Business Title: Student Services Coordinator/Advisor 2
Employee Type: Admin. Professional (+) (Fixed Term)
Job Family: Administrative Professional - Not OT Eligible
Summary of Duties:
Under the direction of the Assistant Vice President and the Director of CAMP, the Academic Coordinator for the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) is responsible for establishing and implementing strategies to increase student participation, retention and academic success for Migrant Seasonal Farmworker students during their freshman year at Washington State University. Responsible for providing leadership, direction, planning, developing, managing, administration and strategies for the program; coordinate the delivery and evaluation of program services to ensure progress and compliance in the area of student retention and graduation of program participants; establish and implement short and long-range organizational goals and objectives; represents the university to internal and external constituents; support SA and the University strategic plan; utilize working knowledge of policies, principles and procedures of federal regulations outlined in the CAMP grant under the U.S. Department of Education; lead support staff. The successful candidate will share the vision to address changing social, educational, demographic and financial issues that impact service delivery to students.
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.
Ability to exercise professional judgment and leadership; work independently in multiple roles.
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
Evidence of written and oral communication skills.
Experience in using computer programs (e.g., MS Office), email, and the internet.
Must have, or be able to obtain by time of hire, a valid driver's license.
Willingness to travel occasionally for programmatic and professional development purposes.
Willingness to work a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours on an occasional basis.
Masters degree in Counseling Psychology, Ethnic Studies or related field as per CAMP grant; two years of experience related to the duties specified; Doctorate can substitute one year of experience.
Spanish-English bilingual and bicultural skills.
Prior experience with CAMP or HEP programs, or Student Support Services.
Experience in a higher education setting, providing advising services or counseling to students who are educationally, economically, and otherwise disadvantaged.
This is a temporary expected to end on June 30, 2022. Renewal is dependent on the need for extension and/or if additional funding is secured to extend employment.
Posting Close Date:
Applicants must submit their completed application by May 26th, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.
This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application.
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
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.