Advisor/Recruiter - Running Start

Cheney, WA
Apr 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title Advisor/Recruiter - Running Start

Job Summary

Inspire Awesome with Eastern Washington University! We are currently seeking skilled and team-oriented applicants for the following position:

The position of Advisor/Recruiter reports directly to the Director of Running Start. This position provides advisement, recruitment and other support services to high schools and high school students participating in EWU's Running Start program. Responsibilities also include providing transitional support for students from high school to regularly admitted status at the university. The advisor/recruiter also represents EWU and its Running Start program to prospective students and families as well as high school professionals.

The candidate selected for this position will be rewarded with competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package which includes highly subsidized health/dental plans, retirement plan with 100% university match, generous paid vacation and sick leave, 11 paid holidays (adjusted accordingly), tuition waiver benefit and more!

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

Willingness to travel, including occasional overnight travel, to represent EWU programs, to consult students, parents and high school professionals.

This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt or, 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 applicant will be required to pass a background check for continued employment.

This position is part of the PSE bargaining unit.

Valid driver's license and proof of insurance required, in order to fulfill the position requirements.

Physical Demands

Optional: Contact Saundra Godin in Human Resources at to obtain a copy of the Essential Functions Analysis which will describe conditions of employment, such as physical demands.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree

Two years' full time work experience in one or more of the following areas within an academic work environment:

recruitment, advising, or registration in a high school setting or higher education
experience in a high school administration
experience in administrative support in higher education
significant teaching experience in a high school setting
providing student support services in either high school or higher education settings
other closely related experience.

Knowledge of policies and procedures involved in recruiting/advising, and registering students at an institution of high education

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

Preferred Qualifications:

Master's Degree in education or related field

Experience in the use of complex, multi-dimensional information systems; for example, campus server systems, student information systems and/or financial records systems.

Experience using Banner

Other Skills and Abilities:

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Strong skills in Microsoft Office applications


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