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Program Analyst 2

Job Title: Program Analyst 2 (7397U) #24613
Job ID: 24613
Location: Main Campus-Berkeley
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Department: Haas Core Programs
Regular/Temporary: Temporary

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Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: March 13, 2018.

Departmental Overview

he Haas School Business ("Berkeley Haas") is one of the per-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 café. 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.


Involves analytical studies on a variety of policies, projects, programs and issues in support of a function, program and/or organizational unit, or in research of new or changing systems and programs. Assists in policy and program planning, development and administration; interprets, monitors and analyzes information regarding policies and procedures and provides consultative services regarding general management to department administrators.

This position is designed to provide research, strategic synthesis and analysis, and recommendations for specific projects at the David and Lucille Packard Foundation's Conservation & Science—Climate Program. The results of the Fellow's work will complement the knowledge and information available to grantees and other funders.

The Analyst will perform analysis & make recommendations on a variety of policies, projects, programs and issues; and work with the C&S Climate team to implement ambitious strategies on Climate policy. The projects will rely on education, training, or experience in these topics, especially as they intersect to create a healthy and sustainable climate. It is ideal experience for a career in philanthropy and social impact.

  • Work with the Foundation's two climate-related subprogram teams (including a program director, program officer, program associates, outside consultants and grantee partners) to conduct research and analysis on topics that can inform the grantmaking and strategy implementation and development.
  • Provide support to the Program Director, including preparation of materials for cross-program meetings and meetings with grantees, participation in grantee meetings and site visits, preparation of meeting summaries, and management of follow-up actions stemming from those meetings.
  • Assist with strategic planning and monitoring, evaluation and learning activities associated with the climate-related subprograms.
  • Interact with Foundation's staff, grantees, funding partners, government agencies, and content experts as needed to complete assigned projects.
  • Engage in both the university and foundation communities, including attending forums or workshops at the university that are related to the Program Analyst's work.

Required Qualifications

  • Extensive experience and/or graduate level education in natural, social or political sciences relevant to marine conservation issues.
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Deeply capable as a strategic thinker, and creative and analytical problem solver.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills.
  • Outstanding written communication skills and experience with public presentations.
  • Ability to structure analysis, perform synthesis, and provide written reports which meet project objectives and timelines.
  • Demonstrated strong initiative, self-motivation, and ability to efficiently manage multiple simultaneous tasks and projects in diverse areas.
  • Intellectual agility and an ability to analyze, conduct research, think critically, and understand scientific studies.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply judgment in ambiguous situations and make sound decisions with limited information.
  • Confident and polished written and verbal communications.
  • Solid integrity and convictions.
  • A strong work ethic.
  • A keen interest in work aimed at achieving sustainable development.
  • Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate level education in business, social science, public policy, public health, social work, social science, education, economics, law, medicine, or related fields preferred.

Salary & Benefits

Salary up to $75,555.

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.

Other Information

This is a contract appointment with a 2 year duration. The candidate selected will be working at The Dave and Lucile Packard Foundation located in Los Altos, CA.

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