Director, Alumni Relations, Global Policy Strategy
University of California San Diego
Location: La Jolla, California
Internal Number: 120985
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!
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.
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.
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
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.