Program Associate

About Berkeley & CSCCE

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 acceptance—academic and artistic, political and cultural—make 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 http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html.

The Center for the Study of Child Care Employment (CSCCE), is a center of the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, University of California, Berkeley. CSCCE is a research group dedicated to conducting research and proposing policy solutions aimed at improving how our nation prepares, supports and rewards the early care and education workforce to ensure young children’s optimal development.

Application Review Date

The first review date for this position is July 20th. Position will remain open until filled.

About the Position

The position will support all academic staff of the CSCCE. The position will assist with the overall coordination of internal and external meetings, report preparation and distribution, research and information gathering, web updates and online communication, fact checking, and the CSCCE’s ongoing archival project.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to CSCCE academic staff. This includes creating documents reports based on data. and information compiled by staff, inputting surveys in online survey program, monitoring of survey response rates, fact checking , maintaining bibliographic database, and maintaining appropriate records and archives.
  • Assist staff to compile information from electronic sources to inform the research and policy projects of academic staff, assist with data collection and data management across CSCCE projects as needed.   
  • Coordinate and provide support for internal and external meetings. This includes scheduling, recording minutes, logistics (conference/video call reservations, room reservations, ordering food), and production and dissemination of meeting materials.
  • In consultation with CSCCE leadership team, and IRLE Communication Specialist, implement, and manage the CSCEE dissemination and communication plan(s). This includes dissemination of CSCCE reports and materials, review and update CSCCE website, managing CSCCE’s social media outlets, carryout electronic and postal mail, and maintain contacts database.
  • Provide support to CSCCE staff to develop and update presentation materials including PowerPoint, webinars, and print materials.
  • Perform office management tasks such as ordering supplies, preparing and tracking reimbursements storing research records, and coordinating the purchase and tracking of incentives for research participants.

Required Qualifications

  • Preparation of reports and documents including creating charts and figures and powerpoint presentations.
  • Strong computer skills to work in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and gather information from electronic resources.
  • Demonstrated experience in organizing and maintaining record systems.
  • Ability to interact with a diverse population in a dynamic work environment and to establish relationships with staff and external organizations and individuals necessary to CSCCE functions.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills are essential.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills both verbally and in writing.
  • Documented ability of strong report writing skills.
  • Experience in fact checking and preparing manuscripts for publication.
  • Ability to manage competing deadlines and attention to high level of detail and accuracy a must.
  • Ability to follow directions and work with little supervision in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities.
  • Ability to take initiative and follow-up are essential.
  • Demonstrated ability to make complex scheduling arrangements involving multiple parties and locations.

Salary & Benefits

Salary is commensurate with experience and includes an excellent benefits package.
To apply

To view the full job listing and apply, Visit the Berkeley Jobs page. Search the JobID #23522

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.