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Assistant Manager, Catering & Special Events Los Angeles
Reporting to the Senior Banquet Manager, provides daily support to the coordination and execution of all catered events on campus including private events. Manages alcohol control, linen and uniform supplies. Assists with the management and coordination of wedding ceremonies. Serves as system administrator of the Catertrax order management software and backup system administrator for 25Live Master Calendar system. Provides supervision of event support staff.
Weekend Survivor Advocate Los Angeles
Project SAFE (Project for a Sexual Assault-Free Environment) is Occidental College’s gender-based violence prevention, advocacy, and training program and is a part of the Emmons Student Wellness Center in the Division of Student Affairs. Under supervision of the Project SAFE Director, the Project SAFE Survivor Advocate is responsible for direct-service advocacy work with students, providing trauma-informed services on a part-time, weekend schedule. This is a 24 hours/week, 9 month position working weekend hours during the academic school year.
Social Science and Data Literacy Librarian Los Angeles
The Occidental College Library is seeking a dynamic Social Sciences and Data Literacy Librarian (SSDLL) to join our Teaching, Learning, and Research Support (TLRS) team. The Librarian will play a critical role in furthering the Library’s Information Literacy Instruction (ILI) program and supporting the College's Social Sciences departments. This position offers an excellent opportunity for an entry-level or early-career librarian. We will provide the incumbent with on-the-job training, mentorship, and other professional development. Reporting to the Director of TLRS, the SSDLL will develop, deliver, and support scholarly information resources and digital technologies for the Social Sciences. The incumbent will focus on ILI objectives and provide support for students and faculty through teaching classes and workshops, providing consultations, and developing online guides and tutorials. The SSDLL will conduct ILI in multiple modalities; offer reference services; participate in supporting scholarly communication and digital initiatives; engage in outreach to faculty, students, staff, and community partners; select scholarly information resources for acquisition; provide disciplinary, pedagogical, and academic technology support services; and engage in programmatic activities and events, such as exhibitions, presentations, and publications.
Associate Director for Racial Equity Los Angeles
The Associate Director for Racial Equity will implement services and programs that promote mental health and well being through a multicultural lens for racially marginalized students, with a particular emphasis on African American/Black students. The Associate Director will cultivate and offer services that are culturally appropriate; that positively impact campus climate for students from racially marginalized populations, in particular African American/Black students; that facilitates connections between access, success, and social justice; that cultivates healthy communities through programs that nurture the education of the whole person (intellectual, social, interpersonal, spiritual, and civic responsibility) among racially marginalized groups. Most importantly, they will develop and enrich the community for African American/ Black students, and connect students to Black Los Angeles/Oxy community members and campus stakeholders.
Prospect Research Analyst Hybrid
The Prospect Research Analyst reports to the Associate Director of Prospect Management & Research, and serves a key role in the identification, qualification, and research of major/planned gift prospects, requiring the ability to: gather, summarize, and disseminate large volumes of information from numerous sources; make recommendations for solicitation strategies; attend events and engagements as required; and compose prospect briefings and profiles. Demonstrating a firm and informed understanding of prospect management and fundraising within a higher education context as well as a commitment to data integrity, the incumbent supports the Major and Planned Giving teams in addition to the College President, Vice President of Institutional Advancement, and Oxy Fund team.
Associate Controller Los Angeles
The Associate Controller reports directly to the Controller and is responsible for the oversight of the College’s accounting functions, including but not limited to general ledger accounting, cash management, investment accounting, and financial reporting. The Associate Controller provides and supports best practices in higher education accounting, including internal controls, accounting policies and procedures, and stakeholder training.
Senior Director, Donor Relations & Engagement Hybrid
As a key member of the Institutional Advancement team, the Senior Director of Donor Relations and Engagement will play a pivotal role in cultivating and strengthening relationships with donors, ensuring their ongoing engagement and support for the College's mission. Reporting to the Associate Vice President of Advancement Services and Engagement, the Senior Director leads and encourages collaboration among the donor relations, stewardship, events and IA communications teams, serving as the architect of plans that work across these functions and Institutional Advancement. They will engage internal colleagues, donors, alumni and parents and bring a donor-centered approach that provides consistent and exceptional donor experiences across all giving levels. The ideal candidate will be an experienced manager with a proven track record of success in developing and implementing comprehensive donor engagement strategies.
Associate Director of Financial Aid Los Angeles, Hybrid
Under the direction of the Director of Financial Aid, the Associate Director of Financial Aid serves as a critical member of the leadership team who assists in the planning, implementation and administration of financial aid policies and procedures. The Associate Director maintains the multiple systems used to process financial aid and represents the Office of Financial Aid in the absence of the Director. This is a hybrid position, allowing the employee to work remotely 2 or 3 days per week depending on the time of year. This hybrid schedule will be determined at the time of hire.
Cleaning Services - Temporary Los Angeles
Performs a broad range of cleaning services necessary to maintain the college campus or facility in a clean and orderly condition for effective use by students, faculty and the public.
Compensation & Benefits Analyst Los Angeles
Participates in a wide range of activities in the design, development and administration of base compensation, benefits and incentive pay policies, practices, programs and guidelines within a diverse, multi-business college environment. Coordinates annual salary budget processing and manage the collection of compensation and benefits data for leadership and/or college-wide reporting. Monitors competitive trends in compensation and benefits programming, and identifies the strategic position of various college businesses compared to other employers. Participates in projects related to applying best practice in compensation and benefits program design. Participates in the development of annual salary increase and adjustment programs, forecasting, analysis and reporting to senior management. Monitors, evaluates and manages internal and external equity in job placement and pay. Ensures programs and practices are in compliance with state and federal regulations.
Associate Director of Alumni & Parent Engagement Los Angeles
The Associate Director of Alumni and Parent Engagement reports to the Director of Alumni and Parent Engagement and works closely with volunteers, as well as with team members within Institutional Advancement. This position oversees the development and stewardship of engagement volunteers, and is critical to the success of Oxy’s pipeline development and strategic philanthropic goals. The Associate Director works closely with their counterpart in the Oxy Fund, and with the Director of Alumni and Parent Engagement, to educate, organize, empower and align volunteers in support of Oxy’s philanthropic goals. The Associate Director is directly responsible for the program strategy and implementation of Alumni Reunion Weekend, and serve as the primary point person for class planning committee management. This position provides coordination and support for established affinity programs, and leads the development of new affinity organizations.
Associate Vice President of Individual Giving Hybrid
The Associate Vice President of Individual Giving is responsible for developing overall strategies to ensure that the frontline fundraising team maximizes philanthropic revenue in support of Occidental’s priorities, with an emphasis on the recruitment and retention of effective gift officers, their ongoing training and professional development, and oversight and management to ensure progress against fundraising goals. Reporting to the Vice President for Institutional Advancement, the AVP is a member of the Institutional Advancement (IA) senior leadership team and a thought leader and partner across the IA organization as a whole. In doing so, the AVP collaborates regularly with other fundraising unit leaders, including those in Principal Gifts, Foundation Relations, and the Advancement Services and Engagement team. The primary purpose of this position is to direct and lead the successful management and execution of IA’s individual development programs. The AVP oversees a portfolio that includes major, planned and annual fund prospects, and has managerial oversight of these teams. The AVP will develop bold fundraising goals and is expected to be an active fundraiser who leads by example and provides exceptional support to the team while helping drive results in a positive, mission-driven culture that thrives on continuous improvement and collaboration.
Residential Director Los Angeles
The Department of Residential Education and Housing Services fosters safe, inclusive, and educational residential environments. It intentionally challenges and supports students to embrace global citizenship, civility, and self-accountability both on and off campus. The Resident Director (RD) is a 10 1/2-month live-in position responsible for the overall administration of co-educational residential communities. RDs will provide direct supervision to a paraprofessional staff of 11-18 and a set of residential communities ranging from 315-515 undergraduates (with a total on-campus population of 1670 undergraduates). Our RDs are responsible for fostering an appreciation for diversity, equity, inclusion and cultural competency in the halls, staff supervision, student conduct, counseling/referral, programming, and general building administration. The Resident Director reports to the Assistant Director of Residential Education and serves as a member of the Student Affairs Team.
Campus Safety Officer Los Angeles
Reporting to the Chief of Campus Safety or their designee, Campus Safety Officers are responsible for performing a wide variety of campus safety functions. Duties include protecting life and property; preventing crime; ensuring a safe learning environment; investigating reports of crime and Occidental College Code of Conduct violations, and working in a patrol or support function. Shift rotation and days off vary according to assignment with occasional mandatory overtime required.
Marketing Project Manager Los Angeles
Reporting to the Vice President for Marketing & Communications, the Marketing Manager is responsible for leading and coordinating a diverse mix of projects and initiatives across the marketing landscape at Occidental. As a representative of the Office of Marketing and Communications (OMC) to departments across the College, the Marketing Manager must also be a brand ambassador for Oxy helping to ensure our work is on message visually and in the written word. The OMC tells the stories of Occidental College. We elevate the College and its mission by partnering with the campus community to chronicle the achievements of our students, faculty and alumni. We communicate to external audiences such as prospective students, parents, institutions and media and internal audiences such as faculty, students, staff and alumni. Above all, we develop and implement effective communication strategies in order to support academic and administrative functions of the College and support the College’s mission and strategic plans.
Assistant HR Director Los Angeles
Reporting to the Associate Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer, the Assistant HR Director is responsible for delivering advising services across various organizational units, in addition to coordinating and managing requests for deeper levels of subject matter expertise with HR functions including Recruitment & Employment; Compensation & Classification; Benefits; Training and Organizational Development; and HR Operations. With a specific focus on employee and labor relations and training, the Assistant HR Director provides advising and guidance to senior management and organizational partners in the design, development, implementation and interpretation of workforce management policies, procedures, programs and application of related Oxy and external governmental policies, laws and regulations. Coordinates and/or leads workforce management related projects across organizational boundaries. Represents the Office of Human Resources on college-wide teams and committees as assigned.
Student Record Specialist Los Angeles
The Student Record Specialist is primarily responsible for entering changes to the student record into the student information system (SIS), Banner. A qualified candidate must be self-motivated and possess strong organizational skills as several key responsibilities often overlap throughout the academic year. This position also supports front office operations by responding to questions from students, staff, faculty, and administrators regarding the services provided by the Office of the Registrar and provides detailed information to the campus community regarding the academic policies and procedures of Occidental College.
Development Writer Hybrid
The Development Writer is a key member of the central Office of Institutional Advancement (IA) staff, who develops content that cultivates strong private and foundation support for Occidental College. This position will focus on conceptualizing, researching, writing, editing and helping project-manage a wide range of digital and print communications in support of fundraising and stewardship efforts at the major gifts, foundation, and principal gift levels. The Development Writer must be a skilled and versatile writer and project manager who can make compelling cases for Occidental’s fundraising priorities; creatively and consistently utilize institutional messaging, effective strategies, and appropriate themes, and partner closely with frontline fundraisers, IA leadership, and academic partners. They will be a collaborative, strategic, creative, and deadline-oriented team member who thrives in a workplace that strongly values integrity, adaptability, innovation, and an entrepreneurial spirit.
Manager of Systems and Technology Hybrid
Occidental College seeks a Manager of Systems and Technology (MST) who understands the critical role Advancement Services plays in maintaining and strengthening the operational engine that drives Institutional Advancement. Joining a team that embraces a culture of data-driven decision making and analysis, the MST reports to the Senior Director of Advancement Services and serves as a member of the Institutional Advancement (IA) management team.
Staff Psychologist and Training Coordinator Los Angeles
Occidental College is looking for a licensed psychologist with training and experience working with young adult populations. The Staff Psychologist and Training Coordinator provides direct counseling and psychotherapeutic services to undergraduate students. The Staff Psychologist and Training Coordinator will additionally serve to oversee and supervise the current limited post-doctoral training program in conjunction with the Department of Disability Services. In addition to the post-doctoral program, the Staff Psychologist and Training Coordinator will work in conjunction with the Director of Counseling to create and implement a Master’s level practicum program within the Emmons Wellness Center. The Staff Psychologist and Training Coordinator will serve as the second in charge of the Counseling Center Services. The position is 12 months in length. The Staff Psychologist and Training Coordinator reports to the Director of Counseling Services.

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