Job Requisition Number: 25093. The UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism offers $10,000 postgraduate Food and Farming Journalism Fellowships in a program established by Michael Pollan, the John S. and James L. Knight Professor of Journalism at UC Berkeley. The fellowship is supported by a grant from The 11th Hour Project, a program of The Schmidt Family Foundation. Aimed at early and mid career journalists, the Fellowship presents an opportunity to report ambitious long form stories on the full range of subjects under the rubric of food systems: agricultural and nutritional policy, the food industry, food science, technology and culture, rural and urban farming, agriculture and the environment (including climate change), global trade and supply chains, consolidation and securitization of the food system and public health as it relates to food and farming.
This is 50% career appointment, eligible for full UC Benefits.
•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. •Develops and prepares budgets and financial reports for funding which may be complex. Performs recharge administration. •Provides input into non-technical portions of grant and contract proposals. •Coordinates and participates in a variety of human resources activities including employment, training, classification and ensuring the completion of forms and documents related to HR and Payroll for unit/department. Gathers, analyzes, prepares and summarizes financial and HR reports. •Supervise a small staff of temporary support employees and/or students. •Assists in the design and drafting of organizational website content; drafts newsletters and correspondence to organizational constituents. •Administers facilities and space logistics and manages equipment needs. •Assist with fundraising related duties.•Thorough knowledge of University rules and regulations, processes, protocols and procedures for budget, account and fund management, personnel management. •Thorough knowledge of financial analysis and reporting techniques, human resources policies and procedures for staff and academic employees. •Knowledge of a variety of administrative operations activities such as events planning, basic fundraising processes, risk management planning, website design, accounting and payroll, and contracts and grants regulations and guidelines. •Knowledge of common University-specific computer application programs. •Interpersonal communication skills to include verbal and written, active listening, critical thinking, persuasiveness, advising and counseling skills. •Strong skills in short term planning, analysis and problem-solving and customer service. Education/Training: •Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training
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