The College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) is one of the largest academic units on the UW Seattle campus, employing over 1400 tenure-track and research faculty, in 43 departments and centers, and generating an average $120 million dollars in sponsored research each year. CAS is comprised of 4 major divisions – Arts, Humanities, Social Science and Natural Science – whose cutting-edge research spans from malaria treatment to solar energy to human rights. CAS is home to diverse music, art, drama, dance, digital arts academic units and degrees, and runs one performance hall (Meany) and two major museums (Henry Art and Burke). CAS academic programs support more than 22,000 undergraduates and 2600 graduate students. The College occupies over 1 million square feet of space spread across campus and off-campus facilities in more than 50 buildings.
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The Program Coordinator will provide program support for CSDE staff and Affiliates while managing day-to-day functions of the Center. The successful candidate will report to the Administrative Director, but will also support The Director, Assistant Director, and CSDE staff and Affiliates as needed. As such, the encumbent will have the capacity to interact with a client base from a wide variety of units and seniority, and communicate effectively about the services & mission priorities of CSDE.
The Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology (CSDE) is looking for a full time Program Coordinator to support our population science research infrastructure center.
The University of Washington is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. CSDE is a cross-disciplinary population research center at the University of Washington funded by a grant from the NICHD, matching funds from the College of Arts and Sciences and other units at the UW, and faculty affiliate grant proposals. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. CSDE is a dynamic research center and brings together faculty, students, and staff from many different departments, fields, and specialties.
The incumbent will contribute to the critical missions of CSDE to 1) Provide well-managed growth and sustained excellence in sponsored population science research, 2) Promote CSDE faculty, staff, and capacities and build a community of scholars, 3) Ensure operation of a smoothly running Center team and its multiple, interdependent programs 4) Ensure fiscal and business compliance with UW/State/Federal guidelines, and 5) Support a thriving workplace through active human capital management. The successful candidate will provide program support for CSDE staff and Affiliates while managing day-to-day functions of the Center. The Program Coordinator will report to the Administrative Director, but will also support The Director, Assistant Director, and CSDE staff and Affiliates as needed. As such, the successful candidate will have the capacity to interact with a client base from a wide variety of units and seniority, and communicate effectively about the services & mission priorities of CSDE.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The successful candidate will be trained by the outgoing program coordinator to fulfill the following duties:
Provide program reception, serving as the first point of contact for visitors to program office and directing or routing to appropriate staff.
Arrange meetings, manage shared calendars for regular business operations and all core governance meetings.
Provide logistics and resources for Center events (e.g. receptions, conferences, seminars).
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.