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Director of Employer Relations (6301U), Haas School of Business - 37387
University of California, Berkeley

Date Posted Jul. 26, 2022
Title Director of Employer Relations (6301U), Haas School of Business - 37387
University University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Business - General

Director of Employer Relations (6301U), Haas School of Business - 37387

About Berkeley

At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff.

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world.

We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles, our Principles of Community, and our Strategic Plan.

Departmental Overview

UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business offers a unique opportunity to champion new ideas, collaborate across boundaries, and continually learn in a workplace committed to increasing diversity and creating a welcoming environment for all. Our distinctive culture is captured within our four Defining Leadership Principles: Question the Status Quo, Confidence Without Attitude, Students Always, and Beyond Yourself. These principles distinguish Berkeley Haas as a unique environment, conducive to teamwork, collaboration, and career growth.

For more information about the Haas School of Business visit:

The MBA Career Management Group works with Berkeley MBAs and MBA alumni to build meaningful and rewarding careers. The Director of Employer Relations serves a key function by leading a team of relationship managers and a project manager to help connect employers to our students and alumni. We work with employers to set specific recruiting strategies and facilitate networking events, workshops, interviews, job postings and more, to support the hiring process and help companies find talent. The Director also works closely with other departments at Haas, including the Dean's office, Development & Alumni Relations, MBA Program Offices. This role also keeps connected to key stakeholders across campus including the Cal Career Center, CA Alumni Association and Faculty in key roles.

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: 07/05/2022


Designs, develops, and through subordinate staff, implements and evaluates programs and projects that advocate for the campus and highlight or showcase our MBA students, programs and alumni.

    Ensures smooth-running operations, including trouble-shooting and resolving public relations and / or other problems/issues through effective negotiation skills.

      Supervises employer relations team and volunteers alongside team for alumni programs, events, and reunions, to provide outreach to the external constituencies.

        Selects, trains, leads, directs, and motivates staff, taking corrective action as necessary, particularly in areas dealing effectively with external constituencies.

          Ensures programs, events and activities effectively advocate for the campus and business school as well as maintains good relations with a broad and diverse alumni and key constituency base, including potentially hostile constituents or antagonistic community groups or other special interest groups.

          Administers budget allocations and develops employer relations budget annually.

          Supports students career search by working with club leaders, student government representatives to ensure alignment with student interests and target companies/industries.

            Professional Learning and Growth

              Required Qualifications


                  Preferred Qualifications


                      Salary & Benefits

                      This is a 100% time (40-hrs a week), monthly paid, exempt position. Annual salary is commensurate with experience up to $117,600.00.

                      For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

                      How to Apply

                      Please submit your cover letter and resume when applying.

                      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

                      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:

                      For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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