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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: March 3, 2020
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.
Involves planning, scheduling, and coordinating various aspects of the print and electronic content for CMR & BHCS, including manuscripts, social media content, and promotional materials. Confers with writers/editors, communications design specialists, web programming specialists, and related staff in the preparation of content for these publications.
Under minimal supervision, provides estimates on resource allocation, prioritization and timing for moderately complex publications projects.
Provides data analysis, research assistance and other support for publication development efforts.
Assumes responsibilities for various journal projects, for example, researching new software features that will meet the journal's needs; or analyzing distributor data to keep authors updated on IP performance.
Develops and maintains up-to-date resource files with information on projects and industry trends relevant to publication needs.
Maintains a metadata and copyright permission delivery, cataloging, and storage system.
Confers with a diverse group of writer/editors and related staff to understand publication needs and report daily status of work progress or delays.
Attend classes to enhance expertise in job areas and improve communication.
Attend campus training courses to gain knowledge and be more proficient with campus policies and newly development procedures.
Overall seek training to allow position to grow and develop professionally.
Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
Working knowledge of publishing policies and processes (e.g. paid content vs. open access; fact checking; confidentiality; intellectual property/copyright permissions)
Working technical knowledge of maintaining and obtaining useful data from unit's databases (e.g., Microsoft suite, including MS Access)
Working knowledge of production processes and vendor requirements for a variety of products.
Knowledge of applicable industry related software applications.
Skills to effectively produce written and visual materials that promote unit marketing and outreach goals.
Collaborative communications skills to interact effectively with a diverse group of clients, support staff, and vendors.
Skills in collaboration to best meet goals and objectives of clients and unit production schedule.
Strong attention to detail and expert organization skills to maintain and improve the unit's extensive filing systems and sources of historical knowledge (e.g. Google suite--docs, sheets, drive, Gmail, etc.).
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
Working knowledge of applicable publishing software applications (e.g., In Design, Photoshop, and Scholar One Manuscript Central.)
Knowledge of collaborative work spaces (e.g. Zoho, Asana, and Notion)
Salary & Benefits
This is a non-exempt, bi-weekly paid position. Hourly pay will be commensurate with experience up to $28.83 per hour.
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
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