Job Requisition Number: 23572. The Center for Global Public Health (CGPH) at UC Berkeley is a transdisciplinary Center that serves as a hub for global health sciences research at UC Berkeley and as part of a coordinating body for global health in the San Francisco Bay Area. The Center coordinates and promotes applied research, training, capacity building, and development efforts across the full range of disciplines relevant to global health. It is administratively located in the School of Public Health (SPH), and is led by Faculty Director Professor Eva Harris, Associate Faculty Director Professor Arthur Reingold, and Executive Director Dr Hildy Fong.
CGPH is recruiting a Program Manager for a 12-month position to take over coordination and management of key CGPH activities and programs on campus, and provide support to wider Bay Area global health initiatives. Examples include coordinating and hosting annual symposia and seminars; planning and administrative support for the SPH Global Health Specialty Area student cohort; managing a global health fellowship program; coordinating CGPH, faculty, staff and student participation in global health conferences and events; coordinating student training events, topical working groups and cross-disciplinary research initiatives; and, supporting development of online global health courses. The position will also provide logistical support and coordination to the development of a joint global health research agenda between UC Berkeley and UCSF.
Responsibilities involve project management, oversight and coordination of global health-related projects, programs and courses; and analysis and policy development in support of new and existing CGPH projects and programs. The Program Manager will assist in program planning, development, and organization; will interpret, monitor and analyze information regarding procedures and outcomes; and provide consultative services to CGPH administrators regarding general management issues. S/he will help supervise the updating of the CGPH website and other relevant communication/outreach for CGPH, and will also support curriculum planning and course development in consultation with related department/college/schools.
This is a full-time, benefitted, contract position, funded through July 31, 2018. Extension based on need and receipt of further funding. Periodic local travel will be required (to San Francisco, and occasionally Palo Alto and Davis). Occasional evening and weekend work required to support CGPH special events.
Plan, manage and ensure successful implementation of Center-wide research and education activities--including symposia, seminars, student competitions, and other special events. Support development of global health curriculum for online initiatives and contribute to CGPH communication efforts. Coordinate aspects of the CGPH global health fellowship program and the SPH global health specialty area, working closely with campus departments, students, and faculty.
Provide project support for the development of a joint UCB-UCSF global health research agenda. Collect, analyze and organize information on potential priority areas; coordinate and support meetings to promote faculty engagement; investigate policies/procedures; and manage correspondence.
Investigate opportunities and draft portions of scientific grants, program proposals, reports, and briefings for conferences, meetings, and development activities to further the strategic direction of UC Berkeley global health.
Coordinate CGPH communications and outreach, including developing print materials, and drafting content for the web, social media and news media. Maintain email lists and databases. Supervise work study students to provide regular updates to the CGPH website. Conduct analyses to support financial management and reporting, academic program review, and systems and resource projects. Conduct post-implementation analysis of projects to determine the need for further enhancements, finer distinctions and/or additional process/policy components.-Strong analytical/problem-solving skills. Able to take initiative and solve problems independently under time-sensitive circumstances, while understanding when to seek guidance from manager or others. High attention to detail. -Strong communication and interpersonal skills; able to communicate effectively with all levels of staff, faculty and students both orally and in writing, with sensitivity to diplomatic and cultural norms. -Strong research and writing skills; able to analyze and synthesize large amounts of data to support sound and relevant proposals, papers, and reports. Able to identify better tools to manage data when necessary. -Strong team player. Able to foster collaborative relationships with a broad range of stakeholders, including scientists, students, organizations and policy makers in global health research/education. -Understanding of current issues and challenges in global health strongly preferred; experience working in academic/research or nonprofit settings in global health a plus. -Able to multi-task and prioritize with demanding timeframes. -Able to use discretion and maintain confidentiality in a variety of situations. -Knowledge of common college/school/department and university policies, procedures, and academic culture; experience working at UC Berkeley or other University of California campuses preferred. -Knowledge of common campus-specific and other computer application programs such as Bearbuy, bSpace, Excel, Word and Powerpoint. Basic knowledge of Wordpress, web programming, and familiarity with social media tools. Education/Training: -Masters degree in public health or equivalent, preferred.
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.