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| ||Application Review Date |
| ||The First Review Date for this job is: July 2, 2014 |
| ||Departmental Overview |
| ||The Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation was launched in June 2013 and offers programs that offer coursework and experiential learning in design and innovation. The Jacobs Institute supports the development of a range of educational offerings emphasizing hands-on, project-based design experience, including: undergraduate courses, co-curricular activities, deep interactions with industry partners, and a new, cross-campus Minor in Design Innovation, to be launched in FY2014-2015. The groundbreaking for the new Jacobs Hall, which will house the Institute, was held in Spring 2014, and the building is expected to open in Fall 2015. |
As a key member of the Jacobs Institute team, the Project Analyst has responsibilities in both Program Development and Capital Project Management; ensuring the successful planning, development, and implementation of programs, and overseeing key elements of design, construction, and delivery of the new Jacobs Hall.
| ||Responsibilities |
| ||50% Program Development: Provides leadership in areas such as the following: |
Works closely with Jacobs Institute leadership on strategic pedagogical and programmatic matters. These projects including developing the Minor in Design Innovation, supporting the creation of new courses and new course formats, and creating new mechanisms for bringing hands-on design education to scale.
Creation of proposals and recommendations to guide and support a strategic direction for the institute, research of existing and newly developed methodologies, and the development and testing of prototypes.
Proposes, leads, and/or participates on planning committees and working groups.
Solicits and oversees student support for Institute activities where appropriate.
Consults on financial aspects of the new Institute.
40% Capital Project Management:
Coordinates and manages key elements of design, construction and delivery of Jacobs Hall, focusing in particular on FF&E.
Ensures that the building will effectively meet and support the program needs of the Jacobs Institute.
Works closely with architecture team, engineering team, and Assistant Dean of Facilities and Capital Projects.
10% Industry and College Relations and Special Projects as Assigned:
Supports College Relations on an as-needed basis in fundraising efforts for Jacobs Institute. This may include attending donor functions, and working closely with the College Relationship to develop presentations and informational materials regarding the Jacobs Institute.
Other Projects as assigned.
| ||Required Qualifications |
| || Knowledge of common campus-specific and other computer application programs. **Analytical/problem-solving skills. |
Strong understanding of both engineering and design, as well as design education theories and methodologies.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all levels of staff; both verbally and in writing.
Experience with teaching and program building within a leading academic institution.
Ability to think creatively and independently on concepts requiring advanced analytics.
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.
Ability to multi-task with demanding and occasionally conflicting timeframes.
Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality.
| ||Salary & Benefits |
| ||For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit: |
***The salary range designated for this position: $52,500-$80,300; however, starting salary will be commensurate with experience***
| ||How to Apply |
| ||Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying. |
| ||Criminal Background Check |
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| ||Work Environment |
| ||As of January 1, 2014 the University of California, Berkeley is a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information about our Smoke and Tobacco Free policy is available at: |