Leadership & Student Services Coordinator 4573U)
University of California Berkeley - Berkeley, CA

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Departmental Overview

The College of Engineering at UC Berkeley is recognized for its educational and research excellence, consistently ranking among the top three Engineering colleges in the United States. With more than 250 faculty members, 4,200 undergraduate and graduate students, Engineering is the second largest college on the Berkeley campus. Operating expenditures for the College as a whole are close to $200 million annually. Engineering Student Services (ESS) provides advising and counseling to currently enrolled undergraduates, hundreds of prospective students, parents, faculty, and other administrative units. ESS ensures consistent application of college and university policies; participates in outreach activities, and provides initiatives for personal, professional, and leadership development of engineering students. GraD, a program also under ESS, serves underrepresented graduate students.

The Leadership & Student Services Coordinator will work closely with the Director of Engineering Student services (ESS) to develop and implement leadership and professional development initiative for undergraduate engineering students.

This is 11 month contract appointment.


(*45%) Under close supervision of the Director of (ESS):

Program Coordinator for annual LeaderShape Institute (tentatively scheduled for January 12-17, 2014):
• Complete 9 month planning timeline suggested by LeaderShape
• Market program, recruit and select participants
• recruit, select and supervise student On-Site Coordinators
• order supplies and contract with off-campus vendors (LeaderShape, Inc., busses, t-shirts, meals and lodging for participants, etc)
• compile evaluations
• make recommendations for improvement following year
• coordinate emergency plan
• recruit UCB staff to serve as Cluster Facilitators
• recruit high level community and industry leaders to serve as featured guest leaders
• complete First Aid/CPR Training in order to be point person on-site for emergencies during the LeaderShape Institute at camp in Sonoma County
• coordinate “Day 7” events during Spring 2014
(*45%) Leadership and Professional Development programming
• Identify the leadership and professional development needs and interests of engineering undergraduates and implement programs to address these needs in accordance with the ESS strategic plan for the leadership and professional development of engineering students
• Develop and implement leadership and/or professional development initiatives including but not limited to the LeaderShape Institute, the Emerging Engineer Leaders Symposium, Professional Etiquette Dinners, and Catalyst
• Coordinate the marketing and promotion of leadership and professional development initiatives including developing marketing materials, writing web site text and email announcements, attending student organization meetings to promote events/opportunities, etc.
• Manage event details including making room reservations, ordering catering, developing assessment and evaluation methods, setting up meeting rooms and audio/visual equipment, etc.
• Create and manage the leadership and professional development budget
• Assist with development of funding requests to corporate sponsors, not-for-profits and Berkeley Engineering alumni
• Identify and invite guest speakers to address specific topics through workshop formats
• Coordinate post-event activities such as providing recommendations for future programs, compiling program evaluations and assessments, producing reports analyzing effectiveness
(*10%) Assist the ESS Director with other projects as directed
Required Qualifications
• Basic knowledge and experience working with a diverse student population.
• Basic knowledge of UC Berkeley and the department/school/college.
• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
• Interpersonal skills. Multicultural competencies; ability to work with diverse populations.
• Demonstrated interest in leadership development
• Demonstrated experience in program development, implementation and evaluation
• High level of organizational skills and attention to detail
• Ability to effectively problem solve
• Ability to conduct long-term planning
• High degree of skills using MS Office programs
• Familiarity with graphic design programs a plus (i.e. MS Publisher, Adobe InDesign, or Adobe PhotoShop)
• Creativity and flexibility
• Experience with developing and maintaining a budget
• Ability to commit to working in this position from February 2013 through May 2014 or at least through January 2014.
• Licenses or certifications, if any:
• Ability to receive certification in First Aid/CPR to serve as “camp nurse” during the LeaderShape Institute
• Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training
Salary & Benefits
Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Payroll title/job code: Student Services Advisor 1/job code 4573U/ Grade 17
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
How to Apply
Submit your cover letter and resume online as one document when applying online noting job 15335 at: http://jobs.berkeley.edu/
Other Information
This position is part-time, 20 hours a week.
Criminal Background Check
This position has been designated as sensitive and may require a Criminal Background Check. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of a Criminal Background Check.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California, Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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