Join Our Team
Fall 2019 applications are open! Apply to be a CASA coordinator HERE.
CASA plans events throughout the year and manages an annual budget of over $130K. We are looking for motivated, creative individuals to join our team. Coordinators are a very important part of CASA’s leadership team, and play a strong role in creating and executing the programs and logistics of all CASA events. We welcome all Cal students to apply from across various years and academic departments!
Coordinators can expect to learn general professional skills working in a large organization as well as specific departmental skills depending on division and previous experience. All applicants are encouraged to reflect on their previous experience as well as teamwork and collaboration skills when applying. We have an open and inclusive culture, where we encourage members to learn and grow from each other.
The Alumni Engagement Department plans all details of our annual student-alumni networking events including Top Dog with Top Dogs, Legacy Night, and the Networking Brunch. Coordinators will help improve the guest experience for students and alumni, in addition to assisting the director in planning CASA’s large-scale fundraising dinner, The Campaign for CASA.
The Internal Affairs Department is responsible for organizing professional and social events for the internal CASA leadership team. The department plans the internal Big Bear Little Bear program and facilitates bonding between directors and coordinators.
Overnight Stay Program
The Overnight Stay Program (OSP) Department is in charge of organizing two sessions of the Overnight Stay Program, which welcomes admitted students and their parents to UC Berkeley to help decide if Cal is the right fit for them. Coordinators will assist the director in planning and executing the program that serves over 700 guests. Coordinators will not only be a large factor in helping to create OSP, but will also assist in improving the guest experience and streamlining the program as a whole.
The Professional Development Department organizes workshops, company tours, coffee chats, and other programs designed to give students valuable professional skills. Coordinators will work with alumni and other student organizations to plan and execute internal and external professional development workshops.
Marketing & Communications
The Marketing & Communications department is responsible for event marketing and promotion as well as managing alumni and student communications. The department will implement marketing activations for CASA’s business partners as well as analyze ROI on marketing initiatives and digital platforms. By working closely with Cal Alumni Association’s marketing department, the department will also develop joint campaigns for greater alumni and student engagement opportunities and business development.
The Event Logistics department organizes staffing, event layouts, and event execution strategies of each CASA program. The department is also responsible for collecting and providing feedback on each event to advise directors on how to proceed so CASA as a whole can continue to improve the quality and effectiveness of its events and programs.
The Accounting Department focuses primarily on drafting budgets, handling reimbursements, and presenting spending along with resulting budgets to other departments. Coordinators will assist the director and the Chief Finance Officer manage a $100,000 operating budget.
Business Development focuses on fostering and sustaining professional relationships with potential sponsors. Coordinator responsibilities will include contacting businesses to organize sponsorships, fundraisers, and brand partnerships, presenting CASA as a valuable brand to private businesses.