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Job Title: Project Coordinator (4722C) #16047
Job ID: 16047
Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Department: Haas School of Business
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Application Review Date: The First Review Date for this job is: July 2, 2013.

Departmental Overview

The Center for Nonprofit and Public Leadership educates and inspires business students to use their skills in the social sector, produces alumni that contribute significantly to social sector solutions, and encourages cross-sector innovation by convening thought leaders, researchers and entrepreneurs.

The Center for Nonprofit and Public Leadership is recruiting a Project Coordinator.

Reporting to the Center’s Director of Operations, the Project Coordinator provides administrative support to the Director, key faculty and student organizations.

The Project Coordinator is at the center of a fast-paced organization. She/he regularly handles concurrent projects, many of which involve moving parts and competing deadlines. The successful applicant must be organized and highly attentive to detail to succeed. The position is part of a small staff working with other departments at Haas School of Business and UC Berkeley, and many external partners. It requires an ability to prioritize to meet critical deadlines and flexibility to adapt in a dynamic environment.

Please see the centers website for more information.

The Haas School of Business develops innovative leaders - individuals who redefine how we do business. Berkeley-Haas, the second oldest business school in the United States, educates 2,200 students each year in six degree-granting programs, and hundreds more through executive education programs. A team of 300 staff members support these students, faculty and alumni through work in areas that include Admissions, Student Services, Career Management, Administration, and Development.

Berkeley-Haas offers opportunities to champion new ideas, collaborate across boundaries, and learn continually. Our culture is captured by Four Defining Principles (Question the Status Quo, Confidence Without Attitude, Students Always and Beyond Yourself) that distinguish Berkeley-Haas as a place to learn—and a place to work.

To learn more about the Haas School visit:  


General Administrative Support:
The Project Coordinator provides administrative support to the Center for Nonprofit and Public Leadership. This customer-service position routinely interacts with administrators, faculty, students, staff, outside vendors and the Center’s Advisory Board.

As a critical team member, he/she wears multiple hats as their responsibilities dictate to ensure the success of each of our programs and events. She/he is an important liaison between the center and different departments of the school as well as outside stakeholders. The Project Coordinator is tasked with creating, updating, and tracking needed documentation for all our grants, programs and events. She/he is crucial to ensuring the center’s financial responsibilities are clearly identified and aligned with the work to achieve maximum success.

Event Planning Support:
The Project Coordinator’s duties include scheduling meetings, ordering food, arranging for parking, drafting correspondence, preparing meeting materials, meeting and event coordination and follow-up, arranging special events, processing travel arrangements and expense reports, and other general support activities to advance the Center’s multi-faceted offerings.

Marketing Support
Help with marketing initiatives as they relate directly to the events and programs. Execute marketing plans to ensure the successful completion of events and programs.

Required Qualifications

• Equivalent experience working with a community-based nonprofit org.
• Experienced with office operations, especially Accounts Payable/Receivable
• Comfortable with technical systems as part of the regular workflow
• Attentive to detail
• Highly organized
• Responsive
• Strong critical thinker
• Adept at customer service
• Professional
• Excellent communicator, especially in writing
• Able to thrive in a fast-paced environment
• Self-starter
• Independent but able to take direction
• Team player
• Adept at using Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Email, and Online Research

Preferred Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree
• Event planning experience, especially with nonprofit fundraising events.
• Project management experience, especially with planning and tracking.
• Experience in an academic environment.
• Training and proficiency in accounting and basic budget tasks, including Berkeley Financial System and preparation of travel and entertainment vouchers.
• Detailed knowledge of University purchasing policies and procedures.

Salary & Benefits

The salary for this position will range between Step 1: $42,696.00 up to Step 7: $48,936.00 plus benefits.

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:  

Other Information

This is a fulltime career position and is classified as a (_) Assistant III.

Criminal Background Check

This position has been designated as sensitive and may require a Criminal Background Check. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of a Criminal Background Check.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California, Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


UC Berkeley has an online applicant website and no longer accepts applications via mail.

We require applicants to submit a cover letter and resume when applying for this position.

Please submit the cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

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