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Program & Events Manager

Please see this listing (posted September 13, 2018) on the UW Human Resources site. This is a 80%-time professional-staff position. 

Student Assistant: Communications, Events & Operations

Help us support great projects in the humanities. The Simpson Center invites applications for part-time student assistants, 5-15 hours per week.

Pay rate is $15.76/hour. Hours are negotiated on a quarterly basis depending on the student’s class schedule and the Simpson Center’s needs. More information from the UW Office of Student Financial Aid, job number HUMA01.

Responsibilities include:

  • Front desk reception coverage 
  • Assist in maintaining Center spaces
  • Assist with production & distribution of flyers, conference programs & email correspondence
  • Format/edit publicity materials
  • Assist with mailing list maintenance
  • Maintain publicity archive, stationery inventory, and supplies
  • Manage Center bulletin boards
  • Organize & track office supplies 
  • Provide event support, including occasional evening and weekend hours for 21-and-over events
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications: 

  • 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 InDesign and Photoshop
  • Experience with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Familiarity with basic web design and editing (HTML, Dreamweaver)
  • Interest in the humanities and the mission of the Simpson Center

This position begins during or before Fall Quarter 2018. Apply through the UW Office of Student Financial Aid, job listing HUMA01. Questions? Contact Simpson Center Administrator Monica Cohn.

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