Job Requisition Number: 26237. The Arts & Humanities Diversity Director’s Office manages three different Mellon grants: The Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program; the Creating Connections Consortium Berkeley program; and the Hispanic Serving Institutions Pathways to the Professoriate program. All of these grants are designed as pipeline enhancement programs aimed at increasing the number of underrepresented students in A & H graduate programs. As such, our office coordinates with national partners throughout the year, often visiting campuses in the Mellon network, and advocating for Mellon program students on campus.
•Uses technical skills to implement program components, administer evaluation assessments via Survey Monkey or Google Forms. Every program component is evaluated and data is derived from these sources for grant reports and to improve the program in various aspects. •Gathers and assembles analytical and factual data on assigned problems and issues. •Contacts internal staff and student participants at all organizational levels to gather information. •Implements admissions and applicants’ protocols, initiate faculty review, selection and placement processes via assigning applications for review and developing PDFs from online application system. •Manages and applies technical skills to prepare online review system for screening, reviewing, and selecting applicants. This position develops some online evaluative tools/surveys and revise previous surveys for the academic and other components of the program for participants, faculty, and follow up/tracking data of participants using Survey Monkey or Google Forms. •Develops and/or revises prior strategic market plans for targeted audiences. •Gathers, compiles, and reviews graduate admissions data from graduate division and departmental admissions databases, develop reports, and maintain databases. •Develops and maintains recruitment databases and disseminate data to campus units. •Develops, prepares and reconciles budgets for all programs. Fiscal responsibilities consist of maintaining knowledge of College and CSS protocols, preparing requisitions and purchase orders, travel and entertainment reimbursements, and expense reports. Maintains general understanding of accounts payable, vendor inquiries, ledger reports, and campus student award system. •Provides overall support of a function, program and/or organizational unit including completing with CSS HR forms, etc. for hiring student staff graduate student assistant/mentor summer staff (June-August).•Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training •Working knowledge of common campus-specific and other computer application programs. •Solid communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all levels of staff, students, and faculty both verbally and in writing. •Creativity and technical skills for use in visual and electronic communications. •Analytical/problem-solving skills and attention to detail. •Solid ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes. •Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality. •Demonstrated organizational and project management skills. •Proficiency in developing spreadsheets, charts, and databases. •Proficiency in a variety of administrative and technical operations including contracts and grants protocols. •Proficient experience using business software systems including MS Office, Adobe Suite Products, Filemaker Pro, and Survey Monkey, Google Drive: Docs, Forms, etc. •Highly developed ethical and sound judgment, strong customer service demeanor, positive and flexible attitude, and a problem-solving nature in responding to issues and concerns. This is a part-time (50%) career position eligible for full UC Benefits.
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