Job Opportunities

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The Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society (CDSS) is in search of new talent to join our fast-growing team. Please see the available opportunities below to apply today. 

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Academic Job Opportunities 

Lecturer, Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society (CDSS)

CDSS is seeking outstanding instructors to be appointed in the non-Senate Lecturer title series who can teach small and large courses in several areas. We are particularly interested in instructors who can combine computational and inferential thinking in a way that reflects the new field of Data Science Education.


Staff Job Opportunities


Program Director - Public Interest Cybersecurity (0378U)

Job ID17669

The First Review Date for this job is: 5/21/21

CLTC seeks a Program Director to lead a flagship research program in public interest cybersecurity, and represent the program to outside partners and supporters. The role is highly entrepreneurial, and the Program Director will have significant autonomy in designing and delivering program strategy. The Program Director is responsible for establishing new partnerships across academia, industry, government and civil society, and will be evaluated on the ability to grow the program’s reach and impact.  The Program Director should have extensive research and/or practical experience with the unique digital security needs of under-resourced public interest organizations (such as public agencies, nonprofits, and independent journalism and advocacy organizations), and the ability to formulate basic and applied research solutions to address these growing needs.

The Program Director will understand the importance of strategic communications in an academic setting, and oversee public relations, strategic communications and events (conferences and other public forums) for the program.  The Program Director will work under the direction of CLTC's faculty and executive directors, and will closely collaborate with the School of Information's Adjunct Professor in Cybersecurity, who teaches the Citizen Clinic practicum.


Course Manager (4521U)

Job ID: 17112

The First Review Date for this job is: 4/19/21

Working in close coordination with the Director of Advising, Faculty Director of Pedagogy (FDP), Course Coordinator, and other staff and faculty in Data Science Undergraduate Studies (DSUS), EECS and Statistics, the Course Manager has responsibilities that include providing a wide range of process improvement and course management duties and recommendations for Data Science undergraduate courses, including Data 8, 100 and 375. This position utilizes teaching and learning skills, complex coordination, and management to support instructors and student course staff. Activities will include working with the Faculty Director of Pedagogy (FDP) on course staff selection, coordinating exam administration, communicating with students about course administration and policies, and acting as a liaison for sensitive issues. Through these endeavors, the position’s mission is to enhance students’ academic success, provide support to the FDP, and coordinate with the DSUS team to ensure Data Science courses run efficiently. Additionally, this position may execute logistical processes within and/or across courses; for instance, coordinating administrative processes that may affect perception of course quality.


Media Communications Specialist (7462U) 

Job ID: 16995

The First Review Date for this job is: 4/15/21

CDSS seeks a motivated, collaborative, and creative communications professional to help tell our story and extend our reach to a diverse set of audiences. Reporting to the Chief Communications Officer, the Communications Specialist will work independently to create and curate content that aligns with the Division’s communication strategies and targets key audiences, including prospective and current undergraduate and graduate students, donors, alumni, faculty, and external partners.

The incumbent provides analysis and information on complex results or activities, searches out and writes stories, conducts interviews, sets up press conferences, and arranges for photography, video, or graphics to accompany news releases. Work is of moderate complexity / difficulty and may include planning and implementing limited media campaigns.  


Data/Finance Analyst (Institutional Research Analyst 3 - 6948U)

Job ID: 16537

The First Review Date for this job is:  4/1/21

The Data/Finance Analyst independently applies skills and experience as a seasoned business and data analytics professional to projects of medium size at all levels of complexity, or to portions of large, multidimensional projects to resolve highly complex issues.

The incumbent creates and maintains forecasting models for financial and student planning purposes, as well as prioritizes campus goals for diversifying the student body and assuring equity of experience, able to partner with analysts and leadership in Division of Equity & Inclusion.

The individual will create research modalities including survey design and execution, automated processing of data from campus APIs, and diverse needs assessment across the Division. The Data/Finance Analyst creates easily consumed data visualizations for senior management audiences. 


Senior Director of Development (Fundraiser 5 - 0463U)

Job ID: 15637

The minimum posting duration of this position is 14 calendar days. The department will not initiate the application review process prior to March 5, 2021.

The Senior Director will serve as an essential partner in launching the Division of Computing, Data Science, and Society and its collaborations with colleges, schools, and units across the university. Reporting to the Assistant Dean, Development, the Senior Director will join during Light the Way, a highly successful fundraising campaign.

With a focus on principal gifts to support computing and data science education and research across the Berkeley campus, he/she will identify new donor prospects through researching background information on potential donors and will cultivate, solicit and steward donor prospects alone or in partnership with campus leadership or peers.

With the Assistant Dean, he/she will collaborate on joint efforts with fundraisers in the colleges and schools across campus and with UDAR colleagues. The Senior Director will work closely with the Associate Provost and other campus leaders to develop funding strategies, proposals, marketing materials, as well as donor related programs/events as necessary for CDSS.


Director, Academic Programs (0379U)

Job ID: 15926

The First Review Date for this job is: 3/5/21

The Director of Academic Programs works in close collaboration with the Associate Deans, EAD, CDSS department managers, and others to support the Data Science undergraduate major as well as supporting development of graduate programs for the division. Manages the team of staff working closely and collaboratively to support Data Science Undergraduate Studies and the Division. 

This individual oversees the development of new projects and programs to expand the scope and influence of Data Science education across campus and in partnership with external organizations including other UCs, peer institutions, Community Colleges, etc. within California, nationally, and internationally. We are seeking a manager who can balance the challenge of standing up new graduate programs, while maintaining / enhancing our existing undergraduate studies programs.