Academic Coordinator/Advisor - Washington State University in Tri-Cities Washington

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Washington State University

Tri-Cities, Washington


United States
(111599)

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Detailed Job Description

The Academic Coordinator/Advisor will provide academic advisement to current undergraduate and graduate students for the College of Nursing programs at Washington State University Tri-Cities.

Duties include but are not limited to: academic advising, coordination of recruitment/retention efforts, responding to program inquiries, interpretation and verification of departmental and university requirements, representation of College of Nursing by building relationships with local hospitals, colleges and high schools and providing program support to the Nursing Academic Director.

Required Qualifications

Positions require a Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years of academic advising experience or related 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

Demonstrated knowledge of general education courses and requirements of WSU academic programs.

Knowledge of academic transfer programs.

Experience working with a diverse student population.

Experience in making public presentations to diverse groups of individuals.

Monthly Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Additional Information

The University

More than 1,500 students attend WSU at the 201-acre campus, located along the banks of the Columbia River in Richland, the heart of Washington’s wine country. WSU Tri-Cities offers 19 bachelor’s degrees, 10 master’s degrees, and 10 doctoral degrees, with an emphasis on the STEM disciplines. The campus began admitting freshmen in 2007. In June, the campus dedicated the new Ste. Michelle Wine Estates Wine Science Center. The teaching and research facility is considered one of the most technologically advanced wine science centers in the world. It is expected to become a magnet for collaboration among industry members, students, and researchers from around the globe. Because of the campus’s location next to world renowned engineering firms, federal agencies, and a national laboratory, students interact with eminent professors engaged in leading research and with community and industry leaders committed to providing internships and practical career experiences.

The Area

WSU Tri-Cities is located in Richland, Washington, which, along with Kennewick and Pasco, make up the Tri-Cities.

Richland offers an enviable combination of natural amenities and city services that contributes to a high quality of life. Named one of the best places in the U.S. to raise children, according to Kiplinger.com, Richland’s ranking was based on the number of public parks and playgrounds, the money spent on educating children, income levels, and affordability.

The Tri-Cities region, which enjoys over 300 days of sunshine a year, allows year-around outdoor activities. The confluence of the Snake, Yakima, and Columbia rivers has produced an aquatic playground that beckons water lovers from across the region.

Professional sport teams include the Tri-Cities Americans WHL ice-hockey team, Tri-City Dust Devils baseball team, and the Tri-Cities Fever arena football team. Golf is one of the Tri-Cities most popular sports, with ten beautiful courses available in the area.

Benefits
Competitive benefits available hrs.wsu.edu/benefits



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 (http://www.advance.wsu.edu/).

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 hrs@wsu.edu.

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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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