Full Job Description
Reader 1, UGBA (4511U), Haas School of Business 10580 About Berkeley
At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff.
The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world.
We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles , our Principles of Community , and our Strategic Plan .
UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business offers a unique opportunity to champion new ideas, collaborate across boundaries, and continually learn in a workplace committed to increasing diversity and creating a welcoming environment for all.
Our distinctive culture is captured within our four Defining Leadership Principles: Question the Status Quo, Confidence Without Attitude, Students Always, and Beyond Yourself. These principles distinguish Berkeley Haas as a unique environment, conducive to teamwork, collaboration, and career growth.
For more information about the Haas School of Business visit: https://haas.berkeley.edu/ about/
The Reader 1 will assist the Admissions Committee in reading and evaluating applications for admissions to the Undergraduate (UGBA) program at the Haas School of Business.
Assist the Admissions Committee in reading and evaluating applications for admissions to the Undergraduate program at the Haas School of Business.
Uses professional judgement to review complex applications for admissions to the Undergraduate program.
Read and evaluate approximately 20-40 applications/week.
Assesses applicants for motivation, initiative, leadership potential, work / life experience, extracurricular activities, socioeconomic status, disabilities, and educational / personal hardship.
Evaluates transcripts for eligibility.
Assesses academic preparedness of traditional, special-program, and international applicants.
Review and verify applicants' resume. Review essays, self reported academics and test scores.
Using extensive knowledge of college / school / department requirements and applicant pool, assesses the applicants' overall record and experience for final admissions determination and recommendation.
Summarize applicants' strengths and weaknesses and provide input on applicant's candidacy in relation to the applicant pool.
Consults with experienced level staff when reviewing more complex applications and for training.
Thorough knowledge and experience working with a diverse student population.
Demonstrates an understanding of University policies and procedures.
Thorough and comprehensive knowledge of Undergraduate programs, including curricula and admissions requirements at colleges / universities and specifically at UC, and / or specific colleges and schools.
Shows professionalism and effective communication skills both verbally and in writing.
Demonstrates attention to detail and keen analytical skills to analyze and synthesize large amounts of information.
Must be available to read between 15-20 hours each week during peak season.
Available to attend department meetings, as necessary during normal business hours
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Experience working in a higher education admissions program.
Demonstrates basic interviewing skills working with prospective students.
Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills while working independently and as a member of a team.
Salary & Benefits
Hourly pay is commensurate with experience upto $30.00.
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