Business Title: Academic Coordinator Location: WSU TRI-CITIES CAMPUS
Department: College of Education
Employee Type: Admin. Professional
Job Family: Administrative Professional - Not OT Eligible
Summary of Duties:
This position will have responsibility to oversee, lead, and coordinate the academic advisement and program management for the Undergraduate and Masters in Teaching (MIT) Graduate programs offered in the College of Education, to include advising, and providing program management along with recruitment and retention efforts to prospective and current students.
Responsibilities include student recruitment, analyzing student applications and transcripts, assessing academic level of students, responding to academic inquiries, developing individual academic plans, working with program coordinators to ensure the goals for the individual program committees are met, and communicating certification and degree requirements.
Responsibilities also include oversight and management of the MIT program.
This position will also provide proactive outreach and service to currently enrolled students to ensure retention goals are met and exceeded.
Bachelor's degree and three (3) years of full-time academic advising experience in a college or university or related experience. 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 academic advising experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis. Positions who will lead or supervisor will require one or more years of full-time experience leading or directing the work of others.
Experience working directly with students/student services
Must have proven skills in organization of large, multifaceted projects, such as meeting planning, unit organization, etc.
Evidence of effective communication skills
Experience in higher education
Experience working with diverse and underrepresented student populations
Demonstrated ability to exercise professional judgment and leadership, including the ability to work independently
Demonstrated management, organization, communication, coordination and leadership skills
Monthly Salary: Commensurate upon experience and qualifications
Position Term in months: 12
City, State, Zip: Richland, WA 99301 | WSU Tri-Cities Campus
Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
Screening Begin Date: January 25, 2021
Special Instructions to Applicants: Applicants must attach a resume and cover letter. Three (3) professional references must also be included within the online application. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets the required qualifications and additional requirements.
Required Documents: Cover Letter | Resume | References
Time Type: Full time
Posting Close Date (If empty, open until filled):
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