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Haas Undergraduate Admissions External Reader (4511U), Haas School of Business - 44166

University of California, Berkeley
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Haas Undergraduate Admissions External Reader (4511U), Haas School of Business - 44166 About Berkeley

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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 Haas School of Business embraces flexible working arrangements for its employees. Exact arrangements are determined in partnership with your supervisor to meet role responsibilities and department needs, and are subject to change.

The Reader 2 assists the Admissions Committee in reading and evaluating applications for admissions to the Undergraduate program at the Haas School of Business.

    Uses professional judgment to review complex applications and interviews for admissions to the business major and University. Assesses academic preparedness of traditional, special-program, and international applicants. Performs course-by-course evaluations for transfer credit. Perform comprehensive evaluation of all available applicant information for our various applicant pools: Continuing Berkeley, Freshman, and Transfer undergraduate applications. Use holistic evaluation methods to make a comprehensive assessment of each applicant. Actively participate in all training and norming sessions. Support program goals for reader competence and process effectiveness by contributing to facilitated group discussions of sample applications. Consult with experienced level staff or faculty when reviewing more complex applications. Obtains and maintains knowledge of systems that are used for the reading and interview process, including Slate and Haas specific tools. Provide feedback on overall training/norming process. Meet specified weekly numerical reading targets.

Required Qualifications
    Working knowledge of and/or ability to learn UC Berkeley, and the ability to interpret policies. Working knowledge of and/or ability to learn academic programs, including curricula, admissions requirements, and financial aid programs at UC Berkeley. Ability to read and score applications online. Using extensive knowledge of college/school/department requirements and applicant pool, assesses the applicants' overall record and experience for final admissions determination and recommendation. Must maintain awareness of own scoring patterns in relation to normed scoring patterns and must adjust scoring practices as required. Must demonstrate a high level of discretion and sensitive judgment and must be able to utilize a background of professional knowledge and experience to interpret guidelines which will apply to a large, complex, detailed array of objective and subjective information. All information is highly sensitive and confidential. Superior communication, analytic, time management, decision-making and interpersonal skills. Must attend norming and training sessions, meet workload deadlines and work independently. Candidates need to be adept at setting up a home office with access to the internet and have the ability to problem-solve a variety of issues (including both technology and procedural) independently. Candidates must have a personal computer with up-to-date security and internet browsers. Successful candidates must demonstrate a high proficiency with technology and web-based applications as all applicant files are reviewed electronically via an online platform.

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

Preferred Qualifications
    Knowledge of secondary school policies and practices, particularly as related to curriculum, standardized testing, extracurricular activities, transcript issues, etc. Previous experience as a UC Berkeley undergraduate application reader, or an application reader for another institution or program. Knowledge of and/or sensitivity to issues related to the multiple identities' students come with and may write about in their application. Thorough knowledge and experience working with a diverse student population.

Salary & Benefits

This is a 7-month non-exempt (temporary) position at 47.5% (19 hrs a week). This position is paid hourly and eligible for UC Benefits with the possibility of extension. Hourly pay is commensurate with experience up to $32.00.

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How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment in the Resume section of your application.

Other Information
    This is not a visa opportunity. This recruitment has three openings. This position is eligible for 100% remote work.

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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