Associate Director of Strategic Initiatives University of California Los Angeles
Requisition Number: 33219 Salary: Salary commensurate with skills, knowledge and experience.
Position Description: UCLA's Office of Academic Planning and Budget (APB) seeks an innovative and experienced leader for the newly established position of Associate Director, Strategic Initiatives and New Programs. The position reports to the Director of Strategic Initiatives and will collaborate closely with its peer position in the group the AVC for Planning and Budget on certain assignments.
APB supports UCLA's executive management with objective, accurate, and timely data and analysis to inform decision-making. The Office of Strategic Initiatives (OSI) is a small team that serves as high-impact internal consultants, working with campus partners to successfully execute key initiatives. In this role, the incumbent will devote a portion of time to support on-going strategic initiatives led by OSI (such as efforts to streamline processes and enable the adoption of budgeting best practices), and the majority of time devoted to supporting the development and growth of alternative revenue sources, in particular launching of new programs. Examples of the latter focus include:
- working with program leaders to develop strong proposals based on market research of the latest educational and employment trends, - developing marketing/recruitment plans with particular attention to identifying and recruiting prospective underrepresented minority students, - developing sound financial plans and helping to structure proposals for committee reviews, - providing campus academic leaders with research and insights to inform decision making strategic decisions - providing 'concierge-like' service to partners to efficiently navigate campus resource and identify external partnerships when appropriate.
The Associate Director will blend a passion for the UCLA mission with strategic thinking and the ability to participate in the shaping, development and delivery of insightful analysis and ideas which anticipate or outpace industry trends.
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. Benefits: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.