Student Assistant: Communications, Events & Operations

Help us support great scholarship projects in the humanities. The Simpson Center invites applications for part-time student assistants for communications, events, and general office operations. 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 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 your 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 
  • 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

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