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The academic work of the campus focuses on cross-disciplinary research and creative practice, connected learning, and community engagement. UW Bothell's current enrollment is approximately 6,000 students. More than 90 percent of undergraduates are from Washington State, and approximately half are first-generation college attendees or come from underrepresented groups. Located along wetlands and a river north of Seattle, UW Bothell builds vibrant regional partnerships, creates and disseminates new knowledge, and prepares students for leadership throughout Washington and beyond. Diversity is a core value of University of WA Bothell. We believe the power of diversity enriches all of us by exposing us to a range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions. To learn more, read our Diversity Statement.UW Bothell - Orientation and Transition Programs has an outstanding opportunity for a Transition Program Manager.Under the supervision of the Director of Orientation & Transition programs, the Transition Program Manager will be responsible for helping to curriculum development and management the Husky Leadership Camp, Learning Communities, New Student Network Program, and First-Year mentorship/coaching program. The Husky Leadership Camp is for 50 incoming First-Year students and is a weekend extended orientation program that helps students develop leadership skills and connect to leadership opportunities on campus. The New Student Networks currently support new students that identify with specific student populations that may have unique transitions to college. The current networks include, LGBTQ, Veterans, International students, low-income students, students with disabilities, parenting students, and students of faith. Our Learning Communities currently consist of two living-learning communities (Leadership & STEM) and a spring quarter program for first year students that helps students connect to academic and co-curricular pathways during their Sophomore year. In addition, this staff member will collaborate with other Orientation & Transition Program staff to develop and support a newly redesigned First year coaching/mentoring program for all 1st year students. This position will also be responsible for creating a program assessment model for all programs based on learning outcomes they develop. In addition, this position will also work with the team that manages all aspects of a multifaceted, large-scale Advising and Orientation Program for First-Year, Transfer students, and Families. The staff member will also be a member of the Student Affairs professional staff and will attend staff meetings and collaborate on other projects related to Orientation and Transition Programs.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Program management: Under the general direction of the Assistant Director of Orientation & Transition Programs, will develop strategic plans, oversee the implemenation, and hires, trains, and performs staff performance reviews for student staff that support the Transition programs for new students; and manage the day to day operations for all Transition Programs. Programs include Husky Leadership Camp, New Student Network Program, New Student Mentorship Program, and Learning Communities (Living-Learing and Discovery Core III Peer Instructors) Develop long and short-term strategic goals, which are in alignment and support of the department's strategic direction. Develop collaborative relationships with Faculty, Staff, and Departments to provide additional learning opportunities for students and creation of Transition Programs. Develop an increasing pool of students for leadership positions and increase co-curricular learning opportunities for all students. Ensures that programs are prepared for small and large scale emergencies - risk management. Keep Assistant Director apprised of emerging or ongoing issues in areas of responsibility. The Program Manger of Transition Programs is responsible for collaborating with all academic departments (Schools) and student services departments Develop Learning Objectives for all programs and create program assessment, including data collection, data management, dissemination, and consultation. Use established principles of measurement theory to develop valid and reliable instruments that assess student learning, satisfaction, or evaluation of programs and services. Conduct data analyses using a blend of quantitative and qualitative analysis techniques as necessary. Disseminate information of assessment findings to campus and external constituencies. Facilitate the use of assessment findings for continuous improvement. Supervise, recruit, train, and advise students and student staff: Serve as primary supervisor to 12 undergraduate Peer Instructors. Share in the selection and supervision of 18 undergraduate student employees. CoTeach for credit course for 35 student staff members. Recruit, Train, and evaluate student staff. Plan and manage professional development opportunities for Student staff. Will provide direct advising and student development programming/training to students. This will include individual guidance and group presentations/workshops. Advise Tau Sigma Honor Society.Administrative and operations management: Help Assistant Director of OTP design and implement First-Year Coaching/Mentorship and learning community program in partnership with the First-Year and Pre-major Program. Manage the New Student Networks Program. Design and manage the Husky Leadership Camp. This includes curriculum design and logistical planning. Ensures that programs are prepared for small and large scale emergencies - oversees all risk management for programs they have oversite of. Plan, facilitate, and schedule staff meetings. Stay abreast of best practices and network with colleagues via professional associations. Act as a resource and liaison with other University departments regarding opportunities for partnership and program development. Staff major events and programs, including campus events, such as Convocation, Welcome Week, Graduation, Housing move in, Orientation, etc.Other duties as assigned: Serve and participate on University committees as assigned or designated. Other duties as assigned by the Director of Orientation and Transition Programs. REQUIREMENTS Bachelor's Degree in Education, Counseling, or a related field of study. At least 2 years of experience in Orientation or other Student Activities departments. Direct and demonstrable experience planning, implementing, and evaluating programs. Must be able to demonstrate integrity and high ethical standards. Must be excited to work in a diverse, dynamic, challenging environment and be invigorated by innovation. Demonstrated ability to be highly collaborative and participate fully as a member of the Advising and Orientation team. Demonstrated strong work ethic: "can do" attitude and willingness to go the extra mile to ensure student success and to get the job done. Must have a sincere desire to work with a diverse bi-cultural/multi-cultural student population, which includes working with low income, first generation, and/or underrepresented populations. Must have a strong knowledge of theoretical frameworks that inform programs designed to serve new student and diverse student populations.DESIRED Experience with or interest in leadership or experiential programming with an emphasis on group dynamics and community building. Experience working with diverse student populations. The capability to assess programs, formulate plans and implement responses to improve administrative efficiency and enhance the participants' experiences. Be able to demonstrate their ability to apply theoretical frameworks to past programs they have designed. Master's Degree can substitute for experience.CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT This position requires occasional evening and limited weekend commitments that relate directly to transitional programming responsibilities. There are periods of intensive programming throughout the year, primarily coinciding with the beginning of each quarter, which may require additional hours beyond the normal workweek.Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.BENEFITSAs a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.Application Process: The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. 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