Position Description: The UCLA Economics Summer Institutes are innovative instructional programs aimed at empowering and preparing highly motivated high school and undergraduate students the opportunity to earn college credit while advancing their skill set in one area of study. The Associate Director will be responsible for implementing the Economics Pre-Collegiate Institute Programs' mission and vision, driving performance outcomes, and achieving economic and business community impact by developing and leading practical academic and experiential programs for students, expanding community partnerships, and leading the programs' initiatives and marketing strategies. Working with the Faculty Director, the Associate Director will develop and support the expansion of Summer institutes and implement co-curricular improvements, experiential activities, and field projects. Collaborate with instructors and manage the onboarding process for student staff positions, training, supervision, and management.
The incumbent will establish effective working relationships with internal and external partners, including alumni, visiting speakers, undergraduate students, community members, high schools, faculty, instructors, staff, and prospective applicants. Design and implement strategies to increase program visibility worldwide to support marketing outreach efforts, identify potential students, and promote community/alum engagement activities. The incumbent will execute three individual comprehensive academic programs for pre-collegiate students interested in Economics, Investments, and Python and Finance.
Primary duties include (1) designing and implementing the program's global outreach and marketing strategy and (2) Developing and maintaining relationships with external and internal constituents who support Economics Summer Institutes through teaching, applied projects, networking, and events. (3) Recruit, train and manage student staff and resident advisors for the housing component (4) Maintain strong relationships with Economics alum and create opportunities for graduates to remain connected to the program. (5) Work collaboratively with units across campus, including Development, Career Center, Alumni Affairs, Marketing & Communications, Summer Sessions, and Housing and Residential Life (6) Prepare specialized reports and updates for the Chair and Faculty Director. (7) Recommend professional development topics, and perform campus and community relations, including outreach (8) Manage and expand existing donor and program participant relationships while facilitating the proper management, oversight, and reporting for existing funding sources. (9) Align the Summer Institutes' academic curriculum with the overall program's long-term objectives, including alignment with career trends, shifting market conditions, and technological advancements. (10) Coordinate with Senior Fund Manager and Faculty Director on special projects (11) Event planning and management on a large scale.
Work will include some evenings, weekends, and local travel.
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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Benefits:UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks' vacation per year; an average of 12 days per year sick leave; 13 paid holidays per year; health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan with 5 year vesting and various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, and the University Credit Union.