Vice Chancellor, Development & University Relations Chancellor, Office of the 
JOB #: 1909244
Full time; Career  Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Initial Review Date: 01-15-2020
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
The Vice Chancellor of University Relations (VCUR) is responsible for providing the vision and strategic planning necessary to develop and sustain enduring relationships, provide public visibility, awareness, and support for the University's mission, and create high level, personalized cultivation and solicitation programs that enable UC Santa Cruz to provide educational, research, and public service opportunities, create knowledge, and transform lives. The VCUR works effectively within the campus's established organization and culture, which includes a commitment to shared governance and educational equity, enhancing the diversity and inclusivity of our community and making choices that attend to environmental and workplace health and sustainability.
The University Relations Division is comprised of seven units, including Philanthropy, Strategic Engagement, University Development Programs, Special Events, Government and Community Relations, and the UR administrative units. In addition, UR provides support for the UC Santa Cruz Foundation and the UC Santa Cruz Alumni Association, both of which are separately incorporated non-profit organizations within the state of California. The University Relations division is supported by a staff of approximately 95 people including the following direct reports to the Vice Chancellor:
** Assistant Vice Chancellor - University Development Programs ** Chief - Strategic Initiatives ** Director - Strategic Engagement ** Director - Government and Community Relations ** Director - Special Events ** Director - University Relations Operations ** Executive Director - Information Management
Reporting to the Chancellor, the VCUR provides leadership for the reputation-building, constituent engagement and fundraising activities of UC Santa Cruz. The VCUR serves as a key spokesperson for the University to more than 125,000 alumni, and to local, regional, state, and national constituencies. The VCUR provides counsel to the Chancellor and other senior-level administrators on the reputational and philanthropic advancement of the campus.
UC Santa Cruz successfully concluded its first comprehensive campaign in June 2017, raising $335 million in new gift commitments. The Vice Chancellor will steward the development and initiation of the next comprehensive campaign, working closely with the key constituents and stakeholders in developing priorities, brand promotion, and philanthropic opportunities, that are transformative in scale and scope. The incumbent will manage a personal portfolio of major prospects and strategically cultivate and support brand ambassadors.
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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