Executive Director

Berkeley Student Co-op
Berkeley, CA


The Executive Director reports directly to the Board of Directors and is responsible for ensuring that the Board oversees the long-range strategic, annual, and financial plans of the organization. They promote and maintain effective internal and external relations, including relationships with the BSC's alumni. They oversee staff and assist them in their efforts to educate members to be successful participants in the BSC's governance. They are responsible for ensuring that the BSC fulfills its mission of providing quality, low-cost cooperative housing to students. They provide leadership and support to the membership, the staff, and the Board of Directors, to ensure that all departments and programs of the BSC operate in a collaborative, cost-effective manner consistent with cooperative principles of democratic, participatory decision-making.

This individual would need to be located within commuting distance to BSC at 2424 Ridge Road, Berkeley, CA. The Executive Director role requires an on-site presence.

For detailed information on the position requirements and duties, review the the full position description.



The Berkeley Student Cooperative is a 501c3 nonprofit housing cooperative. The BSC provides affordable housing and board to students at UC Berkeley and other Bay Area colleges and universities.

Presently the BSC has over 1250 student members living at our seventeen houses and three apartment cooperatives around the UC Berkeley campus. Each house is democratically run, and we all contribute our labor to help keep our housing costs affordable.

Founded in 1933, the BSC is the largest student housing cooperative in the United States.



At Berkeley Student Cooperative, our mission is to provide a quality, low-cost, cooperative housing community to university students, thereby providing an educational opportunity for students who might not otherwise be able to afford a university education.



For this role, the BSC offers $145-$165k+ annual base salary based on experience plus a robust benefits package that includes medical and dental covered by BSC at 100%, a 403 (b) retirement plan with future employer contribution at 8%, and a generous paid time off program including 14 paid holidays, 17 paid days off to start, and 12 sick days, long and short term disability, a commute benefit option, cost of living increases, and annual raises and bonuses based on performance. 



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