Job Requisition Number: 23280. The Graduate Division oversees every stage of graduate student life on the Berkeley campus: admissions, fellowships, grants, academic employment, preparation for teaching, mentoring activities and professional development, and tracking academic progress and degree milestones.
We work to build diverse sources of academic, financial, personal and professional support for more than 11,000 doctoral and master?s students throughout their studies.
The Division safeguards the quality of Berkeley?s graduate education by implementing policies developed through faculty governance in the Graduate Council of the Academic Senate. We manage programs and services to ensure equity and fairness across the disciplines and to sustain the world-renowned excellence of more than 100 degree-granting programs.
Using knowledge of multiple career paths of graduate students after completion of masters and doctoral programs, coordinates access to and knowledge of resources, tools, and events that will help prepare graduate students from across the University for careers within and beyond academia.
? Researches, writes, and develops materials about graduate professional development programs, resources, tools, and paths for inclusion in Graduate Professional Development (GPD) website and other Graduate Division publications. ? Develops and maintains professional development website and robust calendar of campus graduate professional development events. ? Produces and disseminates bi-monthly digest of professional development events for graduate students. ? Manages room reservations, calendaring, and equipment for professional development center. ? Assists in organizing and planning professional development programming. ? Plans and implements communication strategies regarding professional development opportunities for graduate students. ? Serves as liaison to departments and other campus programs involved with graduate student professional development. ? Refers students to appropriate professional development programs, resources, and opportunities offered by the Graduate Division, by other campus units and groups, and by organizations beyond the campus. ? Works with, connects, and supports graduate student networks involved in professional development. ? Collaborates with Graduate Division staff, academic departments, and other student service units to assess graduate student professional development needs.Knowledge/Skills: ? Graduate-level writing and research skills ? Knowledge of graduate academic and professional pathways ? Knowledge of current approaches to graduate student professional development ? Experience and proficiency using Excel and social media tools. ? Experience using web content management system such as WordPress ? Interpersonal and collaboration skills ? Skills in judgment and decision-making ? Problem solving and organizational skills ? Multicultural competencies, knowledge and experience working and interacting effectively with diverse groups of staff, faculty, and students ? Knowledge of data gathering, assessment, and evaluation methods
Education/Training: ? Masters degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training required; Ph.D. preferred This job is classified as a Career Service Specialist 3.
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