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Coordinator of Public Programs - UTK Director - Leadership Programs - Berkeley School of Education
University of California Berkeley

Date Posted Aug. 17, 2023
Title Coordinator of Public Programs - UTK Director - Leadership Programs - Berkeley School of Education
University University of California Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Department Berkeley School of Education
Application Deadline 07/06/2024
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Secondary Education
    Middle School
    Elementary Education
    Education - General

Coordinator of Public Programs - UTK Director - Leadership Programs - Berkeley School of Education

Position overview
Salary range: The UC academic salary scales set the minimum pay determined by step at appointment. See the following table(s) for the current salary scale(s) for this position: []. A reasonable estimate for this position is $103,100 to $141,800.

Percent time: 100

Anticipated start: 09/01/2023

Position duration: The initial appointment will be for one year with the possibility of extension based on satisfactory performance and availability of funding.

Application Window
Open date: August 16, 2023

Most recent review date: Thursday, Aug 31, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Saturday, Jul 6, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Berkeley School of Education (BSE) at the University of California, Berkeley is recruiting for a Coordinator of Public Programs position as part of BSE's Leadership Programs. This position will serve as director of the Universal Transitional Kindergarten (UTK) Leadership Initiative under the supervision of Leadership Programs Director, Dr. Rebecca Cheung. We are seeking outstanding educational leaders who can help develop and oversee innovative projects aimed at supporting the professional learning of practicing education professionals, from teacher leaders to system leaders. Qualified members of systemically underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

The 21st Century California School Leadership Academy-headquartered at UC Berkeley Graduate School of Education and in partnership with the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies and UCLA Center X, the California Subject Matter Project, and seven regional academies. statewide-is leading a $5-million state-funded Universal Transitional Kindergarten Leadership Initiative to prepare leaders to "lead for equity" in rolling out California's groundbreaking TK for all 4-year-olds.

The 21CSLA's UTK Leadership Initiative will include no-cost professional learning for leaders, featuring a "train-the-trainer" model and certification, development of learning modules with more than 60 hours of content, design and piloting of multiple professional learning opportunities, and evaluation and research to continually improve the effort.

General Duties: Coordinators of Public Programs will design, implement, and oversee the BSE Leadership Programs' offerings for practicing educational leaders. They will participate with the stakeholders including state offices, district offices, international clients and the public to develop outreach and support programs in meeting targeted goals, including outreach to underrepresented communities.

Coordinators will be responsible for operational oversight of professional and operational staff, graduate students, and undergraduate students to implement outreach activities, and will work closely with other Leadership Programs staff in delivering high-quality services to eligible program participants. Their duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Designing, leading, planning, implementing, and evaluating University programs of classes, conferences, institutes and seminars, discussion groups, exhibits, lectures and teaching materials;
  • Extending the intellectual resources of the University to address education issues impacting UTK students, teachers , leaders, administrators as well as future teachers and administrators in both formal and out-of-school settings, through engagement and collaboration;
  • Participating with academic and community partners in developing programs focused explicitly on increasing opportunities and also increasing access to opportunities for underrepresented and under-resourced communities.
  • Development of fiscally sustainable revenue models and revenue generation practices.
  • Grant writing to sustain outreach efforts.

These are fiscal-year appointments and subject to the normal processes of academic review .



Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
Masters Degree or equivalent international degree.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)
Active and Valid CA Administrative Services Credential. The successful candidate will have a minimum of five years professional experience in public education settings, and at least three years of professional experience in supervising staff. Experience in K-12 education & experience with fiscal management and/or grant writing.

Application Requirements
Document requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Research (Optional)
  • Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley. More Information and guidelines.

Reference requirements

  • 3 required (contact information only)

Please provide the contact information only for three references.

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Campus Information

UC Berkeley is committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. The excellence of the institution requires an environment in which the diverse community of faculty, students, and staff are welcome and included. Successful candidates will demonstrate knowledge and skill related to ensuring equity and inclusion in the activities of their academic position (e.g., teaching, research, and service, as applicable).

The University of California, Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

In searches when letters of reference are required all letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality prior to submitting their letter.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

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