Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center

In support of the University of Washington’s goals, the Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center promotes an inclusive educational environment by providing programs and services that enhance the communication and exchange of multicultural perspectives and values. The Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center provides programs and a learning environment where students and student organizations collaborate, develop, and implement programs while building leadership and organizational skills.

The Kelly ECC application period for our student positions is currently Closed.  

The normal application period typically begins during the beginning of Spring Quarter. For any updates on open positions, please check this page or follow us on Instagram @uw_ecc.

Student Positions at the Ethnic Cultural Center

Building Coordinator

This position provides crucial support for the professional staff by assisting with the coordination of daily operations of the Kelly ECC facility during specified working hours.

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Event Services Assistant

This position provides support for events that occur within the Kelly ECC.  Duties include customer service support, coordination of event service equipment, and the setup and cleaning of event spaces.

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Graphic Designer

This position provides graphic design support to Kelly ECC staff with hard and soft copy products, including web sites, posters, brochures and etc.

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Program Assistant

This position is in charge of supporting full time staff with administrative tasks, planning, and budgeting.

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Reservations Assistant

This position will be part of the Kelly ECC reservations team and will provide crucial support in the reservations process.  Some duties include customer service support, processing reservations, scheduling events, and managing budgets and finances.

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Resource Coordinator

This position provides customer service, meets and greets all incoming guests. Provides guests with A/V equipment and supplies.

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Social Media Coordinator

This position is responsible for the overall support of technology and web-based and social media promotions for the Kelly ECC.

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Student Leadership Programs Assistant

This position is responsible for assisting the ECC Leadership Programs team with ECC leadership event planning and execution, maintaining the Leadership Lab, and more.

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Student Positions at the Ethnic Cultural Theatre

Theatre Coordinator

This position will become the intermediary between the reservations office and theatre, assisting with reservations coordination and preparation of the theatre for events and operations.

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Theatre Technician

Theatre technicians are responsible for overseeing all on-site aspects of an event and will obtain a comprehensive knowledge of the Kelly ECC and Theatre facilities and operations.

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Student Positions at Leadership Without Borders

2 LWB Program Assistants

The focus for the LWB Program Assistants are primarily to conduct innovative programs that ensure that the center is meeting the needs of students and addressing a variety of barriers that undocumented students face.

LWB Student Office Coordinator

LWB Student Programming Coordinator


The University of Washington reaffirms its policy of equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran in accordance with University of Washington policy and applicable federal and state statutes and regulations. The University of Washington is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. 

The Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center values having an inclusive work place that encourages and highlights diversity of thoughts, experiences and staff. We seek applicants with varied backgrounds, experiences, abilities and skills to join our team. We encourage all aspects of diverse applicants to apply. The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

For information or to request disability accommodation contact:

Disability Services Office (Seattle campus) at Phone:206-543-6450, Fax:206-685-7264 or e-mail at You can also visit the site at

Bothell Student Affairs at (425) 352-5307/V, (425)-352-5303/TDD, (425)-352-5114/Fax, or e-mail the Program Manager Rosa Lundborg at For more information visit the site:

Tacoma Student Services at (253)-692-4508/V,, or visit the site:  .