Thursday, May 12, 2011

GSA Web Tech and Communications Assistant - Simpson Center

Simpson Center GSA Web Tech and Communications Assistant The Simpson Center for the Humanities seeks a 50% GSA to fill its Web Tech and Communications Assistant position for AY11-12. Primary responsibilities include maintaining and developing the Simpson Center's online presence via its website, events calendar, weekly and monthly e-mails, and social media technologies; administering the Center's UWCH email account and other shared accounts; and developing and maintaining Simpson Center listservs for regular web- and email-based contact with faculty, graduate students, and friends. Application deadline: Tuesday, May 31, 2011. See UWHIRES requisition id# 73968 for full job details (

One of the largest and most comprehensive humanities centers in the United States, the Walter Chapin Simpson Center for the Humanities is dedicated to fostering innovative crossdisciplinary research and teaching in the humanities and humanistic social sciences and to stimulating exchange and debate on cultural and intellectual issues. The Simpson Center administers a budget of $1,100,000 and works with a wide range of academic departments and units at the University of Washington as well as with cultural organizations, institutions of higher education, and granting agencies and foundations in the greater Seattle area, across the country, and around the globe. It is known internationally for its initiatives in public scholarship and the digital humanities and is presently in a five-year campaign to raise $1,875,000 as the required matching funds for a prestigious grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Learn more at

Miriam Bartha
Associate Director
Simpson Center for the Humanities
Box 353710
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195-3710
Ph: 206.543.3920