Job Requisition Number: 27454. Berkeley Law is one of the nation’s premier law schools, located at one of the world’s great universities, in one of the most vibrant places on the planet. As one of 14 schools and colleges at the University of California, Berkeley, it is consistently ranked as one of the top law schools in the nation.
The law school has produced leaders in law, government, and society, including Chief Justice of the United States Earl Warren, Secretary of State of the United States Dean Rusk, American civil rights activist Pauli Murray, California Supreme Court Justice Cruz Reynoso, president and founder of the Equal Justice Society Eva Paterson, United States Northern District of California Judge Thelton Henderson, and Attorney General of the United States Edwin Meese.
Event Coordination: •Manage the preparation and execution of conferences, workshops, and other Center events. •Reserve rooms, prepare and distribute materials, including event flyers. •Arrange hotel and catering reservations as needed. •Prepare receipts for reimbursements. •Make directed changes to the Center's web page to reflect details about scheduled events. •Send e-mails and other announcement to Center affiliates and colleagues. •Provide general administrative and clerical assistance during the conference/event. •Make event-related travel arrangements. •Some events require working after 5 p.m. and on weekends. •Center programs that this position will manage include: the Ruth Chance Lecture Series, the Social Justice Thursday Seminar, the Practitioner-in-Residence and Scholar-in-Residence programs, the Olmos and Raven Lectures, the privilege town hall series, and the fall and spring symposia.
Research Material Compilation and Preparation: •Locate, organize, and prepare legal research materials for Center-sponsored visiting scholars for their research, presentation, or teaching needs. •Coordinate photocopying and production of materials with copy service. •Distribute materials as required. Perform directed legal research, either in Law Library or using on-line legal research services (LEXIS and/or Westlaw), for Center-sponsored faculty and events. •Perform literature, title, and author search and cite checking. •Ensure conformity with Uniform System of Citation as applicable.
Center Support: •Produce general communications, web content, and e-mail announcements. •Assist in the design and execution of Center brochures and newsletters; •Maintain databases; •Work with student organizations and the Student Alumni Network •Provide first response to office telephone and visitors. •Answer questions, and screen as appropriate. •Make appointments. •Act as liaison between students and the Center. •Compile information and receipts for reimbursements - including travel, dinners, special orders, etc. - in accordance with Law School's policies and procedures. •Photocopy materials. •Provide general administrative assistance to Center visiting scholars.•Substantial event planning experience. •Outstanding oral and written communication skills. •Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact diplomatically with diverse groups and vendors. •Excellent computer skills, including proficiency with MS Office and Adobe Photoshop. •Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to prioritize, exercise initiative and sound judgment while effectively executing multiple projects and meeting deadlines. •Strong database experience. •Strong attention to detail. •Availability to attend occasional evening or weekend events. •Strong customer service skills, with ability to form new relationships with ease. •Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. •Flexible and able to multi-task and move between diverse projects with ease. •Ability to lift up to 40 pounds and move or transport items as needed. This position is governed by the terms and conditions in the agreement for the Clerical & Allied Services Unit (CX) between the University of California and Teamsters Local 2010. The current bargaining agreement manual can be found at: http://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu/labor/bargaining-units/cx/index.html
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.