Full Job Description
Notes: The University of Washington is following physical distancing directives from state and local governments as part of the collective effort to combat the spread of COVID-19. Click here for updates
Work is ordinarily performed in an office environment but may be performed remotely depending on health and safety requirements under the COVID-19 pandemic.
The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation’s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
The Chinese Flagship Program at University of Washington, Seattle, seeks to fill a Temporary Full-Time Program Coordinator position to begin as soon as possible or by 07/15/2020 at the latest. University of Washington (UW)’s Chinese Flagship program provides undergraduate students the opportunity to attain professional level language proficiency through classroom learning, extracurricular activities, and overseas study, including an entire year in China. Students can major in any of UW’s many fields of study while completing the requirements to achieve superior-level language skills and certification from The Language Flagship.
Provide collaborative leadership in planning, developing, and implementing the program’s academic, pedagogical, and outreach activities, including:
Tutor recruitment and training, and student application reviews. Carry out some administrative duties, including grant and budget writing, managing, maintaining, and monitoring the budget and providing financial reports as requested by the director or other decision makers. Facilitate program articulation with administrative structures, program promotion and recruitment, program staff supervision, and supervision of the program’s extra-curricular activities. Attend national meetings and travel abroad as needed. Other duties as required.
High school graduation or equivalent AND two years of experience in the program specialty
Experience with MS Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
Ability to exercise independent judgment and be creative in problem solving.
Ability to adapt quickly to changes in work requirements and assignments.
Bachelor’s or higher degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Arts & Sciences or any related field; native/near-native proficiency in both English and Chinese; familiarity with assessment and ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines and training and teaching experience in Chinese pedagogy, as well as prior experience in program administration in the U.S. preferred. Candidates must also be team players willing to collaborate and able to communicate well with diverse audiences.
Experience in an institution of higher education
Experience with UW systems
Required application materials:
A cover letter indicating how you satisfy the desirable qualifications,
Official transcripts (copies acceptable for application, but if selected, originals required upon hire),
Names of three (3) professional references (including phone numbers and E-mail addresses).
This position is renewable pending grant renewal
Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to The Chinese Flagship Center’s Director, Dr. Chan Lü, email@example.com
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 Work 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.
Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.
The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.
TThe University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or firstname.lastname@example.org.