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Behavioral Research Lab Coordinator (7376U) #24653 at University of California-Berkeley

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Type: Full Time
Location: Berkeley, California

Job Description:

Job Description

Job Title:

Behavioral Research Lab Coordinator (7376U) #24653

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Main Campus-Berkeley

Full/Part Time:



Haas Core Programs




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About Berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world s most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley s culture of openness, freedom and acceptance academic and artistic, political and cultural make it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at

Application Review Date

The First Review Date for this job is: March 16, 2018

Departmental Overview

The Haas School Business ( Berkeley Haas ) is one of the pre-eminent business schools in the world. The school employs ~ 80 FTE ladder faculty, 130 professional faculty and 230 FTE staff serving 2,200 students in six degree programs three of which are self-supporting. In addition, the school is home to a strong and growing Executive Education unit which serves both domestic and international executives. Berkeley Haas supports a multitude of research, teaching and public service institutes as well as two research laboratories, the Long Business Library, and an on-site caf . Staff is organized across many functions including admissions, career services, computing, financial aid, student affairs, payroll, business services and facilities. The school provides business and financial leadership/expertise to the campus and is served by an international advisory board of business and industry leaders.


This Behavioral Lab coordinator position involves supporting faculty and doctoral students in their research through the activities of Haas s Behavioral Research Laboratory. he coordinator will establish and carry out guidelines for allocating time and human subject credit hours to involved faculty and students. The research coordinator will administer the human subject research pools created for several undergraduate courses at Haas (scheduling experiments, distributing credit, payment, and no show penalties to research participants, supervising and/or participating in data entry). The research coordinator will also create and maintain a separate paid subject pool, involving both on-site and internet-only experiments.
Behavioral Lab Administrative Management:
* Manages, plans and administers a range of administrative activities for the Haas Behavioral Laboratory, which may include some of the following functions: finance, facilities, , student services, human resources, communications, and informational technology.
* Provides consultation to researchers in designing research experiments.
* Coordinates scheduling of lab experiments for faculty and graduate student researchers, providing procedural instruction and working checklists.
* Assists researchers in preparing project materials and facilities.
* Provides orientation to new researchers and provides guidance on human subjects review.

Behavioral lab fiscal management:
* Gathers and analyzes financial and other resource data; prepares reports or analyses of operational activities, evaluation of current and proposed services, etc., for internal/external constituencies' review and decision-making.
* Develops and prepares budgets and financial reports for funding which may be complex..
* Organizes and oversees subject payment system, reconciles fund balances and tracks payout limits to participants.
* Verifies that all payout vouchers are submitted and reimbursed to proper account with proper separation of duties.
* Performs studies for resource plans, including approaches, trends sources and uses. Gathers, analyzes, prepares and summarizes financial and HR reports.

Human Subjects Review:
* Communicates directly with investigators to resolve concerns identified during the review process.
* Communicates with researchers and provides guidance on how to resolve particular issues of concern and meet requirements of external regulatory bodies and to properly document these actions in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures.

* Work on special programs as assigned
* Attend classes which will enhance expertise in job areas
* Serve on departmental and campus-wide committees as appropriate
* Participate in activities that enhance the campus community and/or larger community to further University service
* Maintain knowledge of business processes in order to provide back up to other support staff in the MORS and Marketing units.

Required Qualifications

* Working knowledge of common campus-specific and other computer application programs.
* Solid communication and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with all levels of staff, both verbally and in writing.
* Solid organizational skills and ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes.
* Ability to use discretion and maintain all confidentiality.
* Ability to use sound judgment in responding to issues and concerns.
* Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training

Salary & Benefits

Salary: $21.70- $24.77 per hour

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

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

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:
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