Job Requisition Number: 25500. UC Berkeley Extension, the continuing education division of the University of California, Berkeley, has been building bridges between UC Berkeley and the public since 1891. UC Berkeley Extension serves the professional and continuing education goals of thousands of people each year. Extension’s programs are an essential part of the University mission to: extend the research and scholarship of UC Berkeley to a global community; increase access to higher education for non-traditional, online and international students; and improve the workforce. Extension's Behavioral Health, Counseling, and Psychology programs support post-baccalaureate students as well professionals in a variety of dynamic fields, including aging, mental health, health advocacy, and health informatics.
•Assists in planning and scheduling course offerings and course topics. •Schedule courses and arrange for classroom space for a portfolio of classes. •Schedule online courses and set-up courses in learning management system •Provide administrative and logistical support to the department’s most complex programs, including monitoring and update online groups and programs. •Provides front line support for students and instructors. •Responds to inquiries from students, potential enrollees, and faculty using all available resources to market the value of UC Extension programs. •Assists students in determining proper courses to complete program requirements. Applies professional concepts in providing prescriptive advice and assistance to students on certificate programs as needed. •Assists in planning and scheduling course offerings and course topics. •Schedule courses and arrange for classroom space for a portfolio of classes. •Assists in developing, preparing and reconciling budgets for program. •Based on historical data, prepares budgets for individual courses and seminars. •Organizes and coordinates student orientations, information sessions, departmental program support activities, instructor orientations and special events.•Working knowledge of departmental and campus policies and procedures; knowledge of educational program content and objectives. •Working knowledge of delivering public educational programs. •Working knowledge of current public education programs and trends. •Working skills to produce and deliver programs. •Working knowledge of conducting needs assessment. •Good analytical skills to understand how business needs can be addressed through the design and delivery of training programs. •Good reading, verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, and good presentation skills. •Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction. •Proficient at the use of business software systems in completion of assignments (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite) and ability to learn new software. •Ability to prioritize conflicting projects and meet project deadlines. •Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. This is a 1 year contract position
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