Executive Director, Advancement Data and Project Management University of California, Los Angeles
Requisition Number: 31035 Salary: Salary commensurate with skills, knowledge and experience.
Position Description: UCLA Advancement Services is an internal service group that coordinates and performs vital administrative, financial and technology services to all External Affairs departments, which encompass Development, Alumni Affairs and Government & Community Relations. Advancement Services facilitates and supports the broad range of its customers' activities through a variety of value-added services, including business analysis and process improvement. This department is a key partner in major initiatives across External Affairs and is the custodian of UCLA's million-entity advancement database.
The Executive Director of Advancement Data and Project Management will provide leadership, strategic direction, and oversight of staff and operations for four essential Advancement Services areas - Application Development, Project Management, Information Services and Gift Services. The Executive Director will play a critical role in creating and sustaining a customer-service oriented and constituent-centric Advancement Services operation by collaborating with diverse and talented team members to help solve multidimensional data analytics and information technology problems, improve customer experience, and generate value for stakeholders across a broad base of units and constituencies. The Executive Director will establish a vision for data management and technology infrastructure and delivery that will align with External Affairs' diverse strategic initiatives and evolving business needs. This individual will be charged with positioning advancement support functions, policies and procedures, and technology infrastructure with the strategies, resources and priorities of External Affairs. The Executive Director will also be responsible for anticipating changes in technology and ensuring that the all four core teams have the knowledge and resources to meet the current and future needs of External Affairs.
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, 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 & Affirmative Action Policy, https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/DiscHarassAffirmAction
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UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs. UCLA offers undergraduate degrees in more than 127 majors and graduate degrees in 198 program areas. UCLA has 11 highly regarded professional schools. Eight are ranked among the nation's top 15 in their field by U.S. News & World Report. UCLA is consistently among the most popular campus in the nation for undergraduate applicants.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
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.