Terner Center Staff Roles
The Terner Center is seeking a research assistant/analyst to support our research in the areas of affordable housing and homelessness, land use and housing supply, and/or fair housing. The successful candidate for this position will engage with every part of the research process, including aiding with the development of new projects, designing and conducting studies, and developing recommendations based on research findings. The successful candidate will be able to gather, analyze, and interpret a wide variety of quantitative and qualitative research data. The successful candidate will also demonstrate the capacity to prepare reports, charts, tables, and other visual aids to interpret and communicate data and results.
This position will be located at the Terner Center’s offices in Oakland, California, with an expected 3 days in the office per week. This position is a non-exempt, bi-weekly paid position.
The budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position is $32.00 – $57.00, commensurate with experience.
The Terner Center is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity. Terner Center seeks candidates with the skills and experience to contribute to our goals for diversity, equity, and inclusion in our internal management practices and to produce research and policy work that furthers equity goals. We welcome and encourage applications that reflect a variety of backgrounds based on race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, ideology, lived experience of housing challenges, and other statuses protected by law.
Read more and apply at the UC Berkeley careers site here (Job ID #56291).
For current UC Berkeley employees, please apply via the link here.
The Terner Center seeks an experienced and committed Associate Director to support organizational growth and develop culture, working across the organization in pursuit of the Center’s strategic priorities. Reporting to the Managing Director, the Associate Director’s primary responsibility is to support the smooth operation of the Center including communications, fundraising, finance, and office management. The Associate Director provides direct supervision to operations staff as well as support to the Research & Policy team. The Associate Director provides high-level financial oversight and strategic project management for the Center, seeking to align commitments, funds, and staffing to maximize the Terner Center’s impact while being mindful of time and budget available. This role also acts as the primary point of contact with the University to support smooth processes and two-way communication.
As part of the Leadership Team, the Associate Director works collaboratively with Terner Center’s senior leadership to grow the organization’s scope and reach in furtherance of the Center’s mission, while working to set operational priorities and align organizational priorities with resources available. The individual in this role is expected to have a strategic perspective on the Terner Center’s work, and general familiarity with the housing context, in order to represent the organization externally. This includes routine conversations with funders about current and potential grants, as well as fielding initial inquiries from the media and other external sources.
The Associate Director brings a broad set of organizational leadership skills, demonstrating the ability to manage staff and budgets, and the ability to maintain awareness of an organization’s priorities, obligations, and resources, and the leadership capabilities to maximize resources and processes to fulfill an ambitious mission. For this leadership position, candidates must have a strategic perspective, the ability to represent the organization externally, and the ability to collaborate within the leadership team to foster alignment on organizational goals.
The Terner Center is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity. We welcome and encourage applications that reflect a variety of backgrounds based on race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, ideology, lived experience of housing challenges, and other statuses protected by law.
This position will be located at the Terner Center’s offices in the San Francisco East Bay but flexibility may be available to work remotely 1-2 days a week. Salary will be between $105,500 – 192,300 annually, commensurate with experience.
For external candidates, please apply via the link here (Job #56898).
For internal UCB candidates, please apply via the link here.
Terner Center Student Roles
The Terner Center regularly recruits Graduate and Undergraduate students to assist in a range of projects and roles each semester and over the summer break.
We are not currently soliciting applications for GSRs. Please check back soon for future opportunities.