[pccgrads] Fwd: [Environment_advisers] Graduate Hourly position open in SAFS, 2018-19

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Mon Aug 20 10:30:07 PDT 2018

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From: Samantha Scherer <iamsams at uw.edu>
Date: Fri, Aug 17, 2018 at 3:30 PM
Subject: [Environment_advisers] Graduate Hourly position open in SAFS,
To: CoEnv Advisers <environment_advisers at uw.edu>

Please distribute to graduate students in your department who might be
interested in applying:

The School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences (SAFS) is hiring a Graduate
Hourly position for duties in the 2018-19 academic year (AUT 2018 – SPR

Event: SAFS Centennial/Bevan Symposium
Supervisor: Prof. André Punt
Dates: Sept. 16, 2018 – June 15, 2019
Compensation: $25.00/hour up to a maximum of 20 hours/week in the academic
Deadline to Apply: Wednesday August 29. Priority consideration given to
applications received by this date. Applications will be accepted after
this date if the position remains unfilled

*Position Responsibilities*
Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to:
• Under the direction of the SAFS Director and in collaboration with
SAFS Administrative staff, coordinate SAFS Centennial events and
information, including the two-and-a-half day SAFS Centennial Bevan
Symposium to be held April 16-18, 2019
• Coordinating with the SAFS Communications Specialist to establish SAFS
Centennial information on the SAFS website and to maintain current
information regarding the event and all speakers
• Assisting in the production of a SAFS Centennial/Bevan Symposium
poster; updating and maintaining the email list, and snailmail list for the
poster. Distributing posters throughout campus and to agency science
centers and other partner organizations off-campus; to be completed and
posted/mailed at least one month in advance of the Winter quarter.
• Working with the Director of SAFS, the Symposium organizing committee,
and the leads for each of the five sessions to ensure that speakers are
invited, meals are available as needed, rooms are available for speakers,
and audience overflow, etc.
• Managing the SAFS Centennial/Bevan Symposium email list, and creating
- as needed - Bevan social media.
• Managing the travel logistics for all speakers, including assisting as
needed with final flight arrangements, transit to and from the airport,
hotel stays, and incidental transit needs.
• Helping to coordinate meals, meetings with individual speakers, and
other events associated with the Bevan Symposium.
• Maintaining a budget (excel file) for speaker visits, ensuring that
everyone interacting with Bevan speakers understands the reimbursement
rules, collecting all receipts for central submission and for budget
• Setting up and maintaining all AV needs for the speakers and the
• Assisting the speakers, as needed, to ensure their time at SAFS is
positive and productive

*Position Qualifications*
• Strong organizational skills that neatly span attention to detail with
an ability to see the big picture. This includes rigorous time management
to ensure all needed tasks are completed in a timely fashion.
• Ability to react quickly to emergencies as they arise.
• Strong interpersonal and social skills, including the ability to
convince others to participate, and the ability to engage each speaker in
• Web and social media skills necessary to keep the Bevan Symposium
web-page current, and keep the Symposium in front of the SAFS and fisheries
social media.
• A strong desire to help make the Symposium highly successful and
seamless, which translates into no seat left open for the public seminar,
and no AV or other glitches that might mar the experience of the speaker
and/or the audience.
• Valid driver’s license required
• Academic standing as a UW Graduate Student and eligibility to hold a
Graduate Student Assistantship.
• Availability for full appointment

*Application Instructions*
To apply, complete application form* at https://tinyurl.com/ApplySAFSBevan
and upload the following additional documents (under one cover, with SAFS
Grad Hourly and your full name in the document’s title):
1. Cover letter – include description of your general background, why
you are applying for this ASE position, strengths and any abilities
directly related to the specific course(s) that you would bring to the
position, etc.
2. Current resumé
3. Name, title, and contact information (email, phone number) for three
references who are familiar with your abilities and/or knowledge and
experience relevant to the content of the course(s) for which you are
*To access the form, log in using your @uw.edu address

*Deadline to Apply:* Wednesday August 29. Priority consideration given to
applications received by this date. Applications will be accepted after
this date if the position remains unfilled.


Samantha Scherer, Student Services Manager and Undergrad Advising
Pronouns: she, her
UW School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences | Fishery Sciences Bldg, Suite116
<https://fish.uw.edu/about/visitor-info/> | 206-543-7457
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00-4:00
Website <https://fish.uw.edu/students/about-undergraduate-program/> | Student
Services Blog <https://fish.uw.edu/news-events/student-services-blog/> |

*The University of Washington acknowledges the Coast Salish peoples of this
land, the land which touches the shared waters of all tribes and bands
within the Suquamish, Tulalip and Muckleshoot nations.*

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