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The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. 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.
The University of Washington Bothell is one of the most dynamic public universities in the state of Washington. We provide a participatory student experience grounded in hands-on learning, close relationships with faculty members as teachers and mentors, and the personalized support of staff who are dedicated to student success. The academic work of the campus focuses on cross-disciplinary research, creative practice, connected learning, and community engagement. UW Bothell's current enrollment is approximately 5,000 students. About half of all undergraduates are first generation college attendees or are from underrepresented groups; nine out of 10 are from Washington. Located along a river and wetlands just north of Seattle, UW Bothell builds vibrant regional partnerships, creates and disseminates new knowledge, and prepares students for leadership in the state of Washington and beyond.
Diversity is a core value of University of WA Bothell. We believe the power of diversity enriches all of us by exposing us to a range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions. To learn more, read our Diversity Statement http://www.uwb.edu/diversity
The Office of Community-Based Learning and Research (CBLR) holds as its mission the advancement of mutually beneficial relationships between the university and the extra-campus community through community-based learning and research for the purposes of education and growth among all involved parties. CBLR supports the University of Washington Bothell in its mission to be a "transformational learning community," and to "serve as a catalyst to enhance quality of life throughout our region" while fostering a "dynamic community of multicultural learning." The Office of CBLR is physically located within the Student Success Center and structurally reports to the Office of Academic Affairs. The ACT Program Coordinator will report to the Director of Community Engagement.
CBRL, has an outstanding opportunity for an part time 62.5% FTE ACT Coordinator.
This position will provide support to the ACT (Achieving Community Transformation) student organization housed out of the Office of Community-Based Learning and Research. ACT is a student led organization that initiates and supports ongoing dialogue and participation between students at UW Bothell and organizations within the Greater Bothell area to provide engaging civic engagement opportunities. ACT student projects focus on civic engagement. Civic engagement means promoting the quality of life in the community, through both political and non-political processes. These projects range across a variety of social and environmental issues, and through different strategies of civic engagement; direct service, advocacy, voter registration, organizing training, awareness around diversity and equity, non-profit board membership, philanthropy, etc.
This is an annual 11 month cyclic position. Continuation of the position is dependent upon Student Activities Fees.
Serve as primary contact for ACT student participants; provide information regarding program policies and activities in order for students to be successful in organizing six- nine civic engagement programs throughout the academic year
Facilitate learning and awareness around diversity and equity for ACT Student Leaders, in thinking through who they partner with externally and internally, what service/social justice issues students choose, and how students recruit student participants in their programs
Schedule one-on-one and team meetings with students weekly to biweekly
Support students in their ability to manage campus wide committees, facilitate meetings, and delegate tasks
Coordinate the logistics of ACT training (initial training in September, and training throughout the year)
Coordinate logistics of arranging computer space, office hours, and meetings around the students' academic schedules every quarter
Facilitate recognition and reflection for student leaders
Support students through the SAF (Services and Activities Fee Committee) funds proposal process
Recruit, train, and lead student staff reflections
Oversee and support marketing efforts for ACT as part of the Office of Community Based Learning and Research
Track and manage all event forms, food forms, budget requests, program reports, program proposals and U-Car approval forms
Develop, assess, and revise learning outcomes for student staff, programs, and the office
Assist with the overall management of the ACT budget
Participating in all staff Student Success Center meetings
Attend monthly/bi-monthly mangers meetings for the Student Success Center to discuss program activities, policies, and recommend alternative courses of action
Collaborate with staff/students/faculty/community partners at UW Bothell and Cascadia Community College to enhance civic engagement programing
Periodically attend annual conferences or other professional development opportunities in order to gain additional training and knowledge in civic engagement, student development, building partnerships, diversity and equity, best practices, and risk management
High school graduation or equivalent AND two years of experience in student or community engagement specialty OR equivalent education/experience
Strong organization skills with an aptitude for attention to detail.
Highly self-motivated and able to exercise initiative.
Prior experience working with diverse communities and demonstrated commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity efforts.
Willing to work occasional evenings and weekends.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; working with students, community partners, coworkers, supervisors and others in a friendly, courteous manner both face to face and on the telephone.
Prior experience working with college students, community service, and/or service-learning.
1-2 years of experience coordinating volunteers in non-profit agencies, educational settings, or internships for private sector companies.
Conditions of Employment:
This job will require occasionally going to other locations off site, where public transportation may not be available.
Available January 13 - 19, 2018 for MLK Programming
Available March 17 March 25, 2018 for Alternative Spring Break Programing
Available most of September 2017 to facilitate training for ACT students
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check
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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 undergra...duate 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.