College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) Director
Employee Type: AP-Administrative Professional
Position Number: 102320
Work Location: Pullman
Summary of Duties The Director for College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) will provide the direction and over sight of this federally funded program including unit operations, fiscal management, personnel functions, and related administrative functions and is responsible for establishing and implementing strategies to increase student participation, retention and academic success for Migrant Seasonal Farmworker students during their freshman year at Washington State University. Provides the leadership and direction; planning, developing, supervising, managing, and administering programs, strategies; responsible for directing and controlling program operations and is accountable for the allocation of resources and program results; providing direct outreach services to students and parents; establish and implement short and long-range organizational goals and objectives; represents the university to internal and external constituents; supervise the delivery and evaluation of program services to ensure progress and compliance in the area of student retention and graduation of program participants; support the Division of Student Affairs and the University strategic plan; utilize working knowledge of policies, principles and procedures of federal regulations outlined under the U.S. Department of Education Office of Migrant Education. The successful candidate will provide and execute the vision to address changing social, educational, demographic and financial issues that impact service delivery to students. The successful candidate will share the vision to address changing social, educational, demographic and financial issues that impact service delivery to students.
Additional Information Pullman Area
Pullman is a dynamic center of higher education, research, and culture located in a region called the Palouse. The region is home to two land grant universities, Washington State University and the University of Idaho located just eight miles to the east in Moscow, Idaho. Washington's second-largest city, Spokane, is located 75 miles north of Pullman. Demographics Daily designated Pullman a dreamtown, reflecting the city's exceptionally high quality of life. Bloomberg Businessweek named Pullman the Best Places to Raise Your Kids in Washington. The city also boasts one of the highest percentages of graduate degrees among U.S. micropolitan areas, and its public school system has been ranked among the top 100 in the country. Excellent outdoor recreation opportunitiesincluding golfing, skiing, hiking, and boatingare just a short drive away.
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Monthly Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Position Qualifications Required Qualifications A Bachelor's degree in a field relevant to area of specialization and three (3) years of experience directly related to the specialty area. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Additional Requirements Three (3) years experience advising/counseling students and/or coordinating student services programs for college students with migrant/seasonal farm worker and/or low-income backgrounds. Previous experience with the U.S. Department of Education Office of Migrant Education Programs. Possession of, or ability to obtain by time of hire, a valid driver's license. Willingness to travel occasionally for programmatic and professional development purposes. Bilingual in Spanish/English.
Preferred Qualifications Master's degree in relevant field. Experience in the administration of a disadvantaged student program in an institution or higher education. Prior experience with grant writing. Evidence of oral presentation experience and written communication proficiency. Knowledge of the policies, principles and procedures of a higher education institution and federal regulations are required. Demonstrated cultural competency with migrant/seasonal farm worker populations and/or Latino/a populations (i.e. Awareness and/or knowledge of customs, values, communications, social behaviors etc. and how these interact and/or impact the college experience). Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of factors impacting and/or interacting with college experiences of students from migrant/seasonal farm worker families (i.e. student life, academics, retention issues, mentoring needs and leadership development.)
Open Date: 09/19/2017 Close Date: 10/25/2017 Open Until Filled: No
Special Instructions to Applicants Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.
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Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximate...ly 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus. With a new President (Dr. Kirk Schulz began as the University’s 11th president in June 2016) and a new Vice President of Finance and Administration (Stacy Pearson started in March 2017); the University community is energized and excited.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with its Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.