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Available Title(s):

1483-YN_ADMINPRO - Student Services Coordinator/Advisor 3

Business Title:

Assistant Campus Director of Engaged Learning and Career Action Center, Student Affairs & Enrollment, Vancouver Campus

Employee Type:

Admin. Professional

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

12 Month

Position Details:

Assistant Campus Director of Engaged Learning and Career Action Center, Student Affairs & Enrollment, Vancouver Campus

Passionate about providing tailored career services for a diverse student body by leading career development initiatives and cultivating employer relationships? Apply online to join the leadership team at the Engaged Learning and Career Action Center at WSU Vancouver!

Summary of Duties:

The Assistant Campus Director of Engaged Learning and Career Action Center for Students (ELCA) at Washington State University is a pivotal leadership role charged with overseeing both the New Coug Orientation programs and the Career Action Center. Reporting to the Campus Director of ELCA, the successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to social justice, equity, inclusion, and anti-racist practices.

With a primary focus on career development initiatives, the role involves leading the Career Action Center’s operations, cultivating employer relationships, coordinating career fairs, and providing tailored career services for a diverse student body.

However, paramount to this position is the strategic partnership with the Campus Director of ELCA to successfully lead New Coug Orientation programs, ensuring seamless transitions for first-year students, overseeing orientation outcomes, and supporting underrepresented student populations.

Supervision of staff and active involvement in career advising further characterize this multifaceted role, making it ideal for a dynamic individual dedicated to student success and holistic development.

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 year‐for‐year basis.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in related field.

  • Experience in higher education administration, including grant management, budgeting, staff supervision and program development and evaluation.

  • Demonstrated ability to exercise professional judgment and leadership, including the ability to work independently.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and positively in a diverse team environment.

  • Evidence of successful experience with programmatic organizational skills, such as planning, implementation, and evaluation.

  • Attention to detail, organized, and multi-tasking to meet deadlines.

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish: at a minimum, the ability to understand and to make one’s self understood to all Spanish speaking individuals.

Essential Duties:

35% Career Action Center Initiatives

30% Campus Orientation Programs for New Students

15% Supervision

15% Career Advising

5% Other duties as assigned.

Application instructions:

Applicants must attach a resume, cover letter and a contributions to equity statement at the time of application. Please read the entire posting description and follow the instructions below to apply.

Additional Information:

Area/College:

Washington State University Vancouver

Department Name:

Student Affairs and Enrollment, Engaged Learning and Career Action Center

City, State, Zip:

Vancouver, WA 98686

Department Link:

https://www.vancouver.wsu.edu/search?key-word=student+affairs

https://studentaffairs.vancouver.wsu.edu/elca

Work Location and Schedule:

Hybrid work schedule and flexible scheduling may be an option after the initial training period.

Monthly Salary:

Minimum: $4,869 ($58,428/year); Midpoint: $6,088 ($73,062/year); Maximum: $7,308 ($87,696/year), Grade 5 Zone 3. In accordance with RCW 49.58.110, the above salary reflects the full salary range for this position. Individual placement within the range is based on the candidate’s current experience, education, skills, and abilities related to the position. Successful candidates typically begin up to the mid-point of the salary range.

Benefits:

WSU offers full-time employees a competitive benefits package including up to 49 days off per year through paid holidays/sick leave/annual leave, a choice of retirement plans, medical/dental/vision, basic life and long-term disability insurance, and an employee tuition waiver program. 

For a summary of benefits offered by WSU for AP staff visit: https://hrs.wsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2024/01/2024-Benefit-Overview-for-Faculty-and-AP.pdf

Find total compensation information here: https://hrs.wsu.edu/managers/recruitment-toolkit/total-compensation/.

FTE:

100%

Posting Close Date:

Applicants must submit their completed application by May 30, 2024, at 11:59 pm.

Background Check

This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need. A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.

Application Instructions

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.

Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application in the “Resume & Cover Letter” section of your application.:

  • Resume

  • A cover letter

  • A contributions to equity statement (see information and link below)

Please include a statement on contributions to equity. Provide examples from your past activities and experience as well as your future plans to advance equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging at WSU Vancouver. Include examples such as any of the following: Programming, events, and initiatives; Committee, council, or board service; Student and/or staff outreach, recruitment, and retention; Community engagement and volunteerism. WSU Vancouver's strategic plan embeds equity in all 5 goals, including a specific goal for equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging (Goal 4). Please see our Strategic Plan, Goal 4 for more information on what WSU Vancouver is doing in this space, https://www.vancouver.wsu.edu/strategic-plan.

About WSU Vancouver

WSU Vancouver is located on the homelands of the Cowlitz Indian Tribe and Peoples of the Lower Columbia Valley. One of six campuses in the Washington State University system, WSU Vancouver provides baccalaureate- and graduate-level education to benefit the people, communities and economy of Southwest Washington.

As the only Tier-1, land-grant and public four-year educational institution in Southwest Washington, WSU Vancouver is committed to accessibility, openness and service to people. WSU appreciates extraordinary community support and is dedicated to developing areas of academic and research excellence that fulfill regional needs.

WSU Vancouver leads with an equity lens and is recognized nationally as a top college for equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging.

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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