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Undergraduate Course Facilitator Training and Resources Coordinator (4549U) Student Learning Center 50405
University of California, Berkeley

Date Posted Mar. 10, 2023
Title Undergraduate Course Facilitator Training and Resources Coordinator (4549U) Student Learning Center 50405
University University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Student Services
    Educational Services

Undergraduate Course Facilitator Training and Resources Coordinator (4549U) Student Learning Center 50405

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.

At UC Berkeley, we believe that learning is a fundamental part of working, and our goal is for everyone on the Berkeley campus to feel supported and equipped to realize their full potential. We actively support this by providing all of our staff employees with at least 80 hours (10 days) of paid time per year to engage in professional development activities. To find out more about how you can grow your career at UC Berkeley, visit

Departmental Overview

The Student Learning Center supports a global community of learners as they navigate the cultural expectations and academic rigor of UC Berkeley. Through service models that honor their diverse starting points and meet them where they are, we aim to empower all students to realize their full academic potential.

  • The Student Learning Center resides in the Division of Undergraduate Education.

Core Values

  • Deliver service with integrity-Approach learning as a process, not a product
  • Create innovative pedagogy and practices that optimize student learning
  • Operate from a student-centered framework
  • Respect diverse ways of knowing and learning.

Key Highlights

  • Founded in 1973, serves as the primary academic support unit for UC Berkeley.
  • Serves 12,000 undergraduates annually, approximately 30% of undergraduate student population, in 12 academic and co-curricular programs.
  • Employs 18 professional staff with disciplinary expertise, 300+ trained undergraduate tutors, and 20 graduate student instructors.-Serves as the liaison between Berkeley administration and the DeCal program, a partnership that adds over 300 additional courses to the university's curriculum.
  • Manages Berkeley's Summer Bridge Program, a six-week academic residential program for entering freshmen.

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: March 23, 2022


  • Under the direction of the Program Director, supports the daily operations of the program, including service, program outreach, and maintenance of program protocols.
  • Trains De-Cal facilitators in a variety of formats, including workshops, one-on-oneconsultations, and drop-in service.
  • Under the guidance of the Program Director, designs training materials to support De-Cal facilitators in meeting the campus-mandated training requirement.
  • Trains and supervises 2-4 peer staff on how to facilitate training material, conduct consultation services, and engage in program outreach.
  • Cultivates connections with Academic Senate staff, student organizations, the De-Calboard, faculty, and advisors across campus to ensure program visibility
  • Collaborates with SLC colleagues on committees/workgroups to support the administrative needs and overall mission of the Center.
  • Supports some administrative needs of the Center, as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Knowledge of or ability to develop an understanding of the DeCal Program and the learning demands of the research university.
  • Knowledge of how learning skills issues apply to a research institution.
  • Knowledge of learning theories and training models.
  • Knowledge of strategies in critical thinking, reading, writing, note taking, test taking, time management, and goal setting.
  • Skills in judgment and decision-making
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Develops knowledge of specific learning theory, learning styles, affective issues, academic issues, and socio-cultural issues in applying academic support for students.
  • Develops knowledge of current and theoretical models that influence the application and delivery of academic services (e.g., discipline specific; student-population specific).
  • Multicultural competencies; knowledge and experience working and interacting effectively with diverse groups of staff, faculty, and student populations.
  • Oral and written communication skills; interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Ability to communicate information in small and large group settings.
  • Proficient computer skills including databases, word processing, spreadsheets, and web-based systems.
  • Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.

Preferred Qualifications

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

Salary & Benefits

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University, please visit the University of California's Compensation & Benefits website.

Under California law, the University of California, Berkeley is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role and should not offer a salary outside of the range posted in this job announcement. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, analysis of internal equity, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience.

The budgeted hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position is $27.06 - $36.83

How to Apply

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter.

Other Information

This is a three year contract position.

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, please see the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission poster.

For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, please see the University of California Discrimination, Harassment, and Affirmative Action in the Workplace policy.

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