As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for five consecutive years. Organizational Mission: The Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health (PNASH) Center serves Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington by reducing occupational disease and injury among agricultural operators, workers and their families in the farming, forestry, and fishing industries. Our emphasis is on injury and illness research and prevention for vulnerable populations such as contract workers and children. The PNASH Center is housed within the University of Washington School of Public Health's Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences. PNASH is one of a network of ten regional centers with foundational support from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and Centers for Disease Control (CDC). PNASH's current 5-year portfolio includes projects in pesticide exposure, heat-related illness, animal handling, pediatric asthma, forest restoration, and commercial fishing.Environmental and Occupational Health has an outstanding opportunity for a PNASH Program Coordinator. The department is seeking an outstanding entry-level research administrator with a record of success in support to research faculty, staff, and students. The PNASH Center Program Coordinator will work under the PNASH Center Manager of Program Operations joining the Center's Administrative, Planning and Evaluation Core. PNASH is a federally and state grant funded program with 16 active projects spanning research, intervention and education activities. The Program Coordinator supports these activities with a combined annual budget of 2 million under the direction of the Center Program Manager. The PNASH Program Coordinator contributes to all Center activities, assists research project staff, and contributes to outreach to disseminate project results. An applicant must be willing and able to learn and master new computer programs and online technologies. This is an entry-level position with opportunity for growth within the Center and department in grant management, outreach communications, program evaluation and university administration. The Program Coordinator will play an essential role in ensuring that PNASH research is responsive and makes positive impacts in agricultural safety and health by supporting projects and Center-wide efforts across the Northwest region.GENERAL DUTIESAdministration *Office management including space/workstations, supplies, technology equipment/systems, and records management*Coordination of Pilot Project Program (regional small grants)*Support internal Center communications via calendar, list serve, and conferencing systems*Meeting and event organization and scheduling*Preparation of draft documents and reports (e.g. copy editing, formatting, data entry)*Supervise student hourly administrative assistant in organizational and project tasksEvaluation and Reporting*Support and use of online internal reporting database (FileMakerPro Server)*Monitor and record program metrics of activities, products, and outcomes*Direct PNASH personnel to Center resources, guidance and expertise to meet their evaluation and communications needs*Contribute to the writing and development of reports, factsheet and presentations - crafting 'success story' messages using narrative and visual communicationsFiscal, Contract, and Grant Management *Assist with preparation of grant proposal applications and sponsor reports*Support travel and purchasing requests*Provide internal policies and training support for Center personnel*Maintain fiscal records in compliance with Washington state audit requirementsOutreach and External Communications *Serve as a liaison between initial public inquiries and Center staff*Develop and maintain online product order and dissemination system with outside vendor*Contribute to tracking and communication of farming, fishing and forestry news through aginjurynews.com*Contribute to mass e-communications (e.g. Website, E-blast/newsletters, social media)*Maintain stakeholder contact database, and special product dissemination tracking activities*Assist with preparation for PNASH events and educational informationSpecial Project: Dairy Safety Training and Network Project*Schedule and coordinate meetings between team members and external partners*Catalog and summarize materials developed for worker training (in-person and online training)*Summarize and compare response to training questionnaire data*Contribute to development project informational materials, reports and dissemination As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.Requirements: High school graduation or equivalent AND two years of experience in public health, occupational safety, research administration, business or nonprofit management, OR equivalent education/experience.Additional Requirements: Experience using a variety of database systems (eg, Drupal, FileMakerPro or Access), internet resources, and social media. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products and Adobe AcrobatEquivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except where there are legal requirements such as license/certification/registration.Desirable: *Exceptional interpersonal, written, and oral communications*Experience with University of Washington purchasing, systems and policies*Demonstrated excellence in customer service, attention to detail and organization*Research and education/training skills*Experience with user-interfacing online systems - development, evaluation, and maintenance.*Spanish language skills and bi-cultural experience*Experience working with Northwest agricultural (farming, fishing, forestry) industries and communitiesApplication 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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