Associate Director-External Affairs in China (61193)
Extended Deadline: Thu 7/19/2012
Please note this is a one-year contract appointment with the possibility of extension.
Payroll Title: ANALYST, ADMINISTRATIVE,PRIN I
Department: ALUMNI AND CONSTITUENT ENGAGEMENT
Hiring Salary Range: $61,929 - $76,592 /year
Appointment Type: Contract
Appointment Percent: 100%
Total Openings: 1
Work Schedule: Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri
UCSD or UC San Diego Health System Layoff from Career Appointment or Special Selection: Apply by 03/15/12 for consideration with preference for rehire. Eligible UCSD ACCES clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for Special Selection; UCSD Health System Special Selection applicants must contact Linda Morgan. UCSD Layoff applicants must leave a message at (858) 534-6333 or call your assigned Sr. Employment Advisor; UCSD Health System Layoff applicants must contact Diane Schmidt to exercise preferential rehire status.
Under the direction of the Assistant Vice Chancellor, Alumni and Constituent Engagement, the Associate Director of External Affairs in China plans and implements a comprehensive strategy to develop a sustainable source of philanthropic and revenue generating support in China. The position acts as a liaison for key UC San Diego academic and development units that have strong ties to the region, to include Jacobs School of Engineering, The Rady School of Management, Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies, Academic Divisions, and External Affairs, and works closely with alumni and constituents in the area to build and strengthen the University's international constituent engagement and development efforts.
Immediate responsibilities include the creation and deployment of strategies to build a pipeline of engaged alumni and influential community leaders via the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of existing, prospective and new supporters in China. Emphasis will also be placed on alumni development, student recruitment, parent relations initiatives with the overarching goal of developing philanthropic, revenue-generating business partnerships, and identifying research collaboration opportunities. The incumbent helps orchestrate and manage high-profile programs and events located in China, and will work collaboratively to secure corporate, foundation and individual funding to support these initiatives.
The UCSD External Affairs office will be located in Guangzhou, China. In addition, the incumbent is expected to travel to main destinations including Beijing and Shanghai for meetings and events.
Must be fluent in Chinese.
Must be able work a flexible schedule with occasional nights and weekends and possess access to reliable transportation.
Bachelor's Degree in relevant field, or equivalent combination of education and experience, preferably in a higher education environment.
Demonstrated experience and proven ability to function at a high administrative level in providing executive level support while representing the University's best interests at all times.
Demonstrated experience in project management. Proven ability to develop guidelines and metrics to track effectiveness of projects and processes.
Working knowledge of the dynamics of fund raising and the concepts of development and advancement for an academic institution. Working knowledge of the policies and procedures of UCSD and UC system-wide.
Knowledge of the techniques of donor/prospect research with the ability to extract and distill pertinent/critical information from multiple sources.
Demonstrated ability to design, layout, and produce newsletters and other professional print publications such as programs and brochures.
Demonstrated resourcefulness in finding appropriate solutions to complex problems, operational and administrative, and use of initiative in implementing solutions or making recommendations. Ability to anticipate problems and take necessary actions to mitigate potential negative effects.
Ability to develop a collaborative and positive environment among colleagues. Interpersonal and oral skills with ability to interact with professionalism with diverse and demanding clientele, major gift prospects, donors, volunteers, prominent social, business, and governmental figures, and campus administrators, using a high degree of tact, diplomacy, and discretion, with emphasis of flexibility and professionalism.
~Must have necessary documentation and credentials to work in China.
~Background check is required.
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