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UC Berkeley job: Project Coordinator, Warren Institute

https://hrw-vip-prod.is.berkeley.edu/psp/JOBSPROD/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_CE.GBL?Page=HRS_CE_HM_PRE&Action=A&SiteId=1. The job number 17303, posted 1/23/14.

Job Description
Job Title: Project Coordinator, Warren Institute (7397U) #17303
Job ID: 17303
Location: Off Campus-Berkeley
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Department: Law

The First Review Date for this job is:   February 6, 2014
Departmental Overview
UC Berkeley School of Law is one of the nation's great centers for legal education, ever exploring and pushing new intellectual boundaries while tackling urgent, real-world issues. Berkeley Law is also known for its vibrant and engaged community of students and scholars who are committed to providing leadership and making a difference on problems of local, national, and global import.

The Chief Justice Earl Warren Institute on Law and Social Policy is a multidisciplinary, collaborative venture to produce research, research-based policy prescriptions, and curricular innovation on the most challenging civil rights, education, criminal justice, family and economic security, immigration and healthcare issues facing California and the Nation.
35%   The Project Coordinator will assist with coordination of a multi-year initiative by providing administrative support, and management of various external constituencies to support programs designed to increase higher education opportunities for persons inside of and transitioning from county jails throughout California. The Project Coordinator will assist in collecting data and managing data and will also assist in reviewing best practices for data collection as well as supporting outreach efforts to identify model programs from other jurisdictions.

35%   Project Coordination: The Project Coordinator will work with the Senior Legal Policy Associate to coordinate all aspects of the project. The Project Coordinator will coordinate multiple partners, organizations  and projects simultaneously.  Project coordination will include event and meeting planning and execution, support for, working group meetings, and assistance with preparation of written materials to support the initiative. The Project Coordinator will prepare communications and correspondence for internal and external constituencies and may assist with content development for the website, including web editing for accuracy and updating of content.

30%   Convening Working Groups: The Project Coordinator will assist the Senior Legal Policy Associate in convening working groups for the project.  The Project Coordinator will organize meetings and events as well as coordinating working papers on subjects related to higher education policy and criminal justice. Will assist with all aspects for meeting management including scheduling, room reservations, material preparation, and other travel, logistical and administrative support.
Required Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
• Working knowledge of common campus-specific and other computer application programs.
• Solid communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all levels of staff, both verbally and in writing. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
•       Solid ability to multi-task with demanding time-frames.
• Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality.
• Ability to use sound judgment in responding to issues and concerns.
• Working skills to analyze information and synthesize large amounts of data with strong attention to detail.
• Excellent organizational skills; ability to address multiple projects and set priorities accordingly.
• Ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment with multiple stakeholders.
• Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of relevant issues, organizations, and legal research and policy analysis.
• Strong technical skills and ability to learn new software applications as needed.
• Proficiency in MS Office, PowerPoint, Access or other relational database applications, email and internet applications, and Excel.
Preferred Qualifications
Interest or experience in the areas of education or the criminal justice system.
Salary & Benefits
The hiring salary range: $42,000-$55,000.

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.
Other Information
This is a full-time one year contract position with possibility of renewal.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California, Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Allyson West, Executive Director California Reentry Program P.O. Box 483 San Quentin, CA 94964 www.ca-reentry.org 415-599-6586