Position Description: The division of External Affairs at UCLA works towards building the advocacy and philanthropy necessary to sustain the university's mission of education, research, and service. As one of the most respected institutions in the nation, UCLA's fundraising goals span the entire campus and entail creativity, resourcefulness, diplomacy and impeccable credibility. The magnitude and impact of engagement is broad and deep and requires a highly collaborative and purposeful team of professionals to build and sustain an extremely effective development program.
As the Director of Board and Leadership Engagement, you will you will liaise with our Vice Chancellor, External Affairs as well as the Associate Vice Chancellor, Development and other development leadership in fulfilling strategic goals and coordinating development efforts to meet the funding needs of the campus. As an integral partner, you will provide insight, guidance and operational direction, evaluate progress towards goals and oversee day-to-day activities for leadership engagement. You will also work with leadership to set overall strategic direction for executive board(s) and board initiatives, oversee staffing for highest-profile boards, manage high-level volunteer meetings and communicate vision throughout the organization. In addition, you will oversee a variety of pivotal projects and drive programmatic innovations to improve processes as appropriate. As a critical member of our team, you will have opportunities for professional development and growth and be involved in the planning and successful execution of future comprehensive campaigns for UCLA. Please note, this is a hybrid position.
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.