We're Hiring an Events Coordinator & Office Manager in 2023

06 Dec, 2022

We're Hiring an Events Coordinator & Office Manager in 2023

Join us at BCNM curating and offering an exciting array of programs, including our popular Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium and Indigenous Technologies program!

The Berkeley Center for New Media (BCNM) is an interdisciplinary research center that studies and shapes media transition and emergence from diverse perspectives. Through critical thinking and making, we cultivate technological equity and fairness in our classrooms, in our communities, and on the internet. Located at a global center for design and information technology, and based in a public research university known for alternative thinking, BCNM supports academic modes of scholarship while encouraging unorthodox artworks, designs, and experiments.

The Office and Events Coordinator supports the operations of the Berkeley Center for New Media (BCNM). Led by several prominent and energetic UC faculty, with support from an associate staff director, this dynamic campus unit conducts research, produces lectures and symposia, awards faculty and student fellowships, hosts visiting scholars, and offers a Designated Emphasis for PhD students, a Certificate for Masters students, and a certificate for the undergraduate population. The BCNM also offers select courses each semester. Over 100 faculty and students from numerous departments are represented by the BCNM, including Anthropology, Architecture, Art Practice, Boalt Law School, Comparative Literature, Computer Science, Education, Electrical Engineering, Ethnic Studies, Film & Media, French, Geography, History, History of Art, Performance Studies, Rhetoric, Spanish & Portuguese, Sociology, among others.

Our Office and Events Coordinator works with BCNM faculty and staff to execute large and small public events, conferences, and meetings. They assist in the organization of supplies procurement, air travel, and local transportation, space and audio-visual arrangements, catering, and hotel accommodations, and are directly responsible for ensuring the distribution of print collateral, directing volunteers, and managing events on-site.

Financial responsibilities include management of payments and reimbursements and fund transfers.

The position further manages and maintains BCNM spaces on campus, including ordering equipment and supplies and resolving IT issues with support from campus IT. They also function as part of the BCNM team and provides back-up assistance to other BCNM staff as needed. We have a stellar team of assistants and the position facilitates cross-training in the office by training work-study and other BCNM staff, including through writing and updating procedural manuals.

For more information on the role and to apply, please visit and search for job #46267.