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Processing... please waitJob Title: Program Coordinator (6297U) #17212
Job ID: 17212
Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Department: Haas Core Programs
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Application Review Date:  The First Review Date for this job is January 21, 2014
Resumes will be reviewed until the position is filled.

Departmental Overview

We are recruiting a Program Coordinator for our MBA Career Management Group, a fast-paced organization that serves all of Berkeley’s MBA programs as well as its MBA alumni.

The Program Coordinator is responsible for the operational activities of the Recruitment Center, ensuring that all visitors have a world class experience. The coordinator greets and hosts visitors, both scheduled and unscheduled, with a high level of professionalism, ensuring they receive service as appropriate.

The Program Coordinator ensures that all stages of employer interaction with Haas, both remotely and in person, are executed in a professional and timely manner and that on-campus recruiting and other external events are well-organized and run smoothly. The coordinator communicates with recruiters and students and responds to questions about his/her designated accounts, in person, over the phone, and via the CareerNet website, the public website, and email. The coordinator partners with the account management team to ensure that corporate recruiters and students receive excellent customer service from the Berkeley MBA Career Management Group.

To learn more about the Career Management Group visit:   

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:  


Under direct supervision, assists in implementing programs and/or communication strategies designed to inform employers of MBA programs, policies, and practices; constituencies include current and prospective employers, alumni, corporate partners, students from multiple programs, and, prospective students.
• Assists employers with planning and executing their MBA recruiting strategies, including working with corporate human resources and alumni representatives to identify appropriate job opportunities, visibility activities, timing, and hiring processes.
• Oversees parking improvement programs and parking for special recruiting events.

• Provides front-line customer service to campus visitors and answers routine inquiries, including questions received on-line via the internet.
• Greets recruiters upon arrival to campus for presentations and interview dates; provides orientation to and responds to questions about services provided by the CMG.
• Responds to urgent issues with interview scheduling, relying on knowledge of student and recruiter need, interview processes, and online systems.
• Demonstrates a high degree of professionalism in responding to recruiter email or phone inquiries in a timely and professional manner. (24 hour response time to recruiter questions)
• Be responsive to student email or phone inquiries (24 hour response time to students).

• Assists in preparation of written and visual materials.
• Documents and confirms event details, deadlines, and next steps for recruiting partners, the CMG and event venues. Keeps all relevant parties informed of changes to event plans.
• Develops materials for recruiting events that may be distributed to student or employer populations (for example, Career Fair information packets)

• Provides comprehensive file maintenance.
• Ensures that information regarding employer contacts, activity, and relationship status is published to students in a timely, accurate, and professional manner.

• Coordinates meeting logistics between institutional and outside constituencies.
• Coordinates logistics for corporate presentations and other events, including location/vendor management, catering, AV, parking, attendance estimates, permits, dates/timing/locations, event publicity. Interview day logistics can include job descriptions, parking, schedule structure, and follow up with recruiters and students.
• Ensures that employers are in contact with caterers in a timely fashion prior to their recruiting events.
• Researches alternate venues for recruiting events, reviews preferences with employers, and develops proposals for usage.

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
• Knowledge of basic concepts and principles of building and maintaining effective relations with a variety of constituencies.
• Basic knowledge of the institution, its mission, vision, goals, achievements, policies, and infrastructure.
• Knowledge of corporate recruiting practices, specifically MBA on-and off-campus recruiting processes.

Proven operational and organizational skills:
• Organizational skills including skills to meet prescribed deadlines.
• Event and vendor management experience.
• Track record of delivering services to customers in a timely and accurate manner.
• Ability to manage a service facility, including reception activities and vendor management.
• Ability to manage several simultaneous activities and to complete work in a chaotic environment with multiple interruptions.
• Ability to adjust priorities to accommodate changes and innovations.
• Use judgment to identify exceptions, solve problems, and implement solutions.

Strong customer service orientation:
• Experience in a customer service environment; enjoy working with a variety of customers with various needs, including students and employers.
• Patience and the ability to respond clearly and calmly to demanding customers in person, on the phone, and via email.

Great communication skills:
• Exceptional written, verbal and interpersonal skills, including tact and political acumen to effectively represent the institution to a variety of constituencies.
• Team oriented.
• Knows when to include others and ask for help.
• Analytical and critical thinking skills.

Technical skills:
• Applicable computer skills, including familiarity with enterprise software, event management systems, personal and group calendaring, and cloud/collaboration software such as Google Docs.

Salary & Benefits

The salary for this full-time career position will range between $38,100 annually up to $50,000 annually plus benefits

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

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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