Practitioner in Residence (Associate/Full Specialist) - UC Berkeley Labor Center
Company: University of California Berkeley
Posted on: September 11, 2023
Practitioner in Residence
The UC academic salary scales set the minimum pay determined by
rank and step at appointment. See the following table(s) for the
current salary scale(s) for this position:
A reasonable estimate for this position is $70,500-$110,000.
Fall 2023 - Spring 2024
One (1) year
Open date: July 30, 2023
Next review date: Monday, Aug 14, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the
Final date: Wednesday, Aug 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but
those received after the review date will only be considered if the
position has not yet been filled.
The UC Berkeley Labor Center believes a robust labor movement is
critical to building a sustainable, inclusive economy that works
for all who live and work in the state. We are pleased to announce
the 2023-24 UC Berkeley Labor Center Practitioner in Residence. The
residence provides an opportunity for practitioners to carry out
research, reflect on their experience, write, and engage on the
strategic issues that face worker organizations in the state.
Participants will also have the opportunity to engage with graduate
or undergraduate students-through lectures, seminars and
mentorship. The program is designed for mid-career practitioners
who have built experience through their work and are looking for a
time to reflect before the next chapter in their career. This
position will report directly to the Labor Center Chair.
Practitioners in residence will propose a project with the issue
they seek to address and/or ideas they want to explore and the work
product they will develop. This may include organizing strategies
or plans, papers or articles, policy proposals, training
curriculum, or other products.
Carrying out analyses on issues related to challenges facing
unions, worker organizations, and workers in California; using
experience in the field, research literature, interviews and other
research methods to apply towards strategic issues facing the labor
Developing and advocating for solutions to organizational and
policy issues related to unions, worker organization, labor
standards, and the future of work and workers in California
Serving as lead author on research reports and/or policy briefs
-Proposing, leading and / or participating on policy and planning
committees and working groups related to the topic of
-Providing technical assistance to stakeholders and policymakers on
issues related to labor and worker organizations
-Conducting post-implementation analysis and/or developing
proposals and recommendations to guide and support strategies or
Presenting webinars, lectures to students and the Labor Centers'
Mentoring and providing guidance to student researchers.
The Labor Center is unable to provide visa sponsorship for this
Unit : https://laborcenter.berkeley.edu/
Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
Bachelor's degree (or equivalent international degree) or 8 years
of professional experience
Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
At least 9 years of professional experience OR
Bachelor's degree/ equivalent international degree + at least 5
years of professional experience OR
Master's degree/ equivalent international degree + at least 3 years
of professional experience
Bachelor's or equivalent international degree in sociology,
economics, industrial relations, geography, public policy or a
Ten (10) years experience with unions, worker organizations, labor
related advocacy and non-profit organizations.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills to communicate
effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Thorough written, verbal and interpersonal communications, tact and
political acumen to effectively represent the Labor Center.
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills, including sound
judgment and decision-making skills, and skills to correctly
identify real and potential problems.
Strong working knowledge of the labor movement. Strong skills in
analyzing, researching and synthesizing research for preparing
sound and relevant proposals / analyses.
Proficiency in project management, including event planning and
meeting deadlines. Ability to multi-task with demanding
-Proficiency in managing--and mentoring other staff members in
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Proposed Work - This should include the issue you seek to address
or ideas you want to explore and the work product that you will
develop. This may include organizing strategies or plans, papers or
articles, policy proposals, training curriculum development, or
other products. Specify your goals, objectives and timeline for the
project and how it will contribute to your future work. Please
limit proposals to at most four (4) pages.
Reference requirements 2-4 required (contact information only)
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UC Berkeley is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and
belonging. The excellence of the institution requires an
environment in which the diverse community of faculty, students,
and staff are welcome and included. Successful candidates will
demonstrate knowledge and skill related to ensuring equity and
inclusion in the activities of their academic position (e.g.,
teaching, research, and service, as applicable).
The University of California, Berkeley 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, age, or protected veteran status. For the
complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative
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In searches when letters of reference are required all letters will
be treated as confidential per University of California policy and
California state law. Please refer potential referees, including
when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service
or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality
prior to submitting their letter.
As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all
applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining
agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or
local government directives may impose additional requirements.
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