Network and Program Coordinator (6299U) Job
Network and Program Coordinator (6299U) Job
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 acceptance—academic and artistic, political and cultural—make 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.
Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: 6/14/19
Managed by UC Berkeley's Blum Center for Developing Economies, Big Ideas an early-stage, university-based, innovation competition that connects students—the world's next generation of social entrepreneurs—with the mentorship, training, and resources needed to successfully conceptualize, deploy, and scale social innovations. Through its academic year-long program, Big Ideas plugs student entrepreneurs into a robust innovation ecosystem of high-caliber mentors, academics, scientists, tech experts, industry leaders, and investors, enabling them to access the full spectrum of resources needed to bring their ideas to fruition.
Big Ideas seeks a highly entrepreneurial and enthusiastic Network and Program Coordinator to help engage both external audiences (industry, foundations, partners) and internal audiences (students, alumni, faculty) in all aspects of the contest. The Network and Program Coordinator will help lead student outreach, judge and mentor recruitment and stewardship, event management, startup advising, and contest management. Reporting to the Contest Director, the Network and Program Coordinator is responsible for strengthening the existing Big Ideas network of 1,000+ judges, mentors, and advisors, 1,200 alumni, and numerous other collaborators, while simultaneously exploring new, untapped networks and partnership opportunities. Additionally, they support the development of programs, services and events designed to build the capacities and networks of aspiring student entrepreneurs.
The start date for this role is immediate. Please contact [email protected] with questions. Please apply here (UC job site) using requisition #27002.
Judge and Mentor Recruitment and Stewardship:
Industry Partner Development:
General Contest Administration:
Salary & Benefits
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
*The salary range designated for this position: $50,100 - $55,000; however, starting salary commensurate with experience.
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: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf
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