International Alumni and External Relations Specialist (6299U) UNEX 52157
University of California, Berkeley
Location: Berkeley, California
Internal Number: 4105313
International Alumni and External Relations Specialist (6299U) UNEX 52157
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.
At UC Berkeley, we believe that learning is a fundamental part of working, and our goal is for everyone on the Berkeley campus to feel supported and equipped to realize their full potential. We actively support this by providing all of our staff employees with at least 80 hours (10 days) of paid time per year to engage in professional development activities. To find out more about how you can grow your career at UC Berkeley, visit grow.berkeley.edu.
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), Belmont, and other leased facilities in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: 5/1/2023
Involves activities associated with reaching, serving, and engaging external constituencies through programs, events, products, and services not primarily related to fundraising. Constituencies include prospective visiting students, alumni, university partners, government, parents, as well as the larger global community. Translates constituent needs and priorities into current and new programs to create, enhance, and sustain relationships between the campus and its external constituencies.
Develops and implements programs, events and / or communication strategies designed to inform alumni and other key constituencies of visiting student programs, activities, policies, and practices; constituencies may include the prospective students, current students, alumni, parents, donors, campus visitors, government, university partners, agents and / or community representatives. This includes collaborating with marketing/recruitment teams with specialized attention to social media strategies/posts. Manages, updates and translates English content to Sinorbis website and other online platforms.
Attend and support visiting student program events and enhancements to capture student experiences in writing, photos, videos, etc. Organize and implement alumni events and assist with leading visiting student program related info sessions or recruiting volunteers from current students or alumni for recruitment activities and events. This includes leading and supporting the Global Ambassador Program for current visiting students to capture testimonials and other student experience digital assets for external/marketing use.
Organizes and maintains a comprehensive alumni data base in collaboration with marketing and data teams. Prepares and or assists in preparing comprehensive data analytic reports based on analysis of data of prospective, current students and alumni to inform program's structure, academics and/or enhancements. Troubleshoots data discrepancies with alumni database on Salesforce to keep up to date and utilize to do outreach and organize alumni events.
Research newest trends for marketing/recruitment strategies specific to student enrollments and gather relevant data to inform unit strategic plans, keeping management and leadership informed and up to date.This includes leading and collaborating on focus group sessions for student feedback on student experience, academics and program enhancements and overall input for long long-termtegic planning of visiting student programs.
May supervise a student worker who supports with communications or other event planning coordination tasks. Completes other projects or initiatives assigned by supervisor as needed.
Thorough knowledge of basic concepts, principles, and procedures of building and maintaining effective relations with alumni, internal and key constituencies.
Thorough knowledge of the campus, its mission, goals, objectives, programs, achievements, infrastructure and issues of concern.
Thorough written, verbal and interpersonal communications, tact and political acumen to effectively represent the campus.
Thorough research, analytical and critical thinking skills, including sound judgment and decision-making skills and skill to correctly identify real and potential problems, advising management as required, and proposing effective strategic resolutions.
Skill in project management, including event planning and meeting deadlines.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Effective verbal/written communication and presentation skills (English and Mandarin) at the professional or graduate level.
5 or more years of experience teaching at a K-12 school/college/university institution in China.
1 or more years of experience working at a K-12 school/college/university institution in the U.S.
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 $68,000 - $72,000 / annually
How to Apply
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter.
Referral Source info This job is part of the Employee Referral Program. If a UC Berkeley employee is referring you, please ensure you select the Referral Source of 'UCB Employee' and then enter the employee's Name and Berkeley email address in the Specific Referral Source field. Please enter only one name and email. Other Information
This is a full-time (100%) Contract appointment that ends two years from the date of hire.
This position is eligible for visa sponsorship.
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.
This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.
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, please see the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission poster.
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.