Program Assistant - Workstudy Undergraduates or Graduates - Evans School of Public Policy & Governance: International Program in Public Health Leadership


CLOSING DATE: October 2, 2021


JOB #: 17809

POSTED: September 2, 2021


Department: Evans School of Public Policy & Governance
Location: Parrington Hall & Remote
Remote: Yes
Pay Rate: 17.5 - 17.5 / hour
Employment Period: Academic year
Hours Per Week: Up to 19 hours per week
Contact Supervisor: Liz Steen
Phone Number: 206-685-5238
Email Address:

Box Number: 353055
The Evans School’s International Program in Public Health Leadership (IPPHL) equips leaders with the skills of
analysis, leadership, communication, and persuasion that enable them to advance population health in this
increasingly complex, resource-constrained environment. Each year, 40 African public health professionals
participate in the Evans School’s 8-month program which consists of four parts: 1) eight weeks of distance
learning, 2) a two-week residency (typically in Seattle, but remote in 2022 due to COVID-19), 3) 10 weeks of
additional distance learning, and 4) a week-long capstone residency (typically in an African location, but remote
in 2022 due to COVID-19). Fellows focus on developing a policy project related to their work, integrating
leadership and policy skills, applying and analyzing complex public policy problems, and learning innovative
management frameworks and tools. The program is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
The International Program in Public Health Leadership is seeking a part-time work-study student to contribute
to the success of the program: • Support the facilitation of remote course planning and implementation with
activities including technical troubleshooting, material preparation, and international shipping • Design
marketing and communication material across all program areas including the development of program
brochures and social media campaigns • Respond to emails from international program applicants and
participants, providing support and clarification on the admissions and intake process • Support the collection
and entry of applicant and participant data throughout the program cycle. • Support in the general administration
of the program’s digital platforms including the Canvas course site and the alumni WordPress site. (e.g.,
uploading course content, sharing program resources, etc…) • Assist team with special projects and activities as


Required Qualifications • Position is only open to both graduate and undergraduate students with work-study
eligibility. Student MUST have work study authorization - Must be available to work 10-19 hours per week for
the duration of the 2021- 2022 academic year, October 1 to June 10 • Strong technical and computer skills (ex:
Microsoft Office/SharePoint, Excel etc.) • Competency in working with diverse populations • Excellent written
communication skills (responding to emails, drafting content for marketing emails or fliers, etc.) • Organized,
conscientious, punctual, willing to pitch in where needed • Must be able to work independently and on a team •
Ability to quickly learn how to navigate and maintain databases Preferred Qualifications • Previous customer
service and/or office management experience • Experience with graphic design (ex. Canva, Adobe InDesign,
Photoshop) and basic HTML skills (WordPress) are desirable. Work hours are flexible and based around your
class schedule.- Knowledge of or interest in, a career in public service or public health, the Evans School MPA,
and/or international issues are a plus.
• Opportunity to develop professional skills and work in a diverse environment • Engage with program
participants from throughout Africa working on pressing global public health issues and their real time
application of Evans policy curriculum • Gain skills valuable for careers in program administration,
international development, and student services • Strengthen written & visual communication skills and
database management experience

How to Apply:


Email a copy of your work-study award verification form and your resume to In the body of
your email, please provide a brief paragraph expressing your interest in the position. Please label the subject line
of the email: Last Name_PA IPPHL Application Materials REMINDER: This position is only open to graduate
and undergraduate students with work-study eligibility. NOTE: The work schedule will be flexible around
student classes, however working hours are expected between 9:30 am and 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday, inperson
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