Site Manager | Covington Middle School

Employer
Washington State University
Location
Pullman, WA
Closing date
Oct 23, 2021

Job Details

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-07-16
Req: R-1820

Title:

1482-NN - Student Services Coordinator/Advisor 2

Business Title:

Site Manager | Covington Middle School

Location:

Employee Type:

Admin. Professional (+) (Fixed Term)

Job Family:

Administrative Professional - Not OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

The Site Manager is responsible for the strategic planning, administration, and direct support of the WSU Tri-Cities- Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) project at a designated middle school. Provides services to a cohort of approximately 150-799 students, manages an operating budget, and supervise administrative professional, and temporary/hourly staff.

The Site Manager represents the university as primary liaison to the partner schools and their communities implementing GEAR UP goals and objectives while ensuring compliance with applicable federal, state, university, and grant regulations.

Duties include but are not limited to: provide direct services to students; planning, preparation and leadership participation of group activities and workshops; coordinate and communicate with school administrators, teachers, staff, parents, students, and colleges, community members, organizations, and businesses; provide local leadership in program development and evaluation.

This position will provide support to key program components, including tutor training and supervision, career exploration, and post-secondary preparation.

This is a temporary, full-time position with a work location in Vancouver, WA.


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:

  • Three (3) years of relevant full-time, professional experience working directly with middle/high school students, and/or experience working with students in higher education setting.

  • Experience working with parents/adults in individual or group setting.

  • Knowledge of community, educational and social service resources in the district’s community.

  • Demonstrated experience in promoting the success and achievement of students from diverse cultural, ethnic, and social backgrounds.

  • Ability to be self directed and demonstrate effective communication, team building, creative problem-solving, and conflict management skills.

  • Willingness and ability to travel overnight and work a flexible schedule, including frequent nights and weekends.

  • Proficiency in the use of computers and MS Office software programs Excel, Outlook and Word.

  • Ability to travel overnight and in some occasions with supervisory responsibility of students.

  • Must possess or have the ability to obtain at the time of hire, valid driver's license.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with tutoring, academic, and counseling programming.

  • Experience supervising subordinate staff.

  • Experience managing a government grant program in a middle or high school setting.

  • Experience developing and managing a budget.

  • Experience coordinating events and field trips for students.

  • Experience working with college readiness programs.

  • Professional first-hand experience motivating students of low-income or disadvantaged youth.

  • Bilingual/Biliterate in English and Spanish.

Additional Information:

Department Name: Office of K-12 Outreach & Partnerships | GEAR UP

Monthly Salary: $4,341.00
FTE: 100%
Permanent/Temporary/Project: Temporary

Position Term in months: 12

City, State: Vancouver, WA

Department Link: www.earlyoutreach.wsu.edu

Temporary End Date: This is a temporary position expected to end on September 29, 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 August 2, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

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


Application Instructions: Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.


Required Documents:

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter

  • Contact Information for at least three (3) professional references

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.

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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