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Graduate Staff Assistant: Diversity - UW School of Public Health

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Location: Seattle, WA
Part-time position, 20 hours per week
Closing Date: October 14, 2016
Job #10652
Posted: October 6, 2016

Graduate Staff Assistant (GSA) Position: Diversity

Autumn 2016

Time Period: October 16, 2016 – December 16, 2016, with possible extension through Winter quarter
Work Schedule: up to 20 hours per week; specific schedule to be arranged with the supervisor (maximum of 220 hours during each quarterly appointment period)
Hiring Unit: UW SPH Dean’s Office
Hiring Unit Contact: Laura Rutledge (

Description of Duties
The Graduate Staff Assistant (GSA) will work closely with the SPH Diversity Committee ( and the Office of Student Affairs to develop and implement activities related to diversity within the School of Public Health. Activities will include:

  • Coordinate SPH Diversity Committee and Diversity Committee work group meetings (e.g. provide scheduling support, attend, and take minutes);
  • Assist with Diversity Committee and work group communication (email announcements, website updates, coordination with Communications staff);
  • Serve as liaison between SPH Diversity Committee and external consultant to conduct a diversity needs assessment and strategic plan for the SPH Diversity Committee;
  • Help plan and hold events for Diversity Committee and Student Affairs (e.g. brown bag lunches, workshops, career fairs);
  • Collect and organize available data on SPH Diversity among staff, students, and faculty; and
  • Represent the SPH Diversity Committee at other diversity related events on campus (e.g. departmental diversity committee meetings, workshops).

To apply for this position please send a cover letter stating your interest and relevant experience, along with your CV/resume, and a transcript to Laura Rutledge ( by October 14, 2016.

Conditions of the Appointment

This Graduate Staff Assistant appointment (Occupation Code = 0857; non-teaching/research academic assistance) is dependent upon satisfactory performance of duties.

This appointment is classified as an Academic Student Employee (ASE) and is governed by a collective bargaining agreement between the University of Washington and UAW Local 4121. For more information regarding the UAW Local 4121 please visit their web site at:

Monthly compensation will be consistent with the terms of the collective bargaining agreement. This appointment also provides medical, dental, and vision eligibility and coverage under the Graduate Appointee Insurance Plan as described on the UW Human Resources website at

Eligibility for other benefits, including vacation, leave, and childcare assistance, is detailed in the collective bargaining agreement.

The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation, contact the Disability Resources for Students (

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