Under the general direction of the executive director, serve as a Program Manager for the newly-launched Impact@Anderson initiative, part of UCLA Anderson's strategic plan to elevate the school's social mission and create a Center of Excellence in social impact. Impact@Anderson supports academic advancement and builds core competencies in impact for students through its MBA Specialization in Social Impact; elevates thought leadership by fostering research and showcasing best practices from the impact field; and connects social impact organizations to business acumen. Its mission is to educate the next generation of leaders to be social change makers, challenge conventional theories of business, and highlight the power of business as a force for social change.
The Program Manager will play an integral role in establishing the foundational programs for Impact@Anderson, and contribute to its growth as a Center. The Program Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day administration, management and successful implementation of Impact@Anderson programs, events, and workshops. S/he will be responsible for program coordination, administration, and operations; participant and faculty relations; program management including academic and student affairs; and logistical implementation with third party vendors including managing ledgers and accounts to ensure vendors are paid timely and accurately.
Applicants must submit their qualifications via UCLA's Career Opportunities website at https://hr.mycareer.ucla.edu. Reference UCLA REQ. # 26977
The complete listing of qualifications is available on UCLA's official job posting.
Proven experience in organizing, planning and executing small and large-scale complex projects, events, programs, workshops and conferences, including program implementation and logistics.
Demonstrated working knowledge of issues related to social impact, impact investing, sustainability, social innovation, corporate philanthropy and non-profit management.
Excellent interpersonal skills to interact and liaise effectively, diplomatically, and cooperatively with Impact@Anderson's stakeholders, including faculty, students, donors, program participants, alumni and community members.
Working knowledge and/or experience with principles and practices of fundraising at the annual fund and major gift level.
Ability to design, manage, implement and evaluate new programs, events and conferences, including familiarity with social impact content, UCLA Anderson event format and events management.
Ability to develop and implement marketing strategies for various programs, including advertising, public relations, direct mail, email, social media, and design and production of publications, email templates and websites.
Ability to train, motivate, supervise, direct and evaluate work performance of undergraduate work-study students and MBA student leaders, including directing and organizing work flow to accomplish established objectives, delegating responsibility where appropriate, training and evaluating effectiveness.
Ability to work evenings and weekends, both at the University and off-site locations.
Ability to work flexible schedules and holidays, as necessary.
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.
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