Predoctoral Staff Associate Position
Academic Year 2015 – 16 (25% FTE)
The de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging seeks a committed, creative, and mature predoctoral student to work as a 25% FTE Staff Associate in support of the Center’s programs and activities. The de Tornyay Center for Healthy Aging serves as a catalyst for promoting healthy aging through its support of research and education in the field of gerontology for the School of Nursing, the University of Washington, and the broader community. This position offers nursing graduate students an opportunity to develop program coordination and leadership skills in support of education, research, and clinical practice.
Roles and Responsibilities of the SA include:
The successful applicant will work with Center leadership, other faculty and staff, community professionals, and Center Executive Committee to plan, develop, promote, and coordinate logistics for Center activities including:
· Communications for the Center website, meetings, and stewardship with donors. Update the Center website, Facebook page, and bulletin board. Send notices out to listservs, as required.
· Plan and coordinate programs/meetings for the Gerontological Professionals Network (community group of professionals interested in aging-related work) and the Gerontology Interest Group (university faculty, staff, and students interested in aging scholarship and research). Meetings occur at least bi-monthly during the academic year.
· Plan and coordinate other Center-sponsored events, activities, and meetings such as the Gerontology Student Ambassadors Program, Open House, student scholarship activities, Gerontological Society of America (GSA) gathering, lectures, gerontology faculty retreats, and health fairs.
· Develop curricular and research resources and opportunities, as well as enhance their utilization. Assist with grant writing.
· Participate in strategic planning retreats with Center leadership.
· Full-time graduate student status at the University of Washington
· Demonstrated interest or experience in gerontology research, education, or practice
· Proficiency with MS Office applications
· Strong verbal and written communication skills, including electronic communication skills
· Literature review and web searching experience
· Prior research, program evaluation or project coordination experience.
- Experience with creating and/or updating websites.
- Experience with MondoPad, Adobe Acrobat/ConnectPro, Drupal, Wordpress, learning management, statistical software, and EndNote.
Duration: The position will be 10 hours/week (25% FTE) during the 2015-16 academic year with potential to continue in the summer and future years based on available funding. Schedule is flexible. Exact dates and hours of employment will be arranged between the GSA and Barbara Cochrane.
Applications: Please submit resume to Heather Wicklein Sanchez, Box 357262 or via email at email@example.com
Application deadline: Friday, September 4, 2015
Salary Range: Graduate student salaries and promotions are based on the UW's standard salary schedule. Appointment is governed by a union contract, and SA must maintain enrollment of 10 credits. Note‐ Non‐U.S. citizens hired may be asked to meet English language proficiency requirements.
Special Requirement: You can elect to join UW/GSEAC Academic Student Employee (ASE) union.
For more information see website: http://www.washington.edu/admin/hr/laborrel/contracts/uaw/contract/a28.html.
The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. 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