Assistant Director of Native American Health Sciences Programs and Student Services
Washington State University Pullman
Location: Spokane, Washington
Internal Number: 3300492
Assistant Director of Native American Health Sciences Programs and Student Services
Title: 1157-NN - Assistant Director
Business Title: Assistant Director of Native American Health Sciences' Programs and Student Services
Location: WSU SPOKANE CAMPUS
Employee Type: Admin. Professional
Job Family: Administrative Professional - Not OT Eligible
Summary of Duties:
Washington State University's Assistant Director of Native American Health Sciences' Programs and Student Services position will help advance the mission of the unit by providing direct support to the Director and department through strategic planning and leadership within the areas of development and management of of Native American health education pathways and programs, including but not limited to recruitment, outreach, and retention, culturally inclusive Indigenous curriculum, and tribal community health initiatives and partnerships.
The Assistant Director establishes consistent oversight and leadership over student, academic, and tribal community areas within the new Center for Native American Health, manages programs and staff, and tracks and reports upon pathways and impacts. Additionally, they contribute as an educator and manager of the newly developed Indigenous health curriculum and certificate, as a tribal health liaison within and outside of WSU system, as a contributor to the growth of the unit through collaborative partnerships and initiatives and helps develop and manage internal unit policies toward mission driven goals. This person will act as an instructor of record.
Develops, manages, and maintains strong working relationships within the University system and with tribal partners located throughout the Pacific Northwest. Provides outreach to Native communities and builds partnerships that will develop opportunities for American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) students to explore health science programs as options for further studies.
Program and Student Services Management: 40%
Leadership of NAHS Programs and Center for Native American Health: 30%
Curriculum, Teaching, and Scholarly Management: 15%
Positions require a Bachelor's degree in a relevant field and four (4) years of progressively responsible relevant experience, which has included at least one (1) year of managerial experience. A Master's degree in a related field may be substituted for up to one (1) year of the required experience. Education and experience can be tailored to fit the specific organizational entity/directorial assignment. Positions may require applicable licensure and/or certification.
Master's degree in Health, Education, Communication or related field.
Demonstrated experience with strategic planning and/or program development/expansion.
Demonstrated experience leading community and student development programs.
Demonstrated experience developing culturally responsive curriculum, training and/or teaching.
Demonstrated experience presenting training sessions in one-on-one, small, and large group settings.
Demonstrated experience in supervising employees.
Must have and maintain a valid driver's license by time of hire.
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule including some evenings and weekends.
Must be able to travel, including overnights on occasion.
PhD or equivalent degree in a relevant field.
Demonstrated experience in working with diverse populations, underrepresented or disadvantaged students.
Demonstrated familiarity with educational systems at all levels-secondary and higher education and with tribal communities.
Demonstrated experience developing and leading programs in the health sciences for Native American students at all levels.
Demonstrated experience in managing multiple operating programs.
Demonstrated experience in research and/or community driven projects.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience working with tribal communities, higher education, and/or health systems.
Demonstrated knowledge in Native American histories and/or health areas.
Familiarity with Plateau Tribes, grant writing, leadership skills.
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.
Area/College: WSU Health Sciences Department Name: Native American Health Sciences City, State, Zip: Spokane, WA 99202 Department Link:https://spokane.wsu.edu/about/community-outreach/native-american-health-sciences/ Monthly Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. FTE: 100% This is a Permanent position Screening Begin Date: Immediately; Open until filled Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check. Application Instructions:This position has been reposted and will remain open until filled.
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 and Cover Letter
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 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.