Academic Coordinator - Berkeley Global Executive Education - Goldman School of Public Policy
University of California Berkeley
August 8, 2018
Open date: August 2nd, 2018
Next review date:August 17th, 2018 Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: August 17th, 2018 Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
DESCRIPTION The Berkeley Global Executive Education Program in the Goldman School of Public Policy (GSPP) at the University of California, Berkeley is recruiting a full-time Academic Coordinator II - FY (TC 0843). This is a two-year position with possibility of renewal, based on performance and availability of funding. The expected start date is September 1, 2018 and the recruitment will be open until filled.
Berkeley Global Executive Education (BGEE) offers executive education, trainings, and workshops, for senior and mid-career government officials and public policy practitioners from the United States and around the world. Our short-term Custom and long-term Scholar programs are designed to provide leaders and civil servants with practical, analytical and problem-solving tools from an interdisciplinary perspective, and facilitate a free exchange of ideas and learning in a collaborative environment led by Berkeley's top faculty and practitioners.
BGEE is planning to expand its offerings to the area of clean energy/climate change in India to all of its 29 states. This position would help manage this particular area by following up with each state, creating MOU's and contracts, designing the pedagogy based on the request of the client State, recruiting faculty, setting up site visits in Silicon Valley, and implementing the trainings. This position will also assist in research and dissemination of information in the areas of clean energy and climate change under the supervision of the PI and the scientists from LBNL.
The position of Academic Coordinator - Berkeley Global Executive Education (AC-BGEE) serves all of the Goldman School's enrolled students, and its faculty, alumni and potential clients. As such, the unit is the Goldman School of Public Policy (GSPP). This position is an integral part of GSPP's mission to conduct outreach, retain and educate a diverse group of students, managers, and public policy practitioners. The position will primarily support GSPP's collaboration with the International Energy Studies Group, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (IESG-LBL) in this area. The position will also support GSPP's executive education program on energy.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The AC-BGEE is responsible for oversight and administration of international liaisons and partnerships in support of IESG-LBL researchers, GSPP students and practitioners and outreach for international partnerships, with an emphasis in East Asia and India. This position spends a majority of time dealing with complex, non-routine matters requiring professional assessment, judgment and action. The position is self-directed and entrepreneurial, and reports directly to the Assistant Dean for International Partnerships & Alliances at the Goldman School.
The AC-BGEE is charged with developing and overseeing clean energy technology and climate change policy related analysis and technical assistance, including partnerships at a national and international level, as well as coordinating BGEE's trainings and educations programs related to these areas. The successful candidate must have a strong and demonstrated record of expertise in global leadership, an understanding of the policy, regulatory and technical challenges inherent in the transition to renewables, and be able to effectively work with partner institutions, governments, and clients. As AC-BGEE, this position has primary responsibility in shaping and managing its portfolio in accordance with the terms of agreements and MOUs with the international partners that are comprised of foreign governments and local and state entities in the US. This includes determining the appropriate methods and curriculum development for all such training and education programs of a client-based nature, and will require close consultation with the Assistant Dean of International Partnerships and Alliances and the School's faculty.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS (required at time of application): To be considered for this position, must have a Master's degree or equivalent international degree.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Demonstrated skills and required experience should reflect interaction with a wide range of constituencies, hands-on experience administering educational programs and services, teaching or presentation skills, and curriculum development. Experience in policy and/or regulatory analysis, with a specific focus on renewable energy; an understanding of various renewable energy technologies and operation of the power system and electricity markets in India and/or East Asia; an understanding of policy, regulatory and technical challenges for transition to renewable energy sources.
Master's degree in Electrical Engineering, Economics, or Public Policy strongly preferred. Experience working in emerging economies a plus.
SALARY: The salary for this position is based upon experience and qualifications. UC Berkeley offers excellent benefits packages as well as a number of policies and programs in to support employees as they balance work and family.
All interested applicants should apply at https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01816. For information about the position or application process, please contact Emily Martinez at email@example.com. A complete application will include 1) Resume or CV 2) Cover letter 3) Writing Sample 4) Contact information for three professional references.
References will only be solicited for finalists. All references will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters.
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT: 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.
JOB LOCATION Berkeley, CA
Resume or Curriculum Vitae
Writing Sample REFERENCES
Contact information for three professional references.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V. or Resume
3 required (contact information only)
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