Job Positions

Academic Coordinator/ 131054

Categories: Northwest Region 8

Department:

Animal Sciences

Institution:

Washington State University

Date Posted:

Mar 9 2020 10:00PM

Close Date:

03/22/2020
 

Position Description

The Academic Coordinator is responsible for advising, recruitment and support of undergraduate students in the Bachelor of Science in Animal Sciences degrees in the College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS). This person will assist students with selection of courses, degree planning and monitoring of progress. This position will advise, counsel, and assist students in preparing for post baccalaureate education, internships and career planning. The Academic Coordinator will serve as the primary contact and liaison for the Department in academic programming efforts of CAHNRS and for campus wide activities such as Alive, Preview, Registrar, and Admissions.

Duties

The Department of Animal Sciences at Washington State University is accepting applications for an Academic Coordinator/Advisor 2. This position is responsible for advising, recruitment and support of undergraduate students in the growing Bachelor of Science in Animal Sciences degrees in the College of Agricultural, Human and Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS). This person will assist students with selection of courses, degree planning and monitoring of progress. This position will advise, counsel, and assist students in preparing for post baccalaureate education, internships and career planning. The Academic Coordinator will serve as the primary contact and liaison for the Department in academic programming efforts of CAHNRS and for campus wide activities such as Alive, Preview, Registrar, and Admissions. For more details please visit www.wsujobs.com

Application Process

Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) Resume, 2) Cover letter, please ensure you state your advising philosophy, and 3) Three letters of recommendation from professionals who are able to address your qualifications for this position.(Upload as “Other”. Please note, they must be combined into one PDF). Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for at least three (3) professional references in the application Failure to submit correct application materials/documents may result in an incomplete application. Please apply online at https://wsujobs.com/postings/50909

Institution Information

THE DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL SCIENCES: The Department of Animal Sciences at WSU offers the only four-year Animal Sciences degree in the state of Washington. Research in Animal Sciences is focused on mission-oriented and fundamental research in the areas of sustainable resources for society and sustaining and improving animal and human health. These research foci include animal behavior and well-being, environmental sustainability, genomics and genetics, muscle biology, nutrition, reproductive biology and physiology. Research is conducted in new state of the art facilities that facilitate undergraduate and graduate student research projects. Undergraduate and graduate students are the heart of our department, and we are committed to preparing them for success in diverse career paths including veterinary school, agricultural industries or academic positions in the Animal Sciences. Student organizations fostering hands-on and fiscal animal management include Cooperative University Dairy Students (CUDS), Cougar Cattle Feeders, and Student Swine Cooperative. Other student clubs include: Animal Sciences Graduate Student Association (ASGSA), Block & Bridle, Collegiate Horseman’s Association, Companion Animal Club (CAC), Dairy Club, and the Pre-Vet Club. Experimental learning and research rely on extensive use of campus animal facilities. Students and faculty work collaboratively with the Washington Center for Muscle Biology, Center for Reproductive Biology, Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources, Center for the Study of Animal Well-Being, and the Center for Environmental Research, Education, and Outreach. For more information on the Department of Animal Sciences, visit: https://ansci.wsu.edu/.

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY: Founded in 1890, Washington State University is a comprehensive land-grant university with teaching, research, and extension missions, and one of two research universities in Washington State. WSU is organized into ten academic colleges, the Honors College, and the Graduate School. It has an enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), and online through its Global Campus. With approximately 20,000 students located on the main campus in Pullman, WA. WSU ranks among the top 60 public research universities and is a Carnegie I, Doctoral/Research Extensive University. WSU strongly values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students and seeks to ensure a welcoming community for all. Further information about WSU can be found at: www.wsu.edu.

Additional Information

 

Contact Information

Dr. Holly Neibergs (509) 335-6491 neibergs@wsu.edu

Qualifications:

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.
• Accreditations: continuous Level 2 Certification through WSU ACADA

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s degree in related field
• Experience providing student services in higher education institution.
• Understanding of animal science, biological sciences and/or agriculture.
• Familiar with WSU-AIS, DARS, and RoNet systems