Job Positions

Student Services Coordinator/Advisor 2

Categories: Northwest Region 8


Edward R. Murrow College of Communication Student Services


Washington State University

Date Posted:

Aug 10 2021 4:18PM

Close Date:

Aug 25 2021

Position Description

The Career Ready Advisor and Program Manager is responsible for providing professional development programming and career advisement to undergraduate students in the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication.


Under general supervision of the Assistant Dean, this position exercises independence in the performance of duties and decision-making. The duties of this position include, but are not limited to: coordinating professional development programming for undergraduate students and graduate students; representing the Murrow College at career related events; responding to student inquiries and assisting with curriculum administration; career advising for undergraduate students, assessing academic level, and evaluating academic records; performing student records management; internship program coordination; Career Ready program management; working closely with Murrow mentors and career coaches; interpreting and applying university rules and regulations; serving as a resource regarding graduation for Murrow College students and assisting with commencement coordination; providing undergraduate instruction and facilitating study skills career planning workshops; and preparing and analyzing statistical and qualitative reports for program improvements.

Application Process

To apply, go to
Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter.
Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application.

Institution Information

Washington State University is Washington's land-grant university with campuses located in Everett, Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, and Vancouver. Additionally, research centers are located throughout the state, extension offices are located in every county in Washington, and online degree programs are offered worldwide. WSU employees promote academic excellence and innovative research that serves the state, nation, and world. With a focus on innovation, excellence, and accountability, continual enhancement of research and educational endeavors are at the core of WSU's strategic priorities.

Additional Information

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.

Contact Information

Human Resource Services at 509-335-4521.


Required Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years of professional work experience in student services or related education/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.

Additional Requirements:
* Demonstrated computer software skills, including the ability to use office software such as databases, spreadsheets, and word processing.
* Willingness and ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends, with some travel as necessary.
* Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills.
* Demonstrated ability to prioritize job tasks effectively.
* Demonstrated public speaking skills/experience.
* Experience working with a diverse student population.
* Demonstrated skills in leadership.
* Possession of, or ability to obtain by time of hire, a valid driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications

* Experience working in higher education.
* Experience reviewing and coordinating scholarship awarding.
* Experience working with and maintaining student records.
* Experience working in a fast-paced, high-energy, demanding, service-oriented office.
* Demonstrated experience interpreting and applying standards and regulations.