Student Job with the College of the Environment

College of the Environment Career Services Program Assistant

Position Type: UW Campus Employment (Staff or student)
Desired Class Level(s): Junior, Senior, Masters/PhD/Professional, Super Senior (5th year)
Work Authorization: Currently authorized to work in the US on a full-time basis for any employer without restriction

College of the Environment Career Services Program Assistant

Department: Academic Affairs/College of the Environment
Date Available: 3/7/2016
Hours per Week: 15-20
Work Schedule: Must be available to work 15-20 hours/week on at least 3 non-consecutive weekdays per week, ideally Monday, Wednesday, Friday, for a minimum of 3-hour shifts at a time.

Primary duties of the student career services assistant include managing the College of the Environment Career Opportunities page and assisting in the management and planning of the annual Environmental Career Fair.

Specifically, duties include:

  • Posting career opportunities to the College of the Environment Career Opportunities Page regularly (at least every other day during the work week):
  • Managing email account to collect job announcements for posting in a timely manner and responding to user questions.
  • Following up with employers to clarify questions about position announcements.
  • Managing a regular schedule of advertising the Career Opportunities Page to employers and UW faculty, students, and staff.
  • Tracking and analyzing Career Opportunities Page analytics for use in assessment and reporting.
  • Assisting in the management and planning of the annual Environmental Career Fair (February), including room and equipment reservations, catering, employer recruitment, advertising, and other event-day logistics.
  • Performing other duties to assist the Office of Academic Affairs, including event staffing, data analysis, and logistics.

Division: College of the Environment – Dean’s Office
Location: Seattle, Washington, United States
Position Type: On-Campus Student Employment
Desired Class Level: Undergraduate or Master’s level graduate student

Required Qualifications:
Candidates should have a genuine interest in the College’s focus on environment, sustainability, and conservation and specifically be interested in environmental career pathways and/or career services. Candidates must have excellent written and oral communication skills, excellent attention to detail, organizational skills, and ability to prioritize several competing tasks and projects. In addition, candidates must be comfortable with computers, work well as a member of a team, communicate effectively with colleagues, exercise good judgment, be open to learning new skills, and meet deadlines.

  • Experience with MS Office
  • Knowledge of how to edit and update web pages, specifically Word Press

Salary: Salary and benefits are competitive. Salary is commensurate with academic standing, qualifications, and experience.

To Apply: Email a cover letter (1 page maximum) and resume through HuskyJobs.

Priority Application Deadline: February 10, 2016

This recruitment process may be used to fill two positions.

The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Service Office at 206.543.6450 / 206.543.6452 (tty) or .
Seattle, Washington
Employment Type
On-Campus Hourly
Desired Major(s)
All Majors
Salary Level