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Our Center for Studies in Demography & Ecology, has an outstanding opportunity for a Program Coordinator.
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 incumbent 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.
Job Description: 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. 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)
Experience working with calendar applications, e.g. Google and Outlook
Experience working with Excel, Microsoft, PowerPoint, and Adobe
Available 5 days/week
Associate or Bachelor's degree
Experience working with UW faculty
Familiarity with UW online systems
Willingness to learn new procedures and UW enterprise systems, and assist others
Ability to form a peer network on campus
Interest in pursuing initiatives to improve Center function
Ability to understand and anticipate center and client needs and plan ahead
Conditions of Employment:
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check
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