Native American Outreach Health Sciences Coordinator

Spokane, Washington State
Jun 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Responsible for the recruitment, outreach, and visitation programs of Native Americans for the Health Sciences programs. Plans and implements new and existing programs to bring attention to the various Health Sciences programs. Works with tribal communities to present WSU Health Sciences to future students. Will identify and develop relationships with potential students and encourage family involvement. Plans age/group appropriate visitation programs. Attends and presents information to tribal communities at various venues located in the region. Creates and develops marketing and communications plans.

This position provides admissions advising/counseling to Native American students and parents.

Required Qualifications: 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 year‐for‐year basis. Demonstrated experience working with Native American populations. Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated experience speaking in front of large groups. Demonstrated experience in program planning and administration. Experience with MS Office Suite, including Word, Access, Excel, Outlook, and Internet. Must have or be able to obtain a valid unrestricted driver’s license at time of hire. Willing and able to maintain a flexible work schedule including nights, weekends and travel.

Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in related field. Experience with student information systems. Knowledge of student recruitment and college admissions. Knowledge of admissions procedures, academic programs, financial aid and scholarships. Knowledge of Washington State University programs, policies and procedures. Experience with event planning/programs for student organizations. Experience with marketing and communications.

Deadline is July 2, 2017. Salary DOQ. For a complete position description and to apply visit WSU Spokane is a tobacco free campus. WSU is an EO/AA/ADA employer and educator.