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Digital Coordinator AmeriCorps Member

by Daniel Krakani | April 28, 2022 | Daniel Krakani Blog


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Washington MESA

 

Digital Coordinator AmeriCorps Member

 

 

ABOUT WA MESA

The Washington Mathematics, Engineering, and Science Achievement (MESA) Program is a statewide organization committed to building pathways to college and careers in STEM for traditionally underrepresented minority (URM) students, including women, Native American/Alaska Natives, African American, Hispanic/Latinx, and Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders.

 

POSITION TITLE

Digital Coordinator AmeriCorps Member

 

LIVING ALLOWANCE AND HOURS

$22,000 ($2,200/month) ($24,000 or $2,400/month for returning members)

1700-hours/40-hours per week ~ Hybrid work schedule

 

DATES OF SERVICE AND WORK SCHEDULE

Tuesday, August 16, 2022 – Friday, June 28, 2023 (10-months)

Monday – Friday (may need to serve some evenings and weekends)

 

SITE LOCATION

University of Washington

1410 NE Campus Pkwy, Schmitz Hall, 3rd Floor

Washington MESA Program

Seattle, WA 98195

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The AmeriCorps Digital Coordinator position is critical to the success of WA MESA. In year three, the Digital Coordinator will work to better illustrate the impact and importance of WA MESA to diverse communities and various organizations, including the STEM workforce. The Digital Coordinator will continue to increase online engagement via social media platforms, optimize the collection of student stories, and advance WA MESA’s visibility.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee the social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube channel).
  • Work in tandem with the AmeriCorps Communications Specialist to curate content for various communication mediums.
  • Assist with the collection, storage, and sharing of student stories and experiences that highlight achievement, success, and program impact.
  • Create a searchable digital asset library by collecting existing content and developing a systematized way to track and manage information.
  • Collect, document, and provide quarterly reports on social media analytics.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

 

AmeriCorps/Washington Campus Compact:

  1. Abide by all AmeriCorps program guidelines, policies, and prohibited activities. For more information, refer to the Member Service Agreement.
  2. Generate awareness and leadership around social justice and equity through the sharing of ideas, information, and experiences.
  3. Be familiar with the project logic model (if applicable) and collect and document program data using required tracking tools and progress reports.
  4. Participate in all WACC CLEC online & in-person training.
  5. Collaborate with other CLEC team members and national service members in your community on common projects.
  6. Correspond regularly with the site supervisor and WACC staff.
  7. Record and track service hours.
  8. Participate in professional development opportunities.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Proficient in web content development and management.
  • Basic (or intermediate) knowledge of HTML.
  • Self-motivator with strong attention to detail and the ability to work independently.
  • Outstanding project management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and people skills. Some previous experience (or strong desire) to work with diverse populations
  • Ability to pass a national service criminal history check
  • 18 or older
  • AA/BA or some college
  • United States citizen, naturalized citizen, or lawful permanent resident
  • Committed to serving 100% of service hours

 

BENEFITS

  • Education Award of $6,495.00 upon successful completion of the term of service
  • Childcare, if eligible
  • Healthcare, if applicable
  • Forbearance for Federal Student Loans
  • Training and practical hands-on experience
  • Professional development and networking opportunities
  • A chance to make a difference in your community

 

HOW TO APPLY

  1. Email the following items to wamesa@uw.edu by 12Noon on Monday June 30th , 2022.
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter expressing your interest in the position
  • Contact information for 3 references (name, title, relationship, email address, and phone number)

 

 

DISCLAIMERS:

The Washington Campus Compact (WACC) AmeriCorps program is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action enroller of AmeriCorps service volunteers. Members of ethnic minorities, disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam era, and recently separated veterans, persons of disability and/or persons aged 40 and over are encouraged to apply. WACC only enrolls members who are  U.S. citizens, U.S. Naturalized citizens or lawful permanent residents of the United States. All new members must show service eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and must satisfy the National Service Criminal History Check eligibility criteria pursuant to 45 CFR 2540.202.

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