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Job Title: Associate Director of Student Affairs
Job ID: 16930
Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Department: Haas Core Programs
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Application Review Date: The First Review Date for this job is November 20, 2013

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.

To learn more about the Haas School visit:  

We are recruiting an Associate Director of Student Affairs for our Full-time MBA Program Office.

The Full-time MBA Program Office’s mission is to: advocate for, advise, and support our full-time MBA students.

This position involves planning, developing and implementing programs, services, activities and processes for students in their non-academic life at the university, including orientation, commencement, leadership development, student organization advising, and other co-curricular areas.


Independently handles individual cases regarding student affairs or student life, and/or oversees limited programs, (conferences, case competitions, symposiums and other student activities).

Makes recommendations to management for changes and/or development of new activities services and develops strategic initiatives and ideas to enhance the student experience, both inside and outside the classroom.

Provides advice on requirements for programs with substantial variability.

Develops and maintains relationships with internal offices (admissions, alumni, corporate development, career services, facilities, etc) and external offices (risk management, student life, UC movers) critical to program success.

Leadership Development:
Provides ongoing, transformational advising and development to student leaders participating in co-curricular programs and/or organizations on a wide range of issues. This includes leading the annual Leadership Summit for all club leaders.

Advise and collaborate with students and student leadership on sensitive issues of health, safety, inclusion and diversity.

Provide academic advising to students on academic issues such as bidding, add/drop, waiver exams, and communicate with faculty on administrative issues.

Administer all aspects of office management including budget maintenance.

Oversee the development of and management of department website

Required Qualifications

• Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
• Thorough knowledge of advising and counseling techniques.
• Knowledge of common University-specific computer application programs and knowledge of University and departmental principles and procedures involved in risk assessment and evaluating risks as to likelihood and consequences.
• Thorough knowledge of Student Affairs/Student Life specialization.
• Skills in judgment and decision-making, problem solving, identifying measures of system performance and the actions to improve performance.
• Ability in problem identification, reasoning.
• Ability to develop original ideas to solve problems.
• Excellent communications skills – ability to communicate with diverse audiences.
• Experience working with a relational database related to student database and registration.
• Ability to work late hours and weekends.

Preferred Qualifications

MBA preferred

Salary & Benefits

The salary for this position will range between $42,000 annually up to $62,300 annually plus benefits

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

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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