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Director of Alumni Volunteer Engagement, Chapters, Networks & Affiliates

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary
28289038 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $71,100 - $99,900

Position Information

*Campus presence required with hybrid accommodations. * Reporting to the assistant executive director of constituent engagement, the director of volunteer engagement, chapters, networks & affinities will implement and manage programming designed to increase awareness of and engagement with the UC Riverside Alumni Association and the University of California, Riverside. Responsibilities include designing, implementing and managing an alumni program that enhances alumni engagement with the university and serving as the staff liaison to the Alumni Association's Clubs and Chapters. The director will oversee chapter activities and provide policy analysis and interpretation, consultative services, and recommendations for program improvements to alumni chapters. Other responsibilities include participating on committees and budget and financial administration. Incumbent will assist with university-wide events such as Convocation, Alumni Awards of Distinction, Homecoming, Highlander Week of Service, Commencement, and some regional events. The Director will work closely with administrative staff and serve as the staff liaison for the UCR Alumni Association Alumni Engagement Committee. Other duties include collaborating with colleagues on large scale event engagement opportunities, working closely with university Development and Annual Giving to identify and steward donors and prospects, and identifying prospective alumni for peer-to-peer ambassador opportunities.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is ten weeks after their first date of employment. The budgeted amount for this position is up to $75,000.


Education Requirements

Degree Requirement
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required


Experience Requirement
6 - 10 years of related experience. Required

Minimum Requirements

Advanced knowledge of assigned area of responsibility, for example, the campus scientific community.
Advanced knowledge of issues of concern in higher education.
Advanced knowledge of practices and procedures associated with building and maintaining effective working relationships with all levels of alumni, internal and external constituencies.
Advanced written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills, including skill to produce information that is appropriately presented and effectively received by target constituencies.
Skill to recognize potential areas of constituency concern and address, resolve and/or mitigate problems or issues.
Advanced project management skills, including skills to plan and implement successful events.
Active listening skills, including advanced critical thinking and analytical skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Advanced knowledge of the campus, its vision, mission, goals, objectives, achievements, issues of concern and infrastructure.

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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