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Berkeley Haas Behavioral Lab and Research Participant Pool Coordinator (7397U), Haas School of Business 29555
University of California, Berkeley

Date Posted Jan. 11, 2022
Title Berkeley Haas Behavioral Lab and Research Participant Pool Coordinator (7397U), Haas School of Business 29555
University University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Business - General

Berkeley Haas Behavioral Lab and Research Participant Pool Coordinator (7397U), Haas School of Business 29555

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: January 24, 2022


Applies professional or research concepts to perform analysis of data and systems pertaining to moderately complex projects, policies, initiatives, / processes, and / or functions.
  • This work will be done with principal investigators, PhD students, and undergraduate research assistants.
  • This will involve problem solving and help with the creation of research materials and the compilation or analysis of data.

Gathers and assembles analytical and factual data on assigned problems and issues to prepare reports and / or analyses summarizing information on the assigned issues and commenting on other significance for internal or external constituents.
  • This will include maintaining records on the nature and scope of research that is completed in the lab.

Prepares, edits and modifies documents including research reports, manuscripts, presentations and proposals.
  • This will involve assisting faculty members, graduate students, and undergraduate RAs with manuscripts, conference submissions, conference presentations, or grant submissions.

Using subject matter knowledge, collects and prepares information for use in discussions, meetings of internal and external constituents.
  • This may include assisting faculty members, graduate students, and undergraduate RAs with literature reviews for relevant research projects.

On a project basis, performs analytical studies on a variety of policies, research initiatives, programs and issues.
  • This will entail a proactive approach to making sure that lab resources are being used efficiently.

Provides a variety of analytical duties in support of a function, research initiative, program and / or organizational unit.
  • This will include maintaining records that relate to the research participant pools (e.g., designing and/or maintaining systems to track and maintain records of who has taken part in research studies).

Participates in administrative / research policy and program project planning and development.
  • This will entail overseeing the use of physical and digital resources maintained by the lab, making sure that all relevant software licensing is up to date, and helping to allocate physical lab resources to allow for the efficient conduct of research both in the physical and online lab space.

Provides recommendations and guidelines involving programs / initiatives.
  • This will involve serving as a liaison with the instructors of UGBA105 and UGBA106 to make certain that the research participant pool affiliated with both classes runs smoothly.

Coordinates program planning and collaboration with program / project staff.
  • This will involve direct work with the Behavioral Lab faculty director to engage in long-term planning regarding the identification and enactment of new initiatives that the Behavioral Lab will choose to take on.

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
  • Proficient in communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrates discretion and maintains confidentiality at all times.
  • Demonstrates sound judgment in responding to issues and concerns.
  • Shows proficiency when multi-tasking with demanding timeframes.
  • 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' four Defining Leadership Principles: (1) Question the status quo; (2) Confidence without attitude; (3) Students always; and (4) Beyond yourself.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in a business, organization or public university setting.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Working knowledge of common organization- or researchspecific and other computer application programs (e.g., Sona, Qualtrics).
  • Analyzes, researches and synthesizes large amounts of data with strong attention to detail. Working knowledge of Excel and SPSS or R is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of applicable policy analysis techniques.

Salary & Benefits

This is a non-exempt, biweekly paid appointment. Hourly pay is commensurate with experience within the range of $24.76 - $26.84 per hour.

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

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment 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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