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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 UW Combined Fund Drive (UWCFD), the state's workplace giving campaign, provides University of Washington staff and faculty the opportunity to support nonprofit organizations of their choice through payroll deduction or check using a contribution form or online giving tool.
UWCFD at the University of Washington has outstanding opportunities for full-time, TEMPORARY Campaign Assistants.
RESPONSIBILITIES: This individual, under the supervision of the UWCFD Development Officer & Campaign Manager, is responsible for providing leadership and support to department campaign coordinators located on all three campuses and two medical centers in running successful Combined Fund Drive campaigns. The Campaign Assistant will have the opportunity to make a positive impact in the community by developing and implementing strategies to maximize workplace giving.
Additionally, the individual in this role will perform the following key duties:
Provide daily support and customer service to campaign coordinators via in-person and cross-campus visits to locations at UW Seattle, UW Bothell, UW Tacoma, Harborview Medical Center, and UW Medical Center, as well as via telephone, email, and written communications.
Work with coordinators in running campaigns including delivery of campaign collateral, training, event planning, public speaking, coordination of small and large group presentations, and team building.
Assist in planning and/or implementing campuswide and departmental campaign events including logistics and cash handling.
Evaluate each account's campaign prior to the beginning of the campaign and at campaign close. Keep a detailed account of all coordinator contact and activities throughout the campaign.
Work as part of the campaign team, attend mandatory training, assist with coordinator training, attend meetings, keep calendar, create reports, perform complex data entry, donor relations, written communications, mailings, assist in staffing information tables, and perform duties as requested.
Competitive candidates will be self-directed, enthusiastic, and possess creative energy. Inherent to success in this position is the ability to prioritize, manage multiple projects, work collaboratively in a team environment as well as independently, and perform under stressful conditions.
High school graduation or equivalent AND two years of full-time clerical experience OR equivalent education/experience.
Positive attitude, team player, flexible
Ability to provide hands on support
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Public speaking experience
Experience working in an online environment with a working knowledge of email and spreadsheets (Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel)
Proficiency with databases
Customer service skills
Critical and innovative problem solving
Effective time management skills
Basic math skills
Bachelor's degree OR associate's degree with work experience
Condition of Employment:
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check.
This is a temporary position; duration will be approximately 3 to 4 months starting at the end of August
Travel to University sites required
Ability to efficiently and effectively transport materials and travel locally to alternate work sites frequently
Occasional evening work may be required
May be required to lift/move up to 50 pounds
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, Criminal Conviction History, 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.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.