Assistant Director, UCLA Diversity Programs

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County / Ucla, Los Angeles County
Mar 27, 2014
Under the direction of the Senior Director of Diversity Programs, the Assistant Director will assist in developing, organizing and implementing the efforts to support and strengthen alumni engagement as it relates to diversity. The Assistant Director will work to strategically identify and assist in the development of new diversity programs for alumni of all backgrounds for greater alumni engagement and work with volunteer leaders to build leadership, enhance outreach and foster inclusive UCLA alumni communities. The Assistant Director will be responsible for helping establish and maintain sustainable working relationship with colleagues in development, Government and Community Relations, student affairs, academic programs/departments/centers that research diversity, and other key departments to coordinate programming and to reach common UCLA diversity goals. The Assistant Director will work with student communities to connect with relevant alumni communities. Qualifications 1. Demonstrated volunteer leadership development experience, including volunteer recruitment, stewardship, training and development. 2. Strong interpersonal skills to interact respectively and effectively with co-workers, volunteers, donors and key university officials, maintaining composure under pressure. 3. Ability to analyze information, problems, situations, practices or procedures to define problems or objectives, identify relevant concerns or issues, formulate logical objective conclusions, and recognize alternatives and their implications. 4. Demonstrated ability to perform independently and to complete assignments with minimal direction and supervision. 5. Experience responding to member inquiries and concerns in a customer service-oriented, volunteer-driven environment. 6. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Skill in speaking clearly and distinctly, using grammatically correct language to obtain and convey information accurately and precisely by phone and in person. 7. Demonstrated ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds, inclusive of gender, sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, socioeconomic class, ability, etc. 8. Experience advising students, student organizations and/or programs is preferred. 9. Experience working in educational and/or nonprofit, client service-oriented environment is highly desirable and preferred. 10. Bachelor's degree is preferred. Continued employment contingent upon completion of satisfactory background investigation. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.