Working in Advancement



Welcome to University Advancement

With a team of more than 125, University Advancement is an exciting, fast moving, and growing organization.  University Advancement values a culture of collaboration, diversity, professional development, creativity, and success.  

We seek the best and brightest talent to join our team and become members of the Highlander community. Exceptional employees are critical to UC Riverside’s success. University Advancement includes; Alumni Engagement, Development, Finance and Administration, and University Relations.  We look for talented people who possess a diverse set of skills and experience to match the diverse career opportunities available in University Advancement, including finance specialists, fundraisers, communications, administrative associates, and information technology professionals. We invite you to consider joining our talented, collaborative and innovative team.


Talent Acquisition and Management 

The Talent Acquisition team operates under the University Advancement Administration and services all entities under University Advancement.

Talent Management is a strategic partner, offering quality service through talent acquisition initiatives, onboarding plans, learning and development opportunities, and employee engagement. Talent Management seeks to attract, retain and engage top talent, producing a culture that embodies the UCR principles of community and the UCR values of accountability, respect, integrity, and excellence. Talent Management is a strategic approach to managing the university advancement’s most valuable asset, employees.


UCR Fact:

Since our founding, UCR’s evolution has mirrored the dynamic growth of Southern California. Once a small university in a small town, we are now the premier research and educational institution in the thriving Inland Southern California region.