Operations Coordinator (7377U), Berkeley Public Health - 47958
University of California Berkeley
Location: Berkeley, California
Internal Number: 3811522
Operations Coordinator (7377U), Berkeley Public Health - 47958
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The Operations Coordinator manages the day-to-day operational functions of primarily the fifth floor of the Berkeley Way West (BWW) building, home to Berkeley Public Health (BPH). This includes managing: an effective, professional, and welcoming reception area for BPH visitors, students, staff, faculty, and academics; the A/V technology in the reception area and throughout the floor's conference and meeting rooms, as well as similar BPH spaces on three other floors; the organization and oversight of shared spaces (e.g., kitchen, storage room) and shared equipment (e.g., multi-function devices, loaner items); and the distribution of mail and packages. The Operations Coordinator develops protocols and procedures for a variety of operational activities and improves processes on a continuous basis. They analyze, troubleshoot, and resolve operational problems as they arise. The Operations Coordinator supervises work-study students, including hiring, scheduling, and overseeing work. They partner closely with the BPH Facilities Management Unit, the BWW building manager, UCPD (security desk), and fifth floor administrative managers to provide all occupants and visitors with a smooth operational experience. The Operations Coordinator works on-site Monday through Friday. (Unless we are directed by campus authorities to shift to remote work for a period of time, e.g., during a power shut-down, during a shelter-in-place order, etc.)
Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: January 31, 2023
Manages the reception area's daily operations and physical space; greets and directs visitors; maintains the digital news board; answers phone calls; receives and distributes deliveries.
Manages reservation process for conference rooms and other select spaces.
Responds to and triages operational questions, requests, and issues raised by occupants.
Ensures furniture, equipment, and supplies in the reception area, conference rooms, meeting rooms, etc. are reset to their designed configurations.
Participates in the coordination of emergency evacuation for BPH occupants in BWW; serves on the BWW Steering Committee
Manages the Audio/Visual technology in conference and meeting (huddle & focus) room on the 5th floor, as well as in BPH spaces on the 2nd and 6th floors and the 1st floor Colloquia.
Performs oversight of shared multi-function devices and printer areas on multiple floors, including supply replenishment.
Manages loan equipment and A/V accessories.
Troubleshoot issues in real-time; follows through on needed vendor repairs.
Coordinates or leads periodic training opportunities for occupants on available A/V technology.
Manages the organization of shared spaces (e.g., kitchen, storage room, mail room, printer areas, garden terrace, conference and meeting rooms);establishes and communicates systems and protocols for use and maintenance.
Participates in the identification, development, implementation, and continuous improvement of standard operating procedures and guidelines
Hires, trains, and supervises work-study student assistants (approx. 2-3).
Establishes work schedules, protocols, and responsibilities.
Assigns requests for one-time administrative assistance and emeriti faculty support (e.g., BearBuy orders, flyer posting, clerical tasks, etc.).
Participates in workshops, trainings, and other professional development activities.
Other duties, as assigned.
Strong customer service orientation, including excellent interpersonal skills, to be able to work with a diverse group of faculty, staff, students, and visitors.
Demonstrated commitment to and understanding of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.
Proficient in communicating clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing, and in integrating information in the completion of assignments.
Solid organizational skills and attention to detail.
Analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations.
Strong problem-solving skills; takes initiative to identify problems and implement solutions.
Ability to use sound judgment in responding to issues and concerns.
Ability to work effectively both independently and in collaboration with others.
Comfortable, flexible, and adaptable in a fast-moving, high pressure, constantly shifting environment, with frequent interruptions and multiple priorities.
Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Suite and Google Collaboration Suite.
Ability to learn and troubleshoot standard Audio/Visual equipment, such as video conferencing, projectors, microphones, etc.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Knowledge of more advanced A/V equipment, such as video and digital cameras, lighting, live streaming equipment, etc.
Demonstrated ability to handle difficult or volatile situations/individuals effectively.
Salary & Benefits
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University, please visit this UCOP link.
Under California law, the University of California, Berkeley is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role and should not offer a salary outside of the range posted in this job announcement. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, analysis of internal equity, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience.
The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position is $74,300.00 - $78,000.00. The full pay scale range for this position classification is $74,300.00 - $134,500.00 (grade 22).
This is an exempt, monthly paid position. The annual salary is commensurate with experience.
This is a full-time (40 hours/week), Career appointment. This position is eligible for full UC benefits.
How to Apply
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter.
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