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POD Consultant Resources


Welcome! These consultant resource pages are designed for private consultants who are or aspire to be part of the University Consulting Alliance.

We recommend that you bookmark this page for future access. Also, please note these pages can be accessed by visiting POD’s website and clicking Consultant Resources under “Other POD Links” in the left-hand navigation.

What the Alliance Is

The University Consulting Alliance is part of Professional & Organizational Development (POD), a division of Human Resources at the University of Washington (UW). Through the Alliance, POD administers contracts for services provided by both internal POD consultants and external private consultants to schools and departments across the UW, including UW Medical Center and Harborview Medical Center.

How the Alliance Works

Applying to the Alliance

Private consultants must apply for membership in the Alliance through the RFQQ process; the necessary forms may be obtained from POD by contacting All contracts will expire at the end of the current contracting period in June 2017, after which a new RFQQ process and contracting period will begin.

Qualified applicants should have a minimum of 5 years of outside OD consulting experience, as well as experience with clients in higher education. Other requirements are detailed in the RFQQ.