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Director, Board Engagement

$68,644 – $102,996 yearly

California State University, Long Beach

Last Updated: 5/14/23

Job Description

Director, Board Engagement

Job No: 526922
Work Type: Management (MPP)
Location: Long Beach
Categories: MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time, Telecommute eligible (work onsite as scheduled and/or as requested and telecommute as scheduled)

Job Summary

The Director of Board Engagement serves as a key member of the Vice President's office by providing leadership and project management support for planning, directing, and managing the CSULB 49er Foundation Board. In addition, this position will be responsible for high level special projects for the Office of the Vice President.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple, complex activities simultaneously.

  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills in establishing and maintaining good working relationships with both internal and external constituents.

  • Highly developed interpersonal communication skills and writing skills to include competence in preparation of correspondence and special reports.

  • Ability to handle senior level confidential and/or related sensitive information.

  • Experience with frequent interaction with people at highest level of a non-profit or university organization, chief executives and/or presidents of said organizations, legislative offices, faculty, administrators, staff, students, parents, and the general public.

  • Ability to handle competing priorities in a complex environment; and ability to thrive in an environment of change.

  • Demonstrated ability to make complex decisions and problem solve.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, to take initiative, to recommend modifications or improvements to policies and procedures and to implement those modifications.

  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple activities simultaneously, determine the relative importance of each, set deadlines and complete projects accordingly.

  • Ability to be service-oriented to ensure all customers (internal and external) have their needs met in an efficient and timely manner.

  • Possess excellent organizational skills and be detail oriented.

    Ability to communicate with an ethnically and culturally diverse campus community. Ability to follow all university policies, procedures, and guidelines including but not limited to safety, civility, information security, and non-discrimination policies and procedures. Ability to contribute to a positive university experience for each and every student, and assist in achieving the university's commitment to a "vision of excellence."
    Education and Experience

    Bachelor's degree and five (5) years related experience. Executive administrative and board level experience is preferred.
    Physical Summary

    Sedentary work - Involves mainly sitting. Walking and standing are minimal. Lifting is limited to lightweight objects (10 pounds or less).
    Licenses / Certificates

    A valid driver's license is required for this position. Once hired the employee must successfully complete the Defensive Driver Training Program provided by the State of California for California State University campuses.

    University Relations & Development

    The mission of University Relations and Development is to continue to elevate California State University Long Beach as a premier higher-education institution through the development of strategies, programs, and relationships that inspire advocacy, stimulate philanthropy and public funding, forge strategic partnerships, and enhance organizational effectiveness. We aim to add value to a Beach degree, reinforce our iconic brand, and honor our university's role as a public force for good.

    Our vision is to inspire and facilitate meaningful connections to the Cal State Long Beach community and establish a culture of philanthropy that provides opportunities to continue building a world-class learning institution that embraces diversity, equity, inclusion, and access for all.

    University Relations and Development Values:
    -Accountability: We are informed and responsible decision-makers, accountable to ourselves, our diverse stakeholders, and the financial resources we are entrusted with.
    - Collegial: Respecting each other's views, roles, and talents is ingrained in our culture and ways of working together.
    - Collaborative: We cherish our common goals and search for mutually beneficial partnerships within and beyond the division. We recognize that "we are all in this together"
    - Committed: We are dedicated to advancing the university's mission; serving our alums, parents, donors, and friends; and being proactive, creative, and innovative team players who strive for excellence and continuous improvement in all we do.

    Hiring Range: $73,000 - $85,000 per year, commensurate with candidate's education, experience, skills, and training.

    Salary Range: $68,664 - $102,996 per year.

    Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.

    This is a management level position with an attractive benefits package, which includes a vacation accrual rate of 16 hours per month, and excellent choice of medical, dental, and vision insurance, long term disability coverage, life insurance, educational fee waiver, and retirement benefits.

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    Application Procedures

    Click Apply Now to complete the CSULB Online Employment Application.

    PLEASE FILL OUT THE APPLICATION COMPLETELY. It is important that all sections of the on-line application are filled out completely and accurately. Please include all relevant education and experience. Your application will be used to determine whether you meet the minimum qualifications for this position
    Additional Information

    The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 Revised July 21, 2017 as a condition of employment.

    A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

    Due to the nature of this position, current CSULB employees are subject to a criminal record check unless they have successfully completed a criminal background check through CSULB within the past 12 months.

    CSULB is not a sponsoring agency for staff and management positions (i.e. H-1B Visas).

    California State University Long Beach expects respectful, professional behavior from its employees in all situations. Acts of harassment or abusive conduct are prohibited. Demonstrated appropriate professional behavior, treating others with civility and respect, and refusing to tolerate abusive conduct is expected of all employees.

    CSU Vaccination Policy

    The CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement as a condition of employment. The system wide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

    We provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should contact
    Out of State Employment Policy

    California State University, Long Beach, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

    As of January 1, 2022 the .
    Out of State Employment Policy

    California State University, Long Beach, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

    As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.
    Equal Employment Statement

    California State University Long Beach is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that is strongly committed to promoting diversity in all areas of the campus community. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, physical or mental disability, gender or sex, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion or religious creed, sexual orientation, and veteran or military status.

    To view the University's Annual Campus Crime Report go to: Copies of the report are available upon request. To request a copy, contact the University Police Department at [Register to View] .
    Conflict of Interest

    The duties of this position will include participation in decisions that may have a material financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, the selected candidate will be required to file Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis, complete ethics training within 6 months of appointment, and attend this training every other year thereafter.

    Application Closes: Apr 26, 2023 (11:55 PM)

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Company Details

Long Beach, California, United States
CSULB, one of the largest universities in the CSU system, is located in Long Beach on a beautifully landscaped, 320-acre campus near the ocean and the thriving downtown area. The school’s faculty and staff are engaged in a broad array of high-quality undergraduate and graduate programs, significant research, in addition to a wide range of community and professional service organizations.