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  • Now hiring interim human resources director

    June 21, 2022

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    The HR director supports UAA’s mission by ensuring all departments have effective and efficient human resources systems in place for professional, classified and hourly employees. The HR director is expected to grow and foster a strong and diverse workplace environment consistent with the values and mission of the organization. Responsibilities in the areas of: human…

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  • Career opportunity: Director of first year curriculum and engagement

    June 16, 2022

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    The director of first year curriculum and engagement is responsible for designing the learning outcomes and engagement opportunities for several first-year experiences. Programs range from small, "boutique experiences'' to large-scale events for several thousand students. Programs include but are not limited to First-year Interest Groups (FIGs), Collegium Seminars, Dawg Daze and Family Orientation. Each program…

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  • First Year Programs hiring a program manager for operations and student transitional support

    June 15, 2022

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    The program manager represents First Year Programs (FYP) in a variety of capacities and manages day-to-day operations for general office administration, student programming and FYP services. Specifically, this position takes the lead in managing the administration for the following areas: serving as the primary contact for new admitted students and families; student employee onboarding, offboarding,…

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  • A quarter century with Riverways

    June 13, 2022

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    Christine Stickler, retiring director of Riverways Education Partnerships After 25 years of service to the University of Washington and our local and statewide communities, Christine Stickler will be retiring July 2022. Stickler, founder and director of Riverways Education Partnerships, has transformed the learning and growth of countless students, connecting over 1,000 UW students with thousands…

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  • Honors Director Vicky Lawson prepares for next adventure

    June 7, 2022

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    After more than three decades of service to the University of Washington, Vicky Lawson will retire at the end of the academic year. Lawson, professor of geography and poverty researcher, has spent the past eight years directing the Honors Program, contributing to the deepening of its interdisciplinary focus and approach to intentional community building, innovative…

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