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Community Programs Coordinator

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Washington State University
Location
Pullman, WA
Closing date
Aug 4, 2021

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Job Details

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-07-14
Req: R-1793

Title:

107N-YN - Program Coordinator

Business Title:

Community Programs Coordinator

Location:

Employee Type:

Classified

Job Family:

Civil Service - OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

The Community Programs Coordinator serves a vital role in facilitating and coordinating transformational student learning experiences in the local community. This position has primary responsibility for developing, implementing, and managing community service projects and community-based programs for WSU Health Sciences student engagement in Spokane & Yakima. In partnership with local community organizations, the coordinator will develop and schedule service projects, coordinate student engagement and assess program outcomes.

The position reports to, and partners with, the Director for Student Equity, Leadership, and Community to coordinate the Office of Community Engagement & Service to ensure an inclusive co-curricular learning environment. In addition, the position will work collaboratively with the Student ELC staff, campus community, and local communities for efforts around community engagement, and in helping develop initiatives that address issues related to historically underrepresented, marginalized, and/or underserved students and communities.


Essential Duties:

Spokane-Yakima Community Programs Coordination - 40%

  • Develop and schedule service projects in partnership with community organizations and consistent with CESL/WSU policies and practices for RSOs, ELC Student Programs, and WSU Health Sciences programs (e.g., community health fairs, RSO initiatives, etc.)
  • Coordinate and facilitate student community engagement in monthly (including evening and weekend) community-based service projects.
  • Engage in regular site visits and communication with local community organizations to maintain partnerships and familiarity with project tasks and risks for RSO partnerships.
  • Develop and oversee appropriate orientation and reflection sessions for community engagement projects, incorporating civic leadership and global learning outcomes.
  • Implement sound risk management policies and procedures associated with projects.
  • Organize and track program outcomes and statistics; produce report.
  • Maintains a directory of partnering volunteer agencies with RSOs up to date.
  • Collaborates with Leadership Coordinator to communicate to RSOs development opportunities for community engagement funding and recognition (e.g., Students Serving WA Awards, Campus Compact Civic Engagement Fellowships, etc.)
  • Promotes and coordinates with the student leaders of the Cougs in the Community Program to award mini-grants and the spotlight for RSOs.
  • Develop the awards for students around community engagement in collaboration with the Chancellor’s Office.

Supervision & Spokane-Yakima Student Leadership Development - 30%

  • Recruit and hire student staff annually for the Community Engagement Fellowship Program (4), and if applicable, Campus Compact Civic Engagement Fellows (2).
  • Recruit and onboard students for programs such as the Community Engagement, Action, and Leadership Program.
  • Ensures all student leader position descriptions are updated annually, and work with HRS to onboard new student hires.
  • Schedules individual appointments with student leaders throughout the year to discuss and evaluate work. Provides opportunities for students to reflect on past work and to do goal setting for future work.
  • Recognize value of and promotes diverse workforce; value and encourage diverse perspectives, creativity, and teamwork.
  • Provide intensive training and ongoing development of project leaders and other ELC student staff on areas such as group facilitation, reflection/debriefing, and risk management.
  • Collaborate with the Assistant Director of Student Equity, Leadership, and Community to develop the Student Staff beginning of the year leadership training alongside ELC staff.
  • Further develop the RSO training alongside the Student Involvement Coordinator around and leadership development opportunities for RSO related to involvement & community engagement.
  • Serves on a liaison in initiatives developed by the Partners in Campus and Community Engagement, including the Spokane community engagement symposium, and Spokane AmeriCorps, and engages students in such opportunities.
  • Collaborate with the Student Diversity & International Student Life Coordinator to develop student leaders in Yakima connected to the Student Diversity Center and the Office of Community Engagement & Service Learning.

GivePulse- Community Service Management System - 15%

  • Administers Give Pulse software to include development and maintenance of tracking systems for the Student Equity, Leadership, and Community area and Student Affairs office and the Budget and Finance office to collectively organize and monitor event management, and attendance rates.
  • First point of contact for Spokane and Yakima registered student organizations (RSOs) and students with questions about Give Pulse.
  • Collaborates with the Student Involvement Coordinator to answers questions about Presence, the involvement platform, and Give Pulse for other campus groups.
  • Manage campus and community engagement event approval process for student groups, students, and campus entities using the Give Pulse software.
  • Tracks, maintains, and updates student and community partner involvement in community service through Give Pulse.
  • Follows data-collection and reporting schedules, where established, and develop schedules as needed.

Student Equity, Leadership, and Community Support - 10%

  • Provides support for events and programming put on by Student Equity, Leadership, and Community such as New Student Orientation, Open Houses, and Campus Outreach events, as time allows.
  • Serves as a co-chair for New Student Orientation.
  • Creates documents (correspondence, operating procedures, training material) and reports (monthly and annual).

Other - 5%

  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

High school graduation or equivalent AND two years of experience in the program specialty OR equivalent education/experience.

Additional Requirements:

  • Program Specialty: Two (2) years’ experience working with students in a higher education setting, such as providing and/or overseeing activities in advising, career counseling, financial aid, outreach, recruitment and/or retention.
  • Experience with MS Office Suite, including Word, Access, Excel, and Outlook.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and one (1) year of experience directly related to student services.
  • Experience with FileMaker Pro
  • Previous experience with Washington State University, or in higher education working with policies and procedures.
  • Experience with student activities in higher education.
  • Experience with event planning/programs for student organizations.

Additional Information:

Area/College: WSU Health Sciences Spokane
Department Name: WSUS Student Affairs
City, State, Zip: Spokane, Washington, 99202
Department Link: www.spokane.wsu.edu/studentaffairs/selc-main-page/

Monthly Salary: $2,999.00
FTE: 100%
Permanent/Temporary/Project: Permanent
Posting Close Date: Applicants must submit their completed application by 8/1/2021 at 11:59 p.m.
Screening Begin Date: 8/02/2021
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. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application.
Required Documents:

1) Resume
2) Cover letter

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

12 Month

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.

Organization

Working at Washington State University

Founded as the people’s university, WSU embraces its land-grant heritage, seeking to transform lives through education, research, and community engagement and service. The University has been delivering life-changing knowledge and discoveries to the state, region, nation, and the world for nearly 130 years. WSU enjoys productive partnerships with major industries in the state, including agribusiness, aerospace, health care, software, technology, and construction. The colleges at WSU Health Sciences Spokane have formed robust partnerships across the state of Washington, both with large medical centers and hospitals, as well as a variety of rural and community hospitals and clinics.

WSU is Washington’s land-grant university with campuses located statewide in Everett, Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and online through the Global Campus. WSU also has research centers located throughout the state and extension offices in every county. Learn about WSU’s statewide reach.

WSU employees promote academic excellence and innovative research with nationally recognized academic programs, renowned professors, students who make a difference, and vibrant communities.

WSU offers staff and faculty a comprehensive benefits package as well as professional development and a host of work/life quality programs. Explore WSU’s benefits.

Review the application instructions for instructions and tips on using the WSU Jobs site and applying for jobs at WSU.

WSU is Washington’s land-grant university with campuses located statewide in Everett, Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and online through the Global Campus. WSU also has research centers located throughout the state and extension offices in every county. Learn about WSU’s statewide reach.

WSU employees promote academic excellence and innovative research with nationally recognized academic programs, renowned professors, students who make a difference, and vibrant communities.

WSU offers staff and faculty a comprehensive benefits package as well as professional development and a host of work/life quality programs. Explore WSU’s benefits.

Review the application instructions for instructions and tips on using the WSU Jobs site and applying for jobs at WSU.

Diversity Profile: Washington State University

As a land-grant institution, diversity, equity, and inclusion serve as core values and beliefs of Washington State University (WSU). At the university, college, or department level, WSU is committed to fostering open, proactive dialogue to create a more inclusive culture at all its locations including the five physical campuses and its online Global Campus, as well as its 39 Extension offices, four research centers, and 25 small business development centers.

Core Belief

WSU is committed to achieving an ethical and socially just society for all. Instituting social change on a large scale begins at home with system-level policies that actively promote equity. The University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout every aspect of its statewide system. We strive to create a climate that enables underrepresented students, faculty, and staff to thrive in communities that foster a sense of belonging in a culture of inclusion. The ultimate goal? Creation of institutional culture in which inclusion and equity are the norms, a model that helps move the world toward a place in which all people are treated with dignity and respect.

Core Value

Equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging. Promotion of an ethical and socially just society through an intentional commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

WSU’s core ideology can be found in its System Strategic Plan. 

WSU’s Student Body

WSU's student body statewide is ethnically diverse: 31 percent of our students are underrepresented minorities, and first-generation students represent nearly 33 percent of the total enrollment. About 15 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington and about 7 percent are international students. System-wide enrollment reached a record 31,607 students in fall 2019.

Associate Vice Provost for Inclusive Excellence Recently Announced

Dr. Lisa Guerrero was recently named associate vice provost for inclusive excellence. Guerrero has been an active advocate for diversity and inclusion since joining the WSU faculty in 2004. She is currently a professor of Comparative Ethnic Studies in WSU’s School of Languages, Cultures, and Race. She will maintain her faculty position, while serving as associate vice provost in a half-time appointment.

Dr. Guerrero will provide leadership to academic affairs in implementing WSU’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. She will help to identify and implement best practices and evidence-based approaches in faculty hiring, tenure and promotion, research support, faculty retention, teaching and mentoring, and curriculum planning. One of her first areas of responsibility will be to oversee the Racism and Social Inequality in the Americas faculty cluster hire program for Fall 2021.

Representative Affinity Groups

Representative affinity groups within the Washington State University system include the following:

WSU Resources and Offices

WSU Human Resource Services supports a climate of integrity and equity that actively reflects open, respectful dialog. Additional resources are available on the Human Resource Services website.

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