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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is:April 1, 2020
Summer Sessions, Study Abroad & Lifelong Learning (SSALL) is a vibrant and dynamic organization that enables more than 15,000 visiting, UC and potential Cal students; parents, faculty, academic units, international business partners, and central campus service providers participate in providing more than 600 summer courses, study abroad experiences, global internships, and year-around program or courses, lectures, special events and interest circles for older adults.
SSALL is committed to offering quality, innovative learning experiences through open enrollment to a diverse audience of world-wide learners, while supporting the campus missions and commitments to its stakeholders.
Provides analyses for complex budget, financial, academic, data, systems and resource projects working directly with all levels of managers.
Monitors and analyzes changes in external regulations, legislation, and UC policies for impact on the Campus, for example travel and entertainment regulations.
Researches and summarizes best practices in fields of summer and study abroad, such as online courses and programs, international student and minor student populations, etc.
Proposes, leads and/or participates on policy and planning committees and working groups, such as the Study Abroad Advisory Board.
Conducts post-implementation analysis to determine the need for further enhancements, finer distinctions and/or additional process/policy components.
Develops proposals and recommendations to guide and support a broader strategic direction for the organization. For example, current work on expansion of Summer Minors programs, development of institutional Pathways partners, and implementation of new experiential learning opportunities for both current and visiting students.
Coordinates efforts with a variety of external and internal contacts, including Academic Departments, Digital Learning Services, the Center for Educational Partnerships, Mills College, UCSF, etc.; researches organizational structures, policies and procedures and summarizes best practices in field.
Performs ad hoc, analytical studies on a wide variety of policies, programs and issues which are complex in nature. This includes current projects such as summer fee analyses, review of transfer credits across UC, online course policies and enrollment data, review of regional visa processes by country, etc.
Researches and analyzes processes, procedures, policies and organizational structures in order to develop and/or implement changes and to provide consultative services regarding general management to department administrators, such as oversight and planning for space renovation and management of facility resources.
Prepares directives, regulations and other instructions for issuance to departments.
Coordinates implementation with departments that cross organizational lines as needed. For example, coordination of summer online course developments in partnership with academic department and digital learning support teams.
Researches and drafts complex proposals, reports, briefings, executive summaries, speeches, including briefs on partner institutions, renovation proposals, etc.
Establishes and maintains contacts internally and with external constituents for the collection and exchange of data, for example, summary study abroad enrollment for a variety of program offerings throughout various campus departments and organizations.
Knowledge of or ability to learn common campus-specific and other computer application programs.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all levels of staff; both verbally and in writing.
Strong skills in analyzing and synthesizing large amounts of data for preparing sound and relevant proposals with great attention to detail.
Ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes.
Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality.
Experience in a revenue-driven environment.
Understanding of and experience with international and visiting student populations and programs may be required or beneficial.
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Master's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Salary & Benefits
This is an exempt, monthly paid position. Annual salary is commensurate with experience within the range of $60,800.00 - $88,500.00.
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.
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.