Job Requisition Number: 23355. The Coleman Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership, launched in January 2010, prepares engineers and scientists ? from students to seasoned professionals ? with the multidisciplinary skills to lead enterprises of all scales, in industry, government and the nonprofit sector. The Fung Institute is headquartered in UC Berkeley's College of Engineering, which is recognized for its educational and research excellence and is consistently ranked among the top three Engineering colleges in the United States.
The Fung Institute offers educational programs that combine leadership coursework in technology innovation and management with intensive study in an area of technical specialization. The Masters of Engineering Program is the flagship program of the institute.
The Capstone experience is the foundation of the Masters of Engineering (M. Eng.) degree. As the culminating project, the Capstone experience requires students to integrate and apply their technical and business coursework to a real-world engineering problem. It is the most unique aspect of the M. Eng. Program, and a difficult-to-imitate competitive advantage for the Fung Institute. The Director of Academic Capstone Experience, in collaboration with the Director of Corporate Capstone Experience, is responsible for all aspects of the Capstone experience for students, faculty, and industry partners, including scaling the Capstone program as the M.Eng. Program enrollment grows.
This position involves managing a significant, independent academic or research program. Formulates program strategies and goals. Plans, directs and controls program budget and other related resources.
75% Directs and administers the Capstone experience for all Master of Engineering students:
?In collaboration with the Director of Corporate Capstone Experience, assesses Capstone experience?s overall effectiveness. Recommends changes to program content, policies and procedures accordingly.
?In collaboration with the Director of Corporate Capstone Experience, ensures projects have established clear and attainable pedagogical and technical outcomes across all Engineering departments (i.e. Civil, Nuclear, Mechanical, etc.). Oversees overall quality control for projects across departments.
?Work with department faculty to foster and develop a sustainable, collaborative, and outcome oriented working relationship with student project teams and industry partners.
?Supports faculty advisors, including regular meetings, communications, and troubleshooting project issues.
?Supports student teams, including communications, troubleshooting project issues, and 360 team feedback sessions.
15% Collaborates with Fung Institute staff to administrate program: ?Works with student services staff to organize and execute project matching, 360 team feedback sessions, and other programmatic aspects. ?Works with events staff on planning and hosting Capstone signature events. ?Prepares budget and reconciles expenses related to the Capstone experience. ?Produces Capstone content updates for marketing purposes (website, presentations, reports).
10% Co-teaches Project Mgmt. & Teaming course: ?Co-designs and co-delivers the 1 unit course in this topic. ?Works with stakeholders to ensure content and pedagogical integration with the rest of the M.Eng. leadership curriculum. ?Grading of deliverables.*****************************50% PART-TIME CAREER POSITION******************************
?Academic background and experience in an engineering field. ?Advanced knowledge of project management, including team dynamics. ?Advanced oral and written communication skills. ?Advanced ability to think creatively and independently on concepts requiring advanced analytical skills. ?Advanced interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse groups to achieve results. ?Advanced ability to work collaboratively with internal and external peers and managers.
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