Leadership Development Program Coordinator (4722C) - #44305
Job Posted: 26 October 2022
Company: UC Berkeley Labor Center
Closing Date: Until Filled
Location: Berkeley, CA


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About Berkeley

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Departmental Overview

The UC Berkeley Labor Center conducts research and education on issues related to labor and employment. The Labor Center’s curricula and leadership training serve to educate a diverse new generation of labor leaders. The Labor Center carries out policy relevant research on topics such as job quality and workforce development, and works with unions, policymakers and other stakeholders to develop innovative policy perspectives and programs. The Labor Center provides an important source of research and information on unions and the changing workforce for students, scholars, policymakers and the public. This position offers an exciting opportunity to be part of a high-impact, high-visibility organization and to work with a nationally-recognized team of researchers, policy analysts, and educators.

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: November 3, 2022


Labor Center Internship Programs

  • Day-to-day operations of Labor Center Internship Programs. Within the parameters set by the Program Director/Leads. This work entails:
    • Contributes to the development of the overall Labor Center Internship Programs program, with support from Program Director(s).
    • Develop the logistics work plan for the execution of Internship Programs. Ensures the work plan is being executed well.
  • Outreach:
    • With direction from Program Directors(s)/Lead(s), develops outreach plans to identify sites and student participants.
    • Contributes to outreach to sites with the director from the program director.
    • Under the direction of the Program Directors(s)/Lead(s), communicates with external partners about internship opportunities and placement.
    • Recruits and coordinates alumni participation in the application process.
    • Ensures the internship sites are aware of and compliant with University guidelines.
  • Curriculum + Program Development:
    • Works with program lead to collect curriculum.
    • Under the direction of the Program Directors(s)/Lead(s), coordinate with external program facilitators, as appropriate.
    • Under the direction of the Program Directors(s)/Lead(s), conducts community building exercises and discussions about expectations of students, host sites, and mentors.
    • Supports the evaluation of the program at its conclusion.

Leadership Development Programs & Events

  • Outreach:
    • Under general supervision, (and in conjunction with Labor Center Communications Coordinator and others) develops a database for program/event outreach; outreach materials; and uploads material online.
    •  Contributes to the outreach strategy for program advertisement with direction and guidance from Program Directors/Leads.
    • Creates applications for applicable programs and responds to questions regarding the application process and program logistics.
    • Implements applicant tracking and reporting programs.
    • Supports program communication needs.
  • Logistical Work:
    • Supports the development of project plans and ensures timelines and budgets are adhered to per the project plan.
    • Works with program presenters to ensure their materials are reproduced for participants and the presenters’ equipment needs are satisfied.
    • Provides logistical support to external and internal presenters, facilitators, and stakeholders.
    • Ensures program in-person and virtual presentations are fully supported on the day of the program.
  • Program Evaluation and Reporting:
    • Under the direction of the Program Directors(s)/Lead(s), develop program participants’ evaluation forms, and program tracking and reporting processes.
    • Supports wrap-up and evaluation of programs.
    • Documents changes for the next program based on evaluations.
    • Supports documentation, development, and delivery of program and grant reports.
  • Administrative Support:
    • Documents administrative processes for the successful execution of programs, grants, events, and initiatives.
    • Identifies areas for improvement proposes solutions, and supports implementation.
    • Coordinates events and ensures basic program logistics (e.g. site management; food; materials) are taken care of.
    • Collaborates with other program assistants to provide administrative support to the Labor Center programs.
    • Other administrative duties as assigned include recruiting, training, and supervising work-study students to complete some of the above tasks.

Required Qualifications

  • Thorough knowledge of administrative procedures and processes including word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.
  • Requires good verbal and written communication skills, active listening, critical thinking, multi-task, and time management skills.
  • Requires interpersonal and work leadership skills to provide guidance to other nonexempt personnel.
  • High school diploma or equivalent experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Spanish oral and written communication skills.

Salary & Benefits

  • This is a full-time (40 hours per week), career position that is eligible for full UC benefits.
  • This position is non-exempt and paid bi-weekly. The hourly pay for this role is commensurate with experience within the range of $25.65 (step 1.0) - $30.07 (step 8.0).
  • For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment in the Resume section of your application.

Referral Source info

This job is part of the Employee Referral Program. If a UC Berkeley employee is referring you, please ensure you select the Referral Source of "UCB Employee" and then enter the employee's Name and Berkeley email address in the Specific Referral Source field. Please enter only one name and email. 

Other Information

This position is governed by the terms and conditions in the agreement for the Clerical & Allied Services Unit (CX) between the University of California and Teamsters Local 2010. The current bargaining agreement manual can be found at: http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/cx/index.html

Conviction History Background

This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities.  Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities.  The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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