Educational Programs Director, Berkeley Food Institute (4551U) - 34891
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The Berkeley Food Institute (BFI) strives to transform food systems to expand access to healthy, affordable food and promote sustainable and equitable food production. We empower new leaders with the capacity to cultivate diverse, just, resilient, and healthy food systems.
Using advanced knowledge and strategies related to learning skills for students, and applying specialized expertise, this position has responsibility for enhancing agri-food systems education. The Educational Programs Director develops and oversees undergraduate and graduate fellowship programs, community-based participatory research programs, and bridge programs aimed at increasing access to agri-food systems education at UC Berkeley.
Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: May 12, 2022. For full consideration, please submit your application no later than May 31, 2022.
Salary & Benefits
This is an exempt, monthly paid position. Annual salary is commensurate with experience within the range of $85,000.00 - $95,000.00.
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How to Apply
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.
This is 12-month, full-time (40 hours/week), Contract appointment with the opportunity for renewal. A hybrid work arrangement is available for this 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.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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