This is a contract, full-time position with a targeted salary of $73,900.00/year with full health benefits and membership in the UC Retirement Plan.
4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 37315
The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is accepting applications for the position of Director, Bruin Varsity Club. This is a contract, full-time position with a targeted salary of $73,900.00/year with full health benefits and membership in the UC Retirement Plan. Reporting to the Assistant Athletic Director, Development, the Director, Bruin Varsity Club oversees outreach to and engagement efforts of former UCLA student- athletes. In addition, the Director, Bruin Varsity Club cultivates former student-athletes toward greater participation and engagement with UCLA Athletics, including membership in the Bruin Varsity Club’s “Premier” membership level. Additionally, incumbent is responsible for identification of volunteer and development leadership opportunities and improving methods to engage former student- athletes in the life of UCLA. The Director, Bruin Varsity Club is responsible for marketing to and the engagement of UCLA athletic coaches and other athletics-related key constituents. Other responsibilities include overseeing project management, events and programs (Hall of Fame, tailgates and reunions), athletic alumni communication, serving as a liaison to Athletic and Alumni Association staff; budget and financial management and oversight; building relationships between university administration and alumni; providing guidance and policy in areas relating to outreach; short- and long-range organizational strategic planning; and formulation of organizational policies and procedures.
Expressions of interest must be received by September 22nd, 2022. All applicants must submit their cover letter, resume and references via the following website link: https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=85334
*Employment is contingent upon completion of a satisfactory background check performed by Universal Background Screening and UCLA Athletics. UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and Intercollegiate Athletics has a strong commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its coaches and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy
All applicants should demonstrate the following abilities: Preferred experience of two years or more in sales, fundraising, or constituent engagement related experience; Demonstrated ability to build cooperative and effective relationships with high level constituents; Experience leading, interacting with, and motivating staff, key volunteers, advisory boards, and committee structures in a nonprofit environment; Must possess effective written communication skills to write and edit letters, memos, reports, discussion documents, proposals, and other solicitation materials; Demonstrated progressive experience and responsibility in marketing, sales or fundraising; Experience establishing, overseeing, and evaluating collaborations, and in developing support among internal and campus wide constituencies; Negotiation skills to resolve situations among and between volunteers, campus offices, alumni support groups, and staff; Skill in managing programs and initiatives and in evaluating effectiveness against established goals; Skill in making prudent and strategic decisions and taking appropriate action in situations where there may not be clearly established criteria or standards; Experience with and understanding of issues involved in a team-oriented environment made up of diverse individuals with a variety of interests, strengths, and professional preparation; Skill in managing a multi-functioning staff: to motivate, direct, and develop staff members into a cohesive team; Skill in interaction with persons of various social, cultural, economic, and educational backgrounds; Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with volunteers, members, alumni, administrators, faculty, staff, and students; Demonstrated ability to identify and deal with sensitive issues and work with confidential documents with judgment and discretion; Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills, including public speaking and articulating ideas clearly and distinctly, using grammatically correct language to obtain and convey information accurately and precisely by phone and in person; Skill in analyzing information, situations, practices, and procedures to define problems, to identify relevant concerns, and to formulate logical and objective conclusions and recognize alternatives; Comprehensive knowledge of computer systems, hardware and software, including email, word processing, databases, spreadsheets, Internet browsers, and other PC-based software programs; Ability to prioritize and organize workload to ensure timely completion of tasks which accurately reflect relative importance of duties; Demonstrated ability to adhere to and comply with NCAA, PAC-12, and University rules and regulations.
UCLA Athletics embraces the mantra of "Champions Made Here", not just on the competitive field but in the classroom and in the community. UCLA's broad-based nationally competitive intercollegiate athletics program for men and women was the first in the nation to win 100 NCAA Championships. UCLA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.