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The Program Director for the Sustainable and Impact Finance Initiative will develop, implement, and support impact finance activities for the growing Haas student population interested in this field. This newly created position will support and work with faculty and IBSI Directors on SaIFI courses, develop and manage experiential learning opportunities for students, engage a broad range of stakeholders in impact finance and social entrepreneurship fields and source a pipeline of career, speaker, judge, and panelist contacts. The Program Director will manage the Investment for Impact and Moskowitz Research prizes processes. And the Program Director will oversee financial management, metrics and reporting and partnership building to ensure all elements of the Initiative are delivered successfully. This position will report to the IBSI Executive Director and work closely with SaIFI’s co-Faculty directors and IBSI’s Faculty Director.
•Manages, plans and administers a range of administrative operations in a small to medium academic department, or a small to medium non-academic department or program. •Administrative operations include budgetary financial management and human resources and some of the following functions: IT, facilities, student services, and/or contracts and grants. •Source impact finance clients for impact investing practicum and manage student deliverables. •Develop and implement pitch competition/impact finance-themed conference. •Create networking opportunities (speaker series, stakeholder round-tables, treks, etc) to engage alumni/impact finance professionals and to enhance student understanding of industry. •Coordinate with other Haas centers to implement relevant programming (Berkeley Sustainable Business and Investment Forum, as an example) •Advise students on career opportunities. •Liaise with faculty to manage student run impact funds including HSIF. •Liaise with donor advisory board. •Coordinate with Haas program offices to ensure SaIFI courses are represented appropriately to students. •Support the experiential curriculum engagement among students, firms, and advisory boards for the Impact Venture Partners, Impact Investing: Sourcing and Diligence, and Impact Investing Practicum. •Support SaIFI instructors to ensure classroom experience excellence. •Develops and prepares budgets and financial reports for funding which may be complex. Performs recharge administration. •Manage annual SaIFI budget. •Provides input into non-technical portions of grant and contract proposals. •Prepare annual funder report documenting expenditures and programmatic milestones. •Maintain close communication with students and student clubs and organizations working in impact finance. •Manage Investment for Impact and Moskowitz prizes processes. •Coordinate impact finance case studies. •May supervise a small staff of support employees and/or students. •Hire and manage work study students to help as needed. •Performs studies for resource plans, including approaches, trends, sources and uses. •Develop and track KPIs to document progress and impact. •Develop and track annual strategy and work plan. •Assists in the design and drafting of organizational website content; drafts newsletters and correspondence to organizational constituents. •Develop, launch and maintain in conjunction with other Haas and IBSI staff, SaIFI website and social media presence.•Experience with a strong network of sustainable and impact finance professionals and firms. •Experience managing start-up programs, preferably within an academic setting. •Experience building diverse and inclusive teams. •Demonstrated leadership building collaborations across diverse external and internal stakeholder groups. •Expert ability to collaborate, influence and lead UC Berkeley faculty, staff and students. •Familiarity with academic research, publishing, and thought leadership. •Interpersonal communication skills to include verbal and written, active listening, critical thinking, persuasiveness, advising and counseling skills. •Knowledge of a variety of administrative operations activities such as events planning, basic fundraising processes, website design, knowledge of Google Suite, and computer application programs. •Outstanding financial and administrative skills. •Proven ability to problem-solve, prioritize, multi-task, and clearly communicate priorities and deadlines. •Expert oral and written communication skills. •Thorough knowledge of financial analysis and reporting techniques.
Education/Training: •Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
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