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Admissions Reader (4511U), Haas School of Business - 1592 - 1592
University of California, Berkeley

Date Posted Oct. 3, 2019
Title Admissions Reader (4511U), Haas School of Business - 1592 - 1592
University University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Department N/A
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Admissions/Student Records/Registrar

Admissions Reader (4511U), Haas School of Business - 1592 - 1592

About Berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptanceacademic and artistic, political and culturalmake it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at

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:

  • Uses professional judgment when reviewing complex applications for admission.
  • Read and evaluate approximately 75 applications per week (may vary depending on applicant pool)
  • Assesses applicants for motivation, initiative, leadership potential, work/life experience, extracurricular activities, socioeconomic status, disability, and educational/personal hardship.
  • Evaluates transcripts for eligibility.
  • Assesses academic preparedness of traditional, special-program, and international applicants.
  • Using extensive knowledge of college/school/department requirements and applicant pool, assesses the applicants' overall record and experience for final admissions determination and recommendation.
  • Consult with Director of Admissions when reviewing more complex applications
  • Performs course-by-course evaluations for transfer credits.
  • Screens applicants for school/college/department faculty.

Required Qualifications
  • Available to attend training in November, December and February. May be in person or virtual. Dates TBD.
  • Ability to analyze and synthesize large amounts of information.
  • Ability to read and manage electronic application files via multiple online platforms.
  • Ability to utilize online collaboration tools.
  • Strong computer proficiency skills with access to personal PC and high speed internet.
  • Demonstrated discretion and sensitivity managing highly confidential personal data as it relates to reading student applications.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work independently and as a part of a team.
  • Excellent organizational, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Admission experience at a large university in a highly competitive setting and/or direct undergraduate professional academic advising experience in a selective academic department or program.
  • Thorough knowledge and experience interacting with diverse undergraduate students, staff, and faculty in college or university environments.
  • Ability to interpret policies and procedures.

  • Advanced degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Thorough and comprehensive knowledge of academic programs, including curricula, admissions requirements, at colleges/universities and specifically at UC Berkeley specific colleges and school.

Salary & Benefits

This position is a non-exempt, bi-weekly paid position. Hourly pay for this role is commensurate with experience up to $30.00.

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

Other Information

This is a part-time, limited (temporary) position. It is expected to begin on November 18, 2019 and end on March 31, 2020.

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:

For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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