UC Berkeley: Director Admissions, International House (USA)

“JobDirector of Admissions and Housing Operations, International House, University of California, Berkeley, CA. Open until filled; first review July 9, 2019.

International House is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit, self-supporting residential and community-oriented program center located in the southeast foothills of the Berkeley Campus.  Since its founding in 1930 with a gift from John D. Rockefeller, Jr., it has housed more than 90,000 residents including two Governors of California and eight Nobel Prize laureates. Its mission is to foster intercultural respect and understanding among people throughout the world across cultural, economic, and ethnic lines.  Each year I-House provides some 1,100 students and scholars from the United States and around the world with an opportunity to live and learn together over the course of a typical 12-month cycle.  I-House’s rich array of programs serves the residents, the campus and local community.

Under the direction of the Chief of Strategy / Director of the Robertson Center of Intercultural Leadership, the Director of Admissions and Housing Operations is responsible for marketing, recruitment, selection, and placement for approximately 585 spaces at International House during the calendar year representing about 80% of the organization’s annual operating revenue of approximately $13.5 million.  In addition, the incumbent supervises the Admissions and Housing team consisting of 3.5 career staff:  Assistant Director, Housing Coordinator, Front Desk Coordinator and ½ Resident Account Manager, and approximately 10 part-time student staff.  Additionally, the incumbent will oversee the Resident Service Center, comprising one career staff (Storekeeper) and 7-8 student workers.

During the summer, the House operates as the equivalent of a conference center and houses over 700 residents. Residents include graduate and undergraduate students, visiting scholars and researchers from various laboratories affiliated with the University.  The Director also recruits groups and individuals, negotiates rates and manages the contracts with summer and academic year groups and individuals.  Also responsible for developing and implementing programs for student outreach, recruitment and admission for residency at International House; determining admissions requirements, policies and processes; managing or performing the administrative services or managing the full general operations of a non-academic organization. General management includes long- and short-range strategic planning in directing all activities of multi-disciplinary functions through subordinate staff.  In collaboration with the Executive Office, oversees the Financial Aid program for U.S. residents, including the evaluation of applications and distribution of over $225,000 in scholarship funds.

In addition to ensuring maximum occupancy of I-House, the incumbent is also responsible for providing safe, comfortable, and welcoming accommodations for all students and visiting scholars who choose to live at I-House. We continue to strive for an inclusive community that embraces all residents and upholds the well-established community standards and the mission of I-House. Collaborate with staff to solve complex problems that may arise, particularly during move-in/move-out times as well as during the calendar year.

UC Berkeley: Program Coordinator of International House (USA)

“JobProgram Coordinator of International House, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA. Open until filled; posted June 10, 2019; first review June 22, 2019.

International House is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit, self-supporting residential and community-oriented program center located in the southeast foothills of the Berkeley Campus. Since its founding in 1930 with a gift from John D. Rockefeller, Jr., it has housed more than 90,000 residents including two Governors of California and eight Nobel Prize laureates. Its mission is to foster intercultural respect and understanding among people throughout the world across cultural, economic, and ethnic lines. I-House provides nearly 1,100 students and scholars from the United States and around the world with an opportunity to live and learn together during a typical 12 month cycle. I-House’s rich array of programs serves the residents, the campus and local community.

Search is for an energetic and creative student centered professional to support the Resident Engagement Manager in the student affairs arena who has strong and demonstrable leadership skills to join the International House community in a highly team oriented environment. Under the direction of the Resident Engagement Manager, the incumbent will co-supervise, train, and coach student staff and other resident leaders when applicable. Create, organize and maintain the student employee handbook and database with relevant policies, resources and guidelines. Support the design and co-facilitation of the Resident Leadership Retreats and other trainings as needed. Assist the Resident Engagement Manager to identify and implement opportunities for enhancing student leadership development at I-House and the integration of Center for Intercultural Leadership’s professional development and training models in cultural, social, and educational programming.

 

Intercultural Training Specialist UC Berkeley International House

Job adsIntercultural Training Specialist, University of California, Berkeley – International House
The First Review Date for this job is: August 21, 2017

International House is a non-profit, self-supporting residential and community-oriented program center located in the southeast foothills of the Berkeley Campus.  Its mission is to foster intercultural respect and understanding among people throughout the world across cultural, economic, and ethnic lines.  I-House provides nearly 600 students and scholars from the United States and around the world with an opportunity to live and learn together.  I-House’s rich array of programs serves the residents, the campus and local community.

The Robertson Center for Intercultural Leadership (CIL) is a center of excellence for training and research to advance leadership, understanding and collaboration across cultures.  CIL offers programs and trainings for International House, the UC Berkeley campus, the corporate world, and not-for-profit organizations.

We are in search of a unique candidate to join our dynamic Intercultural Leadership team.  This position reports to the Director of CIL. The successful candidate will be an experienced technical leader with a high degree of knowledge in the field and recognized expertise in specific areas. Problem-solving frequently requires analysis of unique issues/problems without precedent and/or structure. May manage programs that include formulating strategies and administering policies, processes, and resources. Functions with a high degree of autonomy. Serves as liaison with campus and community groups who have interest in the field of intercultural communication.

 

University of California, Berkeley job ad: Intercultural Training Specialist

Intercultural Training Specialist
University of California, Berkeley
Date Posted: October 7, 2015
Type: Non tenure track
Employment Type: Full-time

International House
International House is a non-profit, self-supporting residential and community-oriented program center located in the southeast foothills of the Berkeley Campus. Its mission is to foster intercultural respect and understanding among people throughout the world across cultural, economic, and ethnic lines. I-House provides nearly 600 students and scholars from the United States and around the world with an opportunity to live and learn together. I-House’s rich array of programs serves the residents, the campus and local community.

Center for Intercultural Leadership
The Center for Intercultural Leadership (CIL) is a center of excellence for training and research to advance leadership, understanding and collaboration across cultures. CIL offers programs and trainings for International House, the UC Berkeley campus, the corporate world, and not-for-profit organizations.

Responsibilities
We are in search of a unique candidate to join our dynamic Intercultural Leadership team. This position reports to the Director of CIL. The successful candidate will be an experienced technical leader with a high degree of knowledge in the field and recognized expertise in specific areas. Problem-solving frequently requires analysis of unique issues/problems without precedent and/or structure. May manage programs that include formulating strategies and administering policies, processes, and resources. Functions with a high degree of autonomy. Serves as liaison with campus and community groups who have interest in the field of intercultural communication. The position will have some or all of the following responsibilities:

Program/Curriculum Design and Planning
• Researches and develops new workshop curriculum for other intended audiences
• Improves design of current intercultural professional development workshops for staff, student and corporate/non-profit populations
• Uses considerable discretion to determine methods and procedures for current and new course offerings and topics
• Actively participates in long-range strategic planning for I-House intercultural education and training programs
• Coordinates instructor objectives with methods of instruction;
• Stays up to date on current methodologies, theories, tools, and research in the intercultural education field. Continuing professional development required.Training and Instructional Services
• Leads workshops on intercultural education topics for multiple audiences
• Recruits, selects, orients, evaluates and supervises qualified accredited and/or certified instructors, as needed
• Co-facilitates educational workshops with CIL trainers;
• Establishes evaluation criteria for measuring desired results and impact, in conjunction with the CIL Director and other staff
Marketing and Outreach
• In conjunction with CIL staff and the I-House Communications team, helps to create marketing materials for CIL in print and electronically
• Strategizes with CIL staff and Communications team to create and deliver consistent and effective messaging to constituents
• Promotes I-House intercultural education and training programs on and off campus;
• Develops relationships with on- and off-campus constituents to recruit participants to attend CIL training opportunities
• Builds and maintains relationships with outside (non-campus affiliated companies and organizations)
• Coordinates activities and materials designed to promote awareness of the Center for Intercultural Leadership within the campus community and to the general publicEvaluation and Research: Continually conducts program evaluation
• Establishes evaluation criteria for measuring desired results and impact
• Researches similar existing programs at other institutions
• Conducts relevant intercultural research at International House, when neededAdministrative Duties
• Ensures each initiative and program has a project plan; leads projects toward timely execution
• Actively completes multiple projects’ tasks in accordance with agreed-upon project plans, and in conjunction with CIL staff
• Develops, prepares and reconciles budget for program(s)
• Orders supplies, improves resource library, and maintains office environment

Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in related area and/or equivalent experience and training
Three to five years in Intercultural Training in a university or higher education setting
Clear and precise English speaking and writing proficiency required
Courteous and professional demeanor with composed personality and responsive disposition
Ability to understand and serve a highly diverse resident and client population
Three references required at the time of application

Preferred Qualifications
Master’s degree in Intercultural Communications or related field from accredited university
Working knowledge of UC Berkeley campus, colleges, schools and departments and their services and functions
Ability to speak, read and write at least one language other than English

Salary
Hiring Range: $4375.00 minimum Monthly – 6691.67 midpoint Monthly
Comprehensive benefits package offered by the University

To Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying online.

Additional Information
This position has been designated as sensitive and may require a Criminal Background Check. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of a Criminal Background Check.