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Project Manager (7398U), Haas School of Business 35896
University of California, Berkeley

Date Posted Jul. 26, 2022
Title Project Manager (7398U), Haas School of Business 35896
University University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Research/Technical/Laboratory

Project Manager (7398U), Haas School of Business 35896

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.

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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:

The Center for Equity, Gender & Leadership (EGAL) is driving a leadership movement to reimagine business for an equitable and inclusive society. EGAL's work centers on providing hands-on education and learning opportunities, developing actionable resources and insights for leaders, and supporting academic research and business school faculty to advance diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI).

For more information about the Center for Equity, Gender & Leadership visit:

The primary responsibility of the Project Manager is related to the project, "Precise Language". This project includes developing an intervention to advance equitable and inclusive language at a large tech company, as well as tackle hate speech in social media products. The project will include development of a workshop, tool, and industry roundtable. It will include research on the impacts of the intervention. More specific responsibilities related to this project are outlined below.

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: 06/01/2022.


Provides analyses for complex projects working directly with all levels of staff in the organization.
  • Provides project management oversight. The Project ("Precise Language") includes developing an intervention to advance equitable and inclusive language at a large tech company, as well as tackle hate speech in social media products. The project will include development of a workshop, tool, and industry roundtable. It will include research on the impacts of the intervention. Documents and tracks project progress and action items, and manages key deliverables and scope of the project. This includes establishing a detailed timeline and outputs schedule with the Associate Director of EGAL, and keeping the project team on task according to the timeline/schedule.

Participates on project working groups and provides strategy development for project.
  • Develops meeting agendas and oversees meeting logistics and processes, while leading and/or participating in meetings.

Develops presentations and recommendations to guide and support a broader strategic direction for the project.
  • Creates and maintains comprehensive project documentation; reports on progress and status/threats for the project to EGAL's Associate Director and Executive Director.

Coordinates efforts with a variety of external and internal contacts.
  • Coordinates calendars, schedules meetings, and communicates scheduling priorities. Schedules and develops meeting agendas; coordinating with the EGAL project team, as well as external stakeholders as needed at the partner company.

Researches and analyzes processes and procedures and summarizes findings to provide consultative services to department administrators, partners and external stakeholders.
  • Provides regular reports to project leadership. As needed, conducts reviews of program training and other project material; supports research on intervention impacts.

Coordinates implementation with cross-organizational departments or external entities as needed.
  • Supports operational tasks related to program and event management, including, logistics, speaker engagement, and vendor coordination.

Researches and drafts complex proposals, reports, briefings, executive summaries, and presentations. Establishes and maintains contacts internally and with external constituents for the collection and exchange of data.
  • Documents internal workflows and processes.

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
  • Knowledge of Google Drive, Microsoft Office, OR other common computer application programs. Strong communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Uses discretion and maintains confidentiality. Analytical/problem-solving skills. Multi-tasking and prioritizing with demanding timeframes and competing deadlines. 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. Prior project management or program management experience. Experience working independently and taking initiative, and in team environments. Excellent organization, attention to detail, and flexibility.

  • Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Strong skills in analyzing, researching and synthesizing large amounts of data for preparing sound and relevant proposals/analyses. Strong policy analysis techniques.

Salary & Benefits

This is a 100% time (40-hrs a week), monthly paid, exempt position. Annual salary is commensurate with experience up to $85.000.00. This is a 1-yr, contract appointment, eligible for full UC benefits with the possibility of extension.

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

How to Apply

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Equal Employment Opportunity

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