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Development Associate (4722C), Athletics - 34425
University of California, Berkeley

Date Posted Apr. 27, 2022
Title Development Associate (4722C), Athletics - 34425
University University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Institutional Advancement

Development Associate (4722C), Athletics - 34425

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.

Departmental Overview

The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics consists of more than 275 staff members and coaches and sponsors 30 varsity sports programs. These 30 programs include more than 850 student-athletes who participate in the various sports programs annually within the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA). We are currently seeking a Development Assistant who will work within the department's development unit.

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: 05/10/2022.

  • Provide administrative support to the Cal Athletics Fund office (twenty associates). This could include answering the main phone line and CAF email, responding to donor inquiries, maintaining general office supplies, mailings and assisting with database management. Assist the donor engagement team with stewardship and communications. This could include executing donor mailings, printing collateral/proposals, researching current and prospective donors, and assisting with maintenance of donor files. Maintain development ticket holds, parking pass holds, tour key cards and other common use items that help the Cal Athletics Fund team operate. Liaison with the Business Office and assist with the development office budget. Manage the purchasing of administrative supplies and processing of all reimbursements for staff expenses.

Required Qualifications
  • Experience in a development office or non-profit setting. Must have office experience and a firm understanding of how to be an effective team member within an office structure. Must be proficient in use of Microsoft Office and common desktop/web applications. Strong interpersonal communication skills. Strong attention to detail, service orientation, decision-making, time management, ability to multi-task in a high-volume environment, organizational skills and problem resolution skills. Must possess the following office management skills: filing, calendaring/scheduling appointments, answering phones, writing memos and excellent customer service. Possess the ability to perform database research and basic analysis of information. Must maintain current knowledge of and/or ability to learn applicable rules and standards of the Pacific-12 Conference, the NCAA as well as other associations and agencies to which the Berkeley campus of the University of California adheres. At all times, avoid any and all violations of these rules and standards.

  • High School Diploma/GED and/or equivalent training/experience.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous experience in a collegiate athletics development office. Knowledge and understanding of and/or ability to learn applicable NCAA and Pac-12 Conference rules and regulations.

Salary & Benefits

This is a 100% full-time (40 hrs a week) non-exempt career position, which is paid bi-weekly and eligible for full UC Benefits. Hourly pay for this role is commensurate with experience within the range of $25.65.00 (Step 1) - $27.46.00 (Step 4).

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying. Please upload the document in the Resume section, then skip the (optional) Cover Letter upload section.

Other Information

This position is governed by the terms and conditions in the agreement for the Clerical & Allied Services Unit (CX) between the University of California and Teamsters Local 2010. The current bargaining agreement manual can be found at:

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.

Mandated Reporter

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 see:
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