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Associate Vice Chancellor, Government and Community Relations

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Job Summary Requisition Number: 28469 Job Title: VICE CHANCELLOR, ASSOCIATE (FUNCTIONAL AREA) Working Title: Associate Vice Chancellor, Government and Community Relations Salary: Salary commensurate with skills, knowledge and experience. Job Type: Career Department Name: 4075-GOVERNMENT & COMMUNITY RELATIONS Department Website URL: www.developmentcareers.ucla.edu Job Summary Statement: As part of UCLA's External Affairs organization, the Government and Community Relations (GCR) team communicates the impact of UCLA's world-class education, renowned health system, ground breaking research, and over 1200 community partnerships to government officials and influencers. Through its divisions of Federal, State and Local Relations, GCR leads a dedicated team in the cultivation of meaningful relationships that advance UCLA's priorities within government and the community.

The Associate Vice Chancellor (AVC) of GCR is responsible for planning, directing and managing a coordinated strategy for UCLA to cultivate and sustain positive relationships with key officials, legislators, agencies, and constituencies at the federal, state and local levels in order to assure and increase support for UCLA's tripartite mission of education, research and service. The AVC will serve as the campus' lead advocate in support of state and federal funding. This individual will develop and implement strategies to educate key elected officials, policy makers and constituencies about UCLA's research, teaching and service programs. The AVC will create and execute advocacy strategies on behalf of UCLA and the UC system with federal, state and local officials. Advocating on behalf of each school, unit, and/or area's strategic direction, the AVC will increase support of their respective entities by raising awareness and visibility. This individual will also lead the promotion of civic engagement and encourage campus leadership to engage in active partnerships with the community by serving on state and local commissions, boards, committees and groups. In addition, the AVC will engage UCLA administrators, faculty, alumni, and other volunteers, as appropriate, in advocacy efforts and provide targeted strategic planning and advocacy in areas key to UCLA's mission, advancement and infrastructure, such as research funding, higher education policy, and health policy. Percentage of Time: 100% Shift Start: 8:00 am Shift End: 5:00 pm function checkForSelectedStatus(){ return true;} Qualifications for Position 13 Records Qualifications Required/Preferred 1.Demonstrated senior executive experience managing comprehensive local, state and government relations program including strong managerial skills to comprehensively supervise multi-function managerial, professional and support staff. Required 2.10+ years of relevant experience in broad-based advocacy to governments, community and business on behalf of higher education, or equivalent experience in local, state and/or federal politics and public affairs. Required 3. Advanced, in-depth knowledge of the legislative process at all levels, including regulatory, budgeting and key legislators. Required 4.Strong government relations, executive and internal communications, issues management and public affairs skills. Required 5.Demonstrated expertise in identification, cultivation and engagement of volunteer leadership, board development and management in public and/or non-profit entities. Required 6.Demonstrated success in design and implementation of short- and long-term plans to achieve organizational goals. Required 7.Strength in conceiving, assessing/evaluating, and integrating innovative and effective programs with other existing activities and ensuring that they support the missions, vision, goals and objectives of the organization. Required 8.Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and respectfully with a variety of constituencies and multiple interests to define and achieve organizational objectives. Required 9.Superior analytical skills and ability to frame complex issues and problems to seek optimal solutions that serve the best interests of the organization and institution. Required 10.Excellent written and oral communication skills, including public speaking, coaching, and persuasive communication techniques and approaches. Required 11.Strong skill in analyzing information, situations, practices and procedures to define problems, identify relevant concerns and formulate logical and objective conclusions and recognize alternatives. Required 12.Advanced knowledge of the on-going issues of concern in higher education, research, and/or medical science is preferred. Preferred 13.Advanced degree preferred. Preferred Additional Posting Information Bargaining Unit: 99-Policy Covered Application Deadline: 01-12-2019 External Posting Date: Quicklink To Posting: hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=73841 Special Instructions: Contact information: Number of Positions: function checkForSelectedStatus(){ return true;} Special EmploymentDesignations/Requirements Per UC Policy Conflict of Interest: N/A Critical: Continued employment contingent upon completion of satisfactory background investigation. Driving Record: N/A E-Verify Check:

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Is this position designated as a mandatory reporter under CANRA? No Other Special Employment Requirements: Position is subject to performance standards and other requirements of the University wide Police Policies and Administrative Procedures. function checkForSelectedStatus(){ return true;} 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. UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy

Please be advised that the final candidate recommended for hire into a critical (or otherwise designated) position will be required to successfully complete a background investigation. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.

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Posted: 1/28/2019
Application Due: 5/8/2019
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