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Admissions Program Manager

Job Title: Admissions Program Manager (4508U) #24274
Job ID: 24274
Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Department: Haas Core Programs
Regular/Temporary: Temporary

About Berkeley

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Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: 12/20/2017

Departmental Overview

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 Leadership 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.

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Provides substantive information on admissions requirements, school/college programs and curricula, and general career opportunities. Articulates policies specific to the Undergraduate Program and the university. Using knowledge of department policies and resources, serves as a resource and provide information and advice to students and other parties. Responds to inquiries from prospective students regarding entrance requirements, application procedures, financial aid availability, etc.
Exercises professional judgment in reviewing, evaluating, and recommending applicants for admission using established guidelines. Consults with experienced level staff or faculty when reviewing more complex applications.

  • Resume verification (identify students, collect verification and confirm authenticity)
  • Confirm completion of minimum eligibility requirements for admits
  • Check Spring grades for admits in June
  • Assist Readers with checking transfer files for eligibility

Maintain statistical reports and historical data.
Under direction and guidance, implements aspects of events to enhance recruitment and yield.

  • Business@Berkeley, Cal Day, New Student Welcome, Golden Bear Experience, logistics and advertising
  • Logistics for recruitment and outreach activities including admissions webinars
  • Coordinates admissions interviews for all pools
  • Coordinate logistics for Freshman 2 Alumni Program and other yield/retention events (i.e. Diversity Conference)
  • Support and lead technical systems transition as needed

Outreach activities:

  • Performs recruitment activities, including writing or editing materials, and representing the school/college/department at admissions events and other forums.
  • Provides information about higher education generally and UC Berkeley specifically one-on-one and to groups.
  • With direction from the Director of Admissions, work with Haas Technology Solutions to update the admissions application annually, as needed
  • With direction from the Director of Admissions and Associate Director of Student Services, update admissions web pages annually.

Career Development:

  • Work on special programs as assigned
  • Attend classes which will enhance expertise in job areas
  • Serve on departmental and campus-wide committees as appropriate
  • Participate in activities that enhance the campus community and/or larger community to further University service.
  • Maintain knowledge of Undergraduate Program business processes in order to provide back up to other staff in the unit.
Required Qualifications
  • Higher education admissions experience.
  • Knowledge and experience interacting with a diverse student population of undergraduate college students, staff and faculty in large university environments.
  • Working knowledge of Berkeley Haas, and the ability to interpret policies and procedures to prospective applicants and the public.
  • Working knowledge of academic programs, including curricula, admissions requirements, and financial aid programs at UC Berkeley.
  • Ability to maintain cooperative relationships with schools, universities, community organizations and other institutions.
  • Working knowledge of admissions requirements for campus/school/college.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated discretion and sensitivity dealing with urgent and confidential situations.
  • Strong computer proficiency skills, including ability to use online collaborative tools.
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize large amounts of information online.
  • Ability to read and manage electronic application files via multiple platforms.

  • Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training

Salary & Benefits

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

How to Apply

To apply, please visit 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

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