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Assistant Director, Long Institute, Social Sciences

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Long Institute at UCI

The Long US-China Institute at UCI is looking to hire an Assistant Director. The AD will work with the faculty director of the Long Institute, in conjunction with the development team at UCI's School of Social Sciences, to oversee activities, communications, fundraising, and outreach. Please see the full job description here and share with any interested candidates. 

Assistant Director, Long Institute, Social Sciences

The School of Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN) at UC Irvine seeks a highly motivated, effective communicator with strong administrative skills and proven leadership ability to successfully manage the UC Irvine Long U.S. China Institute. As a member of the School of Social Sciences, the incumbent is tasked with upholding and exemplifying excellence in the University's core competencies-- job mastery, goal accomplishment, enterprise contribution, and innovation-- while representing the directors, faculty, and research centers to the campus. The School of Social Sciences provides an engaging, supportive, challenging, and rewarding atmosphere where collaboration and innovation thrive. As indicated in our strategic plan, our School's mission is one of positivity where we strive to BE BOLD, BREAK THE MOLD and BE BOUNDARYLESS. Please, join us!

Reporting directly to the SSRN Manager, Executive Director of Development and, in collaboration with the Long Institute Director and Chair, the Assistant Director is tasked with developing the UC Irvine Long U.S. China Institute into a world class center with interdisciplinary influence on academia and practice, while simultaneously strengthening the University's brand in the specialty areas of the Institute as they develop over time. In collaboration with the Executive Director of Development, the incumbent develops strategies to manage an annual fund program and support a major gifts program for the School of Social Sciences. The Assistant Director plans and directs all administrative functions in support of the Institute; implements and oversees all activities and communications. The Assistant Director is responsible for analyzing needs, establishing short and long-range objectives and implementing effective organizational planning to meet the research and programmatic goals of the Institute. Responsible for the management, strategic planning for, and leadership of, all administrative activities in the institute, including fiscal management, academic/staff human resources and internal controls.

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.