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Undergraduate Academic Affairs (UAA) shapes, advances, and stewards a world-class undergraduate academic experience for students at the University of Washington. Staff, faculty and students in UAA deepen and enrich the learning experience for all undergraduates, recognizing and supporting the unique learning path of each individual student and the commitment of each academic program to excellence in learning and teaching.
Within UAA, the Community Engagement and Leadership Education (CELE) Center provides students with opportunities to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to contribute to thriving communities. Building authentic community and campus partnerships drive our work. CELE programs are centered around the areas of community-engaged learning, democratic engagement, leadership education, pK-12 student success and place-based initiatives.
CELE has an outstanding opportunity for a Program Manager of Curriculum and Student Services.
The Program Manager of Curriculum and Student Services will work with the Executive Director to provide course alignment and coordination across courses offered through the CELE Center. This Program Manager will work with CELE Center staff to identify opportunities for course alignment, oversee the recruitment, onboarding and support for CELE Center course instructors and facilitators, provide overall course coordination, manage course administration logistics, and advise students and communicate with campus partners about student learning opportunities.
Under the supervision of the Executive Director for the CELE Center, the Program Manager of Curriculum & Student Services will have the following responsibilities:
Student advising, communication, recruitment and support
Coordinate orientation sessions for Riverways students tutoring and mentoring in Seattle Public Schools.
Provide support for UW students to navigate CELE Center course offerings.
Advise, recruit and support undergraduate students exploring courses offered through the CELE Center via email inquiries, one-on-one drop-ins and information sessions.
Communicate with campus advisers about CELE Center course options.
Share responsibility with Career & Internship Center for curriculum development and implementation for GEN ST 350, including serving as primary instructor at least 2 quarters per year.
Serve as an instructor for the online GEN ST 350 course 2 quarters/year.
Coordinate course instructor and facilitator recruitment, onboarding and support
Oversee the recruitment, onboarding and support of facilitator interns for Riverways EDUC 401 seminars. Provide training and support them in implementing race and equity concepts and creating syllabi for new seminar topics.
Supervise hourly graduate student staff member in recruitment, onboarding and support of facilitator interns for EDUC 401 seminars.
Assist with recruitment and coordinate onboarding and support of instructors for Dream Project EDUC 260 course.
Provide guidance and feedback to seminar facilitators on curriculum development and content delivery.
Support emerging initiatives around faculty engagement such as a faculty fellows program.
Provide course alignment and coordination across courses offered through CELE
Work with CELE Center staff to identify and articulate student pathways through courses offered through CELE Center program opportunities (including EDUC, GEN ST, LEAD courses as well as shared curricular/co-curricular components across CELE programs).
Work with CELE staff to identify opportunities for course alignment and integration.
Provide overall coordination for EDUC courses offered through CELE Center, including 2-4 quarterly Dream Project EDUC 260/360/369 courses focused on post-secondary success and 10-12 quarterly EDUC 401 Riverways seminars where undergraduate students explore educational topics while tutoring in a school or community organization.
In collaboration with the Career & Internship Center, provide overall coordination for GEN ST 350 Fieldwork Internships course where students earn credit for the demonstrated learning derived from an internship experience.
Coordinate course administration
Oversee logistics for Riverways EDUC 401 seminars and Dream Project EDUC 260/360/361/369 courses via the website, Canvas pages, seminar grades and the UW Time Schedule.
In collaboration with the Career & Internship Center, oversee logistics for GEN ST 350 Fieldwork Internships course.
Serve as main contact with UW Time Schedule or departmental liaisons with the Time Schedule office for all courses offered through the CELE Center.
Coordinate distribution of add and drop codes.
Work with Community-Engaged Courses team to ensure coordination of community engagement placements for EDUC seminars and courses.
Oversee administration and reporting of course and seminar evaluations and surveys.
Contribution to CELE Center, EXPD, UAA and UW
Participate in and facilitate CELE staff meetings and working groups to support the development and implementation of CELE Center initiatives.
Participate in EXPD and UAA staff meetings.
Participate in related University-wide efforts or committees as appropriate.
BA degree in a related field.
3 years of experience in student services or related fields.
Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills.
Strong organizational skills, creativity, demonstrated attention to detail, ability to work under pressure, and deadlines.
Demonstrated initiative and the ability to work independently and be flexible, while being part of a team.
Creative problem-solving skills, ability to balance a variety of time-sensitive duties, flexibility, and attention to detail.
Exhibit an appreciation of, a sensitivity to, and a respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty and staff of many social, economic, cultural, ideological, racial and ethnic backgrounds.
Understanding of educational inequities and the racial and socioeconomic disparities that exist in education.
Experience in higher education academic student services, community engagement programs or K-12 youth educational work.
Familiarity working with databases and with UW systems such as Canvas.
Experience developing undergraduate student curriculum and teaching/facilitation experience.
All UAA CELE Staff will demonstrate and integrate the following Undergraduate Academic Affairs Competencies:
Accountability and Integrity
Race, Equity, and Difference
Collaboration and Teamwork
Diversity is a core value and foundational concept in our unit, and we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse faculty, staff, and student community. Applicants should submit a resume, cover letter, AND diversity statement via UWHires.
We would like to know more about your experience with diversity, race and equity, and social justice. In a diversity statement, please tell us about your experience engaging and working with diverse communities – particularly in the context of your professional, volunteer, or civic work. Please also address efforts you have made or been involved with to advance issues of equity and inclusion.
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