Business Title: College Coach | Central WA Univ., Eastern WA Univ., and Big Bend CC
Location: INNOVATION CENTER BUILDING
Employee Type: Admin. Professional (+) (Fixed Term)
Job Family: Administrative Professional - Not OT Eligible
Monthly Salary: $4,626.00
Summary of Duties:
The College Coach will be responsible for providing direct student support services and resources to GEAR UP's 2022-2023 freshman class at Central WA Univ., Eastern WA Univ., and Big Bend Community College.
This position will be responsible for increasing GEAR UP student academic performance through direct mentoring and advising, providing referrals to student support services when necessary, supervise college peer mentors, promote student positive academic behaviors and non-cognitive skills. Will help guide students with college and career exploration and navigate through their college experience successfully. Plan and coordinate cohort local events, activities, and workshops and create purchase requests accordingly. The College Coach will monitor, collect, and document student data for assessment and reporting requirements.
WSU Tri-Cities Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) is funded with federal funds by the Department of Education whose purpose is to increase the number of low-income and underrepresented students who graduate from high school and successfully complete post-secondary education.
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 year-for-year basis.
Willingness and ability to work a flexible schedule including occasional nights and weekends.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Proficiency in the use of computers, MS Office software programs and Google workspace.
Three (3) years of professional work experience in college admissions, financial aid, advising, and/or recruitment.
Experience with programs related to student retention and/or student success.
Demonstrated experience developing strong, collaborative relationship with colleagues, students, parents, and external constituents.
Developed skills in written and verbal communication including experience with providing group presentations, workshops, or trainings.
Demonstrated success in leading the work of others.
Experience managing, tracking, and reporting data.
In accordance with Washington State Governor's Proclamation 21.14.3, 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.
Department Name: Office of K-12 Outreach & Partnerships | GEAR UP
City, State, Zip: Ellensburg, Moses Lake, and Cheney, WA
Monthly Salary: $4,626.00
Position Term in Months: 12
Permanent/Temporary/Project: This is a Temporary position. Renewal is dependent on the need for extension and/or if additional funding is secured to extend employment.
Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
Posting Close Date: This position has been reposted and will remain open until a successful candidate has been identified.
Application Instructions: 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.
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter, and Contact Information for at least three (3) professional references.
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 its C...ommunity 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.