Salary is commensurate with education and expereince.
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 Michael G. Foster School of Business has an outstanding opportunity for a Program Manager, Engagement.
Responsibilities: Student Engagement and Advising
Advise Foster student organizations social chairs on coordinated activities to build community throughout the undergraduate population for club members and those students not involved in clubs. Counsel and advise prospective students on Foster Admission (i.e. High School, Transfer, Parents, Business LLC Residents) preparations and prerequisites for the program; provide academic planning advice about transferability of previous academic coursework; respond to inquiries about such topics as application process, financial aid, registration, etc.
Create opportunities for prospective students to explore the Foster School. Advise students their educational options through recruitment and yield events such as Invest in Your Future and Admitted Student Preview Days.
Advise Foster Student Ambassadors on how to promote Foster and share their student leadership experiences and give advice to prospective students and families.
Advise Student Resident Advisers on how to enhance the residential experience for students living in the Business Living Learning Community. - Design student engagement opportunities for the Business Living Learning Community.
Advise and provide individualized support and resources to the incoming Freshman Direct cohorts and students residing in the Business Living Learning Community.
Provide course support for the BA BA capstone course, MGMT 430, which engages all seniors in the Foster School.
Advise students during the coaching round.
Facilitate logistics for day-of case competition including on-boarding of alumni and corporate volunteer judges, supporting faculty and managing site issues including technical sport not provided by Classroom Support Services.
Develop and administer reports to donors and corporate sponsors.
Plan and implement events to integrate new students into the Foster Community:
Freshmen Direct: quarterly exclusives and summer orientation
UW native and transfer students: Foster Experience(twice a year) and quarterly exclusives for transfer students.
On-going community building for all Foster undergraduates:
Week of Welcome (twice a year)
Dawg Daze activities
UP Student Leadership Meet & Greets.
Foster Exclusive Graduation Celebration
Develop and administer reports to donors and corporate sponsors.
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Bachelor's Degree in Education, Business or related field and at least three years in program coordination, student services, event planning or related experience. As a role model for prospective students, the candidate should have a strong and positive undergraduate experience as both a student and campus community member.
Self-starter with a get-it done attitude and collaborative disposition.
Proven ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast-paced environments plus an ability to set and meet goals with minimal direction while adapting quickly to changing priorities.
Must be able to work professionally and effectively communicate across various demographics within community organizations, high schools, colleges and the business community (e.g. the Dean and Foster School Leadership, students, alumni, faculty, staff, business partners, donors, and vendors).
Experience building partnerships with external groups and/or organizations.
Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills, including public speaking and articulating ideas clearly.
Excellent customer service skills and conflict resolution skills.
Support Foster Undergraduate Programs wide events and participate fully in a fast-moving team environment where everyone is expected to roll-up her/his sleeves and contribute whenever possible.
Demonstrated ability to successfully organize, plan, and execute small and large-scale projects and events.
Experience managing programs and event budgets.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PPT), as well as the web, email, and social media.
Flexibility with work hours - evening and weekends are often required.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Experience creating marketing materials.
Experience autonomously planning events.
Experience working with WA State underrepresented populations.
Familiarity with the administrative structure of a large university, facilitation and/or teaching experience, bilingual, experience working with underserved communities.
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, 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.
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check.
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.