- CED Enrollment and Undergraduate Advising Operations Coordinator
- Junior Mechanician - Digital Fabrication Lab
Job #26712 | Part-Time
This is a part-time (43%), temporary Administrative Assistant III position, with possibility of renewal. Hours are Monday-Friday 8:45 -12:00 noon.
The primary goals of the College of Environmental Design Enrollment and Undergraduate Advising Operations Coordinator position are to oversee office operations for the undergraduate advising office; provide front-line customer service to faculty, students, staff and the public; assist the student enrollment process for the CED-Global Access Program under the guidance of the Director of Strategic Initiatives;; hire, train, and supervise the advising office work study team; and provide administrative support for advising.
The Enrollment and Undergraduate Advising Operations Coordinator provides the front-line professional face of the college-wide advising office and oversees all business operations, under the supervision of the Director of Undergraduate Advising. The position also ensures the successful enrollment of 15 CED-GAP international students at CED each semester.
- 50% Advising Office Coordinator. Oversee all aspects of office management, including customer service, supply orders, BearBuy, student file management, phone management, advising materials, office machines and copying, etc. This includes serving as front-desk receptionist every morning Monday through Friday, providing service to faculty, students, staff and the public via telephone and in person. The coordinator will hire, train and supervise the afternoon work-study team.
- 30% CED Global Access Program Enrollment Coordinator. Assist the CED Director of Strategic Initiatives in overseeing the CED-GAP program, which includes advising students on enrollment issues, serving as a faculty liaison, trouble-shooting course scheduling issues, and coordinating advising related workshops (like the Portfolio and Resume Workshops) for CED-GAP students. Assist the Director of Strategic Initiatives in the recruitment and hiring of CED-GAP GSIs for specific courses, if needed. As necessary, create the job description from a template, circulate it in the correct department, and help schedule interviews for program director and instructor
- 10% Advising Assistant. Assist advising staff with select student petitions, projects, and events (e.g., workshops, Cal Day, Golden Bear Advising, Commencement, Golden Bear Orientation).
- 10% Communication Strategy and Other Administrative Duties. Assist advising staff with the development and execution of student communication strategy (update electronic communication with students - listservs, blog); maintain advising content on CED website. Additional duties as assigned.
- Solid leadership and organizational skills, initiative, and ability to multi-task with competing timeframes. Demonstrated impeccable attention to detail. Must be proactive.
- Ability to develop and maintain cooperative, effective working relationships with faculty, students, staff, and members of the general public from a wide variety of cultures and backgrounds.
- Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Ability to supervise student employees.
- Experience planning and administering projects.
- Demonstrated excellent oral/written communication and customer service skills.
- Ability to readily learn and adapt to new technologies.
- Demonstrated skills in monitoring/assessing people, processes or services to make improvements. Ability to effectively manage scheduled and special projects and provide reports and statistics, as needed.
- Experience in academic advising office at UC Berkeley or a similar 4-year institution. Knowledge of University requirements, policies and procedures, including policies on handling student records and confidential documents.
- Knowledge of University-specific computer application programs (including CalCentral, BearBuy, and others).
- Fluency in Mandarin preferred but not required.
About the Department
The College of Environmental Design (CED) operates three academic departments – Architecture, City and Regional Planning, and Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning – conferring both undergraduate and graduate degrees. CED has 55 full-time and 35 part-time teaching faculty, 44 career staff, and over 1,000 students. The operations of the College are financed with state funds, gifts and endowments, professional master’s level program revenue, and other revenue sources in an amount roughly totaling $18,000,000 annually.
The CED undergraduate program is home to the highest percentage of historically underrepresented minority students, Pell Grant recipients, and first generation college students at UC Berkeley. The 650 undergraduates major in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Urban Studies and Sustainable Environmental Design.
The CED Office of Undergraduate Advising is committed to helping students graduate in a timely way with an excellent education and experience at Berkeley. The unit works collaboratively with CED faculty, the CED Undergraduate Affairs Committee, and departments and student service units across campus toward the common objective of helping students achieve their educational and career goals. Berkeley Advising fosters the academic achievement, intellectual curiosity, personal discovery and growth of students as they develop into well-rounded global citizens and leaders. http://advisingmatters.
The following values inform all efforts of the CED Office of Undergraduate Advising:
- Student Success: Above all, we dedicate ourselves to maximizing student potential and to helping students succeed in their university experiences. We encourage students to explore their minds and their hearts, challenge them to do their best work, and help them realize their talents and passions and achieve their goals.
- Equity & Inclusion: We are committed to creating an inclusive environment in which any individual or group can be and feel welcomed, respected, supported and valued. We aspire to provide fair treatment, access, opportunity, and advancement for all students and to identify and eliminate barriers that prevent the full participation of all.
- Health & Well-Being: We collaborate with campus partners to keep our CED community healthy by helping students balance the physical, intellectual, emotional, social, occupational, spiritual and environmental aspects of life.
- Advising Excellence: In all that we do, we strive to deliver personalized advising services of the highest quality. We seek to continuously educate ourselves on developments in our field and to evaluate, improve, and streamline our services to support students in obtaining the best education and experience possible.
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Salary & Benefits
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: http://ucnet.
The hourly salary range designated for this position: $23.47 - $25.13; however, starting salary will be commensurate with experience.
This is a part-time (43%), temporary position. Hours are Monday-Friday 8:45-12:00 noon.
Job #26148 | Part-Time
The College of Environmental Design (CED) operates three academic departments – Architecture, City and Regional Planning and Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning – conferring both undergraduate and graduate degrees. CED has 55 full-time and 35 part-time teaching faculty, 44 career staff, and over 1,000 students. The operations of the College are financed with state funds, gifts and endowments and other revenue sources in an amount roughly totaling $18,000,000 annually.
This position is a temporary, part-time, entry-level position in the College of Environmental Design’s Digital Fabrication Lab (DFL). Candidates should have working knowledge of general digital fabrication technologies, with an emphasis on laser cutting, 3D printing, CNC cutting systems as well as an array of software like Rhino and Illustrator to drive these machines.
Under the direction of the DFL Manager or Principle Mechanician, this position will monitor DFL users and equipment, provide orientations and safety training, review digital files, supervise users and intervene when necessary to assure proper equipment use. On an ad-hoc basis this employee may be required to present a specialty workshop or equipment orientation, may be assigned small fabrication or installation projects for the College. Candidates are required to stay updated on and must adhere to EH&S and Cal-OSHA compliance rules, regulations, and trainings.
- Experience with digital fabrication technologies: 3D printing, laser cutting, CNC.
- Experience working and supervisor users in a digital fabrication environment.
- Strong communications skills and experience in teaching technical skills desired.
- Adept in rapid-prototyping processes with a wide range of materials.
- Abilities to consult, advise, and problem solve on instructional or research activities.
- Ability to read, write and follow oral/written instructions provided in English.
- Able to support and actively contribute to a highly collaborative team environment.
- Must have strong customer-service skills and positive attitude.
- Availability to work nights, weekends, holidays and emergencies.
- Must be able to access work sites including heights, confined spaces; walk and stand for extended periods; lift 50 lbs.
- Strong interpersonal skills including sensitivity, tact and diplomacy.
- Incumbent must possess a high level of motivation and initiative.
- Attend mandatory annual safety training.
Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field of study preferred.
Salary & Benefits
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*This is a Limited position that will not convert to a full-time career position.
*The hourly salary designated for this position: $26.97
How to Apply
Apply online at http://jobs.berkeley.edu. Search for job #26148. 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.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct