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.
Administers a defined operational program or activities which may include some of the following functions: business services, finance, facilities, space planning, student services, human resources, communications, or informational technology. Tasks vary in scope and complexity, but require high-level independence, self-direction, and decision-making. •Reporting to the Executive Director of CLEE, the Program Administrator is responsible for the day-to-day coordination and administration of the research programs and environmental and energy curriculum. •The Program Administrator serves as the administrative point of contact and responds to all administrative inquiries; ensures that records and databases are current and accurate; liaises with IT/Media/Facilities/Business Services on program and event needs; and provides other administrative support for the curricular and research programs. •In conjunction with other staff and faculty, assists in planning and budgeting, coordinating, and administering all energy and environmental law activities and events, both internal at Berkeley Law and external for practitioners and alumni. •Assists the Executive Director and others in hiring and supervising students, interns, and volunteers. •As relevant, serves as a resource for students for forms and other information related to courses, certificate programs, and other.
Participates in the development and revision of materials for online, print, and other distribution, including web content, print publications, and marketing, publicity and other outreach materials. •In collaboration with staff and faculty, develops newsletters, publicity materials, student outreach materials and other correspondence for the Center and the programs, for use in alumni mailings, annual reports, marketing purposes, and other. •Manages the CLEE and curricular program sections of the website and social media accounts (Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.), developing content as necessary and maintaining a strategic digital communication plan. •Assists in ensuring that contact databases are kept up to date and used effectively. •Ensures that the program’s web presence is optimized, and that web content is dynamic and current.
Processes all financial transactions and functions as a resource on issues such as escalated customer service programs, complex financial discrepancies, and vendors. •Processes business transactions including all invoices and reimbursements in BearBuy, and researches and resolves vendor issues as required. •Ensures compliance with federal and state fiscal requirements and internal campus policies, and makes recommendations to maintain compliance as necessary. •Participates in the development and revision of CLEE’s operating procedures and guidelines as relevant. •Assists with travel arrangements for invited speakers, staff, and students. •Purchases/reimburses supplies and other items. •Collaborates with internal and campus-wide financial experts on best practices and to properly manage reimbursements and expenditures.
Gathers, maintains, and analyzes financial and other resource data; prepares reports or analyses of operational activities, evaluation of current and proposed services, etc. •Develops and maintains budget for ongoing activities and final reports on completed ones. •Produces documents, reports, and analysis of programs as required. •Keeps databases up-to-date with contact, financial, and other data.
Develops and maintains a system for capturing and tracking institutional memory.•Knowledge of a variety of administrative operations activities such as events planning, fundraising processes, website management, and accounting. •Solid communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with diverse audiences, both verbally and in writing. •Strong skills in short-and long-term planning, analysis and problem solving and customer service. •Solid organizational skills and ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes. •Ability to be a self-starter, to take initiative and work independently as well as on a team. •Ability to think creatively to solve problems and develop solutions. •Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality. •Ability to use sound judgment in responding to issues and concerns. •Ability to attend occasional evening or weekend events. •Ability to successfully pass a criminal background check.
Education/Training: •Bachelor’s degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.