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Executive Director (0547U), Haas School of Business - 49574

University of California Berkeley

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Executive Director (0547U), Haas School of Business - 49574 About Berkeley

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 .

Departmental Overview

UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business offers a unique opportunity to champion new ideas, collaborate across boundaries, and continually learn in a workplace committed to increasing diversity and creating a welcoming environment for all. Our distinctive culture is captured within our four Defining Leadership Principles: Question the Status Quo, Confidence Without Attitude, Students Always, and Beyond Yourself. These principles distinguish Berkeley Haas as a unique environment, conducive to teamwork, collaboration, and career growth.

For more information about the Haas School of Business visit: https://haas.berkeley.edu/about/

The Institute for Business and Social Impact (IBSI), established in 2013 at the Berkeley-Haas School of Business, builds upon the University of California Berkeley's historic commitment to excellence in research and public education to develop and disseminate innovative, impactful, and evidence-based solutions for policymakers, business, and nonprofits to tackle social and environmental challenges. The institute is a hub for research, training, and innovation. It leverages Haas and campus faculty and their research to develop courses and experiential learning opportunities for students and fosters partnerships with business, non-profit organizations, social enterprises, and the public sector to achieve a more equitable, sustainable, and inclusive society.

The Haas School of Business embraces flexible working arrangements for its employees. Exact arrangements are determined in partnership with your supervisor to meet role responsibilities and department needs, and are subject to change.

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: 03/08/2023.


Manages, plans and administers all administrative operations of the Institute.
Oversees all administrative operations, finance, human resources and facilities for program. Stewards IBSI's financial and human resources, overseeing all centralized operations functions related to personnel, budgeting and financial management, event planning, communications, and knowledge management. Oversee execution of programs once funded.
Prepares short- and long-range planning for administrative services operations and improvements to processes. Establishes and recommends change to policies which affect the assigned unit(s).
Drive overall strategy development for the Institute (IBSI), identifying meaningful opportunities for growth and ensuring alignment of programmatic activities with this strategy. Ensure successful operation of the Centers and programs within the Institute. Oversee fundraising strategy to support IBSI's self-supporting Centers and programs in their pursuit of these opportunities; and ensure that funding efforts are adequately coordinated. Drive Innovation and advise leadership (of centers and initiatives) on the design and adoption of new organizational models, policies, and procedures based on market research, internal data trends, training, and collaborations with consultants and partners.
Develops and monitors operational and budget processes, staff FTE, finance, human resources and space planning.
Development and execution of strategic plans for financing program activities and ensuring their ongoing financial sustainability. Plan, direct and control program budget(s) and manage financial, HR, communications and other supporting resources. Assure that all programs are financially viable. Develops and prepares budgets and financial reports for grants, general appropriations, endowments and other funds. Fund appropriations are typically moderate in complexity. Accomplishes goals though team of administrative professionals. Manages two outreach programs that drive increased college attendance for underrepresented communities. Manages administrative activities through admin officers for specific centers. Manage, coach, and evaluate team and work closely with staff to encourage their professional development. Represents the department on business affairs to the institution community and stewards relationships with IBSI's Center and Initiatives. Lead a communications and branding strategy that reflects the mission and supports fundraising. Develop and maintain relationships with the external advisory boards of IBSI's Centers/Programs and alumni groups and represent IBSI's programs to internal and external stakeholders. Play a leadership role in professional conferences on business and social impact and represent Berkeley-Haas. Maintain close communication with students and student clubs in the area of social impact. Facilitates the efforts of various initiative and centers and outside constituencies to ensure interdisciplinary collaboration.
Oversees the preparation and management of grant and contract proposals involving a diverse and / or wide variety of funding sources and agencies.
Oversee fundraising strategy (including sponsored projects and other grants) to support IBSI's self-supporting Centers and programs in their pursuit of these opportunities; and ensure that funding efforts are adequately coordinated.
Professional Learning and Growth
Embraces the principle of being a "student always" by engaging in opportunities for training, workshops, seminars, continuing education pertinent to the position, or at the suggestion of the supervisor. Actively contributes to a team environment that fosters and promotes a culture of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) within the unit and at Haas. Engages in ongoing education to promote diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging by completing University sponsored certifications & training sessions (Ie: MEP Workshop, Implicit Bias Certification, LinkedIn Learning workshops, and other workshops & seminars offered by the University or Haas, as they are made available) or by engaging in external seminars & resources related to DEIB. Exemplifies Haas' four Defining Leadership Principles: (1) Question the status quo; (2) Confidence without attitude; (3) Students always; and (4) Beyond yourself.
Required Qualifications
Broad knowledge of the organization's processes, protocols and procedures with a focus on budget, account and fund management and/or personnel management under labor contract(s) and personnel policy. 10 years of relevant experience in financial analysis and reporting techniques; human resources and risk management planning and leadership. Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to influence/persuade all levels of staff. Skills in organization and customer service to effectively manage multiple important priorities. Proven ability to organize department work functions in an efficient and effective manner. Proven ability to problem-solve, prioritize, multi-task, and clearly communicate priorities and deadlines Broad knowledge of common organization-specific and other computer application programs. Skills to work collaboratively with other locations. Proven skills to quickly evaluate complex issues and identify multiple options for resolution. Outstanding people management and mentoring skills and an ability to deliver constructive, meaningful, and motivating feedback to mentees as well as peers. Demonstrated management and conflict resolution skills to effectively lead and motivate others. Ability to work effectively in cross-cultural environments and desire to work in a and invest in the growth and development of the organization. Excellent interpersonal skills, demonstrating a desire to promote diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging to establish and maintain positive & professional working relationships with colleagues, students and team members. Exemplifies Haas' four Defining Leadership Principles: (1) Question the status quo; (2) Confidence without attitude; (3) Students always; and (4) Beyond yourself. Demonstrates an understanding of and commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in a business, organization or public university setting.

Bachelor's degree in Business, Economics, Management, Public Policy, or another quantitative social science discipline and/or equivalent experience/training.
Preferred Qualifications
Advanced degree in Business, Economics, Management, Public Policy, or another quantitative social science discipline.
Salary & Benefits

This is a 100% time (40-hrs a week), monthly paid, exempt career position.

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University, please visit the University of California's Compensation & Benefits website.

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 $101,300 - $170,000.00.

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