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UC San Diego's Division of Social Sciences is a diverse collection of outstanding departments, programs and research units that focus on some of the most pressing and important issues of our time. The social sciences play a key role in addressing complex societal challenges of today and the future – by working with scientists and scholars from the full range of the university's disciplines and by keeping in mind our public mandate.
The division consists of ten academic departments, six interdisciplinary degree programs, and a variety of research programs and centers. Founded in 1986 with the goal of increasing interdisciplinary collaboration, our division celebrates the diversity of ideas and of peoples. Academics and staff are committed to serving society and take seriously the mission to educate citizens of the future.
The Dean's office consists of 6 primary functional areas: academic personnel, human resources, finance, computing support, facilities, data and resource management. In support of the Chancellor's Strategic Academic Program Development (SAPD), provides high-level professional support in exploring, planning, analysis, and implementation of major campus and/or divisional programs, strategic initiatives, allocation of resources and special projects.
Under the general direction of the Assistant Dean, Division of Social Sciences (DSS), incumbent leads and directs all aspects of the SAPD initiatives including revenue generating programs within the Division of Social Sciences. Responsibilities include management and overall administration of programs. Manages programs and proposals with broad impact across the function, research initiative, program and/or organization. Responsible for developing and implementing divisional strategic alliances and business development initiatives to include research partnerships, revenue generating and self-supporting programs, Master's programs, executive programs, and certificate programs.
In collaboration with University Communications and Public Affairs, leads external relations for the division, including government relations, industry relations and marketing. Designs a comprehensive set of strategic External Relations approaches aimed at external and internal public relations and marketing opportunities for the Division. Provides leadership and oversight for message development and branding efforts in support of DSS' External Relations initiatives to promote research and educational programs with a particular focus on revenue generating/self-supporting programs.
Occasional evenings and weekends may be required. Overtime may be required.
Please submit a cover letter for a complete application.
Advanced analytical/problem-solving skills. Advanced skills in short and long term strategic planning, analysis, problem-solving and customer service. Advanced ability to think creatively and independently on concepts requiring advanced analytical skills.
Advanced project management skills. Includes ability to set project objectives, determine and address potential barriers; identify required resources, identify process steps and milestones; and adjust action plans to achieve desired outcomes.
Proven experience in the development of establishing and building long-term strategic partnerships within industry, private sectors and educational partners. Proven success at converting leads and implementing strategic solicitation for program participation.
Demonstrated experience marketing an educational program and developing and implementing an outreach program in person, print and digitally.
Proven experience to analyze, track and evaluate marketing programs. Experience analyzing the operational and budget effectiveness of various marketing strategies, mechanisms, alternatives.
Demonstrated expertise in the principles and practices of fiscal planning analysis, budgetary systems and forecasting, fund accounting and organizational management.
Advanced knowledge of common organizational- or research-specific and other computer application programs.
Advanced knowledge of applicable policy analysis techniques. Ability to make recommendations and take actions based on understanding and judgment of all factors involved and based on independent interpretation and application of various disciplines involved.
UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 8 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn't just acquired in the classroom - life is their laboratory. UC San Diego's rich academic portfolio includes six undergraduate colleges, five academic divisions and five graduate and professional schools. The university's award-winning scholars are experts at the forefront of their fields with an impressive track record for achieving scientific, medical and technological breakthroughs.