Washington State University, Voiland College of Engineering & Architecture
Location: Pullman, Washington
Type: Full Time
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
Salary: $3,750-$5,077 per month
Depending on level of experience and education these positions will begin classified as either a Student Services Advisor 1 (SSA1) or Student Services Advisor 2 (SSA2).
4 Year Degree
4 openings available.
Internal Number: 214690
Under the direction of the Voiland College Director of Internships and Career Services, the position duties and responsibilities will be performed in support of Voiland College Internships & Career Services (VCICS) vision, mission and values as well as overarching Voiland College Student Success (VCSS) mission and goals. The coordinator will be part of a larger VCSS team that strives to support VCEA students to be successful. As part of a larger team, VCICS works alongside tutoring services, academic advising, the VCEA Club Hub, recruiting, peer mentoring programs, maker space opportunities, and entrepreneurship program.
The coordinator develops and implements career services activities within the College. Assists with overall planning and operational activities of the VCSS. Oversees the college's student club activities that involve career services. Coordinates job placement with employers, conducts in-progress assessment of student success in the work environment, and evaluates the total work experience, primarily through the use of surveys and follow-up interviews. Advises students on various aspects of entering the world of work, including résumé writing and interviewing skills.
Support the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture Internships & Career Services office, working directly with students in the development of their career interests and aspirations. Assist students with a variety of issues, including career-related topics such as résumé writing, cover letter writing, internship or job searches, and using online career resources. Provide drop-in support and career assistance to students on a first-come, first-served basis during regularly scheduled drop in hours.
Assist in developing, facilitating, and evaluating professional development workshops and class presentations related to success strategies, career/internship/graduate school exploration, and employment searches.
Assist in the development and implementation of marketing strategies to advertise and promote career events to VCEA students, faculty and staff.
Coordinate peer career coach program, including hiring, training, daily schedules and individual task assignments.
Assist with the Professional Practice & Experiential Learning (ProPEL) Internship Program and ENGR 488/489 course administration.
Employer Relations – 35%
Assist with Employer Relations to develop strong partnerships with employers who hire or want to hire VCEA students.
Assist with coordination of Career Expo & Technical Fair and other employer recruitment events.
VCEA Student Club Liaison – 10%
Liaise with VCEA undergraduate clubs and club advisors to help manage and oversee club activities that specifically engage with employers and industry representatives, specifically, industry sponsored club events, and competitions or challenges sponsored by industry.
Coordinate and communicate with VCEA Development (fundraising) team with respect to clubs that communicate and engage with industry to raise funds in support of club activities.
Other Duties – 10%
Promote the University, College and Career Services through participation in professional organizations.
Contribute to the overall success of VCICS by performing all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Contribute to the broader goals of VCSS by performing other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY
WSU is Washington's land-grant university with campuses located in Everett, Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, and Vancouver. Additionally, research centers are located throughout the state, extension offices are located in every county in Washington, and online degree programs are offered worldwide.
The Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture (VCEA) is one of the largest colleges at Washington State University. The VCEA Pullman campus serves approximately 3,200 engineering and architecture students and offers 15 B.S. degrees for undergraduate students. Our undergraduate students are comprised of approximately 32% women, 32% multicultural and 32% first generation students.
The Voiland College Student Success (VCSS) team is a dynamic group of faculty and staff who work together to provide services, run programs, and strive to create a welcoming and inclusive culture for all VCEA students. Our team interacts with students daily, provides training and professional development opportunities, and plans and coordinates events at the college level. Programming and services supported by VCSS include a First Year Experience program, peer mentoring and tutoring services, a career and internship office, a club hub area to support the 40 student organized clubs within VCEA, a hands-on experiential learning maker space, and an entrepreneurship program.
If you enjoy being creative, working with students and helping them succeed, and being part of a larger team that works together to provide an environment that promotes diversity, equity and inclusivity, then this is the place for you. We are searching for multiple members to join our team (Student Success Coordinator, Recruitment Coordinator, Outreach Coordinator, and Internships & Career Services Coordinator). Positions are flexible and can range between 20 to 40 hours per week.
Summary of Duties for Other Available Positions:
VCEA Student Success Coordinator (103489)
The Student Success Coordinator independently serves as the primary contact between the college and student clubs. The primary responsibilities are to (1) oversee student clubs to ensure compliance with policies and procedures, (2) advise the college regarding student club participation and availability, and (3) allocate college space to student clubs by convening a committee to oversee decisions. This position provides support to the Associate Dean for Student Success in the areas of organizing clubs, providing a liaison between student clubs and the college, and coordinating with recruitment, development, and other college departments to enhance the student experience at Washington State University and VCEA.
The position is also responsible for coordinating and administration of the VCEA Undergraduate Tutoring Center programs and services. Implement, monitor and evaluate tutoring services, establish hiring procedures and identify key courses within VCEA curriculum to support. Manage a peer-led team-learning program for courses designated as success markers with the Student Success Collaborative.
VCEA Recruitment Coordinator (77961)
As part of the Voiland College Student Success team, the Recruitment Coordinator will be responsible for developing innovative, proactive recruitment initiatives that inspire potential students to pursue degrees offered by the Voiland College. The individual hired to fill this position will be responsible for coordinating the recruitment activities of the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture, including engineering, computer science, and programs in the School of Design and Construction.
Duties of this position include but are not limited to: coordinating on-campus recruiting events, leading visits to community colleges, coordinating the VCEA Student Ambassadors program, and meeting with prospective students and their families on an individual basis.
Student Success Outreach Coordinator provides information related to undergraduate programs and advising to prospective students, families, and external constituents; coordinates with appropriate offices and disburses requested information. Participates as an advisor and representative of VCEA Undergraduate Programs at University Orientation and Visitation programs. As the Student Success Event coordinator this position will work across VCEA in coordination with the Voiland College Student Success (VCSS) team to plan, schedule and coordinate these events, with support from the VCSS team to make the events happen.
INTERNSHIPS & CAREER SERVICES COORDINATOR
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent;
Demonstrated commitment to customer service;
Strong written and oral communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills;
Proficient with Microsoft Office suite (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, etc.);
Valid driver’s license with minimal history of moving violations; ability to drive 8-passenger van.
Strong preference given to individuals with previous experience in career services, internships, cooperative education, or other student service areas at the college/university level;
Work experience in a sales or marketing environment is desired;
Flexible and adaptable;
Experience working with diverse populations;
Experience with social media platforms;
Experience conducting workshops and presentations;
Experience performing database management, records maintenance, and organization within an office environment;
Ability to work in a team as well as independently;
Ability to work a flexible schedule including some evenings or weekends;
Ability to perform multiple tasks, take initiative, and solve problems;
Willing to travel to WSU campus locations in Washington.
COVID-19 Vaccine 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 status 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.