University of Washington
Seattle, WA

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
MENTOR AND ALUMNI ENGAGEMENT PROGRAM MANAGER Req #:205837Department:CAREER AND INTERNSHIP CENTERJob Location: Seattle Campus Posting Date:04/21/2022 Closing Info:Open Until Filled Salary:Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Shift:First Shift 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 Career & Internship Center has an outstanding opportunity for a Mentor & Alumni Engagement Program Manager.

The Career & Internship Center at the University of Washington (UW) Seattle Campus assists students from all backgrounds as they explore industries and careers; learn about and develop skills for professional success; secure and reflect upon career-related experiences; articulate their skills and experience to others; and launch post-graduation plans. Our team has a deep appreciation of and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty and staff of many social, economic, cultural, ideological, racial and ethnic backgrounds. For more about what our center does and how we do it - including our commitment to inclusion, diversity, equity, and access - visit

Position Purpose & Scope - Mentor & Alumni Engagement Program Manager

The Employer & Community Connections (E&CC) team facilitates a myriad of ever-evolving ways for students to connect with a wide range of professional mentors, alumni, recruiters, internships, campus jobs, and post-graduate positions. The E&CC team also generates revenue, through employer events and sponsorships, that support the operations of our center at large.

The Mentor and Alumni Engagement Program Manager will lead the team’s efforts to connect students with alumni and community mentors through programs and online resources for the purposes of career exploration and professional development. Additionally, this role will coordinate career outcomes data collection from new graduates. This position is supervised by the center’s Associate Director for Employer & Community Connections.This role is eligible for up to 40% (2 days) of telework per week, dependent on staff, employer, and student needs.


Facilitate the Industry Mentorship Program

  • Recruit, prepare, and seek feedback from mentors participating in our quarterly industry-based mentorship programs.
  • Recruit, select, and prepare students for the program.
  • Evaluate student assignments in Canvas
  • Update materials and website used for recruitment, training, and course instruction
    Build an Identity-Based Mentorship Program
  • Help create and implement a similar program that matches based on identities rather than industries
  • Collaborate with campus partners who work with diverse student populations to ensure the program covers important topics in inclusive ways and meets students’ needs
    Showcase Alumni Success
  • Coordinate responses to alumni and community members who want to give back and share advice through blogging, panels, presentations, podcasts, etc.
  • Ask new graduates to share their success and advice on our website.
  • Brainstorm and implement meaningful ways to engage with students and alumni through Husky Landing.
  • Coordinate quarterly alumni panels with the UW Alumni Association.
    Coordinate Campus-wide New Graduate Survey Efforts
  • Collaborate with schools and colleges to market our quarterly new graduate survey.
  • Serve as point of contact with the vendor we will start using for data collection in June 2022.
  • Work with large datasets of sensitive information
  • Develop timelines and workflows for quarterly survey launch cycles

    As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please visit our website, click here.


  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 1-3 years of experience seeking volunteers to help with initiatives
  • 1-3 years of experience facilitating student learning in group settings (workshops, courses, etc.)
  • Ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and professionally to diverse audiences – in writing, online environments, one-to-one settings, and group settings.
  • Ability to build and maintain collaborative relationships with a range of stakeholders
  • Ability to plan work effectively, manage email and projects, follow through to completion, and meet deadlines.
  • Commitment to contributing to an inclusive work environment

    Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.


  • Seek, receive, and implement feedback from others
  • Think future-forward, experiment, innovate, assess, and adapt
  • Create and implement solutions to individual, team, and partnership challenges
  • Evaluate and modify services, resources, and messaging to enhance access for students from historically underrepresented communities


    In your cover letter, please include a distinct paragraph that 1) describes your experience working with diverse students, employers, or staff and 2) describes your efforts to further your knowledge around inclusion, diversity, equity, and access

    Direct questions to Briana Randall at [email protected]

    Application Process:
    The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select “Apply to this position”. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your “My Jobs” page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
  • REQUIREMENTS:Priority consideration will be given to applications received by May 8,2022.
    Applicants considered for this position will be required to disclose if they are the subject of any substantiated findings or current investigations related to sexual misconduct at their current employment and past employment. Disclosure is required under Washington state law.

    Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral. The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

    The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

    To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 or [email protected].


    Governor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14.2 requires employees of higher education and healthcare institutions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. View the Final candidate guide to COVID-19 vaccination requirement webpage for information about the medical or religious exemption process for final candidates.

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