May assist instructors in the development of their course syllabus.
PLANNING, DEVELOPING AND SCHEDULING COURSE OFFERINGS AND COURSE TOPICS: Schedule courses and arrange for classroom space for a portfolio of classes; for online courses, schedule course dates, and instructors, as appropriate.. Provide administrative and logistical support to the department's most complex programs, including monitoring and update online B-space or groups and programs. Arrange for logistical support of courses, programs, and meetings which may include: exams, audio-visual equipment, computers, photocopying, textbook orders, catering, lodging, support staff/cashier needs and other course materials. Monitor enrollments to ensure maximum numbers and cancel courses as necessary. Maintain waiting lists.
DEVELOPING, PREPARING AND RECONCILING BUDGETS FOR PROGRAM: Based on historical data, prepares budgets for individual courses and seminars. Independently negotiates with vendors for lodging, classroom space and other services for most cost effective arrangement.
SPECIALIZED TASKS: Triage student and instructor Learning Management System (LMS) access issues, determining the nature of the issue and route more technical problems to Extension LMS help desk or outside vendor. Monitor student and instructor activity, ensuring that participants are progressing through courses.
Working knowledge of departmental and campus policies and procedures; knowledge of educational program content and objectives. Working knowledge of delivering public educational programs. Working knowledge of current public education programs and trends. Working skills to produce and deliver programs. Working knowledge of conducting needs assessment. Good analytical skills to understand how business needs can be addressed through the design and delivery of training programs. Good reading, verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, and good presentation skills. Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction. Proficient at the use of business software systems in completion of assignments (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite) and ability to learn new software. Ability to prioritize conflicting projects and meet project deadlines. Bachelors degree (business highly preferred) and/or equivalent experience/training. Academic administration in related field a plus.
Salary & Benefits
Salary is commensurate with experience. Hiring range is $19.00-$23.95/hour For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
This is a 1-year Contracted Position
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.
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