Staff Position

MAICD Program Coordinator

Position Details

Job ID # 17-936
Department College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Reports To MAICD Program Chair

Position Summary

The primary responsibility of this position is to provide administrative support for the MAICD program including being the primary person in charge of Discovery courses, assistance with semester operations, student files, and general program coordination. In addition, the person in this position may provide academic assistance for students’ writing. This position is a 0.375 FTE.

Essential Functions

  1. Provide administrative support for the MAICD program including: 
    • Managing Discovery courses and templates
    • Managing semester updates and operations (e.g. student registration assistance, documents related to registration such as calendars, book lists, and registration information sheets)
    • Managing MAICD student files and following related processes)
    • Editing MAICD eagle pages
    • Purchasing program resources
    • Filing fieldwork proposals and thesis projects
    • Tracking student grades
    • Mailing recruitment materials to new inquiries, applicants, and students
    • Formatting syllabi when student workers are not available
    • Assisting with daily operations, general administrative needs, and projects
  2. Provide writing support to at-risk individual students referred by the MAICD Program Chair and Advisor.
  3. Assist with CSBS or MAICD annual or semester events (e.g. orientation, new student welcome night, etc.) 
  4. Perform other duties as assigned.

Education/Experience/Skills

  1. Bachelor of Arts or Science degree.
  2. An ability to be detail-orientated and work carefully and precisely with data and systems.
  3. Excellent writing skills and knowledge of grammar and writing issues. Experience tutoring or teaching strongly preferred.
  4. Strong interpersonal, organizational, communication, and creative abilities and skills.
  5. Independent worker and self-motivating. 
  6. Experience working with data, in an office setting, and in customer service. 
  7. Capability to maintain confidentiality is crucial.
  8. Must have compassion and commitment to serve poor and undervalued groups, keeping with the vision of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Intercultural experience and knowledge of preferred.
  9. Teachable and willing to learn.
  10. Demonstrate commitment to maintaining a safe work environment free of harassment, violence, and unlawful discrimination.
  11. Ability to communicate effectively, get along well with co-workers, and deal effectively and professionally with colleagues.

Working Environment

  1. Work is generally performed indoors in a typical office setting. 
  2. Some weekend/evening work required. 
  3. Travel, including overnight travel, may be required.  
  4. Position works with strictly confidential information.
  5. Frequently required to be in front of a computer screen for long periods of time.
  6. May be exposed to loud noise levels.

Physical Demands

The functions are usually performed while standing, but may involve some amount of time sitting, stooping, kneeling, bending, crouching, lifting (max. of 40 lbs.), walking, carrying, reaching, stretching, climbing, perform repetitive motions of the hands or wrists and other movements.  The abilities of seeing, hearing and speaking are also required.  


Lifestyle Standards

Recognize, understand, and agree to live by the spiritual, moral, and ethical standards of Northwest University, as outlined in the Employee Manual.

Application Procedure

Please submit your resume, a letter of interest describing your qualifications, and a completed application form to the Human Resources office. Applications are available online (www.northwestu.edu/jobs), or in the Human Resources Office of Northwest University.

You may submit your package by mail, scan and email, or fax.

Northwest University
Attn: Human Resources
PO Box 579
Kirkland, WA 98083-0579
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Fax: (425) 739-0695

Inquiries regarding staff positions may be made to:

Human Resources Office
Northwest University
5520 108th Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98033
(425) 889-5749
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Northwest University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability in admissions and access to, employment, or treatment in its programs or activities. Northwest University is an "At Will" employer.


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