As the assistant vice chancellor, alumni relations & constituent engagement, Erika Jordan serves as the chief alumni relations and engagement officer for the campus and plays a key role in providing leadership and strategic guidance to the Engagement & Annual Programs, UCI Alumni Association, alumni relations and Health Advancement pipeline. She is responsible for the overall management of the UCI Alumni Association, campuswide annual giving, Chancellor’s Club, the Parent Engagement program, the Reunions program and leadership annual giving which includes a frontline team of gift officers.
Prior to this role, Erika served as executive director, Engagement & Annual Programs and sr. executive director, alumni relations, Engagement & Annual Programs. She was instrumental in developing the engagement and annual fundraising programs, growing the annual fundraising by establishing campaigns like UCI Giving Day, and leading special projects.
Erika has spent her career in politics, special events, alumni relations, frontline fundraising, and served as the director, Alumni Relations and Annual Giving for the USC Marshall School of Business prior to joining UCI. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Howard University and executive masters in leadership from USC.