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The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptanceacademic and artistic, political and culturalmake it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.
Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html.
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Application Review Date
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The First Review Date for this job is: 10/11/2016
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The Haas School of Business develops innovative leaders - individuals who redefine how we do business. Berkeley-Haas, the second oldest business school in the United States, educates 2,200 students each year in six degree-granting programs, and hundreds more through executive education programs. A team of 300 staff members support these students, faculty and alumni through work in areas that include Admissions, Student Services, Career Management, Administration, and Development.
Berkeley-Haas offers opportunities to champion new ideas, collaborate across boundaries, and learn continually. Our culture is captured by Four Defining Principles (Question the Status Quo, Confidence Without Attitude, Students Always and Beyond Yourself) that distinguish Berkeley-Haas as a place to learnand a place to work.
To learn more about the Haas School visit: http://www.haas.berkeley.edu/haas/about/employment.html
The Center for Social Sector Leadership (CSSL) provides the tools that students, leaders and institutions need to measurably improve the lives of millions of people in our local Bay Area community, across the nation, and around the world. CSSL provides research, MBA coursework, executive training and groundbreaking programming to changemakers - so that they can envision, innovate and collaborate - with each other, and across sectors - to solve the world's most challenging and complex problems. CSSL's course offerings range from social impact consulting and measurement, to governance, social impact strategy and a real-world social venture accelerator. They compliment our on-going research initiatives in impact leadership and governance. Online at http://socialsector.haas.berkeley.edu
The Program Manager position involves the management of programs, activities and events and research at the Center for Social Sector Leadership (CSSL). The Program Manager will work closely with other CSSL team members to help lead three programs:
1) PhilanthropyU: A groundbreaking, global online learning initiative to help NGO workers in the Global South increase their skills, and increase social impact for millions worldwide. BerkeleyHaas is the global partner of PhilanthropyU, and we've served over 200,000 people from 193 countries since launching in September of 2015.
For more information: www.philanthropyu.org
2) The Social Impact Collective: The Collective provides insight, guidance and community to high-net worth families as they consider their choices in philanthropy and impact investing.
For more information: www.socialimpactcollective.org
3) The Berkeley Board Fellows Program: which places Berkeley graduate students in 7 month fellowships with local nonprofit organizations to conduct board-level projects while gaining skills to be a future Board Director at a nonprofit organization.
For more information: http://socialsector.haas.berkeley.edu/boardfellows/
Work in these areas involves the analysis of identified goals and constituencies/audiences, the drive to continuously improve programs, the management of project plans, events and people. We have a number of primary stakeholders across these programs that include Berkeley-Haas students, Berkeley-Haas colleagues, major donors to BerkeleyHaas, local nonprofit organizations, global nonprofit organizations, key foundation and corporate partners.
In addition to management within these streams of work, the manager will be an active member of the small CSSL team, helping to think about integrate and optimize our work together.
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Manage multi-stakeholder program execution, including developing timelines and project plans and communicating with stakeholders (partners, mentors, teams, sponsors, faculty, students, donors) about roles and directions. Programs can include special events (eg. Weekend training for donors, VIP speakers at BerkeleyHaas), outreach to local NPOs for participation in programs, and other major CSSL programmatic offerings.
New event development
Strategize and develop new activities and ways to generate income and optimize current programs.
Identify potential partners and opportunities to approach.
Coordinates and executes marketing support activities, including developing and drafting content for internal and external audiences:
Develops copy / content for CSSL web updates or social media communications (e.g.,posting job opportunities, news or programmatical announcements), using CSSL social media style guide
Drafts marketing descriptions and event briefs
Proof reads blog posts and coordinates execution of CSSL Social Sector Insights
Delivers communications collateral in support of CSSL programs and events (e.g., event signage, promotion of new undergraduate course offering), as needed
Coordinates activities including events and promotional materials and products designed to promote awareness of CSSL programs within the campus community or to the general public.
Plan and execute events including developing programming content with CSSL management, managing budget, securing speakers, drafting marketing descriptions / event briefs. Events can include:
Global engagement events for PhilU
Berkeley Board Fellows kickoff, training and closing events
Discovery Weekend for Social Impact Collective
Impact Speaker Series
Additional workshops, roundtables, other gatherings, etc
METRICS AND REPORTING
Track key CSSL and relevant Haas and Berkeley metrics and maintain them in an archivable, comparable (quarter-over-quarter, year-over-year) format. Deliver them on a regular, scheduled basis. Make recommendations to metric owners based on findings.
Participate in annual planning for CSSL programming
Work on special programs as assigned
Attend classes which will enhance expertise in job areas
Serve on departmental and campus-wide committees as appropriate
Participate in activities that enhance the campus community and/or larger community to further University service
Maintain knowledge of sustainability and corporate responsibility
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Strong social sector background, including interest and experience in nonprofit strategy and management at the local, national and global level, philanthropy and social enterprise.
Experience working with high-net worth donors
Experience in online learning initiatives
Thorough knowledge of the campus, including its achievements, mission, vision, goals, objectives and infrastructure or ability to learn..
Thorough knowledge of the campus' products and services or ability to learn..
Strong organizational, time and project management skills with the ability to support multiple projects of various types at different stages with emphasis on accuracy and meeting milestones and deadlines
Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality.
Ability to use sound judgment in responding to issues and concerns and in following policies and procedures
Analytical and critical thinking skills, including a proven ability to analyze information and synthesize data with strong attention to detail.
Creative, resourceful problem solving abilities
Experience mentoring others.
Proactive in anticipating customer needs.
Solid project management skills, including:
Proven ability to follow-through and multi-task while adhering to overlapping / demanding timeframes.
Working well in groups and showing good judgment.
Event management and execution skills, including:
Agreeing upon and adhering to budget and timelines with CSSL management.
Ensuring events run smoothly
Brainstorming original event ideas and facilitating event theme related discussions
Communicating expectations and timelines to others involved, as necessary
Great communication skills
Exceptional written, verbal and interpersonal skills (including proof-reading)
Tact and political acumen to effectively represent the CSSL to various levels of faculty and staff and external constituencies, including members of the business and non-profit communities.
Proven ability to summarize sustainability themes and draft key messages
Has a team orientation / takes a collaborative approach to writing, as needed
Ability to work independently as well as in a team; knows when to include others and ask for help
Able to work occasional evenings and weekends
Possible international travel for PhilanthropyU engagement events
Required technical skills
Working knowledge of common campus-specific technologies, including Salesforce
Proficient in Microsoft Word applications, including Excel
Experience with social media and social media platforms (e.g. Facebook, Twitter)
Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training
Nonprofit project experience strongly preferred
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Salary & Benefits
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Salary: $52,500 - $80,300 /year (depends on experience, internal equity, etc.)
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
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How to Apply
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Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
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Equal Employment Opportunity
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The University of California 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. For more information about your rights as an applicant see: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf
For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: