Job Requisition Number: 24156. Involves analytical studies on AND IMPLEMENTATION OF a variety of policies, projects, programs and issues in support of curricular and co-curricular experiences across arts and design, AND in research of new or changing systems OF EDUCATIONAL AND STUDENT LIFE programs. Assists in policy and program planning, development and administration; interprets, monitors and analyzes information regarding policies and procedures and provides consultative services regarding general management AND EXECUTION of programs concerning Arts and Design to department administrators.
•Provides analyses for complex budget, financial, AND data systems, and resources FOR projects working directly with all levels of managers. •Provides in-depth, complex analyses and recommendations on curricular and co-curricular experiences across arts and design. Uses background and experience to collaborate and assist on the development of short and long-term curricular and co-curricular goals and projects. •Monitors and analyzes changes in campus landscape and internal/external opportunities that pertain to the educational and student life goals of Arts and Design. Devises and recommends solutions to address challenges and capitalize on opportunities. Sees and leverages synergies across the campus and within the A+D team. •Researches AND SUMMARIZES innovation in creative education at peer institutions and leading foundations to inform strategies at UC-Berkeley. Develops and coordinates communications on curricular and co-curricular innovations concerning arts and design. •Proposes, leads and/or participates key multi-unit projects that feature and provide access to the curricular and co-curricular life of the creative campus. •Helps to frame the curricular and co-curricular goals of multiple campus creative organizations. Leads and directs a wide variety of projects and follows through with Arts and Design representation on various campus committees and events. Plays a key role in facilitating educational innovation through the emerging Discovery program, supporting the creation of creative gateways, pathways and capstones . Works to amplif student projects and showcases. Facilitates student access and participation in arts and design by gathering opportunities, and communicating amongst allied departments, presenting organizations, and various student organizations. •May periodically be required to lead a team of students or work study interns. •Conducts post-implementation analysis to determine the need for further enhancements, finer distinctions and/or additional process/policy components. •Develops proposals and data analysis to guide and support a broader strategic direction for the organization. Establishes and maintains contacts internally and with external constituents for the collection and exchange of data. •Develops centralized and routine systems and processes for curricular and co-curricular activities across campus with the goal of streamlining accessibility and student engagement and measuring impact. Utilizes technology and tools and leverages campus systems to build a repository of information on programs, enabling stakeholder engagement, information sharing, content creation, and efficient and PRODUCTIVE collaboration across units. •Collaborates with other departments to coordinate the development, implementation and monitoring of new educational programs and processes, integrating A+D within campus planning for the Undergraduate Initiative and Discovery program. Makes high level contacts of a sensitive nature, internally and externally, with staff and academic advisors across departments and units requiring discretion, diplomacy, and strong communication skills to facilitate project adoptions and innovations. Represents Arts and Design goals and principles to internal and external constituencies and stakeholders. Serves as an advocate of these goals and principles. •Researches and analyzes processes, procedures, policies and organizational structures in order to develop and/or implement changes and to provide consultative services AND INSTRUCTIONS regarding general management to department administrators.•Knowledge of common campus processes, systems protocols and procedures RELATED TO EDUCATION AND STUDENT LIFE. Analytical/problem-solving, project planning, implementation, and technical skills. •Strong communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all levels of staff and students; both verbally and in writing. Ability to interact with student affairs staff, chairs, deans, and student groups to gather feedback, build alliances and understand the educational experience and student life. •Strong skills in analyzing and synthesizing large amounts of data for preparing sound and relevant proposals. •Ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes. •Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality. Strong relationship building and strategic thinking skills •Demonstrates ability to recognize potential areas of constituency concern and skill to effectively address, resolve, and/or mitigate issues •Demonstrates ability to learn quickly, reason, synthesize and generalize based on information available •Ability to persuade through both logic and by appealing to compelling future goals
Education/Training: •Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training •Experience in higher education with arts orientation required
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