Pre-Physical Therapy/Occupational Therapy Specialist - Washington State University in Pullman Washington

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Washington State University

Pullman, Washington

United States

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Detailed Job Description

This is an opportunity to work in a dynamic, developing program in a team environment for an ideal candidate responsible for coordinating an all-inclusive program guiding pre-health students, particularly those interested in Pre-Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy.

Essential Duties include:
•Coordinate all inclusive program for Pre-Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy
•Provide workshops, teaching modules, and program assessments
•Recruitment and retention of pre-health students
•Coordinate pre-health as STEM, pipeline, and education programs in local high schools/community colleges

Responsibilities include but are not limited to an all-inclusive program supporting Pre-Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy; collaboration with departmental academic advisors, counsel students concerning career and course choices, academic major, and application process for professional schools. Maintain good working relationships with faculty and staff in degree programs at WSU and with admissions offices for the professional schools at collaborating institutions.

Additionally, a significant part of the job includes student recruitment and retention to the University and the Health Professions Student Center as a student resource. Provide support and proactive outreach and service to currently enrolled students to ensure retention goals are met and exceeded. Distribute marketing resources, educational resources, and promotional materials for student recruitment and retention programs; analyze recruitment and retention trends; prepare reports. Assist in facilitating the development and coordination of special projects as assigned by unit director.

Responsibilities may include occasionally working evenings and weekends.

Required Qualifications

Positions require a Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of professional work experience in student services or related education/experience. 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

Experience with recruitment and outreach.
Experience collecting and managing data.
Experience with physical therapy/occupational therapy or other health care.
Experience in Career development.

Monthly Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Additional Information

The College of Arts and Sciences:
We are the largest academic unit in the WSU system and a powerhouse of research, scholarly, and creative activity.

Comprised of social, natural, and physical sciences, humanities, mathematics, and the arts, the college’s foundational disciplines provide a strong framework for educational and research activities across the institution and fully support the University’s goal to advance knowledge through innovative scholarship and research.

We are united by the spirit of inquiry, dedicated to the pursuit of excellence, and strengthened by our service to the community.

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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