Job Requisition Number: 26092. Berkeley Social Welfare houses several programs designed to provide educational and training opportunities to social work students and professionals; contribute impactful research informing service delivery; and foster relationships among institutions, students and service providers in California, the United States and throughout the globe.
MSW students have the opportunity to apply classroom learning by engaging in supervised practice in an agency setting. We offer students two distinct, field placements. In addition, through both placements, we provide continuous educational support from the same field faculty member(s) and cohort-based field seminar section. By offering variety and consistency, we are able to both broaden and deepen our students’ learning experiences.
We are extremely grateful to government, nonprofit and public service agencies who share our devotion to serving vulnerable individuals, families and communities while cultivating excellent future practitioners. In exchange for offering learning opportunities and instruction, agency partners receive 100,000 service hours annually.
Instructional Unit Support •Provide broad support for administrative and program needs for the Field Education Program. This includes event planning and coordination; report development and writing; administrative support for contracts, budgets, and trainings; communications coordination and support, including the management of the general Field Education email; and other tasks as necessary. Work closely with Field Education Team to ensure that the Field Program functions smoothly. Respond to email, telephone, and walk-in inquiries for students, faculty, and staff; and screen, respond, and direct as needed.
Instructional Grant Coordination and Support •Works with all of the School’s Instructional Grant Programs (Title I-VE, Mental Health, Integrated Behavioral Health, California Child Welfare Leadership Training Program, and other stipends as they arise) to manage communications and the general email inboxes; coordinate student selection/application data and processes; plan trainings and related events; prepare, copy, and filing documents, contracts, and letters; maintain data integrity and accuracy of student databases; coordinate collection of student default payments; participate in stipend team/funder/grant calls and meetings (as needed); and other tasks as necessary. This role will also collaborate with Student Services, the California Social Work Education Center, the Dean’s Office staff, partner agencies, and external stakeholders as needed.
Faculty and Event Support and Coordination •Provide general administrative support to the Field Education Team, Dean’s Office, Student Services, and Instructional Unit faculty and staff as needed. Assist with and staff School events when needed, in setup and/or cleanup. Provide administrative support to the flex-MSW, continuing education, global leadership, and other School programs and events. •Other duties as assigned.•Working knowledge in administrative procedures and processes including word processing and spreadsheet applications. •Working knowledge of concepts, principles and practices of event planning and production and public relations. •Solid organizational skills, including skills in effectively coordinating and organizing multiple details within demanding time frames. •Strong verbal and written communication skills, active listening, critical thinking, multi-task and time management skills. •Good interpersonal communication skills and political acumen, including skill in effectively representing the campus publicly. •Good judgment and effective decision-making and problem resolution skills. •Must be flexible in order to respond to changing priorities effectively. •Ability to learn, understand and comply with the policies and procedures of the School. •Solid office skills and prior general office work experience. •Detail oriented with attention to accuracy.
Education/Training: •High school diploma or equivalent experience This position is governed by the terms and conditions in the agreement for the Clerical & Allied Services Unit (CX) between the University of California and Teamsters Local 2010. The current bargaining agreement manual can be found at: http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/cx/index.html
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