Business Title: Student Services Coordinator/ Advisor 2
Employee Type: Admin. Professional
Job Family: Administrative Professional - Not OT Eligible
COVID-19 Vaccine Information:
In accordance with Washington State Governor's Proclamation 21-14.1, as a condition of employment, all WSU employees must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation no later than October 18, 2021. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Vaccine or an approved accommodation for new employees will be verified no later than October 18, 2021. If the effective date of appointment is October 18, 2021 or later vaccine or approved accommodation status will be verified prior to first day of employment. Please reach out to Human Resource Services (HRS) at [email protected] or 509-335-4521 if you have questions regarding this.
Summary of Duties:
The Student Services Coordinator/ Advisor 2 will serve as the Pre-Medical/Pre-Optometry/Pre-Allied Health Specialist. Responsibilities include but are not limited to coordinating an all-inclusive program that provides support for pre-health students in particular, pre-medicine and pre-optometry, regardless of academic major of study. In collaboration with departmental academic advisors, instruct, guide, and counsel students based on their career choice, course choice, and academic major to develop an application process plan for professional schools. Maintain good working relationships with faculty and staff in degree programs at WSU and with admissions offices for the professional schools both at WSU and at other institutions. Provide workshops, personal statement/application assessments, teaching modules, and program assessment. In addition, responsibilities include, but are not limited to, program development in order to enhance student benefit and satisfaction from involvement with the Health Professions Student Center (HPSC) as well as commencement of a successful realization for a personalized career path. Assist with data collection and development of evidence-based practices in program development and service utilization. Responsibilities include but are not limited to leading others and/or performing senior level professional duties in participating and/or coordinating the development, implementation, and/or administration of student service programs and initiatives including programs of recruitment and retention activities in pre-health representing the Health Professions Student Center at University functions. Provide proactive outreach and service to currently enrolled students to ensure retention goals are met and exceeded. Establish and/or participate in programs for targeted recruitment efforts. Create and distribute marketing resources, educational resources, and promotional materials for student recruitment and retention programs; provide information to prospective and current students interested in a career in the health sciences; analyze recruitment and retention trends; develop goals and strategies relative to recruitment and retention efforts; prepare reports. Responsibilities may include occasionally working evenings, weekends, and travel.
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 yearforyear basis.
Experience working directly with students/student services.
Evidence of effective communication skills.
Required to maintain a valid driver's license.
Applicant must be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends.
Preference given to science or health care advanced degree.
Prefer experience with recruitment and outreach.
Prefer experience collecting and managing data.
Prefer experience with statistical analysis.
Prefer experience with pre-medicine/pre-optometry health care fields.
Commensurate with qualification, experience, and University guidelines
This is a permanent position.
Screening Begin Date:
Screening of applications will begin on September 15, 2021
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.