The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.The Graduate School's Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB) program has an outstanding opportunity open for a Temporary Program Outreach Specialist.The purpose of the Program Outreach Specialist position is to monitor and manage the reputation and growth of the Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB) program and its students through a variety of communication and promotional duties. These duties include website maintenance, social media presence, and design of promotional and informational materials. The position is responsible for the public and online face of the program as well as the promotion of its participants and strengthening the program's visibility in the local and scientific community. The position tracks and maintains relationships with alumni and program friends. The position serves as a broad resource for students and faculty regarding program logistics, statistics, and outcomes as well as topics of interest in the local and global scientific communities.-Oversight of 25th Anniversary celebrations.-Event coordination, including the logistical planning, organization and promotion of the events.-Maintain public website and social media accounts.-Manage day-to-day social media postings and activity.-Serve as liaison to web development team.-Manage day-to-day event updating and site maintenance on WordPress platform.- Create, update and proof internal tools such as surveys and documents.-Serve on the MCB Diversity committee. -Represent the program at recruitment events and conferences.-Provide logistics for travel and lodging of prospective students.-Compile grant information and statistics when needed. -Track grant alumni career trajectories.Requirements-Bachelor's degree in Business, Communication, Science, or related field-2-3 years of related experience-Demonstrated Project management and/or special event planning experience-Working knowledge of social media platforms Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn, their strengths, weaknesses and uses-Basic knowledge of WordPress-Proficiency in Microsoft Office and G Suite-Working knowledge of SharePoint-Basic knowledge of Adobe products: Photoshop, Acrobat, Illustrator-Excellent written and verbal communication skills-Ability to work independently with limited supervision as well as on a teamDesired-Knowledge of analytical tools such as Google analytics, Facebook business manager, Twitter analytics, etc.- Experience with HTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL.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 Work Authorization, Cover Letter, and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
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