Research & Education Coordinator (7397U), Centers for Educational Equity and Excellence 16807

San Francisco
Mar 31, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Research & Education Coordinator (7397U), Centers for Educational Equity and Excellence 16807 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 13, 2021

Departmental Overview

The Basic Needs Center acts as a central hub to support students in their journey to access essential services that impact health, belonging, and overall well-being. We define basic needs as an ecosystem that includes: financial stability; nutritious and sufficient food; safe, secure and adequate housing (to sleep, study, cook and shower); accessible and equitable health/medical care; sustaining emotional/mental well-being; affordable transportation; resources for personal hygiene; and, emergency needs for students with dependents.

The Basic Needs Center team is committed to fostering belonging and justice on the UC Berkeley campus through a robust model of prevention, intervention and emergency relief efforts addressing students' food, housing and financial needs. The Basic Needs Center offers the following services to all students including undergraduate, graduate, international and undocumented student communities: virtual drop-in services, case management/care coordination services, prevention and emergency food, housing and financial resources including direct financial awards.

  • Project manages and coordinates skills development programming, research publications, impact reporting and data infrastructure for the Basic Needs Center and Basic Needs Committee. Prepares, edits and modifies documents including research reports, presentations and proposals for Basic Needs leadership.
  • Applies campus and system-wide basic needs research to inform, improve and/or expand on Basic Needs service delivery model for skill development, education and research efforts. Leads efforts to expand Basic Needs focus areas in conjunction with the UC Basic Needs Systemwide efforts.
  • Coordinated efforts to gather basic needs impact data to prepare reports and/or analyses summarizing information on the assigned issues for internal department constituents as well as the broader community of stakeholders.
  • Coordinates program planning and collaboration with program student and professional staff.
  • Participates in campus and systemwide policy and strategy planning committees and working groups.

Required Qualifications
  • Proficient in communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Proficient in ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality.
  • Demonstrates ability to use sound judgment in responding to issues and concerns.
  • Demonstrates ability to analyze, research and synthesize large amounts of data with strong attention to detail.
  • Proficient in ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes.

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

Preferred Qualifications
  • Working knowledge of or the ability to learn quickly common organization- or research specific and other computer application programs.
  • Working knowledge of applicable policy analysis techniques.

Salary & Benefits

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 2 year contract position.

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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