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Event Manager, Full-Time MBA Admissions (6292U), Haas School of Business - 2808 - 2808
University of California Berkeley


Date Posted Nov. 12, 2019
Title Event Manager, Full-Time MBA Admissions (6292U), Haas School of Business - 2808 - 2808
University University of California Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Department N/A
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Professional Staff
  • Communications/Public Relations
    Administrative Support/Services
 
 


Event Manager, Full-Time MBA Admissions (6292U), Haas School of Business - 2808 - 2808

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.

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: November 22, 2019

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/

Responsibilities
  • Consults with clients on all details regarding events and event planning.
  • Demonstrates good judgment in making decisions and managing events.
  • Plans, organizes, and identifies real and potential event locations and vendors.
  • Manages contract negotiation for venues, catering, and other event logistics.
  • Determines and coordinates staffing needs, particularly as it relates to alumni and student participation.
  • Supports management of alumni volunteer and event database, and partners with team to ensure contact records are up-to-date.
  • Develops, implements, and maintains detailed record of event budgets, attendance, mailers, etc.
  • Contributes to and participates in long-range unit event planning.
  • Ensures smooth-running, effective events, including successfully recognizing and resolving potential and real problems in a timely manner using tact, sensitivity, discretion and political acumen.
  • Manages all event related transactions and purchasing: EPC and bluCard, travel reimbursements, event swag and supply purchases, etc.
  • Supports planning and execution of other events which may include: online events such as webinars or chats, campus visitation program, Haas holiday party, staff farewell parties, etc.
  • Attends to own professional development plan.


Required Qualifications
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of concepts, principles and practices of event planning and public relations, including event design, organization and production.
  • Thorough knowledge of, or the ability to learn the campus, its vision, mission, programs, policies, achievements and infrastructure.
  • Skill in effectively meeting budget and time constraints.
  • Demonstrated organizational and project management skills to work successfully with clients to produce high quality events that meet client needs and appropriately represent the campus; that is, for fundraising events, skills to provide excellent donor stewardship.
  • Highly developed interpersonal communication skills including political acumen and social perceptiveness.
  • Highly developed judgment, decision-making and problem recognition/avoidance/resolution skills, including skill in determining those issues/problems that need to be brought to management's attention.


Education/Training:
  • Bachelor'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 up to $88,500.00.

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/compensation-and-benefits/index.html

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

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: http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:
http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

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