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Camp Assistant Director (4158U), Lawrence Hall of Science #3777

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POST DATE 12/25/2019
END DATE 1/24/2020

University of California-Berkeley Berkeley, CA

Berkeley, CA
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Camp Assistant Director (4158U), Lawrence Hall of Science #3777

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About Berkeley

At the University of California, Berkeley, we are committed to creating a community that fosters equity of experience and opportunity, and ensures that students, faculty, and staff of all backgrounds feel safe, welcome and included. Our culture of openness, freedom and belonging make it a special place for students, faculty and staff.

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world s leading institutions of higher education, distinguished by its combination of internationally recognized academic and research excellence; the transformative opportunity it provides to a large and diverse student body; its public mission and commitment to equity and social justice; and its roots in the California experience, animated by such values as innovation, questioning the status quo, and respect for the environment and nature. Since its founding in 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world.

We are looking for equity-minded applicants who represent the full diversity of California and who demonstrate a sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds present in our community. When you join the team at Berkeley, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative and equity-focused community that approaches higher education as a matter of social justice that requires broad collaboration among faculty, staff, students and community partners. In deciding whether to apply for a position at Berkeley, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our Guiding Values and Principles, our Principles of Community, and our Strategic Plan.

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: January 6, 2020

Departmental Overview

Berkeley s Lawrence Hall of Science the country s only science center that is part of a top-tier, public research university. This distinctive affiliation allows the Hall to partner with world-class scientists, engineers, educational leaders, and teachers, with the goal of developing and disseminating the most innovative and effective science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs available today. Our mission is to inspire and foster science learning for all especially for those with limited access to science.


* Coordinates and schedules educational spaces and prepares educational materials. Supports staff in managing a safe environment for all programs.
* Supports set up of classroom and activities. Assists Prep Hub Manager with preparation, supply stocking, and storage of materials and equipment for Camps, and related Youth Programs.
* Applies basic organizational and problem-solving skills to operations of camps. Adheres to and ensures camp staff adherence to all of the staff policies and procedures outlined by the Lawrence Hall of Science camp programs. Understands the building safety and security policies and helps implement emergency procedures when deemed necessary.
* Works in a collaborative manner with others to assist in the administration and organization of museum public education programs. Serves as a role model and mentor for camp staff and youth
* Begins to deliver existing and/or basic museum education presentations.
* Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

* Ability to acquire knowledge of educational program content and objectives. Organizational skills and experience with coordinating program logistics and staffing.
* Analytical skills, ability to problem-solve and be flexible when problems arise.
* Experience and enthusiasm for teaching and/or working with children ages 5-18 with the ability to demonstrate creative teaching methods in an informal learning environment.
* Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
* Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
* Strong customer service skills and verbal communication skills.
* Acquires educational programs delivery and management skills.
* Acquires analytical skills to work on program or targeted audience needs assessments.
* Possess effective reading, verbal, written communication and presentation skills.
* Computer Skills with business software systems in the completion of work assignments (for example, Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint).

Salary & Benefits

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

Other Information

This is a one- year contract position.

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.

Mandated Reporter

This position has been identified as a Mandated Reporter required to report the observed or suspected abuse or neglect of children, dependent adults, or elders to designated law enforcement or social service agencies. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon completion of signed statements acknowledging the responsibilities of a Mandated Reporter.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California 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, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:
For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: