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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 a Counseling Services Coordinator 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.
Communications and Engagement
•Keep website and other PoE online and social media presence up to date, including regular postings that support PoE Capstone experience, advertise quarterly approved course lists for Integrated Disciplines, and feature current news, events, and career opportunities •Engage with physical space to display and advertise materials that mirror website and other online PoE content; includes making flyers, printing student Capstone Experience posters, and regular upkeep of slideshow content displayed in commons area •Assist with PoE events such as Capstone Symposiums and Graduation Celebration
Scheduling and Curriculum Support
•Responsible for setting up and maintaining PoE’s course offerings and room assignments in the University of Washington's Time Schedule system on an annual basis; includes ensuring accuracy of faculty and teaching assistant assignments, course enrollments, and course section comments •Distribute to faculty a draft quarterly class schedule and track all changes; make all approved and necessary changes according to OUR Time Schedule production calendar deadlines to facilitate successful student registration •Serve as primary liaison between PoE and Office of the Registrar (OUR) Time Schedule Office on problem-solving enrollment, securing adequate classrooms, and resolving time conflicts •Work with faculty to ensure course evaluations are ordered on time; generate and provide course add codes to faculty •Maintain productive relationships with other academic units to cross-list or wither appropriate courses •Manage accuracy and distribution of PoE shared calendars each quarter for program-dedicated spaces such as commons area, conference room, and teaching classroom ACC 120
•Monitor and triage [email protected] emails •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 •Support student movement through the three-quarter capstone course sequence •Maintain knowledge of relevant policies, procedures, and systems to support PoE student inquiries, including change of major or minor requests, CPT requests, and departmental honors •Assist with verifying student graduation requirements for students, including the monitoring of emails from the graduation office •Serve as point of contact and student resource for Study Abroad within PoE •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 This position has potential for a hybrid work schedule.
•Bachelor’s degree in related field and 3 years of experience in project management and administrative support, preferably in undergraduate student services
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
•Ability to organize and prioritize varied, detailed tasks and be accountable to accuracy and deadlines •High level of proficiency using both Microsoft Office and Google Suite •Demonstrated familiarity with and ability to adopt and implement diverse technology, communications, and social media platforms and applications •Creative, enthusiastic self-starter who has the ability to be flexible and respond effectively to changing needs in support of program goals •Demonstrated professional customer service, team collaboration, and problem resolution skills •Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally with faculty, students, and staff representing a diverse spectrum of perspectives, identities, and backgrounds
•Working knowledge of UW policies, procedures, and systems •Experience in webpage management and content editing •Experience working in higher education
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 and varied 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.
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