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Assistant Director of Scholarship & Endowment Administration

Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary
32044328 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $59,000 - $103,400

Position Information

The assistant director of scholarships & endowment administration is responsible for ensuring that university-endowed funds are properly administered according to guidelines, recipient expectations, and donor intent. Additionally, they are responsible for partnering with Alumni Engagement colleagues in the direction of the comprehensive UCR Alumni Association scholarship program to advance University Advancement objectives in support of UCR. This position, in collaboration with the director of stewardship and donor relations, must implement and streamline current processes, and identify, conceptualize, plan, and implement new programs that strengthen relationships and help to build a culture of philanthropy through engagement. They must develop and implement strategic plans and processes that grow and strengthen the impact of the University of California, Riverside's scholarship and endowment programs.

The full salary range for the Assistant Director of Scholarship & Endowment Administration is $59,000 - $103,400 annually. However, the expected pay scale for this position is $59,000 - $71,000. We base salary offers on a variety of considerations, such as education, licensure and certifications, experience, and other business and organizational needs.

Applicants must have current work authorization when accepting a UCR staff position. Currently, we are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa for staff.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time.  Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.


Education Requirements

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


Experience Requirement
4 - 7 years of related experience. Required

Special Conditions

Special Condition Requirement
Valid Drivers License Required
Occasional travel for university related business meetings, conferences and/or professional development. Required
Travel Outside of Normal Business Hours Required

Minimum Requirements

Thorough written, verbal and interpersonal communications, tact and political acumen to effectively represent the campus.
Thorough knowledge of basic concepts, principles, and procedures of building and maintaining effective relations with alumni, internal and key constituencies.
Thorough research, analytical and critical thinking skills, including sound judgment and decision-making skills and skill to correctly identifying real and potential problems, advising management as required, and proposing effective strategic resolutions.
Skill in project management, including event planning and meeting deadlines.
Active listening skills, including advanced critical thinking and analytical skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Thorough knowledge of the campus, its mission, goals, objectives, programs, achievements, infrastructure and issues of concern.

Direct experience in alumni relations or experience in an educational non-profit environment.

Knowledge of and experience with a constituent research database.

Knowledge of and experience with a scholarship management program (i.e. ScholarshipUniverse or AcademicWorks)

Knowledge of and experience with administering endowed funds including spending, tracking and reporting.

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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