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Project/Policy Analyst (7398U), Summer Sessions & Study Abroad - 35600
University of California, Berkeley

Date Posted May 11, 2022
Title Project/Policy Analyst (7398U), Summer Sessions & Study Abroad - 35600
University University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • International Programs/Study Abroad
    Financial Planning/Budget Management
    Business & Administration
    Student Affairs

Project/Policy Analyst (7398U), Summer Sessions & Study Abroad - 35600

About Berkeley

At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff.

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world.

We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, 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 community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at 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

Summer Sessions, Study Abroad & Lifelong Learning (SSALL) is a vibrant and dynamic organization that enables more than 15,000 visiting, UC and potential Cal students; parents, faculty, academic units, international business partners, and central campus service providers participate in providing more than 600 summer courses, study abroad experiences, global internships, and year-around program or courses, lectures, special events and interest circles for older adults.

SSALL is committed to offering quality, innovative learning experiences through open enrollment to a diverse audience of world-wide learners, while supporting the campus missions and commitments to its stakeholders.

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: May 24, 2022.

  • Provides analyses for complex budget, financial, academic, data, systems and resource projects working directly with all levels of managers, such as monitoring and oversight of summer course offerings, enrollment data, etc. Monitors and analyzes changes in external regulations, legislation, and UC policies for impact on the Campus, for example enrollment expectations. Researches and summarizes best practices in fields of summer and study abroad, such as online courses and programs, international student and minor student populations, etc. Proposes, leads and/or participates on policy and planning committees and working groups as needed. Conducts post-implementation analysis to determine the need for further enhancements, finer distinctions and/or additional process/policy components, largely for Summer Sessions' data collection, evaluation and strategic planning. Develops proposals and recommendations to guide and support a broader strategic direction for the organization. For example, current work on expansion of Summer Minors programs and other summer course offerings, development of institutional Pathways partners, and implementation of new experiential learning opportunities for both current and visiting students. Coordinates enrollment efforts with a variety of external and internal contacts, including students, Academic Departments, Digital Learning Services, the Center for Educational Partnerships, etc.; researches organizational structures, policies and procedures and summarizes best practices in field. Performs ad hoc, analytical studies on a wide variety of policies, programs and issues which are complex in nature. This includes current projects such as summer fee analyses, course profitability analysis, review of transfer credits across UC, course policies and enrollment data, review of regional visa processes by country, etc. Researches and analyzes processes, procedures, policies and organizational structures in order to develop and/or implement changes and to provide consultative services regarding general management to department administrators, such as oversight and planning for space renovation and management of facility resources. Prepares directives, regulations and other instructions for issuance to departments. Coordinates implementation with departments that cross organizational lines as needed. For example, coordination of summer online course developments in partnership with academic departments and digital learning support teams. Researches and drafts complex proposals, reports, briefings, and executive summaries, including briefs on partner institutions, etc. Establishes and maintains contacts internally and with external constituents for the collection and exchange of data, for example, Summer Minor enrollment and scholarship data in partnership with various campus departments and organizations.

Required Qualifications
  • Knowledge of and/or ability to learn common campus-specific and other computer application programs. Analytical/problem-solving skills. Strong communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all levels of staff; both verbally and in writing. Strong skills in analyzing and synthesizing large amounts of data for preparing sound and relevant proposals with great attention to detail. Ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes. Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality. Experience in a revenue-driven environment. Understanding of and experience with international and visiting student populations and programs may be required or beneficial.

  • Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree preferred.

Salary & Benefits
  • This is a full-time (40 hours/week), career position, eligible for full UC benefits. This is an exempt, monthly paid position. The annual salary is commensurate with experience within the range of $62,300.00 - $90,700.00. For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

How to Apply

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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.

Mandated Reporter

This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.

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. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:
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