About Eastern Washington University: Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to our primary campus in Cheney, we also offer programs in Spokanes innovative University-District, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.
Job Summary: We are currently seeking skilled and team-oriented applicants for the following position: Advisor/Recruiter
The position of Advisor/Recruiter reports directly to the Operations Manager for Running Start and College in the High School. This position provides advising, recruitment and other support services to high school students participating in EWU's Running Start/College in the High School program. Responsibilities also include providing transitional support for students from high school to admitted status at the university. The advisor/recruiter also represents EWU and the Running Start/College in the High School program to prospective students, families, and high school professionals.
The candidate selected for this position will be rewarded with competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package which includes highly subsidized health/dental plans, retirement plan with 100% university match, generous paid vacation and sick leave, 11 paid holidays (adjusted accordingly), tuition waiver benefit and more!
EWU expands opportunities for personal transformation through excellence in learning.
Two years full time work experience in one or more of the following areas within an academic work environment:
recruitment, advising, or registration in a high school setting or higher education OR
experience in a high school administration OR
experience in administrative support in higher education OR
teaching experience in a high school setting OR
providing student support services in either high school or higher education settings OR
other closely related experience;
Experience working in a team-oriented environment
Knowledge of policies and procedures involved in recruiting/advising at an institution of high education
Candidate must demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency, universal accessibility and/or diversity.
Masters Degree in education or related field
Experience in the use of complex, multi-dimensional information systems; for example, campus server systems, student information systems and/or financial records systems.
Experience using Banner
Experience using Microsoft Office Suite
Other Skills and Abilities:
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong skills in Microsoft Office applications
Job Duties: % of Time: 60 Responsibility / Duty: PROGRAMADVISING
Serve as an academic advisor for Running Start schools and participating students
Identify high school graduation requirements using equivalency guides to assist with course selection
Educate students regarding college graduation expectations and requirements
Monitor student progress toward high school requirements
Communicate student progress with high school counselors
Communicate student progress with parents/guardians as appropriate
Coordinate with English and math departments to schedule placement testing
Participate in ongoing training in academic advising
Attend yearly counselor workshop and Running Start state and local meetings
Promote student participation in EWU campus opportunities
Track student enrollment in Running Start courses and credits through EWU
Maintain Excel spreadsheets and report trends and changes in the Running Start enrollment and growth to director
Perform other related duties as assigned
Essential Function Indicator: Yes
% of Time: 25 Responsibility / Duty: COMMUNITYOUTREACH
Facilitate and assist in the organization and planning of information nights, orientation events, and other outreach programs and events
Distribute program materials
Respond to inquiries about EWUs Running Start program from students, parents, school officials and the general public
Maintain current knowledge of the latest state policies as they relate to the Running Start program
Foster productive relationships with high school counselors and principals
Essential Function Indicator: Yes
% of Time: 15 Responsibility / Duty: STUDENTSUPPORT
Identify student pathways for postsecondary enrollment
Assist students in academic major preparation
Engage with EWU community to provide students with current opportunities and information
Explain EWU general application process and scholarship opportunities
Refer student to appropriate student service and academic departments to assist students in successful transition to admitted status
Essential Function Indicator: Yes
Conditions of Employment:
Willingness to travel, including occasional overnight travel to represent EWU Dual Credit programs, to consult students, parents, and high school professionals.
Valid drivers license
This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt or, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value; as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. Successful applicant will be required to pass a background check for continued employment prior to starting employment.
This position is covered by the Public School Employees Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Salary Information: $36,183 $44,000
Posting Date: 11/06/2020 Open Until Further Notice: No Closing Date: 11/30/2020 Screening to Begin: 12/01/2020
Special Instructions to Applicants: Submit your application materials through our online applications portal provided below. If you are unable to submit through the applicant portal, please contact Human Resources Services at (509) 359-2381.
EWU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, age, marital status, families with children, protected veteran or military status, HIV or hepatitis C, status as a mother breastfeeding her child, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, as provided for and to the extent required by state and federal laws.
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Eastern Washington University is a regional, comprehensive public university located in Cheney, Washington. Home to over 12,000 students, Eastern offers more than 100 fields of studies, nine master’s degrees, one applied doctorate, one educational specialist degree, and 11 graduate certificates. The university offers an exceptional learning environment that offers hands-on, real-world learning opportunities. Eastern offers a comprehensive liberal arts curriculum, which prepares students to succeed in the competitive job market. Students at Eastern receive a traditional, yet unique college experience.