The Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies has an outstanding opportunity for a permanent, three-quarters-time (75%), Coordinator. Under the direction and supervision of the Associate Director, this position will assist with communications and outreach for Bridges Center programs, event and meeting planning, Labor Studies Minor promotion and advising, and service-learning and internship coordination. 

A job description and qualifications appear below. Applicants may apply for the position on the UW Hires website through Friday, July 22, 2018. For questions about the position, please contact Bridges Center Associate Director Andrew Hedden at or call (206) 543‐7946.


Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies - Coordinator


Job Description:
Duties and Responsibilities: 
Communications and Outreach 
•   Producing material for Bridges Center website, social media, and print newsletter 
•   Publicizing scholarships and grants to faculty, undergraduate, and graduate students to departments and within classes 
•   Producing awards and events fliers 
•   Preparing award and event outreach mailings 
Event and Meeting Planning 
•   Assisting in the planning of meetings, including the Bridges Center Standing Committee, Bridges Center Visiting Committee, and the Friends of the Labor Archives Board Meeting 
•   Assisting in the planning of events, including guest speakers and conferences 
•   Representing the Bridges Center at various meetings and events 
Advising the Labor Studies Minor 
•   Publicizing and recruiting students to the Minor 
•   Advising and tracking students enrolled in the Minor 
•   Tracking eligible courses and compiling course listings prior to the registration for each quarter 
•   Updating website with information on Minor requirements and current and past course listings 
Service-Learning and Internship Coordination 
•   Networking with community and labor organizations to identify and cultivate internship opportunities for students 
•   Publicizing and recruiting students to labor internships 
•   Working with faculty to encourage and facilitate service-learning within curriculum 
Minimum Qualifications
•   Bachelor’s Degree in social science or other field related to Labor Studies 
•   Two years of related experience or equivalent education/experience 
•   Demonstrated ability to function independently while exercising skill and informed professional judgment. 
•   Excellent verbal and written communication skills including demonstrated competence in preparation of correspondence, written reports and publicity material. 
•   Commitment to working with community organizations and labor unions as well as university constituencies, and to an inclusive, anti-discriminatory approach to teaching, organizing, and learning. 
•   Proficiency in the use of MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Adobe applications (Acrobat). 
•   Must be highly organized and show a high level of attention to detail.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration. 
Application Process: 
To apply, visit the position description on the UW Hires website and follow the application instructions. A cover letter, resume and references are required.