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Boost Program Coordinator (4564U), Haas School of Business
University of California Berkeley

Date Posted Dec. 3, 2019
Title Boost Program Coordinator (4564U), Haas School of Business
University University of California Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Department Haas School of Business
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Coordinator
    Professional Staff
  • Student Services
    Communications/Public Relations

Boost Program Coordinator (4564U), Haas School of Business

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: December 16, 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:

  • Independently handles individual cases regarding student affairs or student life, and/or oversees limited programs, as described below.
  • Independently coordinates and implements all recruiting/admission efforts for high school participants and program volunteers: functions with a high level of autonomy to ensure that we receive high quality applications for the program.
  • Plans, manages and implements events/activities to enhance recruitment, including assigned diversity efforts.
  • Total oversight of all outreach activities to potential 8th grade applicants to help deepen the application pool.
  • Deliver presentations about the programs and represent the program at admissions activities as well as at educational/professional organization events.
  • Creating all collateral materials to assist in the recruiting activities
  • Schedules and implements all interview schedules for qualified applicants.
  • Develop metrics to analyze program impact.
  • Makes recommendations to management for changes and/or development of new activities services.
  • Functioning with a high level of autonomy plans and implements all summer program logistics, and other activity-related responsibilities
  • Lead staff for our Summer Academy for the rising 9th graders for two weeks in the summer.
  • Working from our existing curriculum, makes any necessary adjustments before delivering it to up to 50 rising 9th grade participants.
  • Motivate and engage students in classroom discussions.
  • Assist students with creating a professional presentation at the end of the two-week session.
  • Manage a team of 5-8 peer leaders to assist with summer programming.
  • Creates new content and maintains boost website.
  • Develops and maintains relationships with internal and external campus stakeholders critical to program success.
  • Maintains and augments list of outside organizations that would be a good fit for our Career awareness programming and coordinate select site visits.
  • Work with outside organizations to add value to our program and the company by introducing our students to various career fields.
  • Schedule, coordinate travel and implement site visit field trips over the summer months to expose our high school participants to different companies and career fields.
  • May supervise clerical and/or student staff.
  • Recruits, trains and hires 10-15 student staff to assist in summer academy programming.

Leadership Development:

  • Provides ongoing, transformational advising and development to student leaders participating in co-curricular programs and/or organizations on a wide range of issues.
  • Recruits and trains college volunteer mentors to aid in our school year programming.
  • Create all print and online materials for College volunteers to apply to join our program.
  • Creates key metrics to select the most qualified volunteers from our applicant pool.
  • Reaches out to our boost Alumni to re-engage in boost programming as a volunteer.

Required Qualifications
  • Thorough knowledge of advising and counseling techniques.
  • Thorough knowledge of Student Affairs/Student Life specialization.
  • Skills in judgment and decision-making, problem solving, identifying measures of system performance and the actions to improve performance.
  • Ability in problem identification, reasoning.
  • Ability to develop original ideas to solve problems.
  • Thorough knowledge and experience working with a diverse high school student population.
  • Ability to interpret policies and procedures to prospective students and their parents.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with schools, community organizations, and other institutions.
  • Ability to develop recruitment programs, and design effective materials.
  • Strong analytic skills and ability to interpret and synthesize large volumes of applicant information.
  • Outstanding organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects in a deadline-oriented environment.
  • Outstanding verbal (including public speaking) and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a high-level of professionalism.
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team with minimal supervision.
  • Experience managing social media platforms, such as Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Facebook and online event and registration systems.
  • Proficient knowledge of MS Office and G-Suite.


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

Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge of common University-specific computer application programs.
  • Knowledge of University processes and procedures.
  • Understanding of University rules and regulations.

Salary & Benefits

This is an exempt, monthly paid position. Annual salary is commensurate with experience within the range of $60,000.00 - $70,000.00.

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.

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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