Student Liaison Position

Purpose

In order to give students more voice in the work of the Student Affairs Division of UC Berkeley, a Student Liaison will be retained as an employee of the office of the Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs.

 

Overarching Goal

To develop and implement a strategy for engaging the Interim Vice Chancellor with various student constituencies in an effort to improve the student experience at Berkeley.

The incumbent will:

  • Meet monthly with the Interim Vice Chancellor and prior to each monthly committee meeting.
  • Identify key student organizations and help facilitate meetings between the Vice Chancellor with these groups (for example, Graduate Assembly, ASUC, RHA, bridges, etc.).
  • Create similar opportunities for groups of students such as student athletes, disabled students, transfer students, student parents, etc.
  • Assist in establishing town hall-type meetings as needed for specific areas of, or else the general, student population.
  • Represent the Interim Vice Chancellor’s office at meetings with students.
  • Coordinate the Interim Vice Chancellor’s Student Advisory Committee, create selection process and meeting schedule, and, working with the Interim Vice Chancellor, create agenda topics.
  • Working with the Interim Vice Chancellor’s office, keep track of issues raised at all meetings and work on any necessary follow-up.
  • Apprise the Interim Vice Chancellor of emerging student issues.
  • Establish a relationship with the Student Regent when possible to keep regents abreast of issues of concern on campus.
  • Create opportunities for exchange of ideas between SA staff and students. Make recommendations to the Interim VC for ways to foster more staff/student collaboration.
  • Help facilitate student participation in various projects and collaboration with Senior Administrative officials as needed.
  • When appropriate, the incumbent may have the opportunity to shadow the Interim Vice Chancellor as he attends administrative meetings that impact student-related issues.
  • Experience with using various social media platforms, e.g., Twitter, Facebook, etc.

 

Qualifications

  • Organized
  • Strong communication skills
  • Comfortable speaking to large groups and reaching out to individuals and groups across the campus
  • Innovative
  • Flexible
  • Vision and goal-oriented
  • Willing to work 10-12 hours/week
  • Previous experience on the Vice Chancellor’s Student Advisory Committee is preferred

 

Compensation

  • $1800 stipend per semester — work study available

 

Application Process

Please submit your resume, along with a cover letter, to vcsa@berkeley.edu by May 1, 2017 with "Student Liaison Application" in the subject line.

 

For more information about the Interim Vice Chancellor’s Student Advisory Committee, please visit: Student Advisory Committee