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The Director, Alumni Relations uses advanced concepts and university objectives to resolve highly complex issues. Plan, develop and implement strategies for alumni-specific programs, events, activities and policies that are typically complex or large and may include controversial and/or politically sensitive issues or content. Manages and evaluates alumni engagement programs that advance the mission and goals of UC San Diego Alumni and the Division/School. This position reports directly to the Director of Divisions and Schools Alumni Relations and works collaboratively with the Dean, the Alumni Relations team and Advancement partners.
The Director is responsible for cultivating affinities for alumni by developing alumni outreach programs for the Division/School, creating effective communication tools to engage alumni and encourage increased participation. Work closely to facilitate connections between alumni and current undergraduate and graduate students to provide mentoring opportunities and introduce students to the UC San Diego Alumni community. The Director will be the strategic liaison and representative between the Division/School, their alumni and the services provided by Alumni and Community Engagement including, but not limited to: career advising, career development and mentoring programs, student engagement, global engagement and industry engagement.
The incumbent will: engage the alumni community in initiatives and programs defined by Alumni and Community Engagement (ACE) and the Division/School; manage the information and data pertaining to alumni engagement, areas of interest and expertise and general contact; and develop annual unit plans that represent ACE strategies and priorities in collaboration with Division/School strategies and priorities. The incumbent will foster strong working relationships with 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 Director will also 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.
This position will be servicing the School of Medicine, the Skaggs School of Pharmacy, and the School of Public Health.
Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.
We currently have two Director of Alumni Relations positions open. Our other position will service the Jacobs School of Engineering. If you are interested in both positions, we highly encourage you to submit your application to both. You can apply to our other opening here: #103980 Director, Alumni Relations (Jacobs School of Engineering)
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/or 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. Strong sense of ethical conduct that will inspire confidence and motivation with the proven ability to persuade colleagues and alumni.
Proven experience in and knowledge of the full spectrum of development including: solicitations, stewardship, donor recognition, high level boards, volunteer groups and administration.
Demonstrated working knowledge of the administrative structure and academic programs of a major university, with knowledge of alumni relations industry and trends.
Advanced knowledge of practices and procedures associated with building and maintaining effective working relationships with all levels of alumni, 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 knowledge of issues of concern in higher e
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