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Job Title: Program Manager- Center for Responsible Business (7552U) #17915
Job ID: 17915
Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Department: Haas Core Programs
Regular/Temporary: Temporary Contract
Application Review Date: The First Review Date for this job is: June 4, 2014. This job will remain open until filled.

Departmental Overview

The Center for Responsible (CRB) at the Haas School of Business is recruiting a Program Manager.

This position involves the creation and management of programs, activities and events and research at the Center for Responsible Business. Involves the analysis of identified goals and constituencies/audiences, the development of programs to meet identified needs and influence public perception, and the management of project plans and people; primary stakeholders worked with are Berkeley-Haas students, Berkeley-Haas colleagues and corporate clients.

To read about the Center for Responsible Business visit:  

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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Manage undergraduate engagement approach, including serving as undergraduate club liaison and executing programs:
• Student / group advising
• Project-based class project sourcing

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 include:

• Give Something Back Scholarship for Corporate Responsibility
• Moskowitz Prize for Socially Responsible Investing
• Dow Sustainability Innovation Student Challenge Award (SISCA)
• Special events/projects (e.g. case competition, fundraising campaign)

New event / program development
• Strategize and develop new activities and ways to generate income and expand current programs.
• Identify potential partners and opportunities to approach.

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), using CRB social media style guide
• Drafts marketing descriptions and event briefs
• Proof reads blog posts and coordinates execution of CRB NewsWire (~3x/year)
• Drafts copy to keep CRB bulletin board(s) current (updates 2x/year)
• 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 and promotional materials and products designed to promote awareness of CRB programs within the campus community or to the general public.

Plan and execute events including developing programming content with CRB management, managing budget, securing speakers, drafting marketing descriptions / event briefs. Programs include:
• Peterson Series events
• Ad hoc programs (e.g. workshops, roundtables, case competitions, etc.)
• Haas-wide social impact activity

Work closely with CRB Directors 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


Work with Enterprise & Computer Service Management (ECSM), the CRB team, and other units in order to serve as a resource for Salesforce 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

Required Qualifications

Education and Training:
• Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training

• Strong business background, including interest and experience in sustainability and corporate social responsibility.
• Thorough knowledge of the campus, including its achievements, mission, vision, goals, objectives and infrastructure.
• Thorough knowledge of the campus' products and services.

• Strong organizational, time and project management skills with the ability to support multiple projects of various types at different stages with emphasis on accuracy and meeting milestones and deadlines
• Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality.
• Ability to use sound judgment in responding to issues and concerns and in following policies and procedures
• Analytical and critical thinking skills, including a proven ability to analyze information and synthesize data with strong attention to detail.
• Experience mentoring others.
• Proactive in anticipating customer needs.
• Solid project management skills, including:
•Proven ability to follow-through and multi-task while adhering to overlapping / demanding timeframes.
•Working well in groups and showing good judgment.
•Event management and execution skills, including:
•Agreeing upon and adhering to budget and timelines with CRB management.
•Ensuring the event runs smoothly
•Brainstorming original event ideas and facilitating event theme related discussions
•Communicating expectations and timelines to others involved, as necessary
• Great communication skills
• Exceptional written, verbal and interpersonal skills (including proof-reading)
• Tact and political acumen to effectively represent the CRB to various levels of faculty and staff and external constituencies, including members of the business and non-profit communities.
• Proven ability to summarize sustainability themes and draft key messages
• Has a team orientation / takes a collaborative approach to writing, as needed

• Ability to work independently as well as in a team; knows when to include others and ask for help
• Able to work occasional evenings (e.g. for Peterson Series events)

Required technical skills
• Working knowledge of common campus-specific technologies, including Salesforce
• Proficient in Microsoft Word applications, including Excel
• Experience with social media and social media platforms (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, Hootsuite)

Preferred Qualifications

• Sustainable business project experience preferred

Salary & Benefits

The salary for this exempt, fulltime, one-year contract position will range between $3,850 per month up to $5725 per month.

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

Other Information

This position is an exempt, full-time, one-year contract position and is classified as a Marketing Specialist 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 is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:  

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Work Environment

As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Berkeley is a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information about our Smoke and Tobacco Free policy is available at:

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