Program Analyst, BASSC (7397U) 16076

San Francisco
Mar 08, 2021
Administrative Jobs
Technology, Analysts & Programming
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Program Analyst, BASSC (7397U) 16076 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.

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: March 19, 2021

Departmental Overview

The UC Berkeley School of Social Welfare's pre-eminent faculty rank top in the nation in per capita productivity. Nationally and internationally recognized as leaders in their fields, our senate faculty conducts cutting-edge research on the major issues facing California, the US and the world. Berkeley Social Welfare field faculty represent a diversity of experience and talents, training and preparing our students to excel as the next generation of social work practitioners, professionals and educators.

The Bay Area Social Services Consortium (BASSC), hosted at the School of Social Welfare, is an agency-university-foundation partnership founded in 1987 that promotes social service research, training, and policy development to strengthen public sector social services in the San Francisco Bay Area.


Develops and implements event budgets:
  • Prepares summary budget analysis with actual costs, observations and recommendations for the future.
  • Develops and implements dissemination budgets.

  • Maintains BASSC website, including monitoring monthly website analytics.
  • Maintains website functionality, including platform updates.
  • Maintains publication archiving and access on website.

  • Works with BASSC Director to develop social media strategies for dissemination of BASSC research.
  • Works with BASSC Director and BASSC agency staff to develop online/e-learning methods for dissemination of BASSC research
  • Appropriately disseminates BASSC research both via Google Drive and directly to stakeholders
  • Prepares, edits and modifies documents including research reports, manuscripts, presentations and proposals.

General Administrative/Analytical:
  • Supports BASSC director in preparing and submitting documentation related to contracts with research consultants.
  • Supports BASSC director in stakeholder communications.
  • Assists with development of stakeholder materials - briefs, reports, working papers.
  • Using subject matter knowledge, collects and prepares information for use in discussions, meetings of high level management and external constituents.
  • 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 department constituents.
  • On a project basis, performs analytical studies on a variety of policies, programs and issues.
  • Provides a variety of analytical duties in support of a function, program and/or organizational unit.
  • Participates in administrative policy and program planning and development.
  • Event Planning
  • Develops event/meeting briefing, electronic systems to monitor each event and maintain a hard copy file for each.
  • Initiates, edits and oversees event timelines in conjunction with BASSC leadership.
  • Shares information with appropriate parties and distribute new information as necessary.
  • Develops and coordinates guest lists:
  • Creates initial guest list.
  • Based on parameters of the event and maintains/edits throughout planning process.
  • Sends all invitations (electronic or hard copy)
  • Monitors RSVP's and make adjustments to guest list as necessary.
  • Creates and moderates Zoom sessions for BASSC's internal and external events.
  • Maintains records from virtual events.
  • Shares virtual event registration with BASSC director.
  • Plans, organizes, and identifies real and potential event locations and vendors.
  • Searches for meeting venues and negotiates hotel meeting costs.
  • Secures room arrangements.
  • Recommends menu and ascertains pricing.
  • Handles contract details with appropriate campus dept. as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications
  • Working knowledge, or ability to quickly learn of, common campus-specific and other computer application programs.
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all levels of staff, both verbally and in writing.
  • Solid ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes.
  • Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality.
  • Working skills to analyze information and synthesize large amounts of data with strong attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated political acumen, including skill in effectively representing the campus to its publics.
  • Good judgment and effective decision-making and problem resolution skills, including skill to recognize and deal effectively and appropriately with real and potential problem areas, including skill to determine the issues/problems that need to be brought to the attention of higher level staff and/or management.
  • Demonstrated teamwork skills, including the ability to effectively work with diverse populations, take direction from multiple supervisors and faculty, and collaborate with colleagues, subordinates and outside vendors.
  • Excellent organizational skills required to successfully organize all aspects of an event, including budgets, detailed logistics, purchasing supplies and materials, and managing vendor contracts.
  • Excellent project management and multi-tasking skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to consult supervisors on a regular basis as well as work independently.
  • The ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and provide follow-through on assignments.
  • Extensive experience using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Powerpoint) and UC Berkeley Google applications.
  • Experience with social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, ResearchGate
  • Experience with Open Berkeley website platform.
  • Position involves some local travel, so CA Driver License is needed.
  • Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.

Salary & Benefits

This position is a non-exempt, bi-weekly paid position. Hourly pay for this role is commensurate with experience.

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.

Other Information

This is a one-year, part-time (variable, approx 15 hours per week), Contract (temporary) position with the possiblity for renewal based on funding.

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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