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Employment Opportunities

Students

Student Web Designer/Developer (Start Spring 2018)

 (Time: 10 -12 hours per week. Pay: $25/hour)

The Web Designer/Developer will be supporting the Blum Center’s Global Poverty & Practice Minor, which gives students an opportunity to examine contemporary forms of poverty, wealth, and inequality through academic coursework and practical experience.  Central to the minor is a six-week fieldwork opportunity in which students connect theory with action by partnering with nongovernmental or community organizations, government agencies, or other development programs domestically or abroad.  The Minor hosts a Drupal database of poverty-focused organizations to assist students with identifying an organization with which to complete their field work. The Web Designer/Developer will be responsible for migrating the current database from Drupal to WordPress with a new layout and increased search functionality.   

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Apply advanced design and programming concepts to design, develop, modify, and test the GPP Orgs database on WordPress.
  • Migrate existing content from Drupal site to the new WordPress site.
  •       Ensure the layout of the content and search functions on the new site are accessible and logical; recommend improvements if necessary.

Qualifications

  • At least four years of experience in web design, including hands on, advanced, Drupal and WordPress development experience. Advanced knowledge of CSS, PHP and HTML.
  • Demonstrated portfolio of website and database design/development projects.
  • Knowledge of current web-design trends and techniques.
  • Attention to detail, customer-service orientation, and creativity in problem-solving.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. Must be able to communicate technical information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Time management and organizational skills.
  • Graduate Student Preferred

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to the Director of Student Programs, Chetan Chowdhry: cchowdhry@berkeley.edu

Work Study Administrative Assistant (Start Fall 2017)

(Time: 16 hours per week. Pay: $13.00-$15.00/hour)

A dynamic role that requires a high level of flexibility and excellent organizational skills.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Working on various projects related to all aspects of the Center.
  • Maintaining student and course information.
  • Drafting reports and public documents.
  • Scanning and posting applications to an online search website.
  • Preparing and disseminating various marketing materials e.g. facilitation of email blast, hanging posters on campus and updating social media.
  • General clerical duties, including answering phones and organizing office spaces.
  • Public facing front desk support offering visitors guidance upon entry of the Blum Center.
  • Staffing events.
  • Working collaboratively with other Blum Center Work Study Students to achieve common goals.

Qualifications

  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all levels of staff; faculty, students, etc., both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to produce detail oriented work.
  • Intermediate or better proficiency in using MS Office applications (i.e. Excel and Word).
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems.
  • Proven record of maintaining confidentiality.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to the Director of Events, Operations and Outreach Taren Heintz: theintz@berkeley.edu

Work Study Administrative Assistant (Start Fall 2017)

(Time: 16 hours per week. Pay: $13.00-$15.00/hour)

A dynamic role that requires a high level of flexibility and excellent organizational skills.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Working on various projects related to all aspects of the Center.
  • Maintaining student and course information.
  • Drafting reports and public documents.
  • Scanning and posting applications to an online search website.
  • Preparing and disseminating various marketing materials e.g. facilitation of email blast, hanging posters on campus and updating social media.
  • General clerical duties, including answering phones and organizing office spaces.
  • Public facing front desk support offering visitors guidance upon entry of the Blum Center.
  • Staffing events.
  • Working collaboratively with other Blum Center Work Study Students to achieve common goals.

Qualifications

  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all levels of staff; faculty, students, etc., both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to produce detail oriented work.
  • Intermediate or better proficiency in using MS Office applications (i.e. Excel and Word).
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems.
  • Proven record of maintaining confidentiality.

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to the Director of Events, Operations and Outreach Taren Heintz: theintz@berkeley.edu

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