Manager of Alumni Professional Engagement

Mid Santa Barbara County
Santa Barbara
Full Time
UC Santa Barbara, Office of Alumni Affairs

Manager of Alumni Professional Engagement
UC Santa Barbara, Office of Alumni Affairs

Summary of Job Details

The Manager of Alumni Professional Engagement will spearhead a robust and engaging Gaucho Professionals Program that encompasses diverse program activities including the Gaucho Academy, Professional Digital Engagement through Gaucho Network, LinkedIn, and other digital communication initiatives. The Manager of Alumni Professional Engagement will also coordinate regional and local networking events such as “Launch your Network” and “Welcome to the City.” Using the strategic plan as guide, the Manager of Alumni Professional Engagement will cultivate strategic and collaborative partnerships with various campus departments and student led organizations with the goal of fostering connections between alumni, students, and UCSB. The Manager of Alumni Professional Engagement will create opportunities to showcase the talents of our alumni, build strong network connections between alumni, and align with the goals of campus partners. Success in this position requires highly developed communication and organizational skills, demonstrated leadership capacity, and ability to comprehend, interpret, and communicate policies effectively. The Manager of Alumni Professional Engagement should thrive in working with diverse individuals, excel under pressure, have strong relationship management experience, and independently meet deadlines. As an external facing member of the Programs Team, the Manager of Alumni Professional Engagement will be expected to acquire an extensive knowledge of all Alumni Affairs programming and benefits, and stay abreast of current UCSB news to serve as a valuable resource for interested alumni and campus partners. Acting with Sound judgment and maintaining confidentiality are essential attributes, along with the ability to anticipate job requirements and effectively prioritize and coordinate multiple complex tasks. Flexibility is key, as this role requires frequent travel and availability to work weekends and evenings as needed.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training
  • 1-3 years Program development and implementation experience, preferably with a focus on professional development, job coaching, recruitment, and/or mentorship.
  • 1-3 years Event planning experience
  • 1-3 years Marketing and communication experience.
  • 1-3 years Collaborative team work experience, preferably in an educational environment
  • Must possess proficient knowledge of MS Office, Google Workspace, LinkedIn, and ability to quickly learn various software programs.

Special Conditions of Employment:

  • Satisfactory conviction history background check
  • Must be able to work occasional evenings and weekends at various Alumni Affairs, institutional Advancement & campus wide events

Budgeted Salary Range: $61,700 – $70,000/year

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. To review detailed job description and apply online please visit: , Job # 68210.

Manager of Alumni Professional Engagement

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