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Director of Programs (4330U), Haas School of Business - 37776
University of California, Berkeley

Date Posted Jul. 5, 2022
Title Director of Programs (4330U), Haas School of Business - 37776
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 Programs (4330U), Haas School of Business - 37776

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:

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: 06/30/2022. However, the search committee will not begin reviewing applications until August 5th. For full consideration, please submit your application and resume by the end of the day, August 4th. This position will stay open until filled.


Administers a suite of leadership development programs with primary responsibility for administrative and programmatic activities.
  • Cultivate and maintain strong partnerships with key stakeholders to enable collaboration and high-quality program delivery, as well as increase awareness and visibility of programs offered by CSSL in collaboration with Executive Director. Collaborate with external partners to deepen outreach and engagement. Manage student and client recruiting, onboarding and support across CSSL's leadership development and experiential learning programs. Lead the creation and oversight of the Programs budget. Support in tracking overall year to date budget expenses vs. projected budget in collaboration with University tracking systems. Determine which programs are operating well, which programs require modifications to their staffing or allocation of resources, which new programs should be created, and which should be archived. Support and contribute to the vision, design, and overall strategy for all CSSL programs in collaboration with Executive Director and Faculty Director.

Contributes to the program budgeting and accounting processes to support financial infrastructure of program.
  • Provide operational support across CSSL Programs: Berkeley Board Fellows, Social Sector Solutions, Haas Social Impact Fund, and Packard Fellows. Manage program budgets and financial reporting. Coordinate with CSSL Team on operational and administrative tasks. Engages student workers to support program operations, communications, and administrative functions.

Works with program leadership to identify and support new opportunities, programs, and revenue streams.
  • Manages and executes outreach activities and campaigns, including developing and drafting content for internal and external audiences to support CSSL's activities. Coordinates with Executive Director to steward relationships, pursue opportunities, and develop new programs.

Assesses program's effectiveness, and recommends changes to program's content, policies and procedures accordingly.
  • Analyze the overall impact of individual programs, using key metrics such as relevance to mission, depth, breadth, excellence and responding to stakeholder needs in collaboration with executive leadership. Track key CSSL and relevant Haas and Berkeley impact data to share with CSSL team as part of program planning and evaluation. Report results quarterly and provide recommendations to metric owners based on key findings to Executive Director and Faculty Director (Executive Leadership).

Serves on committees representing the program, participating in short term and long term planning.
  • Inform strategic planning to set goals, priorities and workflows. Consult with leadership on programs challenges and opportunities. Inform executive leadership about programs through written and oral reports. 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.

Professional Learning and Growth
  • Embraces the principle of being a "student always" by engaging in opportunities for training, workshops, seminars, continuing education pertinent to the position, or at the suggestion of the supervisor. Actively contributes to a team environment that fosters and promotes a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) within the unit and at Haas. Engages in ongoing education to promote diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging by completing University sponsored certifications & training sessions (Ie: MEP Workshop, Implicit Bias Certification, LinkedIn Learning workshops, and other workshops & seminars offered by the University or Haas, as they are made available) or by engaging in external seminars & resources related to DEIB. Exemplifies Haas' four Defining Leadership Principles: (1) Question the status quo; (2) Confidence without attitude; (3) Students always; and (4) Beyond yourself.

Required Qualifications
  • Academic background and experience in the social sector, business, social impact, or related field. Demonstrates an understanding of or can quickly learn the value of the organization's mission and programs and can easily articulate that knowledge to stakeholders. Strong program administration background including student and/or client facing program design, execution, and evaluation. Strong skills in creativity and organizational management to build and oversee a program within a complex organization, including administrative, budgetary, and human resources responsibilities and financial management principles and practices. Strong oral and written communication skills, and able to distill complex processes into simple terms for varying audiences of broad backgrounds. Demonstrates independent thinking to form creative solutions on concepts requiring advanced analytical skills. Works collaboratively with internal and external peers and managers. Strong social sector background, including interest and experience in nonprofit strategy and management at the local, national and global level, philanthropy and social enterprise. Excellent interpersonal skills, demonstrating a desire to promote diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging to establish and maintain positive & professional working relationships with colleagues, students and team members Exemplifies Haas Defining Principles: students always, confidence w/o attitude, question the status quo, and beyond yourself. Demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in a business, organization or public university setting.

  • Advanced degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Terminal degree in a related area (PhD, JD, MD, etc.).

Salary & Benefits

This is a 100% time (40-hrs a week), monthly paid, exempt position. Annual salary is commensurate with experience up to $113,600.00.

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:
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