Job Positions

Academic Coordinator/Advisor 2

Categories: Northwest Region 8


College of Education


Washington State University Tri-Cities

Date Posted:

Jan 19 2021 11:45PM

Close Date:

Jan 25 2020

Position Description

This position will have responsibility to oversee, lead, and coordinate the academic advisement and program management for the Undergraduate and Masters in Teaching (MIT) Graduate programs offered in the College of Education, to include advising, and providing program management along with recruitment and retention efforts to prospective and current students.


Responsibilities include student recruitment, analyzing student applications and transcripts, assessing academic level of students, responding to academic inquiries, developing individual academic plans, working with program coordinators to ensure the goals for the individual program committees are met, and communicating certification and degree requirements. Responsibilities also include oversight and management of the MIT program. This position will also provide proactive outreach and service to currently enrolled students to ensure retention goals are met and exceeded.

Application Process

Applicants may complete the online application at . Applicants must attach a resume and cover letter. Three (3) professional references must also be included within the online application. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets the required qualifications and additional requirements.

Institution Information

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 veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply. 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.

Additional Information

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

Contact Information


Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years of full-time academic advising experience in a college or university or related 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 academic advising experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis. Positions who will lead or supervisor will require one or more years of full-time experience leading or directing the work of others.

Additional Requirements:
Advising experience
Experience working directly with students/student services
Must have proven skills in organization of large, multifaceted projects, such as meeting planning, unit organization, etc.
Evidence of effective communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:
Graduate degree.
Experience in higher education
Experience working with diverse and underrepresented student populations
Demonstrated ability to exercise professional judgment and leadership, including the ability to work independently Demonstrated management, organization, communication, coordination and leadership skills