Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator

Req #: 188774 Department: UWB: Office of Institutional Planning & Budget Appointing Department Web Address: Job Location: UW Bothell Posting Date: 04/01/2021 Closing Info: Closes On 04/14/2021 Salary: $3,398.00 - $4,132.00/Month Union Position: Yes Shift: First Shift Notes: Please click here for more information about Fixed Duration Positions.

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Work is ordinarily performed in an office environment but may be performed remotely depending on health and safety requirements under the COVID-19 pandemic.
Located in the heart of the Puget Sound region, the University of Washington Bothell is one of the most dynamic public universities in the state of Washington. The campus is committed to increasing access to an excellent UW education and preparing students to be leaders throughout Washington and beyond.

UW Bothell provides students a participatory, cross-disciplinary experience grounded in hands-on learning, community-based research, close relationships with faculty as teachers and mentors, and the personalized support of staff who are dedicated to student success.

The campus offers more than 55 undergraduate and graduate degrees. Current enrollment is approximately 6,000 students. More than 90 percent of undergraduates are from Washington State, more than 40% are first-generation college attendees, and more than half are students of color.

The University values hiring faculty and staff who have demonstrated experience and ability to work successfully with diverse student populations and who can contribute to a campus culture that promotes equity among colleagues.

Diversity and inclusion are core values at UW Bothell. Our work begins with the acceptance and celebration of the differences that are represented through the many diverse and minoritized communities on our campus and in the surrounding community. We recognize that we are bound together in a collective experience and that our actions impact all in our community. When we focus on the lives of the most marginalized groups among us, we also create conditions of equity, justice and academic excellence for everyone.

The three priorities of the University’s current Strategic Plan - Increasing Access, Achieving Excellence. are to: strengthen diversity and equity, enhance community and campus engagement, and advance cross-disciplinary teaching and scholarship.

In addition to having award winning faculty and staff, UW Bothell has been recognized for innovations in academic programming and support services designed to help students graduate on time and debt-free. It has also earned both recognition and awards for its work in the area of environmental sustainability.

University of Washington Bothell currently has an outstanding opportunity for a Full Time Temporary Program Coordinator.

UW Bothell has an exciting opportunity for a Program Coordinator in the Office of Institutional Planning & Budget to join for a one-year fixed duration appointment.



• Manage IPB calendar and cadence of deliverables to campus units; establish internal due dates and hold team members accountable; provide status updates on projects.
• Develop and maintain regular communication with campus units concerning ongoing budget and other financial processes.
• Assist with the drafting and refinement of institutional budget policies, procedures and related systems of internal control.
• Ensure communication of ongoing budget allocation activities to impacted units and ensuring appropriate documentation practices.
• Participate in preparing the campus for the strategic implementation of UW Finance Transformation.
• Participate in departmental and institutional process improvement projects to streamline or enhance functions.
• Coordinate quarterly deficit responses to UW Bothell leadership.
• Coordinate annual Provost Fiscal Vitality & Narrative submission to UW Seattle.
• Coordinate the annual campus budget cycle.


• Assist with ensuring fiscal reports and budget processes are understandable to the campus community by supporting documentation and methodology practices.
• Maintain and update IPB SharePoint wiki page & external website with relevant reports and budget information for units.
• Develop and maintain records management system for IPB, ensuring compliance with all relevant guidelines. Work to improve and refine existing record keeping systems.
• Manage IPB central inbox and triage requests or projects to appropriate team members.
• Coordinate record keeping and reporting systems in support of budget tracking and reconciliation, including budget authorizations, revisions and updates.
• Communicate budget policies and procedures in compliance with applicable Washington State and University of Washington policies and procedures; respond to department inquiries as appropriate.


• Assist with tracking and documenting institutional commitments and various initiative balances.
• Aid with the reconciliation of budget balances against UW Bothell campus budget allocations.
• Process budget revisions in the BGT system; provide documentation to departments for approved budget revision requests.
• Maintain compliance with Washington State and University of Washington policies and procedures.
• Provide backup support for various budget and financial transactions within IPB.


• May represent Institutional Planning & Budget on committees (e.g. Student Activities Fees Committee) and participate in various campus budget-related meetings as needed.
• Provide back-up support to other unit staff members, when required.
• Provide training on budget and other related topics to customers.
• Perform other related duties as required.


• High school graduation or equivalent and two years of experience working in administrative field and/or budget/finance.
• Intermediate experience and use of MS Excel.
• Ability to work independently, handle and prioritize varied responsibilities, and meet tight deadlines.
• Ability to cooperatively and effectively work with all levels of the organization.
• Ability to contribute to a supportive team environment.
• Ability to work with a diverse constituency.
• Demonstrated commitment to customer service, and maintains effective interpersonal relationships with supervisor, co-workers and customers.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills to provide information in a clear, well organized and concise manner.
• Ability to publicly speak, hold meetings, and provide trainings to all types of audiences.
• Willingness and ability to continually learn new procedures and computer applications.


• Two or more years of progressively responsible work experience in budgeting/finance.
• Experience in communicating budget and fiscal data to varied audiences.
• Experience in higher education budget/finance and financial systems.


• 40-hours a week; Monday through Friday during regular business hours; occasional overtime.
• Open workspace environment.
• Primarily a desk sitting job and will require a significant amount of computer use during the workday including typing.
• Office location is not on or near core campus buildings; this role is required to walk to other buildings on campus as needed to support the work of the Office of Institutional Planning & Budget and job responsibilities.

Application Process:

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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 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 .

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