined by internal equity, relevant qualifications, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).


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: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

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