Student Coordinator - Apply now!

The Student Coordinator position is highly visible on the UW campus and interacts daily with newly admitted students, their parents, University administrators, faculty, and staff. 

The ideal candidate would be interested in supporting new student transition, have a desire to learn about office and administrative functions, be detail oriented, and be committed to working on a team with a unified vision.

Applications are now open for Design & Print Production

 

  • Description

    Student Coordinators serve as a liaison between professional staff and program-specific student staff members (Orientation Leaders, FIG Leaders, Dawg Daze Leaders, etc.) to support office operations and ensure programs run smoothly. Student Coordinators also perform the following functions:

    • Provide general support for all FYP programs, including Advising & Orientation, Dawg Daze, First-year Interest Groups, Collegium Seminars, Commuter & Transfer Commons, etc.
    • Interact with prospective and incoming students and their families by answering questions in person, over the telephone, email, and text.
    • Assist first-year students and their families with issues related to FYP programs, services, policies, and procedures.
    • Work collaboratively with other FYP staff members to support office operations including program registration, preparation, and logistics.
  • Qualifications
    • Full-time undergraduate student status
    • A minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 upon application and maintained throughout tenure in the position unless academic performance has been discussed with the Operations Manager and an alternative arrangement with regard to GPA has been agreed upon
  • Desired Skills and Abilities
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Highly organized and detail oriented
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products
    • Comfortable troubleshooting technology (computers, projectors, sound, etc.)
    • Knowledge of, or an aptitude and willingness to learn about, a wide variety of UW student resources and services
    • Comfortable working with a diverse population both in groups and individually
    • Desire to develop professionally
    • Ability to take initiative to solve problems
    • Ability to receive constructive feedback
    • Comfortable working independently
    • Experience with administrative support tasks preferred
    • Ability to lift 20lbs
  • Compensation and Employment Benefits
    • Significant responsibility given with the opportunity to work autonomously
    • Valuable for students who want to gain professional working experience and/or learn about student services in higher education
    • Work with friendly staff in a supportive, team-oriented environment
    • Work one-on-one with professional staff, including program managers, directors and deans
    • Work with diverse groups of people, from the office staff to the public to University officials 
    • Relatively flexible schedule
    • Develop expert customer service skills
    • Excellent for students who are already involved or interested in higher education
    • This position is Work-Study eligible
    • Compensation is $16 per hour.
  • Student Coordinator: Dawg Daze & Operations

    This position is responsible for all the duties outlined below in addition to the areas outlined in the Expectations and Policies

    Summary of Work

    • Support Operations Manager
    • Advising and Orientation operational support 
    • Support Dawg Daze Program Manager
    • Dawg Daze logistics and operational support
    • Help with recruitment and training of Dawg Daze Leaders
    • Volunteer management at Dawg Daze 
    • Communications and marketing support (including social media, website, and app management)
    • Sponsorship support 

     

    Required Qualifications

    • Full-time undergraduate student status
    • Must be able to work January 2019-January 2020 with a minimum of
      • 12-15 hours during fall, winter and spring quarter
      • Available to attend Student Leadership Summit from April 6-8
      • Available to work the weekend of September 21-22
      • 40 hours during Dawg Daze (September 19-25) and 12-15 hours (September 26-28) 
      • 40 hours during summer 2019
    • Must have a high attention to detail 

     

    We are not currently hiring for this position. 

     

  • Student Coordinator: Design & Print Production

    The Design & Print Production Student Coordinator assists with the design, production, and maintenance of print and web media to support FYP programming including Advising & Orientation, Dawg Daze, First-year Interest Groups, and the Commuter and Transfer Commons.

    Responsibilities:

    The Design & Print Production Student Coordinator will:

    • ​Be familiar with UW marketing guidelines
    • Assist in maintenance and updates for websites
    • Develop and support social media outreach to undergraduate students
    • Manage photography needs for all FYP programs
    • Assist with the design, production, translation, and editing of printed program literature
    • Organize and maintain a photo/video library that serves FYP communication needs
    • Assist in filming and video post-production for FYP videos.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Experience creating print-ready documents in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator
    • Experience in designing, editing, and posting on web content
    • Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently   
    • Good communication skills
    • Creative and production-oriented with an eye for visual design and typography
    • Minimal experience with social media and communications
    • Minimal experience with photography 
    • A GPA of no less than 2.5

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Students with graduation dates of June 2021 or after will receive primary consideration for this position
    • Experience growing social media presence for organizations
    • Background in human/computer interaction, informatics, communications, and/or design

    Educational and Career Benefits:

    The Design & Print Production Student Coordinator will have the opportunity to work with a supportive team of students and staff working on first-year programs while building a robust media portfolio. 

  • Student Coordinator: FIGs & Operations

    The Student Coordinator for FIGs & Operations is responsible for all the duties outlined below in addition to the areas outlined in the Expectations and Policies

    The Student Coordinator for FIGs & Operations position is limited to students who have previously been a FIG Leader.

    Summary of Work

    • Support Operations Manager
    • Advising and Orientation operational support during Summer 2019 (session preparation, billing, front desk support) 
    • FIG Program logistics and operational support 
    • Support FIG Program Manager
    • Help with recruitment and training of FIG Leaders 
    • Volunteer management of FIG Leaders 


    Required Qualifications

    • Full-time undergraduate student status
    • Experience as a FIG Leader
    • May not be enrolled in classes during the summer quarter in 2019 
    • Ability to work May 2019- June 2020 with a minimum of:
      • 12 - 15 hours during spring quarter (May 28- June 14) 
      • 40 hours during summer 2019
      • 12-15 hours during fall 2019 & winter 2020 quarters. 
    • Must have a high attention to detail 

    Applications are currently closed. 

  • Student Coordinator: Orientation (Logistics, Training & Development, and Program) - Apply now!

    Student Coordinators for Orientation are responsible for all duties outlined in the general Student Coordinator job description in addition to the areas outlined in the Expectations and Policies listed below. The Student Coordinator for Orientation position is limited to students who have previously been employed as an Orientation Leader. To discover more about the expectations of the Student Coordinator for Orientation please explore these Expectations and Policies

    We will be hiring three Student Coordinators for Orientation: Logistics, Training & Development, and Program. Applicants are able to apply for any of the positions. If applying for mulptiple positions, please submit separate applications for each position.

    Required Qualifications

    • Full-time undergraduate student status
    • Experience with the First Year Programs office
    • Due to the demands of this position, the Student Coordinator for Orientation is not allowed to take classes during the summer quarter
    • Ability to work September 2019-September 2020. See Student Coordinator job description for ranges of hours per quarter.
    • Able to participate in FYP all student staff training on the afternoon of Friday, October 4th. Exact time TBD.

     

    Summary of Work 
    This position will work collaboratively with the entire Student Coordinator team throughout the year and in partnership with the StuCo team to manage the daily operations and logistics of A&O in the summer, as well as contribute to the day-to-day guidance for OLs related to program. They will model FYP values and standards of programmatic operation.

    Applications received by Friday, September 6, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. will be given priority status.

    Apply now!

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