Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Seattle, WASHINGTON
Deadline: Open Until Filled

The Evans School of Public Policy & Governance is among the top-ten ranked schools of public policy and management in the nation and is an innovative leader in public administration teaching and research. The Evans School is dedicated to enhancing the capacity of leaders and managers in the public, nonprofit, and private sectors. Our approach to policy and management education is rigorous, hands-on, and professionally relevant.

As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. 

The UW and the Evans School promote diversity and inclusivity among our staff, faculty and students; we seek applicants for this position who are committed to these principles and whose experiences have prepared them to fulfill our commitment to inclusion and have given them the confidence to fully engage with audiences from a wide spectrum of backgrounds.

The Evans School has an outstanding opportunity for an Admissions and Student Affairs Specialist, Global MPA & PhD Programs to join the Admissions and Student Services Office at the Evans School, which serves nearly 500 enrolled students, across the MPA, Global MPA, EMPA and PhD programs.  The Admissions and Student Affairs Specialist reports to the Director of Admissions and supports the MPA, Global MPA and PhD program recruitment and admissions efforts and processes, as well as provides management support for the Global MPA and PhD programs and general support for the Student Services Office, advising prospective students, supporting current students, events and activities.  This position is responsible for staffing the office’s front desk, overseeing coverage with student office assistants, and provides general support as an office manager for the team.


The primary responsibility of this position is to provide advising and program management support for MPA, Global MPA and PhD admissions, for PhD program current students, and to support the Evans School’s Student Services office, providing general administration support at the front desk and providing excellent customer service to Evans School faculty, staff, students and visitors. The Admissions and Student Affairs Specialist has indirect supervision over student workers in order to accomplish administrative tasks.

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