Assistant Director - Washington State University in Tri-Cities Washington

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Washington State University

Tri-Cities, Washington

United States


Detailed Job Description

The Assistant Director represents WSU Tri-Cities (WSUTC) Early Outreach Department to prospective students and families as well as various school professionals and administrators.This position is responsible for coordinating operations and outreach programming and providing support services to students participating in College in the High Schools and other outreach programs. Will provide consultation, guidance, and professional leadership in the development/implementation of early outreach programs and leads the development of multimedia resources/information.

Will monitor and evaluate student services and operational effectiveness, makes recommendations for process improvements and assists with the preparation of annual budgets for the department.

Functions as a liaison with WSUTC and University faculty, supervisors, and internal and external constituents.

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

Master’s degree.

Demonstrated experience with general education courses and requirements of WSU academic programs.

Experience developing and managing a budget.

Familiar with National Alliance of Concurrent Enrollment Partnerships (NACEP) standards and policies.

Strong interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of people, including peers, university and school administrators, faculty, and staff, students and parents, and the general public.

Experience in making public presentations to diverse groups of individuals.

Bi-lingual/Bi-literate in English and Spanish.

Monthly Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Additional Information

Applicants are required to include contact information for at least three (3) professional references in the application.

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

Keyword Phrases

  • Early Outreach
  • Assistant Director
  • statewide system with worldwide reach
  • Discover a great place to work!
  • embracing diversity where everyone can grow!
  • Pre-College Outreach
  • Program Administrators and Coordinators
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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