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UC San Diego's Government and Community Relations (GCR) department supports the University's mission to transform California and a diverse global society by: educating students; generating and disseminating knowledge and creative works; treating patients; and engaging in public service. GCR works as a strong, coherent, integrated, and efficient team that provides outstanding service to internal and external stakeholders. The department also implements comprehensive programs of relationship development, management, and engagement in support of strategic partnerships in order to safeguard and increase public resources in support of UC San Diego's mission of education, research, healthcare, and service. GCR reports to the Associate Chancellor/Chief of Staff within the Chancellor's Office.
Reporting directly to the Executive Director of State and Local Government and Community Relations, the Director of Campus Community Relations provides leadership, oversight, and management of the Chancellor's outreach programs. Identifies opportunities to promote the goals and objectives of the University in the greater San Diego and Imperial Counties communities and the cross-border region and provides recommendations for action to the Executive Director of State and Local Government and Community Relations. In collaboration with the Executive Director of State and Local Government & Community Relations, identifies strategic ways to position UC San Diego locally, nationally, and internationally as the university strives to fulfill its mission and achieve the outreach goals identified in the campus strategic planning process.
Works closely with key campus administrators and other community stakeholders such as government officials, school district administrators, and various community leaders to present UC San Diego's plan of action. Identifies, implements and coordinates, in conjunction with the Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, GCR, Campus Planning, and University Communications, a comprehensive community relationship building plan for the Chancellor and campus and external communities. Serves as a strong facilitator and liaison to advance the organizational mission and goals. Promotes a culture of equity, diversity, inclusion, and respect. Provides superior customer service to internal and external constituents.
Responsible for the management of the Chancellor's Community Advisory Board and Chancellor's community related activities.
Position is designated "Confidential" within the meaning of the Higher Education Employer-Employee Relations Act.
For a complete application, please submit a cover letter.
Bachelor's degree in a related area with five (5) years of relevant experience, or equivalent experience/training.
Proven professional management experience and training in high profile outreach programs. Extensive skills and knowledge in carefully planning and implementing successful outreach programs. Advanced knowledge of assigned area of responsibility, for example, the San Diego community.
Strong political acumen skills and ability to apply in diverse, complex organization. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations at all levels of the organization.
Advanced knowledge of practices and procedures associated with building and maintaining effective working relationships with internal and external constituencies. Ability to effectively collaborate with a wide range of leaders to reach mutual goals and objectives.
Active listening skills, including advanced critical thinking and analytical skills. Proven ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret data and provide appropriate responses.
Advanced project management skills, including skills to plan and implement successful events. Demonstrated ability to orchestrate large-scale collaborative projects. Ability to build consensus.
Demonstrated competency and commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.
Knowledge and understanding of the historical and social context of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and of the complexities of the intersections of various communities and demonstrated ability to translate that knowledge into practical applications, processes, policies, responses, and programs.
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.