Completed Searches

Berkeley Executive Search has managed and advised on various senior-level searches across campus. We have also advised on other projects and re-organizations. The senior-level, executive, and challenging successful searches that have been managed and supported by BES are below.

Academic Affairs

  • Assistant Dean of Academic Programs, School of Information
  • Executive Director, Masters in Financial Engineering Program, Haas School of Business
  • Director of Teaching & Learning Excellence, RTL, Undergraduate Education
  • Senior Advisor to the EVCP, Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost


  • Executive Director, Center for the Science of Psychedelics, Research
  • Executive Director, Computational Precision Health
  • Executive Officer, Space Sciences Laboratory, Research
  • Executive Director, UC Noyce Initiative

Central Administration

  • Assistant Vice Chancellor & Campus Architect, Capital Strategies, Administration
  • Associate Chief of Staff, Chancellor’s Office
  • Associate Vice Chancellor for IT & Chief Information Officer
  • Chief of Police & Director of Public Safety, UC Police Department at UC Berkeley 
  • Chief Procurement Officer, Administration
  • Director of Housing Development & Leasing, Capital Strategies, Administration
  • Director, Office of Emergency Management
  • Executive Assistant to the Chancellor, Chancellor’s Office
  • Regional Director for CHAMPS, Berkeley Regional Services, Administration
  • Regional Director for BEST, Berkeley Regional Services, Administration
  • Regional Director for SHARE, Berkeley Regional Services, Administration
  • Regional Director for ProS, Berkeley Regional Services, Administration
  • Regional Director for BEARS, Berkeley Regional Services, Administration


  • Senior Editorial Director, University Development and Alumni Relations (UDAR)


  • Assistant Dean, Development & Alumni Relations, Arts & Humanities
  • Assistant Dean, Development & Alumni Relations, College of Environmental Design
  • Assistant Dean for Development & External Relations, School of Public Health
  • Executive Director of Development, Haas School of Business
  • Executive Director of Gift Planning, UDAR
  • Senior Assistant Dean of College Relations & Development, College of Chemistry

Executive Leadership

  • Chief Innovation & Entrepreneurship Officer, Research
  • Chief Curator, Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive
  • Chief Social Impact Officer, Berkeley Public Health


  • Associate Vice Chancellor & Controller, Finance
  • Associate Vice Chancellor of Financial Planning & Analysis, Finance
  • Chief Financial Officer, Haas Business School
  • Chief Financial Officer, Student Affairs
  • Director, Finance and Business Services, Chancellor’s Office
  • Executive Director of University Partnership Programs, Finance


  • Associate Medical Director, University Health Services, Student Affairs
  • Compassionate Crisis Response Manager, University Health Services CAPS, Student Affairs

Human Resources

  • Academic HR Analyst 5 (Campus Expert), APO, Vice Provost for Faculty
  • Assistant Dean for HR & Administration, Haas Business School
  • Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging, People & Culture, Administration
  • Director of Labor and Employee Relations, People & Culture, Administration
  • Director of People, Performance, and Culture, IT, Administration
  • Executive Director, People, Performance, and Culture, Berkeley IT

Information Technology

  • Associate Chief Information Security Officer, IT, Administration
  • Associate CIO & Director of Student Affairs IT, IT & Student Affairs
  • Director of DevOps & Learning Spaces, RTL, IT & Undergraduate Education
  • Director of Productivity & Collaboration Services, IT, Administration
  • Director of Research IT, RTL, IT & Undergraduate Education
  • Enterprise Systems Architecture, IT, Administration
  • Executive Director for Advancement Information Management & Chief Technology Officer, IT
  • Executive Director for Campus Applications & Data, IT, Administration
  • Executive Director of Campus IT Experience, IT, Administration
  • Executive Director of Research, Teaching, Learning (RTL) & Chief Academic Technology
  • Executive Director of the UCPath PMO at Berkeley, Administration
  • Functional Director for Student Information Systems, IT, Administration
  • Technology Program Office, IT, Administration
  • Technical Director for Enterprise Applications, IT, Administration


  • ADA Section 504 Compliance Officer, Administration
  • Associate Campus Counsel, Chancellor’s Office
  • Deputy Compliance Officer, Office of Ethics, Risk & Compliance Services
  • Deputy Director & Deputy Title IX Officer, OPHD, Chancellor’s Office
  • Director of Audit & Advisory Services, Chancellor’s Office
  • Executive Director of Civil Rights & Whistleblower Compliance, Chancellor’s Office

Research Administration

  • Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research Administration & Compliance, Research
  • Executive Director, Sponsored Projects Office

Student Services

  • Assistant Dean for Diversity & Chief of Staff, Graduate Division
  • Assistant Vice Chancellor & Chief of Staff, Equity & Inclusion
  • Assistant Vice Chancellor & Chief of Staff, Student Affairs
  • Assistant Vice Chancellor & Chief Operating Officer, Student Affairs
  • Assistant Vice Provost & Chief of Staff, Division of Undergraduate Education
  • Associate Dean of Students and Executive Director of the ASUC Student Union, Student Affairs
  • Director, Disabled Students Program, Equity & Inclusion
  • Director, Graduate Admissions, Recruitment, and Enrollment, Graduate Division
  • Executive Director, Early Childhood Education Program, Student Affairs
  • Senior Director, Centers for Educational Justice & Community Engagement, Equity & Inclusion
  • University Registrar, Enrollment & Student Affairs

Other Searches
Executive searches we have advised on/supported, in partnership with a search firm

  • Associate Vice Chancellor for HR & Chief People & Culture Officer, Administration
  • Director of the Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA)
  • Executive & Artistic Director, Cal Performances
  • Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost (EVCP)
  • Vice Chancellor for Research (VCR)

Executive/hard-to-fill searches we have worked on in other UC campuses

  • Associate Vice Chancellor of Human Resources and Chief HR Officer, UC Santa Barbara
  • Chief Curator, UC Irvine Langson Institute & Museum of California Art (IMCA)
  • Counseling Psychologist (Black Student Focus), CAPS, UC Santa Barbara Student Affairs
  • Dean of Extension, UC Merced EVC Provost’s Office
  • Director of Academic Integrity, UC Santa Cruz
  • Director of Procurement Services, UC Santa Cruz Administration & Finance
  • Director, Summer Session, UC Santa Cruz
  • Executive Director of Campus Life, UC Merced Student Affairs
  • Vice Provost for Academic Affairs & Strategy, UC Merced EVC Provost’s Office