The Office of Academic Engagement (OAE) supports student involvement in high impact educational experiences at Washington State University. Our access, success, and affordability programs help students stay in college, graduate in on time, and prepare for life after graduation.
The Program Assistant for OAE assists the department with administrative, financial, marketing, and programmatic matters.
Positioned at the front desk, duties include serving as the primary contact for the Commons Student Center and all programs associated with the unit; providing information regarding program policies and activities; and performing a variety of public relations functions.
Day-to-day responsibilities include: administrative and clerical function; maintenance of office operations; assisting with fiscal operations; developing and implementing policies/procedures; assisting in short and long-term contingent planning efforts; facilities and resources management; ensuring compliance with granting agency and university regulations, especially with financial applications; interpreting regulation and policy and advising staff, students and administrators; and serving as research administer. Occasional marketing and media assistance. Perform specialized technical/clerical duties in support of a program activity, including maintenance and assistance with technical equipment/inventory utilized in-house by staff and participants. Provides project specific administrative support and student service as needed. Reports to the unit director and must exercise independent judgment and discretion in work directly related to the above mentioned area.
Coordinate logistics for program activities such as meetings, conferences, and banquets;
Compile and distribute information relative to program activities, confer with other campus departments and outside agencies; serve as resource person for campus committees concerned with program operations;
Serves as backup contact in case of absence of program staff; Will be called upon to provide student services as needed; Expected to gain familiarity with specific projects and learn overall educational purpose, methods, philosophy of the department;
Perform related duties as required for all of the above.
This recruitment has been reposted. Screening of applications has begun and will remain ongoing until a successful applicant has been identified.
This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
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.
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 [email protected].
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with i...ts Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.