The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is located in the heart of downtown L.A. and is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the âTrojan Family,â which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is.Â
University Advancement is committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture in which all advancement staff and our stakeholders have the opportunity to connect, belong, and grow while supporting the University of Southern Californiaâs mission, values, and goals.
University Advancement's USC Alumni Association is seeking a collaborative and enterprising professional for the position of Manager of Regional and EngagementÂ Programs. The Manager is responsible for working closely with a variety of volunteers and regional volunteer committees to conceptualize and produce successful alumni engagement programs in an assigned portfolio of regional programs.
The position reports to the Director of Regional and Engagement Programs and works closely withÂ theÂ team members across the Alumni Association to fulfill the mission of engaging USC alumni lifelong and worldwide.
The job requires regular evening and weekend work, domestic travel and related skills include budgeting, marketing, event planning, project management and volunteer management.
Primary duties also include coordinating the administrative, logistical, financial, marketing and communications aspects of regional programs and events.
Responsible for identifying, cultivating, managing, and stewarding volunteers on an ongoing basis.
Coordinates the marketing and administrative processes for annual regional programs such as Alumni Day of SCervice and Game Watch Parties, and serves as the staff liaison for volunteer recruitment and management to ensure alumni are able to connect with their local Trojan Family.
Contributes to the development of department's operating budget(s) and manages the budget for assigned regional projects/events and annual programs.
Coordinates between vendors and members of the Finance Team to fulfill contracts and executes event and program logistics as needed.
Coordinates appropriate use of university and/or department logos, emblems, and indicia for assigned regional programs and alumni volunteers.
Provides administrative support for the Engagement Team as needed.
Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The University reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.
Required Documentation and Additional Information:
To apply, submit a resume and cover letter (may be uploaded as one file). Please do not submit your application without these documents.
The annual base salary for this position is $70,000. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidateâs work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.
USC has excellent benefits, including health benefits for staff and their family with access to the renowned university medical network; retirement plans with employer contributions once you meet Program's eligibility period; tuition benefits for staff and their family; free professional development classes; central Los Angeles location with easy access to commuter trains, buses, and free tram pick up services; discounts to football, basketball, and other campus events.
The University of Southern California values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.
Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree, Combined experience/education as substitute for minimum educationMinimum Experience: 3 years, Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experienceMinimum Field of Expertise: Public relations, communications, journalism or related field.
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations.
As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.