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Job Title: Reader / Interviewer - Evening & Weekend MBA Admissions Office
Job ID:16725
Location: Off Campus-Berkeley
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Department: Haas Core Programs
Regular/Temporary: Temporary

About Berkeley

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Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html  

Application Review Date

Resumes will be reviewed continuously until the position is filled.

Departmental Overview

The Evening & Weekend MBA (“EWMBA”) Admissions Office is responsible for the marketing and admissions process for the part-time MBA program at the Haas School of Business. The EWMBA is three years in length and is designed to provide working professionals with access to the Berkeley MBA in an evening or weekend format.

The Evening & Weekend MBA Admissions Office is recruiting up to two Reader / Interviewers to assist the Admissions Committee in reading and evaluating applications for admissions to the Evening & Weekend MBA program. The work will range 15 to 25 hours per week and will include interviewing on campus about 5 to 7 hours a week and reading applications (typically done at your home/off campus) the remainder of the time. We require the position to work each week from November 2013 through May 2014.

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: http://www.haas.berkeley.edu/haas/about/employment.html  

Responsibilities

• Review and evaluate approximately 10-15 applications a week.
• Exercise professional judgment in reviewing, evaluating, and recommending applicants for admission using established guidelines.
• Review applicants’ undergraduate and/or graduate transcripts, resume and work experience, letters of recommendations and essays, and standardized test scores.
• Summarize applicants’ strengths and weaknesses.
• Consult with experienced level staff when reviewing more complex applications.

• Conduct approximately five, half-hour on-campus interviews weekly with business school candidates; Prepare a written evaluation on candidate’s performance.

• Assist in recruitment and yield activities, as necessary, conduct feedback calls with declined applicants and represent the school at admissions events and other forums.

Required Qualifications

• Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training
• Experience interviewing
• Working knowledge of academic programs, including curricula and admissions requirements
• Ability to read between 10 to 15 hours each week.
• Ability to be on campus for 5 to 7 hours each week to conduct applicant interviews.
• Ability to attend admissions committee meetings, as necessary.
• Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
• Ability to analyze and synthesize large amounts of information
• Familiarity with MBA careers or MBA schools
• Excellent interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications

• MBA or related graduate degree
• Higher education admissions experience or business experience typical of an MBA graduate

Salary & Benefits

The salary for this part-time, limited term position is $25 per hour.

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.

HOW TO APPLY:

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.

To apply, please visit http://jobs.berkeley.edu

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