Business Title: Assistant Director Location: WSU PULLMAN CAMPUS
Employee Type: Admin. Professional
Job Family: Administrative Professional - Not OT Eligible
Summary of Duties:
The Assistant Director in the Office of New Student Programs is a member of the orientation team and reports to the Director of New Student Programs. The Assistant Director's primary responsibilities are: 1) Off-Site Orientation Program Development & Management; 2) Parent and Family Programs; 3) Transfer Student Programs; 4) Student Advising; 6) Assessment and 5) Department/University Leadership. Position duties and responsibilities will be performed in support of office vision, mission and values as well as institutional mission and goals.
Positions require a Bachelor's degree and three (3) years of professional work experience in student services or related education/experience. Experience leading or directing the work of others. A Master's degree in a related field may substitute for one (1) year of professional work experience. Any combination of relevant education and professional experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a yearforyear basis.
Excellent organizational skills. Strong written and oral communication skills. Experience working with diverse populations. Experience giving formal presentations and/or group facilitation. Proven ability to perform multiple tasks and meet deadlines. Willingness to work a flexible schedule including weekends and evenings. Applicant chosen must pass a background check prior to employment. Possession of, or ability to obtain by time of hire, a valid driver's license. Willingness and ability to travel, including travel via airplane.
Experience advising and/or supervising college students. Working knowledge of out-of-state/non-resident students and their transitional to the university. Working knowledge of orientation, transition and retention principles. Experience working directly with students within the WSU Pullman system. Experience developing and implementing programs in a higher education environment. Master's Degree in student development, higher education administration counseling or related field.
Monthly Salary: Commensurate on qualifications and experience FTE: 100% Permanent/Temporary: Permanent Position Term in months: 12 months City, State, Zip: Pullman, WA 99163
Background Check: Yes, this position will require a background check
Screening Begin Date: January 4, 2021, this posting will be used to fill multiple positions.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application:
Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.
Applicants are required to include contact information for at least three (3) professional references in the application.
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
Posting Close Date (If empty, open until filled):
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or [email protected].
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.