Employment at CGU

Faculty Employment Opportunities

Administrative and Staff Employment Opportunities

Employment is contingent upon new employee providing documents verifying United States citizenship, or for aliens, documents verifying legal permission to work in the United States.  According to position requirements, passing a background check, credit history check and/or a functional capacity test may also be required.


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This announcement is posted as available position openings occur.  New positions will be held open for a minimum of five days from the date of posting.  Repeat postings may be closed at any time.

CGU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, or physical disability in its employment practice and in admission of students to educational programs and activities in accordance with the requirement of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and other applicable laws.  CGU is committed to affirmative action in employment practices regarding ethnic minorities, the physically challenged, Vietnam-era veterans, and women.




DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT                                                                                         JOB POSTING #741

Starting Salary: Dependent Upon Qualifications

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

As a direct report to the Senior Director of Development, the Director of Development is assigned to support the development of the Drucker School as a part of a collegial team of advancement officers, providing leadership in fundraising activities.

The candidate will serve as the Director of Development for the Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management, to raise funds in support pf the School’s operation and perpetuate Drucker’s teachings.  Serves as integral member of the major gifts fundraising program working with the Senior Director of Development, Dean, the School’s Board of Visitors, the faculty, volunteers and other professional staff to achieve annual and long-term private gift targets.

Primary Responsibilities:

1.    Staffs and supports the Senior Director of Development, Drucker Dean, Vice President of Advancement and President in the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major gift donors.

2.    Helps engage the school’s Board of Visitors and creates opportunities for their involvement.

3.    Supports the Board of Visitors in its fundraising mission, soliciting them as individuals and encouraging them as fundraising volunteers.

4.    Supports the Drucker School by working with the Senior Director of Development, Dean and faculty to engage major prospects.

5.    Works with the Drucker School faculty and staff to identify financial needs that align with the School’s mission and communicates these needs to donors.

6.    Prepares and implements a program to identify and involve the School’s alumni with the capacity to make a major gift, initiating personal contacts and conducting a prospect cultivation plan.

7.    Works in a collegial manner with the School’s Director of Alumni and External Affairs and the Drucker Institute’s Director of Development.

8.    Creates and implements written involvement and solicitation strategies for prospective donors.

9.    Involves School faculty in the development program, coordinating their activities and directing their efforts.  Seeks their involvement in identifying and cultivating donor prospects.

10.  Prepares proposals and reports, as necessary, to solicit and steward major gifts.  Works with leadership to identify opportunities for support.

11.  Personally cultivates and solicits gifts.

12.  Drafts his/her own correspondence, that of the Senior Director of Development, Dean and volunteers for Advancement purposes and drafts donor publicity materials for university communications.

13.  Completes monthly progress reports as requested by the Vice President of Advancement.

14.  Perform other duties as assigned in support of CGU’s mission.


A Bachelor’s Degree is required and an MBA Degree is preferred (Additional education may substitute for experience) or any combination of education and experience that provides the required skills and ability with five or more years of related experience working in higher education or similar fundraising environment is required.  Must have a proven track record in working with faculty, deans, alumni and volunteers.  Must demonstrate sound management ability, leadership and analytical skills.  Knowledge and experience in identifying, engaging and soliciting significant gifts from individuals and corporations.  Demonstrated ability to effectively engage with volunteers, faculty and other professional staff, possess the ability develop strategies to involve alumni and non-alumni prospects.  Appreciation of higher education and graduate business education.  Knowledge and appreciation of/for Peter F. Drucker, the founder of modern management.  Be adept in personal time-management and the ability to properly support and assist the Senior Director of Development, Dean, faculty, board members, alumni and other volunteers.  Present, with conviction and enthusiasm, the case for private support of higher education and the particular merits of CGU, the Drucker School and the Drucker Institute.  Ability to work in a collaborative, team environment.  Excellent communication and interpersonal skills required.  Full participation in the life of the Drucker School and Claremont Graduate University.  Demonstrate track record of soliciting individuals/organizations for financial investments and the ability to articulate and advocate a strong case for support.  Must be a goal oriented and self-motivated individual who can demonstrate accountability, initiative, creativity and focus in a rapidly changing and intellectually stimulating environment.  Excellent interpersonal and communications kills, both oral and written.  Strong writing, editing and proofreading skills are required.  Familiarity with donor tracking systems.  Ability to work with diverse groups of people.  Must possess a valid California Driver’s License.  Must be willing to work flexible schedule as needed, which will include some evenings and weekends.  Overnight travel is required.


SENIOR SECRETARY, FACULTY SUPPORT, DRUCKER                                                        JOB POSTING #735

Hourly Rate: $15.24 (Minimum of Grade)

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Provide a broad range of secretarial, administrative, and academic support services to a group of faculty members as assigned.  Provide primary administrative support to an academic program and/or academic research institute.

1.    Prepare and order all necessary class materials in compliance with deadlines as determined by the University’s annual academic calendar.

2.    Assist assigned faculty in research activities as directed by faculty.

3.    Transcribe assigned faculty materials including class-related materials, correspondence, reports, and research and publication materials.

4.    Prepare assigned faculty presentation support materials for use in teaching, research, and publication.

5.    Maintain assigned faculty’s appointment schedules and calendars.

6.    Assist assigned faculty in complying with various University reporting and paperwork requirements.

7.    Provide backup for other faculty support staff as workloads and/or special projects require.

8.    Provide administrative support, including record keeping and promotional efforts, for academic program and/or research institute sponsored events or competitions.

9.    Perform other essential duties and tasks specific to the position.


Three year’s experience in general office position.  Competency in graphic and presentation software applications.  Budget and/or accounting experience or any combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.  Must have basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Access; Excellent verbal and interpersonal skills; Demonstrated organizational skills in a multi-task environment; Accurate typing, filing, and sorting skills; Basic bookkeeping, budgeting, record keeping skills; Ability to work effectively in a collaborative, team environment.


ONLINE CONTENT PRODUCER, GLI (Part-Time)                                                                 JOB POSTING #730

Hourly Rate: $21.03 (Minimum of Grade)

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Supports the Getty Leadership Institute at Claremont Graduate University (GLI at CGU) executive education, marketing and social media initiatives by creating, producing and posting materials in accordance with the GLIs overall communications strategy.  Provides online and content management support for CGU’s Sotheby’s Institute of Art and Arts Management programs.  Remains in contact with GLI at CGU alumni, faculty and advisors.  Networks with persons with similar interests and skills throughout CGU, the technology field and the museum field to enhance problem solving possibilities.  Acts as technical troubleshooter and IT liaison between GLI and CGU/Claremont Consortium central IT departments.

1.    Acts as a key member of the GLI at CGUs programmatic planning team.  Identifies online partnership opportunities and grows long-term IT based relationships both on and off the CGU campus.

2.    Produces and manages all online content for the GLI, Sotheby’s and Arts Management programs.  Acts as html programmer, videographer and editor, graphic designer and interface manager for all online initiatives.  Ensures that GLI at CGUs thought leadership network presents a robust opportunity for museum field professionals to connect with and contribute to evolving issues fo importance to the field.

3.    Researches new technologies, web-based media and social networking strategies as they affect the museum and broader non-profit field, e-learning and dissemination opportunities.  Identifies and implements e-learning and social networking innovations for GLI at CGU.

4.    Assesses information, CRM and CMS and other data management needs for GLI at CGU and selects and designs appropriate software tools to meet those needs.  As required, inducts and trains new employees, interns and/or graduate student workers in GLI at CGU procedures.

5.    Implements online strategies for evaluating GLI at CGU activities.  Designs the evaluation delivery and assists with analyzing data findings.

6.   Designs templates and develops training for program faculty, consultants and collaborative partners to post syllabus materials, educational modules, video and web conference materials.  Troubleshoots and provides on-call online support to various users during peak periods.

7.  Procures and implements various marketing and promotion placements in accordance with GLIs annual marketing plan and calendar.

8.    Perform other essential duties and tasks specific to the position.

GLI at CGU is a small, tightly knit, highly professional operation in which all positions are interdependent.  The crucial qualities in all positions are excellence, initiative and an attitude of mutual sup0ort.  All positions also require a strong sense of responsibility, outstanding communications skills and significant flexibility.

1.    In-depth knowledge of technology related communications platforms and programming basics for websites, social media, e-learning programs and video and web-based conferencing. 

2.  Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks and projects and maintain a fluid concept of time sensitive priorities.

3.    Balances being an effective team member while performing at a high level on own initiative and without direct supervision.

4.   Demonstrated experience in developing training and teaching modules and of evaluating adult learning and professional development programs.

5.    Effective writing, editing and communication skills for written, graphic and video communications.

6.   Able to communicate effectively both in persona nd via email with a wide range of GLI constituents from program participants, museum directors, faculty, funders, partners and co-workers.

7.    Keen attention to accuracy and detail, with strong design sense and layout abilities.

8.    Inquisitive and analytical with a problem solver attitude.

9.    Advanced user of MS Office Suite including PowerPoint and Project, video and movie maker software, Hobsons/Constant Contact and Adobe Acrobat Pro.


Bachelor’s Degree in IT, Media, Graphic Design or other field or any combination of experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and ability, plus a minimum of five year’s experience coordinating or managing online training and information initiatives.  Experience in online higher ed or adult educatjon and/or social media/web management is a plus.

This is a part-time position (30 Hours/week total).  Regular hours for this position are flexible and will be determined based on the candidate’s circumstances and the needs of GLI at CGU.  Telecommuting upon Executive Director’s approval.  Hours may vary due to the needs of GLI.  During peak periods of production, hours can increase to 60-80 hours per week including weekends.  Compensatory time off upon Executive Director’s approval.


USER SERVICES MANAGER (Salary history required)                                                  JOB POSTING #727
Starting Salary:  Dependent Upon Qualifications
Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Provide the overall strategic direction and expertise in the area of Desktop Computing, Lab Computing and Instructional/Event Audio Visual Technology. This position will serve as the primary resource in establishing and communicating the Office of Information Technology to the end user community on a day to day basis. 

  • Provide overall direction and management of Technology Specialists, Student Assistants, and IT/AV Student Assistants
  • Provide assistance to campus computer users with all supported application software, administrative systems and networking environments on campus
  • Recommend policies and develop procedures, protocols and daily business actions for Claremont Graduate University
  • Maintain Computer and Instructional/Event Audio Visual Technology hardware and software inventory for the institution, scheduling repair service, stock commonly used spare parts
  • Oversee Ellucian Help Desk services
  • Review and escalation of help desk tickets
  • Ensure high user satisfaction
  • Report on common problems, solutions and technology issues relating to the users
  • Maintain software licensing and renewals
  • Assist Technology Training Manager in the development of training curriculum for faculty and staff to cover basic workstation operations
  • Maintain inventory of computer equipment, classroom technology, and other event, information and instructional technology campus-wide
  • Coordinate maintenance, distribution, and purchase of technology equipment to meet the needs of faculty, staff and students in the campus classrooms, computer labs and other special events locations or functions on campus
  • Manage AV and support staff for computer labs and classrooms, conference rooms, auditorium and other special event facilities
  • Manage AV/IT student attendants to ensure the labs are properly staffed, managed and maintained, and the timely delivery, retrieval and support of AV/IT equipment to classes, conference, and other special indoor and outdoor events
  • Coordinate testing all equipment on a regular basis to ensure classroom success
  • Coordinate Faculty, staff and student requests to install software and technology in classrooms and open access Labs for instruction
  • Develop and maintain a comprehensive web presence for Audio Visual and Help Desk Services which includes details of the technology available in all facilities, pictures and instructions on how to use the equipment
  • Consult with faculty, staff and students on possible uses of technology in classrooms, labs, auditoriums, conference rooms, and special event locations
  • Oversee the design and implementation of new technology in classrooms, conference rooms, auditoriums, and other special event locations

Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Four years experience with Windows and Macintosh required.Experience with industry standard application software and networking environments preferred. Technical Certifications preferred. Good analytical skills required. Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Excellent interpersonal skills required.


GRANT AND CONTRACT ANALYST                                                                           JOB POSTING #707
Starting Salary:
Dependent Upon Qualifications
Closed Date:      Until Filled

Position involves pre-award research grant administration in the primary context of federal research awards to universities and not-for-profit institutions, including development and pre-submission review of budgets and related application elements and development and assists with sub-awards and consulting agreements, under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Research and Sponsored Programs.

  • The Grants Specialist participates extensively in the development of budget proposals for extramurally funded research and sponsored programs.
  • Assists faculty members with the preparation of budget spreadsheets and supporting documents, checking for compliance and consistency with other proposal elements, funding agency guidelines, and University regulations.
  • Assembles electronic proposals via federal and foundation web portals such as Grants.gov and NSF Fastlane and interfaces such as Cayuse424.
  • Assists with sub-award agreements with collaborating research institutions and independent consultants under prime awards.
  • Serves as backup to Assistant Director with grant functions as needed;
  • Assist with grants and contracts website development;
  • Assist with tracking and monitoring award and sub-award files;
  • Perform other essential duties and tasks specific to the position.

Bachelors or Associate Degree preferred with minimum of 2 years of administrative experience in higher education or similar business environment; or any combination of education, training or experience that provides required knowledge, training, and ability.
   Individual must have a working knowledge of the standard  provisions, requirements, and formats  of federal research awards to universities and not-for-profit institutions, 

Individual must be experienced and skilled in the use of grant proposal and award guidelines for NSF, NIH and ED and  electronic portals including Grants.gov, Fastlane, and eRA Commons.  Individual must have experience in development and pre-submission compliance review of research proposal budgets and justifications using spreadsheets and standard forms such as SF-424, working with multiple documents under tight deadlines.  Individual must have strong analytical and interpersonal skills.  Must have good attention to detail.   Individual must have a high level of functionality with spreadsheet calculations.   Individual should be willing to take on related office activities.  



Claremont Graduate University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, place of national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, or physical handicap in its employment practice and in admission of students to educational programs and activities in accordance with the requirements of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and other applicable laws. Claremont Graduate University is committed to affirmative action in employment practices regarding ethnic minorities, the physically handicapped, Vietnam-era veterans and women. Inquiries may be directed to the Human Resources Department, 150 East Tenth Street, Claremont, California 91711, (909) 607-7816.

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