Job Requisition Number: 26019. UC Berkeley Extension is the continuing education branch of the University of California, Berkeley. Extension offers more than 2,000 courses per year in a variety of subjects both online and in the classroom. Extension’s administrative departments and units include student records (transcripts), registration, scheduling, international student services, facilities, financial services, and the cashier’s office. In addition to the main Berkeley center, it has responsibility for the maintenance and operation of regional centers in San Francisco (Spear Street), and Belmont and other leased facilities in the San Francisco Bay Area.
In collaboration with Program Directors, meet with faculty and directors of international higher education institutions to develop short education programs, customized to the partner’s wishes and needs. In conjunction with Program Directors, identify pertinent lead faculty to develop the program curriculum. Assess the partner’s wishes and needs and manage the development of the program curriculum between the lead faculty and the partner institution. Manage the program budget and propose pricing. Manage the contracting process with the partner. Manage sourcing and hiring process of faculty and instructors to teach within the program. Manage the sourcing and contracting process with third party organizations for company and cultural visits and events within the program. Assisted by the program coordinator(s), manage the administration and logistics of the program in collaboration with the department’s student services. Manage the production of the program and the follow-up in conjunction with Global Outreach and Marketing departments, and in alignment with UC Berkeley Extension’s internationalization strategy.
In collaboration with Program Directors, identify and manage the portfolio of valuable partner associations and organizations that organize educational events hosted by UC Berkeley Extension. Assisted by the program coordinator(s), manage the implementation of frequent events at the main campuses of UC Berkeley Extension (Berkeley, San Francisco, Belmont) in collaboration with the Facilities and Scheduling departments.•Thorough knowledge of campus processes, protocols and procedures. •Intermediate to advanced knowledge of common campus-specific computer applications. •Strong analytical/problem-solving skills. •Strong communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all levels of staff and influence, both verbally and in writing. •Mid-level to advanced project management skills. •Ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes. •Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality. •Knowledge of work environments in international higher education institutions, their organizational structure and processes. •Knowledge of work environments in international corporations, their organizational structure and processes. •Knowledge of international higher education systems and their issues of concern with respect to developments in global economics and geopolitics. •Advanced skills in international relations management and business development. •Strong cultural sensitivity and communications skills in an international business or education context, to effectively manage intercultural teams as well as the relations with international students and life-long learners, parents, agents and representatives of institutional or corporate partners. •Skill in developing, designing and implementing international portfolio management strategies. •Advanced knowledge of international sales and marketing principles, concepts, techniques and applications relevant to social selling. •Advanced international sales management skills, including skills to plan and implement successful prospective client sales meetings. •Advanced event management skills. •Thorough research, analytical and critical thinking skills, including sound judgment and decision-making skills and skill to correctly identify real and potential problems, advising directors as required, and proposing effective strategic resolutions. •Advanced skills in judgment and decision-making and reasoning with the ability to develop original ideas to solve problems. •Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Education, International Relations, or other job-related disciplines, and/or equivalent experience/training •At least 3 years of work experience in a foreign country (not the U.S.) This is a 1 year contract position
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