Intercultural Training Specialist (4169U), International House, 23682

Position Name, Institution
Intercultural Training Specialist (4169U), International House, 23682,
University of California, Berkeley

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Job and Institution Description
Salary Range

Essential Duties


We are in search of a unique candidate to join our dynamic
Intercultural Leadership team. This position reports to the Director
of CIL. The successful candidate will be an experienced technical
leader with a high degree of knowledge in the field and recognized
expertise in specific areas. Problem-solving frequently requires
analysis of unique issues/problems without precedent and/or structure.
May manage programs that include formulating strategies and
administering policies, processes, and resources. Functions with a
high degree of autonomy. Serves as liaison with campus and community
groups who have interest in the field of intercultural communication.
The position will have some or all of the following responsibilities:

Program/Curriculum Design, Planning and Delivery
• Designs and facilitates workshops on intercultural education
topics for multiple audiences. Strong design and facilitation skills
are a must.
• Researches and designs new workshop curriculum for all CIL
audiences — primarily intercultural education topics, but also
including topics in the areas of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and
Social Justice.
• Improves design of current intercultural professional development
workshops for staff, student and corporate/non-profit populations
• Actively participates in long-range strategic planning for I-House
intercultural education and training programs
• Coordinates instructor objectives with methods of instruction;
• Stays up to date on current methodologies, theories, tools, and
research in the intercultural education field. Continuing professional
development required.

Evaluation and Research: Continually conducts program evaluation
• Establishes evaluation criteria for measuring desired results and
• Researches similar existing programs at other institutions
• Conducts relevant intercultural research at International House,
as needed

Administrative Duties
• Ensures each initiative and program has a project plan; leads
projects toward timely execution
• Carries out various logistical duties with regard to program
delivery, including but not limited to: monitoring program enrollment,
preparing sign-in sheets, reserving space, arranging catering, etc.
• Actively completes multiple projects’ tasks in accordance with
agreed-upon project plans, and in conjunction with CIL staff
• Develops, prepares and reconciles budget for program(s)
• Orders supplies, improves resource library, and maintains office

Marketing and Outreach
• Prepares proposals for, and presents at, relevant professional
conferences (e.g., NAFSA, WISE, NACADA, NACE, NASPA, etc.)
• In conjunction with CIL staff and the I-House Communications team,
helps to create marketing materials for CIL in print and
• Strategizes with CIL staff and Communications team to create and
deliver consistent and effective messaging to constituents
• Promotes I-House intercultural education and training programs on
and off campus;
• Develops relationships with on- and off-campus constituents to
recruit participants to attend CIL training opportunities
• Builds and maintains relationships with outside (non-campus
affiliated companies and organizations)
• Coordinates activities and materials designed to promote awareness
of CIL within the campus community and to the general public

Qualifications and Experience
Required Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in related area and/or equivalent experience
and training
• Clear and precise English speaking and writing proficiency
• Courteous and professional demeanor with composed personality and
responsive disposition
• Ability to understand and serve a highly diverse resident and
client population
• Three references required at the time of application

Preferred Qualifications

• Three to five years of Intercultural Training in a
university/higher education, non-profit, corporate or government
• Master’s degree in Intercultural Communications or related field
from accredited university
• Experience designing and delivering programs in the field of
Diversity, Equity and inclusion and Social Justice.
• Experience administering intercultural tools such as the GCI, IES,
IDI, ICS, etc.
• Working knowledge of UC Berkeley campus, colleges, schools and
departments and their services and functions
• Ability to speak, read and write at least one language other than

Salary & Benefits

Hiring Range: $4483.33 minimum – 6825.00 midpoint monthly

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the
University visit:

How to Apply

Application Requirements


the following: (1) A resume, (2) a cover letter, and (3) a ONE-PAGE
training design. The training design targets the following population:
20 I-House Berkeley residents (ages 20-27, international and US
undergraduate/graduate students and visiting scholars, mixed genders
and nationalities). These residents have applied and been accepted
into an intercultural leadership program that will meet together over
the course of one semester. The design you prepare will be for the
first day (8 hours) of this group’s semester-long program. The overall
purpose of the day is to start to build community, to provide an
overall learning framework for the semester, and to familiarize the
participants with a few key intercultural concepts.

PLEASE NOTE that you must combine your three documents (resume, cover
letter, and training design) into one document for upload to the website.

Any application that does not contain all three items (resume, cover
letter, and training design) will not be considered.

Other Information

This is a contract position ending one year from date of hire with the
possibility of extension.

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

The University of California 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, or
protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an
applicant see:
For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and
affirmative action policy see:

Institution/Department Description
Job Title:
Intercultural Training Specialist (4169U), International House,

Job ID:

Main Campus-Berkeley

Full/Part Time:


International House

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Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: August 21, 2017

Departmental Overview

International House
International House is a non-profit, self-supporting residential and
community-oriented program center located in the southeast foothills
of the Berkeley Campus. Its mission is to foster intercultural respect
and understanding among people throughout the world across cultural,
economic, and ethnic lines. I-House provides nearly 600 students and
scholars from the United States and around the world with an
opportunity to live and learn together. I-House’s rich array of
programs serves the residents, the campus and local community.

Robertson Center for Intercultural Leadership
The Center for Intercultural Leadership (CIL) is a center of
excellence for training and research to advance leadership,
understanding and collaboration across cultures. CIL offers programs
and trainings for International House, the UC Berkeley campus, the
corporate world, and not-for-profit organizations.

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