Executive Director of Leadership Communications

Summary Information
Posting Category:
Professional/Managerial
Work Location:
USLos Angeles, CA
UCLA Title: Director
Job #: 4431
Work Hours:
Job Type: career
Duration: Indefinite
Salary Range:
$126000.00 – $246000.00 Annual
Layoff Referral Deadline:
11/12/2019
Bargaining Unit:
99
Posted Date:
October 23, 2019

Overview

You can make a difference in people’s lives every day. When you join UCLA Health, you’ll be working at an institution that provides leading-edge care to the people of L.A. and throughout the world. We provide our team members with the environment and support to do amazing work, because each and every one of them plays a vital role in our commitment to care.

Job Duties

Responsibilities

Take on a high-profile role in a world-class health organization. Help continually elevate the visibility and reputation of a visionary health care leader. Take your professional expertise to the next level. In this key role, you will develop and execute a broad communications strategy for the executive leadership of UCLA Health and the David Geffen School of Medicine in order to position UCLA Health as a leader, expert and innovator in health care delivery, research, education and community partnerships.

Reporting to the Chief of Communications, you will collaborate with peers across the Marketing and Communications department, groups within the organization, as well as the offices of the Vice Chancellor, the President of UCLA Health and the Dean of the David Geffen School of Medicine. This position also involves leading all functions of and staff of internal communications. Ultimately, you will establish Leadership Communications as a full-service unit within Communications as you influence and impact a wide spectrum of internal and external audiences on behalf of UCLA Health.

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Job Qualifications

Qualifications

We’re seeking a strategic, creative thinker and proven leader with:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications, journalism or related field – Master’s preferred
  • 10 to 20 years of high-level strategic communications and writing experience
  • Ability to leverage executive communication strategies to move public opinion, elevate stakeholder involvement and enhance brand preference
  • Demonstrated success leading internal communications
  • Excellent writing, editing and verbal communication skills and presentation abilities
  • Success in collaborating within a complex, highly-matrixed organization
  • A background leading the development of a wide range of content for a variety of internal channels
  • Skill in distilling sensitive and complex information into compelling communiques
  • Experience evaluating and implementing internal and multi-directional communications tools and channels
  • Experience with content management systems and email platforms (Eloqua, Convio, etc.) a plus
  • Academic, health care, research and/or science experience highly desirable

UCLA Health is a world-renowned health system with four award-winning hospitals and dozens of primary care practices, specialty practices, urgent care centers and other ancillary locations throughout metro Los Angeles. We are also home to the David Geffen School of Medicine, a source of both groundbreaking clinical research as well as the next generation of medical leaders. Having been named the #1 hospital in all of California by U.S. News & World Report, we are continually focused on being Los Angeles’ trusted provider of exceptional, compassionate patient care as well as an international destination for the finest in medical treatment. If you’re looking to experience greater challenge and fulfillment in your career, you can at UCLA Health.

Summary Information
Posting Category:
Professional/Managerial
Work Location:
USLos Angeles, CA
UCLA Title: Director
Job #: 4431
Work Hours:
Job Type: career
Duration: Indefinite
Salary Range:
$126000.00 – $246000.00 Annual
Layoff Referral Deadline:
11/12/2019
Bargaining Unit:
99
Posted Date:
October 23, 2019

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