Job Opportunities

Student Assistant: Communications, Events, & Operations

The Simpson Center is looking for a part-time student assistant to help support our communications, events, and general office operations. This includes but is not limited to:

• Provide front desk reception coverage 
• Assist in maintaining Center spaces
• Assist with production & distribution of flyers, e-flyers, event-related materials & email correspondence
• Format/edit publicity pieces
• Assist in updating website & social media posts
• Assist with mailing list maintenance
• Maintain digital photography & publicity archive, stationery inventory, & supplies
• Manage Center bulletin boards
• Organize & track office supplies 
• Provide event support, including occasional evening hours 
• Other duties as assigned

The Student Assistant is a part-time position at 8-18 hours per week. Hours are negotiated on a quarterly basis depending on the Student Assistant’s class schedule and the Simpson Center’s needs.

Required Qualifications: 
• Must be an undergraduate student enrolled for at least 6 credits or a graduate student enrolled for at least 4 credits at the UW Seattle Campus
• Experience with Adobe InDesign
• Experience with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 
• Experience with social media platforms Facebook and Twitter, and a willingness to be creative with them
• Ability to work independently and exercise good judgment and initiative 
• Ability to work cooperatively with other students and Simpson Center staff 
• Excellent customer service skills
• Excellent oral and written communication skills - editing and proofreading ability, with attention to detail 
• Strong organizational skills
• Experience with standard office equipment such as printers, copiers, fax machines, and scanners

Desired Qualifications: 
• Work-Study Eligible
• Experience with Adobe Photoshop
• Familiarity with basic web design and editing (HTML, Dreamweaver) a plus.
• Interest in the humanities and the mission of the Simpson Center

To apply please email your résumé and a brief cover letter outlining your experience and interest in the position to mamoody2@uw.edu. Address cover letters to Mariah Moody, Administrator. 

 

 

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