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Application Review Date The First Review Date for this job is: 4/10/19
Departmental Overview This position plays a critical role in the successful operations management of four industry-supported research centers at UC Berkeley: The Berkeley Center for Negative Capacitance Transistors (BCNCT), the Berkeley Device Modeling Center (BDMC), the Semiconductor Research Corporation JUMP Applications and Systems driven Center for Energy-Efficient Integrated NanoTechnologies (ASCENT), and the Berkeley Emerging Technologies Research (BETR) Center. Members of these research centers include worldwide industrial leaders in electronics and semiconductor technologies.
The position requires balancing multiple, often simultaneous, activities and the ability to prioritize work to ensure that tasks are completed on time. The position provides a wide range of administrative duties and responsibilities in support of the BCNCT, BDMC and ASCENT Faculty Director, Prof. Sayeef Salahuddin, and the BETR Executive Director, Dr. Michael Bartl. The position requires a high level of professionalism, excellent interpersonal, and communication skills, the ability to support and work in a dynamic environment, and a high degree of independence and ownership to ensure quality work is delivered and activities are performed in an organized manner.
Responsibilities 50% CENTER OPERATIONS:
*Manages the comprehensive data acquisition process for the submission of required reports under the membership terms. Edits data submitted by multiple faculty to develop complete and thorough reports.
*Administers center databases to ensure appropriate data is being captured and reported in a timely and compliant manner.
*Represents each center and serves as a liaison for all constituents of the centers.
*Works closely with the ERSO Research Support Offices to coordinate proper programmatic administrative activities and coordinate appropriate charging of expenditures.
*Administers Webex and other types of online video/conference tools.
*Administers the centers' websites by updating and organizing content. Also maintains user access rights to privileged content and areas of the centers' website.
*Functions as a resource on issues such as researching membership invoices and payments. Researches complex financial discrepancies, escalated customer service problems and vendor concerns.
30% Member Relations and Cultivation:
*Prepares and responds to requests from member organizations. Manages reporting deadlines and provides assistance in retrieving and organizing pertinent information.
*Manages activities related to the development of future memberships or collaborative opportunities.
*May attend executive meetings for the purpose of taking, creating and distributing notes or minutes.
*Designs and drafts organizational content for website and social media; participates in design, enhancement and drafting of research related websites.
20% EVENT PLANNING:
*Independently develops and implements protocols for regular meetings and conferences on an on-going basis. Makes recommendations for streamlining the planning process.
*Manages all center events including board meetings. Manages the RFP process, negotiates terms and conditions with hotels and other vendors, develops request for quotes and proposes recommendations. Manages all reimbursement activity associated with hosting events and ensures compliance with all related UC Entertainment Policies.
*Organizes seminars, including room reservation, computer and Webex set-up, and seminar announcements. Coordinates seminar and speaker logistics (including travel and reimbursements).
Required Qualifications *************************************This is a one-year contract position********************************
Effective communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel, both verbally and in writing.
Excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task to meet demanding timeframes and changing priorities.
Ability to use discretion and maintain confidentiality.
Ability to prioritize work assignments.
Ability to work efficiently and ensure timely delivery of work products.
Customer service orientation.
Ability to work independently, and work as a team.
Experience with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Visio).
Experience with website content management and design.
Experience with online meeting tools, like WebEx.
Experience with video/audio recording and editing.
Advanced word processing knowledge including mail merge, imbedded citations, and graphics.
Must be a self-starter, and exhibit initiative to proactively identify areas of need.
Ability to interpret written policies as needed.
Preferred Qualifications *Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. *Working knowledge of common campus-specific and other computer application programs.
Salary & Benefits For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
*The hourly salary range designated for this position: $21.70 - $28.00; however, starting salary will be commensurate with experience.
*This is a one-year contract position. Contract positions may be extended based on operational demand. Contract positions are eligible to participate in the health and welfare programs offered by UC Berkeley.
How to Apply Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
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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