Assistant Project Director

Apr 06, 2018
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Project Director

Employee Type: AP-Administrative Professional

Position Number: 127174

Work Location: Pullman

Summary of Duties:
The position is responsible for assisting with the management, administration and implementation of Washington State University's Cougs Rise—a student success initiative funded by the US Department of Education, focused on supporting college transition and retention of low-income and first-generation students from across the state. The position assists with hiring and supervising of full time and summer staff; develops and implements curriculum aligned with grant standards, ensures the provision of excellent college preparatory programs and services; develops and leads the residential summer program as well as specific academic year components. Serves as liaison to WSU departments and other stakeholders in the absence of the director. Works with the director in formulating and implementing policies and procedures, program planning, decision making, and collection and assessment of data.

Individuals who are first-generation college students/graduates or from low-income backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications:
Positions require a Bachelor’s degree and four (4) years of professional work experience in student services or related education/experience. One (1) or more years of 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 yearforyear basis.

Posting Open Date: 04/05/2018

Posting Close Date: 4/26/2018

Open Until Filled: No

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Washington State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Educator and Employer.


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