Coordinator of Education
University of California Berkeley
United States

Coordinator of Education

Job #JPF04125
  • School of Education / Berkeley School of Education / UC Berkeley

Position overview

Salary range: The UC academic salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See the following table(s) for the current salary scale(s) for this position: []. A reasonable estimate for this position is $110,400–$131,500.
Percent time: 100%
Anticipated start: January 1, 2024
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: September 18, 2023

Next review date: Monday, Oct 2, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Tuesday, Sep 17, 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 is recruiting for a Coordinator of Public Programs position in the Academic Talent Development Program (ATDP). This position will serve as the ATDP Program Director, under the supervision of the ATDP Faculty Director, Dr. Frank C. Worrell. The program is unable to sponsor visa applications for this position.

The Academic Talent Development Program (ATDP), housed in the BSE, provides challenging educational experiences in the form of more than 100 enrichment or accelerated classes to more than 2,000 academically talented learners from the United States and beyond per year.

Major programs of ATDP include the following:

-The Elementary Division serving approximately 1,000 students/year in Grades K-6.
-The Secondary Division serving approximately 1,000 students/year in Grades 7-11.
-Global Programs serving approximately 200 students/year in high schools from China, Canada, India, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan.
-The Explorations program serving approximately 800 students/year in Grades K-11.

Under the Supervision of ATDP’s Faculty Director, Program Director responsibilities will include:

-Vision, leadership, and executive management of the Academic Talent Development Program.
-Oversee ATDP's programmatic offerings and administrative operations including budget and finance, academic and administrative personnel, space and facilities, business contracts, student placements, academic conduct cases, policy exception requests, etc. through the efforts of five full-time staff and100+ part-time summer staff in the Teacher Special Programs titles.
-Directly supervise ATDP’s Assistant Director, two Public Education Specialists, and 90 part-time Secondary Division and Global Programs instructional staff (Teacher Special Programs).
-Maintain ATDP accreditation with the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
-Coordinate and provide guidance for the continual development of ATDP programs.
-Work to expand ATDP's A-G course offerings ensuring ATDP course alignment with California State and National content standards.
-Maintain the fiscal health of ATDP; review monthly budget reports, oversee revenue and expense accounts; meet regularly with Berkeley School of Education budget administrators to discuss fiscal year balances and projected revenues and expenses. Manage ATDP's financial aid programs for low-income students; Maintain and update ATDP Core Operations expense projections workbook. Meet with Faculty Director each fall to review updated ATDP Core operations net revenue and projected expenses for five years.
-Managing ATDP’s personnel and payroll actions for academic and administrative staff, meet regularly with Berkeley Regional Services HR partner, and Berkeley School of Education AP and HR contacts to ensure alignment with campus and BSE policies and practices in the areas of recruitment, hiring, supervision, and compensation. Oversee ATDP’s Smartsheet and Service Hub submissions.
-Oversee professional development & community building experiences for ATDP teachers.
-Build ATDP resources through grant-writing and cultivated donor relationships.
-Represent ATDP within the Berkeley School of Education and report regularly to ATDP’s Faculty
director on ATDP’s activities, and initiatives.
-Work with ATDP Faculty Director on initiatives that promote and support ATDP's research mission and visibility in the field of gifted education such as: participation in the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) and the Special Interest Group on Giftedness, Creativity, and Talent of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), etc.
-Foster and maintain positive relationships with departments on the UC Berkeley campus that provide programmatic support, guidance, and resources for ATDP.
-Foster relationships and develop collaborative projects with local, regional, national, and international education agencies that further the collective goals of ATDP.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Doctoral degree or equivalent international degree.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

-A minimum of three years of professional experience in supervising academic and/or administrative staff.
-Must possess authorization to work in the United States by the start of the appointment.

Preferred qualifications

-Ph.D. in Education, Psychology, or a related field. Familiarity with ATDP’s mission and vision and Gifted and Talented Education.
-Excellent political acumen and strong presentation and interpersonal communication skills. Familiarity with campus policies and processes. Broad knowledge of outreach programs to schools and communities with attention to issues of diversity, equity, and social justice.
-Experience in teacher professional development; Knowledge of K-12 and higher education policies and issues.
-Experience working with outreach programs serving diverse K-12 students.
-Familiarity with the University of California system.
-Familiarity with UC and CSU A-G requirements.
-Familiarity with accreditation processes.
-Successful external relations and fundraising experience.
-Familiarity with academic and administrative personnel processes and policies. --Experience working with substantial budgets (e.g.>$1,000,000).
-Experience writing successful grant proposals, and developing revenue generation activities; K-12 teaching experience.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (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
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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.

Job location

Berkeley, California


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