Program Coordinator

Cheney, WA
Mar 01, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title Program Coordinator- Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action

Job Summary

Inspire Awesome with Eastern Washington University. We are currently seeking applicants for a Program Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action.

This position serves as the assistant to the Director of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, providing technical and confidential administrative support of EO/AA functions and programs on the Eastern Washington University campus. The successful candidate should have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to create a safe and confidential space for our campus constituents. In addition, this office will collaborate on campus in outreach, education and the promotion of diversity and equity. We are seeking a candidate with passion for work surrounding equity and inclusion.

On top of competitive salary, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, life and disability insurance and retirement. In addition, EWU offers generous vacation and sick leave accruals, 10 paid holidays per year and fringe benefits, such as tuition waiver for employees, discounted EWU event and sports tickets and free transportation through STA buses.

EWU expands opportunities for personal transformation through excellence in learning.

About Eastern Washington University

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern's Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, 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.

Diversity Statement

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Conditions of Employment

This position, during the course of university employment, is involved in the receipt of, 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 candidate will be required to pass a background check. This is an agency shop position.

Physical Demands

If you would like to obtain a copy of the Essential Functions Analysis form, which describes the physical and mental demands of the position, please contact Vara Lyn Conrath,

Required Qualifications:

Specific Position Requirements:
High School Diploma or GED
Associates Degree or higher. Additional related experience may substitute for higher education requirement on a year for year basis.
Two years of experience working with Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Diversity, ADA compliance, or related programs.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel and Outlook.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Experience providing excellent service.

Candidate must demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency and/or diversity.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with EO/AA programs at a college or university.
Experience in developing and implementing diversity related initiatives.
Experience creating training curriculum and materials; to include online training.
Experience updating website content.
Experience working with complex policies and procedures.