Business Title: Industry Connections and Community Engagement Coordinator, Carson College of Business, Vancouver Campus
Location: WSU VANCOUVER CAMPUS
Employee Type: Admin. Professional
Job Family: Administrative Professional - OT Eligible
Industry Connections and Community Engagement Coordinator, Carson College of Business, Vancouver Campus
Interested in strengthening partnerships with the community and industry? WSU Vancouver Campus has a position focused on increasing student participation and involvement in career connected learning. Apply Today!
Summary of Duties
The Industry Connections and Community Engagement Coordinator strengthens communication and relationships with and between employers, faculty, students, and alumni primarily driven by the strategic goal of establishing and maintaining mutually beneficial community outreach and civic engagement partnerships for Washington State University Vancouver. The Industry Connections and Community Engagement Coordinator works with both the Carson College of Business and the Murrow College of Communication on the WSU Vancouver campus.
This position is responsible for coordinating the development, implementation, and administration of programs and initiatives around industry and employer engagement that will increase student participation and involvement in career connected learning, such as career fairs, networking events, career exploration and skill-building workshops and presentations, and other opportunities intended to connect students with employers and community partners. Additionally, the position supports programmatic initiatives designed to connect the WSU Vancouver campus to the community (ie Murrow Week and the Business Growth Mentor and Analysis Program) and also supports departmental administrative activities.
Positions require a bachelor's degree and two (2) years of professional work experience in student services or related education/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 experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Proficiency with word processing, database, and spreadsheet software, such as Microsoft Office Suite.
Must have, or be able to obtain, a valid driver's license at time of hire.
Experience planning, promoting and implementing events, workshops and/or programs.
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships faculty, staff, and community partners.
Experience and success working with diverse communities, such as students of color, first generation college students, and non-traditionally aged students.
Experience interpreting and applying policies and procedures to professional duties.
Experience managing multiple projects and deadlines, while maintaining strong attention to detail.
Demonstrated experience with program and event assessment, including collecting, tracking and reporting data.
Hybrid work schedule and flexible scheduling may be an option after the initial training period.
$4,050.94/month - $4,940.14/month ($48,611.04 /year - $59,281.68/year). In accordance with RCW 49.58.110, the above salary reflects the full approved salary range for this position. Individual placement within the range is based on the candidate's current skills and abilities related to the position. For more information regarding Administrative Professional (AP) Compensation at Washington State University (WSU), please visit the following website: https://hrs.wsu.edu/managers/classification-compensation/ap-compensation-structure/.
This position will remain open until filled. Screening of applications will begin on February 27, 2023.
This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need. A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.
Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application:
Resume (uploaded in the resume section).
A cover letter (uploaded in the first questionnaire).
A Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging (uploaded in the additional questionnaire, see information below).
Please include a statement on contributions to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging. Provide examples from your past activities and experience as well as your future plans to advance equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging at WSU Vancouver. Include examples such as any of the following: Programming, events, and initiatives; Committee, council, or board service; Student and/or staff outreach, recruitment, and retention; Community engagement and volunteerism. WSU Vancouver's strategic plan embeds equity in all 5 goals, including a specific goal for equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging (Goal 4). Please see our Strategic Plan, Goal 4 for more information on what WSU Vancouver is doing in this space, https://www.vancouver.wsu.edu/strategic-plan.
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.
About WSU Vancouver
As one of six campuses in the Washington state University system, WSU Vancouver provides baccalaureate- and graduate-level education to benefit the people, communities and economy of Southwest Washington.
As the only public four-year educational institution in Southwest Washington, WSU Vancouver is dedicated to its land-grant tradition for openness, accessibility and service to people. WSU Vancouver enjoys extraordinary community support and is committed to developing areas of academic and research excellence that fulfill regional needs.
Situated on 351 scenic acres, WSU Vancouver is in the homelands of the Chinookan and Taidnapam peoples and the Cowlitz Indian Tribe. Employees and students alike value the beauty of campus.
Recognized by Insight Into Diversity magazine as a top college for diversity, WSU Vancouver is committed to advancing equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging in all that it does.
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.
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