Program Coordinator - Communication Sciences & Disorders

Eastern's Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders seeks an experienced Program Coordinator to coordinate specialized program operations.

This position requires a mastery of multi-tasking, and the ability to coordinate and track data, documents and projects for multiple people and purposes. Exemplary candidates will be capable of navigating a dynamic environment utilizing organization and efficiency. Individual hired for the position will be responsible for independently planning, organizing, and prioritizing work of the position to meet internal and external deadlines. Position will be responsible for initiating action to ensure individual and department tasks and goals are met.

The incumbent will coordinate day-to-day program operations within scope of responsibilities, function as the program representative and resource, and will have extensive contact with students, program participants and outside entities including Washington State University (Eastern works in cooperation with WSU with regard to the department's programs). Superior communication and interpersonal skills are required to fulfill these responsibilities.

Position will monitor program activities and will resolve problems within delegated scope of authority. Position will provide programmatic support to the Department in the form of providing budgetary and fiscal support, and specialized and general support to the Department Chair, faculty and staff. Budgetary and fiscal support account for 20% of the job responsibilities. Position will report to the Department Chair.

Screening of applications will begin July 25, 2017. All materials will be held in strict confidence, and references will not be contacted prior to candidate notification.

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.

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.

Required Qualifications:
  • High School graduation or equivalent;
  • At least two year's full time experience involving:
    • Independent performance of programmatic, administrative or complex clerical assignments;
    • Assignments and projects must be of a complex nature beyond entry level tasks, and must require substantive knowledge of a variety of regulations, rules, policies, procedures, processes, materials and/or equipment;
  • Work experience demonstrating the following:
    • Initiative, organizational skills, ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, and work with a great attention to detail, accuracy and confidentiality;
    • Strong computer skills using MS Office; WordPress; experience using large data information systems and databases.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply a culturally responsive and flexible approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal accessibility, of our students, faculty, staff and the public.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree (any discipline);
  • Experience working in Higher Education;
  • At least one-year experience using Canvas, EagleNet, Banner, and other university administrative systems, or equivalent.

Other Skills and Abilities:

Superior communication and interpersonal skills.


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