Executive Director (0378U), Haas School of Business
Company: University of California
Posted on: January 13, 2021
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ID 12322 Location Favorite Job At the University of California,
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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
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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 . 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:
https://haas.berkeley.edu/about/ The Center for Social Sector
Leadership (CSSL) was launched in November 2006 at the Haas School
of Business to prepare a new generation of cross-sector leaders
(nonprofit, social enterprise, public, philanthropic, business)
with the practical skills to tackle complex global challenges and
achieve social impact. As part of the top-ranked Haas School of
Business at UC Berkeley, CSSL builds upon Berkeley's signature and
historic commitment to public service and social change. US News &
World Report's rankings of business schools ranks Haas in the
nonprofit specialty category regularly in the top #2-4, based on
CSSL's reputation. CSSL cultivates world-class courses, faculty
research, experiential learning, and key external partnerships
focused on developing leaders and excellence in social impact.
Central to CSSL are experiential programs, well-established and
experimental courses, and groundbreaking research:
- Experiential programs
- Berkeley Board Fellows
- Social Sector Solutions
- Courses for graduates and undergraduates
- Philanthropy Fellows (for post-graduates)
- Impact Speaker Series
- Research and case studies The Center is run by an Executive
Director, whose role is critical to leading the future direction of
the Center in the broader social impact field and to advancing the
Center in connection with the university and the business school as
the sole social sector leadership center on campus. The Executive
Director works with the Center's Advisory Board and Faculty
Director. To learn more about the Executive Director position and
the Center for Social Sector Leadership, please see "Learn More
About Us" at https://haas.berkeley.edu/cssl/ Responsibilities
- Directs and administers an independent social sector leadership
program with complete responsibility for administrative and
- Assesses program's effectiveness, and recommends changes to
program's content, policies and procedures accordingly.
- Facilitates, directs, and manages, (delete bullet before
co-curricular) programmatic activities and collaborations across
the campus and with external parties.
- Oversees initiatives that advance experiential education and
student engagement (manage Berkeley Board Fellows, Impact Speaker
Series, and Packard Fellows program).
- Monitors and evaluates programs and initiatives; provides
strategic direction and recommendations to Haas senior leadership
and CSSL Faculty Director.
- Coordinates and develops academic program components, and
- Identifies and pursues business development and funding
opportunities and revenue streams and participates in fundraising
for initiatives focused broadly on social impact.
- Develops a sustainable financial model for CSSL.
- Develops and executes plans for financing program activities
ensuring their ongoing financial sustainability.
- Raises funds to sustain and grow CSSL so that it is
self-supporting and develops a reserve fund and endowment.
- Oversees funding development cycle for grants, gifts, and other
external funds, from development of funding proposals to fiscal
compliance, budget and project management, and all reporting
- Manages financial and HR resources.
- Plans, directs, and controls Center and initiative budgets and
manages financial, HR, technical, and other supporting
- Assures that all programs are financially viable.
- Supervises CSSL staff.
- Participates in advanced program budgeting and accounting
processes to support financial infrastructure of program.
- Facilitates the efforts of various departments, managers, and
outside constituencies to ensure interdisciplinary collaboration.
- Develops and leads CSSL's Advisory Board.
- Leads programs and partnerships and works with Faculty Director
to drive research and courses.
- Manages relationships with deans of other UC Berkeley schools,
as CSSL provides courses and programs for their students and
- Develops and maintains close contact with external partner
organizations relevant to CSSL's work and student careers.
- Liaisons with Haas alumni groups.
- Represents CSSL's programs to internal and external
- Maintains close communication with students and student clubs
in the area of social sector and social impact and leads CSSL's
Student Advisory Board.
- Serves on Haas and/or campus committees, participates in short-
and long-term planning efforts as needed.
- Assists in developing research, participates in professional
conferences, and leads communications and outreach efforts on
behalf of CSSL.
- Represents Haas and CSSL at professional conferences.
- In coordination with the Faculty Director, develops and
implements research programs that reflect Haas faculty and social
sector field interests
- Career development by embracing the Haas Defining Leadership
Principle of being a "student always".
- Participates in classes and/or workshops to enhance expertise
in job areas, gain knowledge, or develop professionally.
- Works closely with staff to encourage their professional
development, procuring necessary resources to execute their work.
- Academic background and experience in the social sector,
business, social impact, or a related field.--
- Knowledge of administrative, budgetary, human resources and
financial principles and practices.
- Advanced oral and written communication skills.
- Skilled at thinking creatively and independently on concepts
requiring advanced analytical skills.
- Advanced interpersonal skills in working with diverse groups to
- Demonstrates knowledge of how to work collaboratively with
internal and external peers and managers.
- Demonstrated success in building partnerships and
collaborations across sectors, and a strong network in the social
sector or social impact field.
- Demonstrated business development and fundraising
- Entrepreneurial mindset to drive innovation.
- Advanced degree in related area and/or equivalent
experience/training.-- Preferred Qualifications
- ---Extensive knowledge of the social impact and social sector
- Experience and knowledge of leadership development.
- Customer service skills to manage multiple priorities
- People management and supervision skills and experience
- Advanced negotiation skills and capability to influence and
lead all levels of staff.
- Experience in public speaking. Salary & Benefits This is an
exempt, monthly paid position. Annual salary is commensurate with
experience within the range of $160,000.00 - $184,400.00. For
information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the
University visit: Please submit your cover letter and resume as a
single attachment when applying. Other Information The department
will begin reviewing applications on November 20, 2020. For full
consideration, please submit your completed application by December
11, 2020. This is a two-year, full-time, 40-hours per week,
Contract (temporary) appointment. This role is eligible for full UC
Benefits, including, but not limited to vacation & sick leave
accrual and participation in the UC Retirement Plan (UCRP).
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. 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: Default Local
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