Salary and benefits are competitive. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
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.
Priority consideration given to applications received by October 13, 2017.
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 HUB has an outstanding opportunity Student Activities Advisor.
The Student Activities Advisor (SAO) provides advice and guidance to student government, registered student organization members and leaders regarding event and program planning, event fund procurement, interpretation of University policies, training and leadership development for students with diverse academic, social, political and cultural perspectives.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Coordinate and assist in the development and implementation of programs designed to enhance the educational development of students participating in extra and co-curricular activities. Provide for the orientation, training, and evaluation of student programmers necessary for successful programs.
Advise specified Associated Students of the University of Washington (ASUW) programs/services that may have more complex aspects such as producing revenue, budget analysis, supervision of student employees and related personnel issues and customer service.
Advise and assist specified ASUW commissions or student organizations in program development and implementation including use of services and facilities. Participate in an advisory capacity to various ASUW committees.
Interpret University and state policies, procedures, and regulations, and other legal requirements as they relate to the expenditure of ASUW and funds. Ability to explain policies and intent / rationale to students.
Monitor student organization programs in compliance with applicable state, University, Husky Union Building (HUB), and ASUW policies, rules, and regulations.
Maintain and update historical records and files related to assigned committees and programs.
Serve as liaison with University departments, agents, and promoters and assist with preparation of programming contracts and agreements.
Keep Assistant Director advised of emerging and ongoing issues among student organizations. Prepare reports and statistical data as required by the Assistant Director.
Other duties as assigned.
Advising Assignments may include but are not limited to multiple categories of student organizations, undergraduate or graduate student government committees, programs or services:
ASUW Black Student Commission
ASUW La Raza Commission
ASUW Pacific Islander Student Commission
ASUW Homecoming Activities
Advising the following Registered Student Organizations (RSO) categories: Recreation and Sports Residential Greek organizations (IFC/Panhellenic) Non-Residential Greek Organizations (NPHC/UGC) Veterans/ROTC RSOs affiliated with the ASUW Commissions
Applicants are encouraged to review the following website for additional information by viewing: http://depts.washington.edu/sao/sao/staff/
General supervision received from the Assistant Director of Student Activities. Functional supervision/advisement of two to seven ASUW Commission / Program Directors committee chairs.
A bachelor's degree and 2 years of full-time student activities or related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and abilities can be acquired.
Experience working with and sensitivity to, diverse groups of students. Knowledge of trends and issues affecting historically underrepresented and marginalized student communities.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Master's degree in Higher Education / Student Affairs, or a related field
A comprehensive knowledge of higher education administration and student development / student personnel.
Experience working at a large urban university, working with social justice issues, and with socially active student movements.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check
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, Criminal Conviction History, 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.
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