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Employment Opportunities

The William D. Ruckelshaus Center is a joint effort of the University of Washington and Washington State University. The Center is dedicated to assisting public, private, tribal, non-profit, and other community leaders in their efforts to build consensus and collaboratively resolve conflicts around difficult public policy issues.

Project Specialist

The Center is seeking a full-time Project Specialist, an early-career to mid-career professional with interest and experience in project coordination, multi-party dispute resolution, and/or social science research. The Project Specialist will support one or more of the Center’s current projects. The position involves complex planning, logistical support, public engagement, thoughtful written and verbal communication, and collaboration with team members. The position may help develop projects or assist with facilitation and leadership.

The annual salary will correspond with qualifications and experience. It begins at $54,996 annually (with benefits).

Screening begins on January 4, 2022. The position begins in February 2022.

A position description and application requirements can be viewed here.

Operations Manager

The Center is seeking a full-time Operations Manager, a mid-career professional with administrative, financial, and supervisory experience. The Operations Manager will serve as an administrative contact, handling complex and confidential issues. The position involves effective communication, strong organization, and independent decision-making.

The annual salary will correspond with qualifications and experience.

Screening begins on December 13, 2021. The position is open until filled.

A position description and application requirements can be viewed here.

Updated on December 3, 2021