Events Assistant & Analyst (4722C) #24252
Job ID: 24252
Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Department: Haas Core Programs
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The Haas School Business (“Berkeley Haas”) is one of the pre-eminent business schools in the world. The school employs ~ 80 FTE ladder faculty, 130 professional faculty and 230 FTE staff serving 2,200 students in six degree programs – three of which are “self-supporting.” In addition, the school is home to a strong and growing Executive Education unit which serves both domestic and international executives.Berkeley Haas supports a multitude of research, teaching and public service institutes as well as two research laboratories, the Long Business Library, and an on-site cafe. Staff is organized across many functions including admissions, career services, computing, financial aid, student affairs, payroll, business services and facilities. The school provides business and financial leadership/expertise to the campus and is served by an international advisory board of business and industry leaders.
The school’s annual budget is in excess of $150 million and boasts an endowment of more than $300 million. The complexities of the school’s finances include non-state funded faculty FTE, self-funded degree programs (and corresponding independent fee approval and registration processes), over 300 funds of all types (central, student fees, recharge, gifts, endowments (held at both the Regents and Berkeley Foundation) contracts and grants), and multiple loan programs some of which are self-funded and insured. Further, the Berkeley Haas senior staff, Dean, faculty and advisory board demand robust year-end financial statements.In short, the school has the highest standards for financial management AND it has an incredibly complex professional school financial system given the unique activities of the school.
The Alumni Relations Office at the Haas School of Business is charged with engaging and educating its39,000 living alumni, shaping leaders who redefine how business is done. This process involves developing over 60 networking, content and fundraising events annually; creating engagement strategies; managing alumni volunteers; and communicating the benefits and services offered by various units and centers of the school.
The Alumni Relations team, consisting of 11 full-time staff members, also oversees the work of 30 alumni chapters, provides career and online services, manages the alumni website and two virtual, online communities, and connects current students to the alumni community. Reporting to the Director of Alumni Relations (AR), the incumbent supports the work of the AR unit, assisting their ongoing efforts to engage alumni and other supporters of Berkeley Haas.
The incumbent works closely withAssociates, Events Specialists, Director and Executive Director of AR to provide customer service as well as administrative support in advance of, during, and after signature events including the Berkeley Haas Celebrations in Silicon Valley and San Francisco, Volunteer Leadership Conference & Dinner, Alumni Conference, MBA Reunion Weekend, The Berkeley Leader: Live! and more. At a minimum, this includes working the Berkeley Haas Celebrations in Silicon Valley and San Francisco as well as MBA Reunion Weekend and Alumni Conference (with multiple program components); event dates include February 7, March 14, and April 27-29, 2018.
The incumbent assists with a wide range of activities that promote signature events as a benefit and service provided by the Alumni Relations Office. His/her primary function is working on a high volume of event-related activities including, but not limited to,
S/He will be required to work (at a minimum) the Berkeley-Haas Celebrations in Silicon Valley and San Francisco as well as MBA Reunion Weekend and Alumni Conference (with multiple program components); event dates include February 7, March 14, and April 27-29, 2018. As a forward-facing staff member on-event, the incumbent must consistently demonstrate diplomacy and sensitivity in all customer service matters to reflect favorably on the school and its values.
The incumbent will also assist with other administrative duties, including those that support the alumni community and its volunteers.
Salary & Benefits
Salary: $27.35 per hour
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