College of the Environment Student Job Opportunity – Career Services & Academic Affairs Program Assistant

Dear College of the Environment Students,

The College of the Environment’s Academic Affairs team is hiring a Career Services & Academic Affairs Program Assistant. Undergraduate and graduate students with an interest in environmental careers and/or career services are encouraged to apply.

This position is posted on Husky Jobs:

HuskyJobs ID# 106290

Questions about the position? Please email



Student Job Opportunity in the College of the Environment

College of the Environment Career Services & Academic Affairs Program Assistant

Priority Application Deadline: October 6, 2016

Department: Academic Affairs/College of the Environment

Date Available: 10/3/2016

Hours per Week: 10-15

Work Schedule: Must be available to work 10-15 hours/week on at least 2 non-consecutive weekdays per week for a minimum of 3-hour shifts at a time.


Primary duties of the Student Career Services & Academic Affairs assistant include managing the College of the Environment Career Opportunities Page and assisting in the management and planning of events, such as the annual Environmental Career Fair and Future Student Visit Day.

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 major annual events (Environmental Career Fair, Future Student Visit Day, Admitted Student Preview Days, etc.), including room and equipment reservations, catering, recruitment, advertising, and other event-day logistics.
  • Supporting the Student Ambassador Program with training, events, scheduling, and meeting logistics.
  • Performing other duties to assist the Office of Academic Affairs, including course promotion, logistics, and special projects.


College of the Environment – Dean’s Office


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



To Apply:

Email a cover letter (1 page maximum) and resume to the selection committee at

Priority Application Deadline: October 6, 2016

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

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