Director, Distinguished Scholarships - Washington State University in Pullman Washington

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Washington State University

Pullman, Washington

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Office of Undergraduate Education provides support for the success of all students at WSU. The Distinguished Scholarships Program (DSP) supports student development and processes that will lead to successful application for Distinguished Scholarships. DSP fosters a campus climate that will maximize the educational experience of high achieving students. The DSP director is responsible for leading and managing the goals, programs and services of the Distinguished Scholarships Program as well as assessing the impact of the program.

Provides support to the entire University system for the process of applying for Distinguished Scholarships and Fellowships as well as intermediary scholarships. Responsible for the day-to-day administration of the DSP and works closely with the Asst. Vice Provost, key faculty, and other stakeholders to carry out the goals and objectives of the program. Supports the development of undergraduate student applicants through programming, and supports the scholarship/fellowship applications of undergraduate and graduate students, as well as alumni. Identifies, recruits, and advises applicants and engages faculty in that process.

Required Qualifications

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.

Preferred Qualifications

Advanced degree (Master’s or Ph.D.).

Five (5) years of experience advising and/or teaching undergraduates in a research university.

Experience in advising programs for high-ability students and leadership experience in an academic or administrative department.

Monthly Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

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 veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (

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

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Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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