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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: 12/6/2017
Berkeley Law is one of 14 schools and colleges at the University of California, Berkeley. It is consistently ranked as one of the top law schools in the nation. The law school has produced leaders in law, government, and society, including Chief Justice of the United States Earl Warren, Secretary of State of the United States Dean Rusk, Attorney General of the United States Edwin Meese, United States Secretary of the Treasury and Chairman of the Federal Reserve G. William Miller, and former Solicitor General of the United States Theodore Olson.
At Berkeley Law, we are committed to excellence in education and scholarship, as well as equality of opportunity. We believe we have a responsibility to use our substantial intellectual capital to help solve real-world problems and to create a more just society through clinics, research, and policy engagement. We believe that a Berkeley Law degree is a tool for change, both locally and globally, and that we should be educating the leaders of tomorrow. We maintain an environment that nurtures academic and personal growth, respects a diversity of ideas, and stimulates independent thought and critical reasoning.
The Associate Registrar will be involved in a wide range of student services duties and responsibilities for Law School. Provides assistance to the dean/chair, faculty, and students in academic advising, recruitment, admissions, financial aid, course coordination/scheduling, student orientation, degree auditing and Bar certification.
Develops the academic year schedule of classes in consultation with the Assistant Dean for Academic Planning and Curriculum Coordination. Coordinates faculty and curriculum needs with room availability to provide the best scheduling options for maximum student accessibility to key courses. Coordinates class schedule with EMS systems. Sets up and maintains online class schedule and course and class information in CS. Within an academic department/school/college or organization, provides student services in the following areas: Advises faculty and students of Law School procedures, policies and deadlines. Provides detailed and specialized knowledge of the CalCentral enrollment process as it relates to law students. Query databases for student compliance with ABA and law school rules and in response to data requests. Identify problems and correct information in databases. Alert students who have outstanding issues. Processes award letters, including Dean's List and Order of the Coif.
Knowledge/Skills: Meticulous attention to detail. Knowledge of advising and counseling techniques. Strong computer skills, with the ability to query campus databases, manipulate data, and create reports. Strong interpersonal communication skills, including multicultural competencies; ability to work with diverse populations with diplomacy, poise, and tact. Skills in service orientation, active listening, critical thinking. Excellent ability in problem identification, reasoning; ability to apply creative problem-solving skills to develop solutions within established policies and guidelines. Ability to multi-task, strong verbal and written communication skills; excellent organizational skills.
Education/Training: Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Preferred Qualifications Knowledge of University-specific computer application programs and pertinent databases, preferred. Knowledge of University processes and procedures and understanding of University rules and regulations, preferred.
Salary & Benefits
Salary range: $19.73 to $30.17 hourly, commensurate with experience.
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.
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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