Executive Manager, International Affairs

08 May, 2023


Executive Manager, International Affairs

University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA

Position Information

The Executive Manager (EM) provides high-level technical executive support to the Vice Provost for International Affairs (VPIA) and the International Affairs (IA) leadership team. With a high degree of autonomy, the EM manages a complex and heavily impacted calendar, and travel coordination; anticipates and prepares for any contingencies and unique issues, determining and adjusting priorities accordingly using independent analysis and judgement. As a technical leader with a high degree of knowledge, the EM is an independent problem-solver; is flexible, adaptable, proactive, and observant; and can multi-task under pressure and in a fast-paced environment. The EM develops and administers internal, external, and sensitive communications on behalf of the VPIA and the IA organization. As gatekeeper to the VPIA and the International Affairs (IA) office, the EM drafts and authors correspondence on behalf of the VPIA. The EM exercises sound judgment, tact, confidentiality and discretion in all aspects of VPIA operations. Responsible for establishing and maintaining a professional and collaborative working environment. The EM recruits, manages, motivates, and mentors the Shared Services student workgroup for IA, to include front desk support. Collaborates with program directors to allocate student employee support based on project/program timelines. The Executive Manager also provides executive level support for the IA leadership team to include calendar support and travel coordination as needed.

**As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is ten weeks after their first date of employment. **

Education Requirements
Degree Requirement
Bachelor’s degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required
6 – 10 years of related experience. Required

Minimum Requirements

Ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes.
Political acumen and sensitivities to the differing perspectives and political circumstances within all levels of the organization as well as the Office of the President and external constituencies.
Advising and counseling skills.
Small to mid-level project management skills.
Strong skills to communicate and influence effectively with all levels of staff, faculty, alumni/donors, students and external constituents, both verbally and in writing.
Advanced service orientation.
Intermediate to advanced knowledge of common organization-specific computer applications.
Ability to use a high level of discretion and maintain all confidentiality.
Knowledge of federal regulations such as FERPA.
Strong analytical/problem-solving skills.
Advanced knowledge of the organization’s processes, protocols and procedures.

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities’ air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine’s 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. – U.S. News 2020

UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. – Business Insider 2019

Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR’s Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. – Center for World University Rankings

UCR’s distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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Job posted: 2023-05-08