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Academic Coordinator - Berkeley Seismology Lab - College of L&S: Division of Math & Physical Sciences
University of California Berkeley

Date Posted Oct. 2, 2020
Title Academic Coordinator - Berkeley Seismology Lab - College of L&S: Division of Math & Physical Sciences
University University of California Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Application Deadline 3/1/2021
Position Start Date January 2021
  • Professional Staff
  • Geology/Geosciences - General
    Geology - Geophysics

Academic Coordinator - Berkeley Seismology Lab - College of L&S: Division of Math & Physical Sciences

The University of California Berkeley Seismology Lab invites applications for an Academic Coordinator position for its Operations Manager with an expected start date of January 1, 2021. This is a full time position.

The BSL's Operations Manager oversees and manages all real time operations at the BSL, including installation and operation of and real time collection of data from remote geophysical stations; real time data processing, products and the data center; interactions with operation of the earthquake early warning system (ShakeAlert); and providing earthquake information to stakeholders and the public. In addition to managing the staff associated with these tasks, the person will be responsible for preparing budgets, proposals and reports, and overseeing the administration of grants that support the BSL's operations.

Diversity, equity and inclusion are core values at UC Berkeley, and the Berkeley Seismology Lab. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students and staff who share our commitment to these values.

The basic qualifications required to be considered for this position are a Ph.D. or equivalent international degree, or enrollment in a Ph.D. or equivalent international degree-granting program at the time of application.

The preferred qualifications for this position are 5 years experience in handling logistics of earthquake monitoring and notification, supervision of technical staff, proposal and budget preparation, as well as writing and publishing technical and scientific reports. Experience with seismic instrumentation. Experience with management of seismic and/or geodetic data. Experience in project management. Experience and interest in communicating scientific information to colleagues, stakeholders and the public.

Salary is commensurate with experience.

All applications should be submitted online through by October 15th, 2020.

Letters of reference will only be solicited for those under serious consideration. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality prior to submitting their letters.

For questions please contact Erin Blazick, AP HR Analyst, Berkeley Seismology Lab;

For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit:

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, age, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:


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