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University of Washington PROGRAM COORDINATOR in Seattle, Washington

Req #: 188933


Posting Date: 04/08/2021

Closing Info: Closes On 04/15/2021

Salary: 50% of $3,398.00 - $4,541.00/month

Limited Recruitment:


Shift: First Shift

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.

The Climate Impacts Group (CIG) is widely recognized for scientific discovery, as an experienced creator of impartial & actionable science and as a catalyst for building regional climate resilience across communities and ecosystems in the Pacific Northwest. Since 1995, CIG has served to advance understanding and awareness of climate risks and has worked closely with public and private entities to apply this information as they act to shape society’s future. CIG has produced exceptional research products and has developed strong partnerships with regional stakeholders including state, regional, and local governments and agencies, resource managers, and policymakers.

The Climate Impacts Group is a member group of EarthLab. EarthLab is a new initiative at the University of Washington seeking to link and apply the amazing environmental research happening at the UW with decision makers working on solutions to environmental challenges. Stewarded by the College of the Environment, EarthLab supports application-focused interdisciplinary collaboration across and beyond the University of Washington.

The Climate Impacts Group is seeking a part-time (50%), Program Coordinator to support various research projects and events at the Climate Impacts Group. Duties: Provide support for the Principal Investigators and Researchers at the Climate Impacts Group

  • Assist with developing and compiling reports;

  • Assist with developing and formatting written materials or presentations;

  • Organize and review research materials or other relevant project resources

Provide support for Conferences, Events and Meetings

  • Assist with planning and logistics for conferences and events, including communications; agenda development, and miscellaneous needs;

  • Coordinate with the conference management contractor regarding conference tasks;

  • Track registrations;

  • Attend meetings as needed to take notes and trac action items;

  • During conferences and events, assist participants as needed

Complete other miscellaneous projects or tasks as directed by the CIG Deputy Director

As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website, click here. ( REQUIREMENTS

  • High school graduation or equivalent AND two years experience in support of academic or research programs OR education/experience.

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration. DESIRED

  • College coursework in natural or social sciences, such as environmental science, ecology, public policy;

  • Demonstrated experience communicating with people and groups who are current and/or potential project partners;

  • Excellent oral and written communication, and organizational skills;

  • Demonstrated experience working in a team approach to managing projects;

  • Detail-oriented and accurate;

  • Experience planning and coordinating meetings and events;

  • Experience conducting literature reviews and preparing written summaries/reports;

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite;

  • Skill with Adobe software and basic website maintenance

Diversity Equity and Inclusion:

EarthLab acknowledges the systemic racism that exists in the environmental sector and within environmentalism. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions. We are seeking candidates who are committed to creating an equitable, diverse and inclusive work environment where all voices are considered and valued.

About UW:

The University of Washington is located in the greater Seattle metropolitan area, with a dynamic, multicultural community of 3.7 million people and a range of ecosystems from mountains to ocean. The UW acknowledges the Coast Salish peoples of this land, the land which touches the shared waters of all tribes and bands within the Suquamish, Tulalip and Muckleshoot nations. The UW serves a diverse population of 80,000 students, faculty and staff, including 25% first-generation college students, over 25% Pell Grant students, and faculty from more than 70 countries. As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT 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 Workforce 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.