University of Washington PROGRAM COORDINATOR (PART TIME 25% FTE) in Seattle, Washington
Req #: 215674
Department: ENV: PROGRAM ON THE ENVIRONMENT
Job Location Detail: Hybrid Eligible
Posting Date: 11/23/2022
Closing Info: Closes On 12/07/2022
Shift: First Shift
Notes: As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here. (https://hr.uw.edu/benefits/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2018/04/benefits-summary-classified-staff-less-than-half-time-20220908_a11y.pdf) Priority will be given to applications received by December 7, 2022
As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. As one of the most innovative universities in the world, we hire people who constantly seek new ways to keep us moving forward. The Program on the Environment has an exciting opportunity for an administrative assistant to join our team and contribute to the success of our teaching in the field of environmental studies. Join us at the University of Washington, a top-rated higher education employer offering excellent benefits, rewarding career opportunities, and more! The Program on the Environment (PoE) is an interdisciplinary environmental studies program that has been at the leading edge of interdisciplinary learning and teaching at the UW since 1998. The curriculum integrates a broad spectrum of social science, natural science, and humanities disciplines shaping the field of environmental studies. PoE offers a B.A. in Environmental Studies and is housed within the UW’s College of the Environment, which provides a broad interdisciplinary and globally oriented position for education and basic and applied research. PoE is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse student body, faculty, and staff. Our program is built upon an inclusive education that seeks to bring diverse voices together so that an array of shared experiences, expertise, perspectives, and ideas can contribute to creating behaviors and solutions to address the health of our planet, its peoples, and its ecosystems. The program strives to promote thoughtful dialogues that challenge and bridge differences within the classroom and across society as a whole and to train professionals who can help address challenging environmental issues. RESPONSIBILITIES: Program Design • Work closely with the PoE Director and Associate Director to help design, gain approval for, and implement a new minor in Sustainability and Environmental Justice (SEJ) • Work with faculty, staff, and programs across the UW Seattle, Bothell, and Tacoma campuses to publicize and build enrollment in minor Communications and Engagement • Create website for new minor in Sustainability and Environmental Justice; create and regularly update social media accounts and publicize current news and events. • Engage with physical space to display and advertise materials that mirror website and other online SEJ content, including making and circulating course flyers • Assist with SEJ student, faculty, and community events • Maintain productive relationships with faculty and staff across all campuses to support administration and delivery of this interdisciplinary curriculum • Facilitate communication and coordination across academic units to avoid and/or reconcile scheduling or sequencing challenges within the minor • Monitor and triage departmental emails Other • Cross-train and serve in a backup capacity, depending on needs of program • Attend meetings that support learning and productive collaboration, which may include both College-level initiatives and University-wide units • Participate in activities that support prospective student information sessions and new student orientation for both first-year and transfer populations • Contribute to recruitment of a diverse student population • Assist with verifying minor completion requirements for students This position has potential for a hybrid work schedule. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: • High school graduation or equivalent AND two years of experience in the program specialty OR equivalent education/experience. Application Process: The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
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