Academic Coordinator College of Education, Vancouver Campus

Updated: 23 days ago
Location: Vancouver, WASHINGTON
Job Type: FullTime


1484-YN - Academic Coordinator/Advisor 1

Business Title:

Academic Coordinator College of Education, Vancouver Campus

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Employee Type:

Admin. Professional

Job Family:

Administrative Professional - OT Eligible

Position Details:

Academic Coordinator, College of Education, Vancouver Campus

Passionate about student recruitment and retention? The College of Education at Washington State University Vancouver has an Academic Coordinator position for assisting undergraduate and graduate teacher certification students.

Summary of Duties:

This position is responsible for academic advising, student recruitment and retention, and program management for undergraduate and graduate teacher certification programs in the College of Education. General areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to:

  • Program advising and developing individual academic plans for current students.

  • Participating in recruitment and retention activities that include evaluation of transcripts, tracking and following up on prospective student leads, and pro-active outreach and service to enrolled students to ensure timely degree completion.

  • Interpreting and applying university, departmental, and program policies, and staying apprised of Washington state requirements for educational certificates and endorsements.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years’ experience working with students in an educational setting 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 experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for‐ year basis.

Additional Requirements:

Accreditations: WSU ACADA Level 1 certification within 6 months of hire.

Experienced using Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Ability to independently establish work priorities and accomplish duties with limited supervision.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in higher education student services or advising.

Demonstrated work experience in at least one of these areas:

  • Advising, directing, or counseling people one-on-one towards established goals.

  • Experience in recruiting for a targeted program or communicating with prospective students/clients about a targeted program.

  • Supporting and assisting people resolving issues and/or navigating institutional systems.

Demonstrated awareness or understanding of the experiences of non-traditional, first-generation, or under-represented college student populations through personal experiences, paid work, or volunteer experience.

Demonstrated experience working with electronic student information systems typically used in higher education.

Additional Information:


Washington State University Vancouver

Department Name:

College of Education

City, State, Zip:

Vancouver, WA 98686

Department Link:

Monthly Salary:

$4,050/month - $4,216/month ($48,600 - $50,594/year), commensurate with qualifications and experience.  

Work Location and Schedule: 

Monday-Friday - 8:00AM – 5:00PM. Hybrid work schedule and flexible scheduling may be an option after the initial training period.


WSU offers full-time employees a competitive benefits package including up to 49 days off per year through paid holidays/sick leave/annual leave, a choice of retirement plans, medical/dental/vision, basic life and long-term disability insurance, and an employee tuition waiver program.  



Posting Close Date:

This position will remain open until filled. Screening of applications will begin on October 17, 2022.

Background Check

This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.

Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application:  

  • Resume (uploaded in the resume section).  

  • A cover letter (uploaded in the first questionnaire). 

  • A Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging (uploaded in the additional questionnaire, see information below) and references. 

Please include a statement on contributions to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging. Provide examples from your past activities and experience as well as your future plans to advance equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging at WSU Vancouver. Include examples such as any of the following: Programming, events, and initiatives; Committee, council, or board service; Student and/or staff outreach, recruitment, and retention; Community engagement and volunteerism. WSU Vancouver's strategic plan embeds equity in all 5 goals, including a specific goal for equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging (Goal 4). Please see our Strategic Plan, Goal 4 for more information on what WSU Vancouver is doing in this space, .

Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application.   

About WSU Vancouver 

As one of six campuses in the Washington state University system, WSU Vancouver provides baccalaureate- and graduate-level education to benefit the people, communities and economy of Southwest Washington.  

As the only public four-year educational institution in Southwest Washington, WSU Vancouver is dedicated to its land-grant tradition for openness, accessibility and service to people. WSU Vancouver enjoys extraordinary community support and is committed to developing areas of academic and research excellence that fulfill regional needs.  

Situated on 351 scenic acres, WSU Vancouver is in the homelands of the Chinookan and Taidnapam peoples and the Cowlitz Indian Tribe. Employees and students alike value the beauty of campus.  Recognized by Insight Into Diversity magazine as a top college for diversity, WSU Vancouver is committed to advancing equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging in all that it does. 

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

12 Month

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.

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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