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Employer Engagement Coordinator

Job description


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-05-06
Req: R-1123


1482-YN - Student Services Coordinator/Advisor 2

Business Title:

Employer Engagement Coordinator



Employee Type:

Admin. Professional (+) (Fixed Term)

Job Family:

Administrative Professional - OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

The Engaged Learning and Career Action Center for Students (ELCA) offers academic advising, career development, learning support and orientation programming to WSU Vancouver students. As a member of the ELCA team, the Employer Engagement Coordinator collaborates with other career staff to provide comprehensive career support to a diverse student population. This position is a two-year grant funded full-time position that is responsible for increasing career related opportunities for students. This will be accomplished by demonstrating an understanding and practical application of both the workforce and higher education systems. The Employer Engagement Coordinator’s dual focus of serving students and building partnerships with business and organizational leaders is intended to align industry needs with the knowledge, skills, and abilities of WSU Vancouver students. This position will have a strong connection to Workforce Southwest (WSW) and the broader workforce system, and will engage in a variety of student-centered career development and employer support functions. This position will work in tandem with leadership in ELCA and other strategic campus partners to identify and develop opportunities within those systems to serve the workforce needs of businesses and industry. Priorities for this role include coordinating a plan to engage businesses in creating opportunities for WSU Vancouver students and providing direct career development coaching to students enrolled in the UNIV 250 and UNIV 301 courses, through individual appointments, and workshops. This position will utilize the classroom as a vehicle to access students and function as the centralized employer advocate and resource within the WSU Vancouver campus.

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.

Additional Requirements:

At times, remote work is required for this position. Successful applicants must have access to a high speed internet connection that is secure and reliable. Strong technical skills in online meeting software (i.e., Zoom) is essential to perform the responsibilities listed above at a distance when necessary.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in counseling, higher education or related field.

Experience teaching career-related workshops and career courses for credit in a higher education setting.

Experience planning large events such as a career and internship fair.

Experience and success working with diverse communities, such as students of color, first generation college students and non-traditionally aged students.

Experience using career recruitment databases.

Additional Information:


WSU Vancouver Student Affairs and Enrollment


Department Name:

Student Resource Center


City, State, Zip:

Vancouver, Washington 98663

Monthly Salary:

Commensurate with qualifications and experience



Temporary End Date:

This is a temporary position expected to end on June 30, 2022. Renewal is dependent on the need for extension and/or if additional funding is secured to extend employment.

Posting Close Date:

Applicants must submit their completed application by May 23, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

Background Check:

This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application.

Required Documents:

Cover Letter


Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.




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Job No:
Posted: 5/8/2021
Application Due: 5/25/2021
Work Type: Full Time