At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff.
The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world.
We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles, our Principles of Community, and our Strategic Plan.
Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: March 23, 2020
CalSWEC facilitates and supports statewide partnerships for the education and training of social workers to ensure culturally responsive, effective, and high-quality health and social service delivery to the people of California.
In support of its Mission, CalSWEC's Goals are to:
Prepare a diverse group of social workers for careers in human services, with special emphasis in the fields of child welfare, integrated behavioral health, and aging.
Define and operationalize a continuum of social work education and training.
Engage in evaluation, research, and dissemination of best practices in social work.
Created in 1990 through? a partnership of social work educators and practitioners, CalSWEC is dedicated to developing a professional social service workforce to effectively serve California's diverse population.
The focus of CalSWEC, hosted by the School of Social Welfare at the University of California, Berkeley, is on public child welfare, integrated behavioral health, and aging. ?
Plans and develops new programs and curriculum, and adjusts existing courses and curriculum in a continuing education environment (emphasis on the latter).
Actively participates in long-range strategic planning for public educational programs.
Participates in developing strategic market plans and target audiences.
Evaluates prospective program partnerships.
Recruits, selects, orients, evaluates and supervises qualified course and program instructors.
Identifies and develops evaluation tools for courses, instructors and programs.
Evaluates and adjusts course curriculum through student/participant evaluations and level of interest shown.
Determines instructor objectives, methods of instruction and locations.
May provide presentation or instruction of course or program.
Facilitates and supports own and others special program events.
Plans and schedules course offerings, identifies course topics.
Tracks student or participant performance and course desirability, along with other LMS administration duties (as an alternative LMS administrator).
Develops, prepares and reconciles budget for program.
May serve as a work leader or point person, especially on web and digital media projects..
May provide training or mentoring to instructors.
Must have high level of professional reliability and meticulous attention to details.
Must consistently produce work that is complete, high quality, and delivered on schedule. This characterization, along with being comfortable in learning and using multiple software programs, is the main consideration, and is the better predictor of success in this role rather than having pre-existing knowledge of the software programs used (e.g., Articulate Storyline and LMSs).
Equivalent to thorough knowledge or skills for this particular position: The ability to learn quickly, especially as a user of various software.
A strong candidate would be one who is adaptable and comfortable learning to use new software to a level of high proficiency.
Thorough knowledge of functional area and understanding of how work may impact other areas.
Thorough analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations, demonstrating organization and problem-solving skills.
Thorough and effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills and presentation skills.
Thorough knowledge of campus policies and procedures.
Thorough knowledge of and skill in delivering programs.
Thorough knowledge of current public educational programs and trends.
Thorough skills to conduct needs assessment and development of new presentations/courses to meet organizational needs.
Skill in using business software systems in the completion of work assignments; i.e. Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint.
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Continuing education in related field.
Salary & Benefits
This is an exempt, monthly paid position. Annual salary is commensurate with experience within the range of $60,000.00 - $65,000.00.
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
This is a 12-month, full-time (40-hours per week), Contract (temporary) appointment, with an opportunity for renewal.
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
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.