Event Associate, Parent Philanthropy & Engagement

UCI Health
June 12, 2023
Offerd Salary:$27.54 - $28.97
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Updated: May 12, 2023 Location: Irvine-Campus Job Type: Department: Annual Programs

Job Opening ID: 53283

Reports To: Senior Associate Director of Parent Philanthropy and Engagement

Working Title: Event Associate, Parent Philanthropy & Engagement

Department: Annual Programs

Bargaining Unit: 99

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Payroll Job Code: 006291

Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine

Percent of Time: 100%

Work Schedule: Hybrid 8-5 M-F

Employee Class: Career

Position Summary:

In 1965, the University of California, Irvine was founded with a mission to catalyze the community and enhance lives through rigorous academics, cutting- edge research, and dedicated public service. A top public university, UCI has become internationally recognized for improving lives through research and discovery, fostering excellence in scholarship and teaching, and engaging and enriching the community. Today, UCI continues to inspire change and pioneer new ideas with the support of its generous partners, alumni and friends. Through the combined efforts of the University Advancement & Alumni relations team, the University is able to share its amazing achievements, build lasting relationships and generate support for important campus programs and initiatives. University Advancement seeks to strengthen contributions in research, education, and service; accelerate the university's place among globally preeminent research universities; and bring together passions, skills, and creativity to further improve people's lives.

Reporting to the Senior Associate Director of Parent Philanthropy and Engagement, the Event Associate, Parent Philanthropy and Engagement is responsible for assisting in the planning and execution of UCI Parent Engagement events. The Event Associate will also focus on the development of a marketing and communications strategy focused on increasing engagement and financial contributions. Responsibilities include event coordination as well as some writing, parent e-newsletters, stewardship, website/social media content, and other marketing materials highlighting ways for parents and families to be connected to the university.

Total Compensation:

In addition to the salary range listed below, we offer a wealth of benefits to make working at UCI even more rewarding. These benefits may include medical insurance, sick and vacation time, retirement savings plans, and access to a number of discounts and perks. Please utilize the links listed here to learn more about our compensation practices and benefits.

$27.54 - $28.97 (Hourly Rate) Expected Pay Range within the Full Salary Range $25.57 - $45.02 (Hourly Rate)


• At least one year in event support work.

Bachelor?s degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.

Working knowledge of concepts, principles and practices of event planning and production and public relations. Working organizational skills, including skill in effectively coordinating and organizing multiple details. Excellent organizational abilities appropriate to effective calendar management and student and / or volunteer scheduling. Good interpersonal communication skills and political acumen, including skill in effectively representing the campus, medical center or other university organization to its publics. Good judgment and effective decision-making and problem resolution skills, including skill to recognize and deal effectively and appropriately with real and potential problem areas, including skill to determine the issues / problems that need to be brought to the attention of higher level staff and / or management. Ability to work in diverse groups, including but not limited to students, staff, faculty, general public, production personnel, technical operators and performing artists. Ability to work professionally under pressure and under tight deadlines ensuring excellent customer service support. Ability to be flexible in working independently as well as collaboratively with colleagues, faculty and staff to achieve defined goals. Demonstrated skill to handle sensitive, confidential information and requests generated by high-level business executives, major donors or campus administrators.


Working knowledge of the campus, its programs, policies, mission, goals, objectives, achievements and infrastructure. Knowledge of UCI accounting policies and skill in preparing accounting forms such as invoices, travel vouchers, purchase orders, and check requests in order to process invoices.

Special Conditions Required:

Must be able to work nights and weekends as required for events.

Conditions of Employment:

The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:

  • Background Check and Live Scan

  • Legal Right to work in the United States

  • Vaccination Policies

  • Smoking and Tobacco Policy

  • Drug Free Environment

  • The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.

  • California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act

  • E-Verify

  • Pre-Placement Health Evaluation

  • Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page - https: // hr.uci.edu/new-hire/conditions-of-employment.php

    Closing Statement:

    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.

    We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming.

    UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500 or [email protected].

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