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Associate Field Program Supervisor - Leadership Programs

Position overview

Salary range: A reasonable estimate of the annual full time equivalent base rate for this position is $82,400–$103,500.
Percent time: 20-30% FTE
Anticipated start: June 15, 2023
Position duration: One year

Application Window

Open date: March 20, 2023

Next review date: Sunday, Jun 4, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Tuesday, Mar 19, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Berkeley School of Education (BSE) at the University of California, Berkeley is generating an applicant pool of qualified temporary, part-time, non-tenure track, Field Program Supervisors (Coaches) to support practicing administrators and teacher leaders throughout the Bay Area. Coaching occurs mostly in-person and explicitly centers equity and anti-racism as key levers to leading liberatory schools.

What is UC Berkeley’s Leadership Programs?
The mission of the Leadership Programs is to develop and sustain a diverse community of equity and justice-focused teacher, school, and system leaders who transform public education, especially for marginalized and historically underserved students. We engage in applied synergistic investigations and the development of innovative practices around this common purpose. Our collective work is framed by three overarching questions:
-What does equity and justice-focused leadership look like in practice?
-How are equity and justice leaders effectively developed and sustained?
-How must educational systems be transformed to be more equitable and just?

Our programs include:
-Principal Leadership Institute (PLI)--Preparation: Joint MA and Preliminary Administrative Services Credential
-Leadership Support Program (LSP)-- Induction: Clear Administrative Services Credential
-Leaders for Equity and Democracy (LEAD)-- Ed.D. in Education
-21st Century California School Leadership Academy (21CSLA)--statewide initiative for leadership development and support to preK-12 public school leaders

What do Leadership Coaches do?
-Coach across multiple programs: PLI (preparation), LSP (induction), 21CSLA and contract coaching (professional learning)
-Provide 25-40 hours of coaching and support per year to each assigned coachee ((varies depending on the different programs listed above), utilizing the equity-centered coaching approach as well as other supportive frameworks when appropriate.
-Create strategic coaching plans based on a holistic review of data and coachees’ self-identified growth goals.
-Support coachees through observing their leadership activities/practice.
-Document coaching interactions effectively within required timelines.
-Serve as strategic planning and coaching partners to district contacts.
-Build a community of learners by participating in ongoing professional learning alongside other coaches and Leadership Programs staff, with a lens of continuous improvement.
-Engage in program support activities


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

-Master's Degree or equivalent international degree.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

-Three or more years of experience working in a preK-12 environment as an administrator.
-Clear Administrative Services Certificate.

Preferred qualifications

-Available to coach and attend professional learning during the school day
-Willing to meet coachees at their site/context across the Bay Area
-Advanced Degree in a related field or evidence of having held a teaching or pupil personnel services credential.
-Professional experience in public school leadership, preferably as principal or equivalent.
-Experience as a system leader–Director/Superintendent or equivalent
-Background in leadership, professional development, coaching, mentoring, special education and/or continuing education.
-Technology proficiency with email, websites, word processing, Google Drive, video conferencing and social media.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter - Cover Letter - Please include the following in your cover letter:
    1) Why are you interested in working with UC Berkeley’s Leadership Programs?

    2) What do you think are the greatest challenges in school leadership?

    3) What does good coaching look like? Feel free to give a specific example.

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley (for additional information go to

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Campus Information

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values at UC Berkeley. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and academic and non-academic staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our academic positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing equity, inclusion, and belonging.

The University of California, Berkeley 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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As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs – With Updated Interim Amendments. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of receiving the COVID-19 Vaccine Primary Series or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, Religious Objection, and/or Deferral based on pregnancy or recent COVID-19 diagnosis and/or treatment) no later than the applicable deadline. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of receiving the most recent CDC-recommended COVID-19 booster or properly decline such booster no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees should refer to Exhibit 2, Section II.C. of the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Attachment for applicable deadlines. All Covered Individuals must also provide proof of being Up-To-Date on seasonal influenza vaccination or properly decline such vaccination no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to the Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program Attachment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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Job location

Berkeley, California