Program Assistant

Contact Information
Lori O'Hollaren
110 Gerlinger Hall
Global Studies Institute
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 5:00pm
Open Until Filled: 
Open until filled, review begins on: 
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 9:00am
Global Studies Institute
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The Global Studies Institute (GSIj), a unit of UO's Office of International Affairs, hosts and supports nine of UO’s internationally-oriented research centers, programs, and initiatives, including the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) Sustainable Cities and Landscapes Hub.  This Hub is deliberately cross-regional and interdisciplinary, drawing together UO and other APRU member universities' expertise. The goal of the APRU Sustainable Cities and Landscapes (SCL) Hub is to promote teamwork across disciplines, professions and cultures, to address truly global challenges, such as climate change and issues of sustainability. Students involved will have the opportunity to support cutting-edge research development on an international scale. GE duties include:

  • Design and draft content for ARPU SCL e-newsletters and printed materials
  • Gather and organize data pertaining to APRU SCL programs and activities on campus; coordinate work with faculty and other colleagues from APRU SCL partner universities; and draft sections for grant proposals to fund APRU SCL activities
  • Manage content and updates of the UO APRU SCL Hub website
  • Aid in the management, planning and promotion of APRU SCL Hub activities, including but not limited to GSI-APRU SCL Hub affiliated research and working groups as needed

Graduate students pursuing any master's or doctoral degree may apply.

Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally.
  • Gradute students pursuing a master's or doctoral degree in the school of Architecture & Allied Arts.
  • Must be flexible and able to work well on a team as well as individually.
  • Administrative experience, preferably budget and management assistance.
  • Experience with basic web development, such as WordPress sites.
  • Experience with the fundamentals of graphic design and principles of document layout.
  • Experience creating and editing newsletters or similar publications.
  • Substantial event and/or program planning experience preferred.
  • Experience writing grants preferred
  • International experience through study, employment, travel or residence abroad, particularly in Asia preferred
  • Second language proficiency preferred.
  • Occasional availability to travel around the state for meetings
Application Procedure: 

Please submit a single PDF document including a cover letter, current résumé, and the names and contact information for three references to:

Lori O’Hollaren, Associate Director
Global Studies Institute


or in hard copy to:


Lori O’Hollaren
Global Studies Institute
110 Gerlinger Hall
1246 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403

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