April 17, 2019

Job Posting: University of California Berkeley

The Staff Ombuds Office at Berkeley is hiring an Assistant Ombudsperson for a "career" appointment (as opposed to a one-year contract).  Evan Lutz is completing a one-year appointment in June 2019.  The position reports to Director, Sara Thacker, and works with Associate Ombuds, Julia Horvath, to provide conflict resolution and problem-solving services for all non-senate employees.

Applicants must have a bachelors degree and/or equivalent experience/training, including completion of the International Ombudsman Association Foundations course, basic mediation or conflict coaching courses. The position pays $61,600-$75,000 and applications are due by May 9, 2019.  (UC Berkeley Jobs, via HERC.)

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  1. Emily Heizer4/17/2019 7:36 PM

    I believe Julia is actually an Associate Ombuds as of the last year or so!

    1. You are correct. I had several mistakes that I corrected late in the day.