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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: August 20, 2019
Located within the world's finest public university and one of the most diverse regions in the nation, the UC Berkeley School of Social Welfare strives to transform the systems that perpetuate poverty and social disadvantage. Berkeley Social Welfare develops effective leaders and scholars committed to solving complex social problems; produces, disseminates and utilizes research to improve social-service delivery and policy through critical thinking and evidence-based knowledge; and prepares the next generation of culturally-competent social workers, researchers and teachers dedicated to serving the most vulnerable members of our society.
• Provides analyses for complex budget, financial, academic, data, systems and policy projects working directly with the Director of Field Education and the Child Welfare Scholars Project Coordinator.
• Performs analytical studies on a variety of policies, programs and issues, including maintenance and analysis of quantitative and qualitative data related to grant management and deliverables and program improvement and sustainability.
• Participates in administrative policy and program planning and development for progress toward the goals and sustainability of the Field Education Program and other stipend programs.
• Coordinates efforts with a variety of external and internal contacts; organizes student stipend program application and selection data and processes; plans trainings and related events; researches organizational structures, policies and procedures; conducts data collection and analyses; and summarizes best practices in field.
• Prepares, edits and modifies documents including research reports, manuscripts, presentations, and proposals related to program and grant deliverables and management for internal and external stakeholders.
• Coordinates communications and manages the general Field Education email.
• Other duties as assigned.
• Solid communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all levels of staff, both verbally and in writing.
• Knowledge or ability to learn common campus-specific and other computer application programs, including Microsoft Excel and Word, the Google Suite, and other data analysis software and databases.
• Strong analytical/problem-solving skills.
• Strong skills in analyzing and synthesizing large amounts of data for preparing sound and relevant proposals.
• Familiarity with MSW programs, processes, and structures.
• Ability to analyze, visualize, and present data to a wide range of audiences.
• Strong organizational and project coordination skills.
• Experience with event planning, social media, and web design.
• Ability to multi-task with demanding time-frames.
• Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality.
• Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training required.
• Master's in Social Work or in related area or equivalent highly preferred.
Salary & Benefits
This is an exempt, monthly paid position. Annual salary 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.
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: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf
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