Academic Coordinator - Washington State University in Vancouver Washington

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Washington State University

Vancouver, Washington

United States


Detailed Job Description

Using a developmental advising model, the academic coordinator will provide comprehensive academic support to freshmen, pre-major and undeclared students, and will provide advising support in major and minor selection, course selection, as well as college success strategies. The academic coordinator will design and deliver academic success workshops available to all students, and will teach a college success course for students at risk of not persisting to degree completion.

The academic coordinator will also collaborate with staff, faculty and academic coordinators across campus, and will function as a liaison to the Carson College of Business. This position is a primary advisor for pre major students intending to earn a degree in Business Administration. As an active team member of the Student Resource Center and Student Affairs, this position will coordinate the use of the Success Navigator risk assessment tool, develop and assess a communication plan to reach out to vulnerable students, and distribute assessment results. Some evening and weekend work required.

Some evening and weekend work required.

This is a temporary position expected to end on March 31, 2018. Renewal is dependent on the need for extension and/or if additional funding is secured to extend employment.

Required Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in a related field and three (3) years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. A Masters degree in a related field may be substituted for up to one (1) year of the required experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in a related field.

Experience working with non-traditionally aged and first generation college students, and diverse and underrepresented populations.

Demonstrated experience in providing student and customer service.

Demonstrated communication skills.

Monthly Salary

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience

Additional Information

For a copy of the full position description please visit: Washington State University Vancouver’s Employment Website

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: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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