Residence Education

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Applications for 2019-20 academic year are CLOSED.

Application Process and Position Information

Residence Education Programmer (REP) Position

Position Description: Plan educational activities responsive to and inclusive of diverse student interests focused on the areas of wellness, academic success and diversity. Weekly expectations of REP team members includes a staff meeting, office work to prepare for events, communicating with partners including Resident Directors, and staffing events. For more information about the REP position, please see the 2018-19 REP Contract.

  • Employment Period: September–June (nine months) with spring and summer training and planning requirements
  • Work Schedule: You will work 19.5 hours per week, Monday–Friday, with evening and weekend work requirements.
  • Compensation: Double room and Level 1 Dining Plan

Residential Programming Board (RPB) Director Position

Position Description: As a member of the Residential Programming Board you will work with the board to plan and execute 26 social, inclusive and diverse events per quarter for the residential student community. Weekly expectations of board members includes a board meeting, office work to prepare for events, communicating with partners including neighborhood liaisons, and staffing events. As the Director you will work with the RPB Supervisor to manage the board and organize all tasks associated with the successful fulfillment of RPB’s mission. For more information about the RPB positions, please see the 2018-19 RPB Contract.

  • Employment Period: September–June (nine months) with spring and summer training and planning requirements.
  • Work Schedule: You will work 19.5 hours per week, Monday–Friday, with evening and weekend work requirements.
  • Compensation: Double room and Level 4 Dining Plan
  • Eligibility: Must be a current Residential Life student staff member to participate in the internal application process.

Residential Programming Board (RPB) Assistant Director - Marketing Position

Position Description: As a member of the Residential Programming Board you will work with the board to plan and execute 26 social, inclusive and diverse events per quarter for the residential student community. Weekly expectations of board members includes a board meeting, office work to prepare for events, communicating with partners including neighborhood liaisons, and staffing events. As the Assistant Director- Marketing you will create and manage print and digital marketing that is eye-catching, consistent, professional, and aligns with the RPB brand for all events. For more information about the RPB positions, please see the 2018-19 RPB Contract.

  • Employment Period: September–June (nine months) with spring and summer training and planning requirements
  • Work Schedule: You will work 19.5 hours per week, Monday–Friday, with evening and weekend work requirements.
  • Compensation: Double room and Level 1 Dining Plan

Residential Programming Board (RPB) Assistant Director Position

Position Description: As a member of the Residential Programming Board you will work with the board to plan and execute 26 social, inclusive and diverse events per quarter for the residential student community. Weekly expectations of board members includes a board meeting, office work to prepare for events, communicating with partners including neighborhood liaisons, and staffing events. As the Assistant Director you will focus on event execution. For more information about the RPB positions, please see the 2018-19 RPB Contract.

  • Employment Period: September–June (nine months) with spring and summer training and planning requirements
  • Work Schedule: You will work 19.5 hours per week, Monday–Friday, with evening and weekend work requirements.
  • Compensation: Double room and Level 1 Dining Plan

Selection Process & Important Dates for 2019-20

The selection process for the REP and RPB positions has three steps:

Step 1: Written Application All Candidates submit a written application via Catalyst for consideration. *May submit one application for consideration to both positions, and the RA position Due by 8:00 AM on Monday, January 14, 2019
Step 2: In-Person Interviews Candidates will be notified of their status in the process and those moving on to the next stage of the process for either or both positions will sign up for and participate in an in-person individual interview Interviews are held at various times and locations February 4 – 8, 2019
Step 3: Presentation Candidates who move beyond the interview for either or both positions will participate in a presentation that will determine final selection of candidates Presentations will be given at various times and locations February 25 – March 1

Information Sessions

Information sessions for the REP and RPB positions will be held in conjunction with RA information sessions on the following days:

Tuesday, November 6 6:00 PM     Maple 217
Thursday, November 8 6:00 PM     Madrona 309
Wednesday, November 14 6:00 PM     Madrona 309
Tuesday, November 27 6:00 PM     Madrona 309
Thursday, November 29 6:00 PM     Alder 103
Wednesday, December 5 6:00 PM     Maple 217
Wednesday, January 9 6:00 PM     Madrona 309

Communication During the Process

Candidates will receive emails to their UW email throughout the process updating them on the status of their candidacy. Email is the primary method of communication during this process. Emails will come from either Shannon Bradley (shannb3@uw.edu) or the HFS Residence Education email (hfsresed@uw.edu), so make sure these emails are not set to go to spam.

Candidates should not expect to receive communication regarding their application until after the application is closed on January 14, 2019.

Application Link: CLOSED

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