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Job Title: International Business Development (IBD) Program Manager (7377U) #15712
Job ID: 15712
Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Department: Haas School of Business
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Application Review Date: The First Review Date for this job is: May 15, 2013

This requisition will remain open until filled.

Departmental Overview

The Haas School of Business develops innovative leaders - individuals who redefine how we do business. Berkeley-Haas, the second oldest business school in the United States, educates 2,200 students each year in six degree-granting programs, and hundreds more through executive education programs. A team of 300 staff members support these students, faculty and alumni through work in areas that include Admissions, Student Services, Career Management, Administration, and Development.

Berkeley-Haas offers opportunities to champion new ideas, collaborate across boundaries, and learn continually. Our culture is captured by Four Defining Principles (Question the Status Quo, Confidence Without Attitude, Students Always and Beyond Yourself) that distinguish Berkeley-Haas as a place to learn—and a place to work.

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The International Business Development (IBD) program is the centerpiece of the Haas School of Business’s international programs. IBD is a global management consulting program undertaken by MBA students and mentored by faculty at the Haas School of Business. IBD students have worked on all manner of business consulting projects around the world for 20 years, for more than 150 clients in over 70 countries. The students are organized in teams of four, and are guided by Haas School faculty during the course of their project. IBD is part of the BILD curriculum and is a popular experiential learning course at the Haas School. It takes place twice a year: spring IBD occurs from January through May/early June, concluding with a three-week visit by the students to the project country; summer IBD occurs from June to July, concluding with a two-week visit by students to the project country. Approximately 100 MBA students participate in spring IBD, and about 40 MBA students participate in summer IBD.

The IBD Program Manager takes primary responsibility for managing and performing the administrative services and the full general operations of the IBD program. Administrative services include activities in finance and human resources, and may also include IT, facilities, and/or student services. In addition to supervising student staff, the IBD Program Manager leads the program’s marketing efforts, and assists with business development activities (fundraising) to make the IBD program self-supporting.

The target start date for this position is July 15, 2013.


Manages, plans and administers a range of administrative operations in a small to medium academic department, or a small to medium non-academic department or program. Administrative operations include budgetary financial management and human resources and some of the following functions: IT, facilities, student services, and/or contracts and grants.

Specifically, the IBD Program Manager oversees all operations of the IBD program, including financial analyses and reporting (contracting, billing, accounts payable/receivable), developing and maintaining client database, leading all marketing efforts (website, brochure, social marketing, newsletter), and providing students services (plans and organizes student-related IBD events, supports faculty, interfaces with students regarding all travel-related issues, oversees Clausen Fellowship applications and outgoing Certificate in Global Management).

May lead a small staff of support employees and/or students.

Performs studies for resource plans, including approaches, trends, sources and uses. Works closely with the IBD Executive Director to perform short and long-term planning for the program.

Gathers, analyzes, prepares and summarizes financial reports to support the IBD program in becoming financially self-sustaining

Serves on committees, representing department/unit.

Has primary responsibility for the design and drafting of organizational website content; drafts newsletters social media, brochure and correspondence to organizational constituents.

May assist with fundraising related duties. Works to cultivate, develop and maintain relationships with a wide variety of international companies and clients. Works closely with the IBD Director of Business Development to maintain those relationships for purposes of generating additional IBD consulting projects.

Required Qualifications

• Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training
• Thorough knowledge of University rules and regulations, processes, protocols and procedures for budget, account and fund management, personnel management.
• Thorough knowledge of financial analysis and reporting techniques, human resources policies and procedures for staff and academic employees.
• Knowledge of a variety of administrative operations activities such as events planning, basic fundraising processes, risk management planning, website design, accounting and payroll, and contracts and grants regulations and guidelines.
• Knowledge of common University-specific computer application programs.
• Interpersonal communication skills to include verbal and written, active listening, critical thinking, persuasiveness, advising and counseling skills.
• Strong skills in short term planning, analysis and problem-solving and customer service.

Salary & Benefits

The salary for this exempt fulltime career position will range between $57,000 annually up to $84,600 annually plus benefits.

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:   

Other Information

This is a fulltime, exempt career position which is classified by the university as an Administrative Officer 3.

Criminal Background Check

This position has been designated as sensitive and may require a Criminal Background Check. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of a Criminal Background Check.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California, Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


UC Berkeley has an online applicant website and no longer accepts applications via mail.

We require applicants to submit a cover letter and resume when applying for this position.

Please submit the cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

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