Associate Director Admissions and Student Services (4575U), Haas School of Business 16602

San Francisco
Mar 23, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Associate Director Admissions and Student Services (4575U), Haas School of Business 16602 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: April 5, 2021

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:


Applying professional Student Services concepts, provides the full range of student services to student population served by the organization.

Academic Advising
  • Advises faculty on departmental/school/college and university policies and procedures; reviews students' progress and advises students and faculty on requirements for degree/program completion; identifies students with progression problems and recommends interventions; devises curriculum planning in collaboration with directors and faculty, and with other departments.
  • Plans and implements outreach programs for the Master of Financial Engineering degree with specifically targeted institutions; advises prospective applicants on necessary academic preparation; appropriateness of program as it pertains to the prospective applicant's goals; utilizing in-depth knowledge of the organization's admissions criteria, helps rank applicants for admissions; evaluates domestic and international transcripts for degree eligibility; initiates and arranges student recruitment visits to Berkeley.
  • Organizes information sessions and works with the program / university on diversity initiatives.

Student Conduct
  • Responsible for interpreting campus policies and advising students and faculty on student conduct, student grievances, disputes, and issues regarding discrimination.

Course Scheduling
  • Devises curriculum planning in collaboration with directors and faculty, and with other departments, to ensure students' progress through course sequences, avoiding conflicts, and ensuring compliance with campus-wide policies.
  • Plans and implements complex, high-visibility student events, such as commencements and orientation.

Career Counseling
  • Advises department/college/school students on the job market process, and the standards and norms specific to the student's field of study; advises on MFE Fall internship program; develops and maintains network of departments and regional firms interested in hiring MFE students.
  • Organizes job fairs.
  • Develops and enhances an alumni recruitment network. Identifies and cultivates potential employers.
  • Takes into account individual student goals and works with directors to help students map strategies.
  • Manage and maintain internal job posting site for students and alumni (GradLeaders).

  • Process all MFE Program office financial paperwork
  • Monitor procurements and expenditures; Reconcile financial reports, prepare projections, and resolve discrepancies in projected and actual expenditures.
  • Interface with campus accounting personnel and vendors to resolve problems and discrepancies in payments.
  • Assist in development of annual budget proposal.

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 Defining Principles: students always, confidence w/o attitude, question the status quo, and beyond yourself.

Required Qualifications
  • Exceptional organizational skills to plan & promote complex events and manage projects.
  • Familiarity with accounting principles & budgeting.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrates a high caliber of confidentiality.
  • Knowledge of or can learn quickly to interpret and communicate University policies and procedures to prospective students and the public.
  • Knowledge of or can quickly learn and/or has thorough and comprehensive knowledge of academic programs, including curricula, admissions requirements, and financial aid programs, at UC or other colleges / universities.
  • Demonstrates excellent problem-solving & critical thinking skills that lead to effective decision making and problem recognition/avoidance/resolution.
  • Can establish and maintain cooperative relationships with schools, universities, community organizations and other institutions.
  • 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.
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite as well as Google documents, spreadsheets and forms and can quickly and easily adapt to new technologies.

  • Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge of Slate Technolutions.
  • Knowledge of Hubspot.

Salary & Benefits

This is an exempt, monthly paid position. Annual salary will be commensurate with experience up to $75,500.00.

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

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