Job No: 512126; 3/28/2022
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, ALUMNI ENGAGEMENT AND PROGRAMS
California State University, Los Angeles, invites applications for the above Administrator I position.
The University: California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) is one of 23 campuses within the California State University system. The University is the premier comprehensive public university in the heart of Los Angeles. We offer nationally recognized programs and our faculty have a strong commitment to scholarship, research, creative pursuits, and service.
As a federally recognized Hispanic-serving (HSI) and Asian-American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-serving institution (AANAPISI), Cal State LA recognizes the transformative power of education and embraces its duty to identify and serve the needs of all of its students. The University is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff can thrive.
The Position: Under the direction of the Executive Director of Alumni Relations, the Assistant Director, Alumni Engagement and Programs will be responsible for execution of alumni programming, with a particular focus on affinity programs such as the alumni networks. This entails researching feasibility of developing new networks, building the infrastructure that fosters the growth of newly established professional and regional networks. Identify and train alumni leadership to represent established alumni networks. Review and gather information to help expand online services available to Alumni and Alumni Networks. Oversee development and implementation of professional development workshops and alumni panels. Partner with the University Career Development Center to strengthen and expand career services for alumni. Work with the Executive Director and the Associate Director to identify and establish program sponsors and work closely with these sponsors to coordinate financial and programmatic support; assist the Alumni Relations team with Alumni Class Reunions and the Alumni Awards Gala. Partner and collaborate with personnel from other CSU campuses to grow and expand Alumni regional programming. Responsible to identify, implement and manage new alumni engagement programs and activities. Oversee all aspects of alumni events both locally and regionally. Support the Alumni Association Social Media platforms and website to strengthen online presence. The Assistant Director, Alumni Engagement and Programs will be responsible to identify, cultivate, and grow the Alumni Relations volunteer network and presence in the community through the facilitation of meetings with University administrators, faculty, and members of the University Advancement office. This role will require excellent volunteer and event management; act as a liaison for the Alumni Association's Board of Directors; represent Alumni Relations and/or University Advancement at conferences and meetings on and off campus; participate in committees and task forces; budgetary administration; provide advice and counsel in areas related to Alumni Relations.
Required Qualifications & Experience: A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and three years of related job experience. Must possess experience working with volunteers; organizing events, and programs. Working knowledge of computer systems and software such as Microsoft Office, Photoshop, Canvas, Zoom, Illustrator and Qualtrics. Incumbent should demonstrate impeccable organizational and communication skills. Skilled in making prudent and strategic decisions. Ability to: analyze and define program objectives; coordinate and prioritize different endeavors and projects simultaneously and be able to set deadlines and complete projects accordingly; learn quickly, independently interpret and apply a variety of complex organizational policies and procedures; research and analyze related work information; write, and edit concise, logical and grammatical letters, memos, manuals and reports; analyze programs budget data and prepare reports; plan, organize, motivate and maintain cooperative working relationships; apply sound judgment decisions independently; and perform duties with discretion and initiative. Should possess an outgoing nature and affable demeanor and enjoy dealing with the public. Demonstrated interest and ability to work in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who may apply for the position.
Desired Qualifications: A master's degree from an accredited college or university.
Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. A comprehensive benefits package is provided.
Appointment: The Administrator I appointment will be made under the guidelines for management and supervisory employees of the California State University. All rights and benefits associated with this appointment are governed by the Management Personnel Plan.
This position is a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.
CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to OfficeHRM@calstatela.edu.
California State University, Los Angeles, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.
As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.
Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on April 11, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A completed online Cal State LA employment application is required. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.
The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.
In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, California State University, Los Angeles is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, disability, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.
Candidates must demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. Certain positions require fingerprinting. The University actively encourages qualified minorities, women and persons with a disability to apply. Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship. We are an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.
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Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
Los Angeles, California