Program Coordinator - Talent Search Grants, Vancouver Campus
Washington State University
Location: Vancouver, Washington
Internal Number: 2763777
Program Coordinator - Talent Search Grants, Vancouver Campus
Title: 107N-YN - Program Coordinator
Business Title: Program Coordinator - Talent Search Grants, Vancouver Campus
Employee Type: Classified
Job Family: Civil Service - OT Eligible
COVID-19 Vaccination Information:
In accordance with Washington State Governor's Proclamation 21.14.2, as a condition of employment, you must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation by time of hire. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Full Vaccination or an approved accommodation will be verified prior to your first day of work. Should you not be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation you will not be able to start employment with WSU. Information regarding vaccine verification and/or requesting a medical/religious accommodation is available at https://hrs.wsu.edu/covid-19/vax-verification/. Please contact HRS at [email protected] or 509-335-4521 if you have questions.
Program Description: The Talent Search (TS) programs at WSU Vancouver identify and assist 1000 participants from Vancouver Public Schools, individuals who have the potential to become the first in their families to graduate from college. Talent Search programming focuses on participant support in academic classes, career exploration, and financial literacy. The program is funded by the Department of Education for the 2021-2026 award cycle.
Summary of Duties: Under the direction of the PI/Executive Director and Campus Director of Talent Search Programs, the Program Coordinator plans, organizes and coordinates in all aspects of two TRiO Talent Search grant programs. This position is responsible for maintaining program directives as set out by the federal grants, including preparing grant related reports and Annual Performance reports for the Department of Education, while abiding with federal and state policies and educating and informing students, staff and the general public on program initiatives.
The Program Coordinator interacts and directly works with student participants and their families, responding to inquiries regarding enrollment in the programs and services provided, recording student contacts and entering data into the software tracking system.While maintaining a high level of confidentiality, the Program Coordinator will independently reach out to participants and their families to obtain additional necessary information and documentation to meet program requirements.
The Program Coordinator position independently coordinates travel, activities and events, purchasing, preparing expenditures, and reconciling budgets specifically for the Talent Search programs. The position provides logistical support for target school events, field trips, and other programing serving the 1000 Talent Search participants with the Vancouver Public Schools. This also includes ordering and tracking program inventory, and working with the WSU Vancouver marketing and communications team to update Talent Search marketing materials and websites.
It is important that this position provide a professional office environment of efficiency and customer service in support of institutional responsiveness to external visitors, students, and colleagues while representing the TRIO Talent Search programs at WSU Vancouver.
High school graduation or equivalent AND two years of experience in the program specialty OR equivalent education/experience.
Two years' experience working in a customer service-oriented work environment.
Associates or bachelor's degree.
Experience working with diverse populations, particularly students and/or student groups in an educational setting.
Demonstrated skills in written and verbal communication.
Applicants must submit their completed application by January 23, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.
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. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.
2) Cover Letter
Time Type: Full time
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.