Assistant Director, Alumni Affairs

Los Angeles, California
Mar 03, 2017
Requisition 25476
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Under the direction of the Fielding School of Public Health's (FSPH) Assistant Dean for Development and Alumni Affairs, the Assistant Director of Alumni Affairs is responsible for managing the efforts of the FSPH to develop and nurture mutually supportive relationships between the School and its alumni community.

The Assistant Director of Alumni Affairs will seek to increase alumni participation in, and awareness of, FSPH activities. This will include ensuring that: (1) the School offers meaningful opportunities for active alumni participation, which strengthen the bonds between alumni and the School and advances the reputation of the School; (2) the School provides compelling alumni communications and explores opportunities for inclusion in other campus marketing channels; (3) the interests of both the School and its alumni are clearly and positively articulated and become the basis for creating alumni events/activities/services; and (4) programs will help identify annual and major alumni prospects and result in financial support of the School. The Assistant Director will oversee alumni volunteer committees and will provide staff leadership and support for the committees.



Application Instructions

Applicants must submit their qualifications via UCLA's Career Opportunities website at  Reference position # 25476.     AA/EEO


The complete listing of qualifications is available on UCLA's official job posting.


  • Demonstrated experience in successfully managing an alumni development/relations program (or closely related volunteer management experience in a non-profit setting).
  • Three to five years of experience in fundraising, project management or a related educational field.
  • Advanced computer proficiency in order to operate a personal computer. Proficiency in a variety of computer software in a Windows environment, such as Word, Excel, Outlook, Photoshop, InDesign, etc. Familiarity with various social networking media.
  • Skill in working effectively and interacting diplomatically under time pressures, frequent interruptions and distractions in a fast-paced environment and stressful circumstances. Candidate must be self-motivated, have the ability to exercise independent and sound judgment, and handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion. Positive attitude, common sense, poise and adaptability are all highly valued.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends to fulfill special job-related duties, events and programs.



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.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy -