Job Requisition Number: 23232. 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. This position will help provide top quality comprehensive recruitment and student services to Master of Engineering students.
The position involves a wide range of student services duties and responsibilities. The Student Services & Admissions Advisor oversees administrative preparation for leadership courses, capstone projects, recruitment activities, student-oriented events, and the student/alumni database. S/he provides assistance to directors, faculty, and students in academic advising, recruitment, admissions, financial aid, the evaluation and awarding of fellowships and grant funds, student orientation and events, and related programs.
30% Recruitment and Admissions: ?Provides information to applicants about degree requirements and application process by phone, email, and in person. ?Assists department staff with application processing. ?Manages annual applicant interview process. ?Manages student and alumni volunteer admissions ambassadors. ?Manages applicant inquiry database. ?Manages class visits.
30% Course Support: ?Works with college scheduler and lecturers to schedule course sections. ?Schedules classrooms and security for Fung Institute courses. ?Provides administrative support and assistance for lecturers and courses; including AV needs, seating charts, course rosters, course readers, and other materials. ?Administers leadership comprehensive exam. ?Assists with lecturer and GSI onboarding, including bCourses training. ?Provides capstone project administrative support to advisor and director. ?Ensures excellent customer service for teaching team and students.
20% Academic Advising: ?Advises students on University and full-time and part-time program policy.. ?Maintains up to date student handbook, soliciting information from departments. ?Directs students to appropriate departmental and campus resource as necessary. ?Assists students with Fung Institute course enrollment. ?Manages student/alumni directory.
15% Events: ?Helps colleagues plan student and admissions events. ?Provide event staffing support as needed.
5% Financial Aid: ?Processes grants and fellowship awards. ?Advises students and applicants on options for financial aid. ?Assists with grant application review.?Knowledge of advising and counseling techniques. ?Knowledge of pertinent databases. ?Knowledge of University processes and procedures. ?Interpersonal skills. Multicultural competencies; ability to work with diverse populations. ?Skills in service orientation, active listening, critical thinking. ?Ability in problem identification, reasoning. ?Ability to multi-task, verbal communication, written communication, organization. ?Attention to detail. ?Political acumen and ability to maintain strict confidentiality. ?Creativity, imagination and the ability to work independently, balance multiple projects, and to collaborative effectively. ?Commitment to learning new skills, systems and ability to adapt to change. ?Excellent computer skills in MS Office, basic web page editing, and database management. ?Strong work ethic. High degree of professionalism.
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