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Program Manager (7552U), Haas School of Business 26776

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Program Manager (7552U), Haas School of Business 26776 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:

The Center for Responsible Business at Berkeley Haas connects students, businesses, and faculty to mobilize the positive potential of business to create a more responsible, resilient, and sustainable society. Building on more than a decade of research, teaching, and engaging with business, we educate and provoke thoughtful debate. The Center encourages sustainability-minded research and its application in the marketplace of commerce and ideas.

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: November 23, 2021


Plan and execute events including developing programming content with CRB management, managing budget, securing speakers, drafting marketing descriptions / event briefs. Programs can include:
  • Peterson Series events (industry speaker events)
  • Ad hoc programs (e.g. workshops, roundtables, case competitions, etc.)
  • Haas-wide social impact activity.
  • Work closely with CRB staff in the hiring and management of interns and work study student employees; assign work tasks as necessary and ensure timely completion of projects.
  • Maintain and continue to develop online database of consulting projects to students in various degree programs offered through our flagship courses and CRB fellowships.

Coordinates and executes marketing support activities, including developing and drafting content for internal and external audiences:
  • Develops copy / content for CRB web updates or social media communications (e.g.,posting job opportunities, news or programmatical announcements)
  • Drafts marketing descriptions and event briefs
  • Proof reads blog posts and coordinates execution of CRB News (monthly newsletter)
  • Delivers communications collateral in support of CRB programs and events (e.g., event signage, promotion of new undergraduate course offering), as needed
  • Coordinates activities including events (eg student info sessions) and promotional materials and products designed to promote awareness of CRB programs within the campus community or to the general public.

Manage multi-stakeholder program execution, including developing timelines and project plans and communicating with stakeholders (judges, mentors, teams, sponsors, faculty) about roles and directions. Programs can include special events (eg. case competition, fundraising campaign), project-based class project sourcing, and other major CRB programmatic offerings.

Support fundraising events.
  • Strategize and develop new activities and ways to generate revenues and expand current programs.
  • Identify potential partners and opportunities to approach.
  • Engage and mentor student workers and student advisory board members in the development and execution of events and marketing materials.

Work with Haas digital support teams, the CRB team, and other units in order to maintain CRB's stakeholder data in Salesforce and other digital platform integration into CRB business processes, including maintaining the data within the application.
  • Track key CRB and relevant Haas and Berkeley metrics and maintain them in an archivable, comparable (year-over-year) format. Deliver them on a regular, scheduled basis. Make recommendations to metric owners based on findings.

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
  • Interests in sustainability and corporate social responsibility.
  • Understanding and appreciation for achieving success in a resource constrained environment such as a university or nonprofit setting.
  • Thorough analytical, critical thinking, verbal, and written (including proof-reading) communication skills. Can analyze information and synthesize data with strong attention to detail.
  • Thorough knowledge of marketing mediums (eg: blog posts, online newsletters) and their role in fundraising for varied stakeholder groups.
  • Strong organizational, time, and project management skills including:
    • proven ability to follow-through and multi-task while adhering to overlapping/demanding timeframes.
    • working well in groups.
    • anticipating stakeholder and partner needs.
  • Strong interpersonal communication and political acumen skills to effectively represent the CRB to various levels of faculty, staff, and donors as well as to business and non profit communities.
  • Strong skills in event and media activities management and execution.
  • 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.
  • Maintaining discretion and confidentiality.
  • Can work independently as well as in a team; knows when to include others and ask for help; can work occasional evenings.
  • Working knowledge of and/or experience with business related technologies such as Microsoft Office, Google Suite, Adobe Suite, WordPress and Salesforce.

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

Preferred Qualifications
  • Thorough knowledge of communication principles, media, and marketing techniques.
  • Skill in mentoring less experienced staff.
  • Sustainable business or nonprofit focus.

Salary & Benefits

This is an exempt, monthly paid position. Annual salary is commensurate with experience up to $90,700.00.

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.

Other Information

This is a one-year, full-time, 40-hours per week, Contract appointment.

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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