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 Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering maintains an internationally recognized research program with six research areas, numerous academic programs, and multiple research and testing laboratories spread across five different buildings. Civil and Environmental Engineering continues to be recognized as one of the world’s premier programs in our field, with both undergraduate and graduate programs of the department ranking in the top 20 in polls such as US News & World Report, National Research Council, and Gorman Report. The department serves approximately 800 students annually, and grants bachelors, masters, and PhD degrees. As of October 2021, the department has approximately 46 faculty, 16 postdoctoral scholars, and 50 staff. The department has a large portfolio of programs, including multiple online programs, a growing number of international exchanges with both Scandinavian and Asian nations, cost centers, and multiple professional master’s programs.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
1. In coordination with the Academic Counselor-Lead, provide academic advising and direct service to current and prospective undergraduate students, in person as well as electronically, through web inquires, email lists, and web communication. Interpret departmental, college, and university policies and procedures. Represent the department at fairs, outreach activities, academic events and CEE representation on university and college level committees, including the Direct to College Placement Coordinating Committee.
2. With the Student Advising Team (SAS), provide administrative and operational oversight for department’s academic activities, such as monitoring CEE Time Schedule, add codes requests, enrollment management, data gathering, outreach, ABET and degree audit coding.
3. Support SAS activities and departmental programming, working in collaboration with faculty, student organizations, alumni and industry representatives as appropriate. Collaborate in the development, planning, and implementation of programs, events, and processes. Programming and events include, but are not limited to admissions, new student orientation, special events for students, CEE Career Fair, and the CEE Graduation Celebration.
4. Serve as staff liaison for departmental student organizations and activities to address matters that require departmental input and oversight. This includes, but is not limited to, activities associated with competition teams, travel, materials acquisition, and liability management.
5. Assist with the development and monitoring of print and online communication, such as Advising Handbook, web content, and social media communication. Maintain departmental data, statistics and ABET information.