Job Requisition Number: 23853. The Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology (SCET) primarily serves engineering and science students and faculty with interdisciplinary educational coursework, outreach services, and relevant research in entrepreneurial processes. The current focus of the program is undergraduate students although it is anticipated that research and graduate education will be expanded. The undergraduate offering includes a list of approximately 8 courses. The graduate offering (MTI) currently includes 2 courses and a special technical and business related projects for Ph.D. students. The Center is also well known for developing the Berkeley Method of Entrepreneurship.
Global Programs: Connected with SCET is the Global Venture Lab (GVL). GVL seeks to foster entrepreneurship within the University and to bring Berkeley’s research capability to industry collaborations. To these ends, the GVL shares best practices within pedagogy and program development for Entrepreneurship & Innovation with over 25 international partners. Some of SCET global partners exchange visiting scholars and send students to participate in global entrepreneurship programs for the benefit of Berkeley students.
SCET also provides academic contribution to executive programs, particularly the Engineering Leadership Professional Program (ELPP). ELPP prepares top-performing engineering managers and technical leaders for executive level engineering leadership. This program model is condensed to 5 months, part-time. ELPP is uniquely focused on Technology Strategy, Operational Innovation and Leadership areas as relevant to the Silicon Valley’s top high technology firms.
This position Involves activities associated with reaching, serving, and engaging external constituencies through programs, events, products, and services not primarily related to fundraising. Constituencies include alumni, local community, government, parents, as well as the general public. Translates constituent needs and priorities into customized programs to create, enhance, and sustain relationships between the campus and its external constituencies.
The position includes support in ecosystem development, operational management, and proposal development. The immediate need is to support program development that includes new international partner models including SRM and global start-up programming, newly forming AB2664 activities, growing the data-x ecosystem for fall (a new course developed by the director), and a new IP Collider model to be developed for the global venture lab program.
45% Develops and implements programs, events and/or communication strategies designed to inform external constituencies of institutional programs, activities, policies, and practices; constituencies may include the general public, prospective students, parents, donors, sponsoring partners, campus visitors, government and/or community representatives.
40% May research various topics and gather relevant data to inform unit strategic plans, keeping management informed as necessary and providing input as required.
10% Responds to constituent inquiries.
5% May mentor less experienced staff members.•Thorough knowledge of basic concepts, principles, and procedures of building and maintaining effective relations with internal and external constituencies. •Thorough written, verbal and interpersonal communications, tact and political acumen to effectively represent the campus. •Thorough research, analytical and critical thinking skills, including sound judgment and decision-making skills and skill to correctly identifying real and potential problems, advising management as required, and proposing effective strategic resolutions. •Skill in project management, including event planning and meeting deadlines.
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.