Job Requisition Number: 26504. The University of California Office of the President (UCOP) has received funding to launch a 2-year pilot program to help campuses develop their Revenue Generating offices, with the goal of mobilizing around multi-campus partnerships. UC Berkeley has led the system on this front, with the establishment of the University Partnership Program in 2015, now known as University Business Partnerships & Services, and as such as been asked to lead this effort in conjunction with UCOP. We seek a Project Manager to support this effort to establish a system-wide revenue-generating program. This will require working with all campuses to design a working model for multi-campus engagements; a set of tools, templates and processes that can replicated for each campus; and a governing model that will be used in the long-term management of this initiative.
This position will assist in policy and program planning, development and administration; interpreting, monitoring and analyzing information regarding policies and procedures; and providing consultative services regarding general management to department administrators.
This is a 2-year contract (temporary) employee position with access to certain/full UC benefits.
Research •Researches and analyzes processes, procedures, policies, organizational structures, and best practices in order to develop and/or implement changes and to provide consultative services regarding general management to campus and department administrators.
Meetings and Committee Work •Establishes and maintains contacts with internal stakeholders and external constituents for the collection and exchange of data. •Participates in and coordinates policy and planning committees and working groups •Facilitates cross-campus team of subject matter experts to collect and evaluate best practices and lessons learned. •Liaise with stakeholders to determine the needs, concerns, and viewpoints of documents, and to understand what the goals are of project.
Analysis •Monitors and analyzes changes in external regulations, legislation, and UC policies for impact on the University and individual campuses. •Conducts post-implementation analysis to determine the need for further enhancements, finer distinctions and/or additional process/policy components. •Researches and analyzes processes, procedures, policies, organizational structures, and best practices in order to develop and/or implement changes and to provide consultative services regarding general management to campus and department administrators. •Gathers and report on both quantitative and qualitative data, analyzing it for any trends or important information that may be useful in formulating new policies. •Conducts post-implementation analysis to determine the need for further enhancements, finer distinctions and/or additional process/policy components.
Reports and Policies •Prepares directives, regulations and other instructions for issuance to campuses and departments. Coordinates implementation with departments that cross-organizational lines as needed. •Develops proposals and recommendations for procedures and policies to guide and support the development of campus Revenue Generating offices and multi-campus partnerships. •Leads creation of easy to understand documents and diagrams that will populate a Tool Kit for other campuses •Develop operating principles, a governing model, processes and policies as appropriate.•Experience in developing project plans and scope •Ability to work with cross functional teams and individual contributors while ensuring that project tasks are accomplished within timeframes outlined in the project scope •Strong communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all levels of staff; both verbally and in writing. •Ability to collect large amounts of information and summarize them in clear, concise documents. •Strong facilitation skills with the ability to drive consensus among multiple campuses. •Strong Excellent skills in analyzing and synthesizing large amounts of data for preparing sound and relevant proposals. •Strong organizational skills •Experience establishing and measuring KPI’s. •Detail-oriented and problem-solving skills. •Maintains openness to new ideas and information that are driving policy considerations. •Ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes. •Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality. •A minimum of three to five years of experience in data analysis and policy development •Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training
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