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The academic work of the campus focuses on cross-disciplinary research and creative practice, connected learning, and community engagement. UW Bothell's current enrollment is approximately 5,500 students. More than 90 percent of undergraduates are from Washington State, and approximately half are first-generation college attendees or come from underrepresented groups. Located along wetlands and a river north of Seattle, UW Bothell builds vibrant regional partnerships, creates and disseminates new knowledge, and prepares students for leadership throughout Washington and beyond. Diversity is a core value of University of WA Bothell. We believe the power of diversity enriches all of us by exposing us to a range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions. To learn more, read our Diversity Statement. UW Bothell has an outstanding opportunity for a Program Manager for Student Engagement & ActivitiesReporting to the Director of Student Engagement & Activities, the Program Manager for Student Engagement & Activities directly oversees the day-to-day supervision and advising of student leaders and teams and related events and programs. Student Engagement & Activities holds student-driven programs and social justice as paramount values, and the Program Manager will provide advising support to a variety of student organizations and student leaders, will supervise part-time staff as needed, and will assist in the delivery of a comprehensive series of trainings and leadership development activities to support student leader and group development. The program manager will facilitate program development through oversight of the resources and staff members associated with student affairs, and through the strengthening of divisional and institutional partnerships across campus.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Program Direction:* Lead the design and implementation of student involvement and leadership programs founded on social justice principles. Collaborate with supervisor, colleagues, students, and other partners as appropriate. Programs to include, but not be limited to events, meetings, facilitations, dialogues, workshops, and events for student leaders, student employees, and student body in general. * Coordinate programs and activities logistics which include preparation of contracts, purchasing, room reservations, registration processes, and other related documents as necessary. Coordinate with other departments as appropriate.* Oversee the coordination of student events, training, as well as ongoing review and enforcement of related policies and procedures.* Supervise and advise one or more of the following groups: Social Justice Organizers, Campus Events Board, Student Media groups, or components of ASUWB student government. Provide support to other components of student government as needed.* Advise several registered student clubs, including academic, arts, cultural/international, health and wellness, honorary, political and social action, recreation and leisure, religious, special interest, and volunteer organizations * Develop, assess, and revise learning outcomes for student staff, programs, and department.* Oversee and assist in delivering ongoing training, facilitations, and events in direct collaboration with the Diversity Center and other division and campus partners.* Oversee planning of one or more department initiatives which may include student leader training, sessions for new student orientation, student or staff professional development programs, leadership programs, or assessment.* Support department and division student events and programs as needed.* Plan, facilitate, and schedule meetings and trainings with student leaders and groups.* Assist with the development and management of program and department budgets.* Assist with the development and implementation of student involvement and leadership opportunities offered by Student Engagement & Activities.* Coordinate and support marketing efforts as needed.* Keep supervisor apprised of emerging or ongoing issues in areas of responsibility.* Purchasing, budget reconciliation, and fiscal oversight of one or more budgets.* Maintain a high level of accessibility to departmental students and external partners, and respond in an appropriate and timely manner to questions, concerns, requests, feedback, and billing inquiries.Supervise, Advise, Recruit, Train and Evaluate Student Staff:* Recruit, train, and evaluate student staff. Apply knowledge of student affairs resources, assessments, and strategies in leadership, conflict management, group decision making, and leadership transition in the recruitment, training, advising, and supervision of student staff and leaders.* Advise student staff on budgeting, program design, and implementation of programs, events, and initiatives. Train student staff and club officers of applicable Federal, State, University and Student Affairs policies, procedures and rules regarding operations and expenditures of funds, as well, as the intent and rationale behind regulations.* Meet with students one-on-one and in small groups to provide organization advising, including group advising, one-on-one advising, and event/program advising. Make referrals to appropriate resources as needed* Serve as an advisor for student clubs and organizations.* Supervise part-time program support staff and interns as needed.* Develop, assess, and revise learning outcomes for student staff, programs, and the office.Programming and Facilities Management:* Assist the Assistant Director in managing usage and operations of student spaces such as the Involvement and Leadership Office.* Support development and implementation of the Activities and Recreation Center policies and procedures as needed.* Support and assist as needed in the scheduling of student spaces on campus.Other Duties as Assigned:* Serve as a liaison between Student Engagement & Activities and university service/program constituencies in all areas related to Student Engagement & Activities programs.* Serve and participate on University events and committees as assigned or designated.* Perform additional duties as required. REQUIREMENTS* Bachelor's Degree in in Education, Counseling, or related field.* 2 years of experience in higher education in a student facing role. * Demonstrated knowledge of student development theory, critical race theory, and/or organizational psychology.* Demonstrated commitment to social justice and ability to form productive working relationships with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.* Experience coordinating, executing, and evaluating effective student events and programs in a college setting.* Demonstrated experience supervising student staff.* Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, and administrative skills.* Must be excited to work in a diverse, dynamic, challenging environment.DESIRED* 3-4 years of experience in higher education in a student facing role (2 years in a graduate assistantship in a student affairs functional area will suffice).* Experience working directly with student social justice and diversity programs, registered student organizations and clubs programs, campus programming board, student government, or student media and publications advising.* Experience in budget development and management.* Demonstrated knowledge in applying a social justice and equity theoretical framework to program design, implementation, and evaluation.* A transparent, collaborative working style, characterized by listening and consensus.* Understanding of assessment practices in higher education.Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.BENEFITSAs a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.Application Process: The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
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