Coordinator for Student Equity and Belonging - MCC

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Cheney, WASHINGTON
Deadline: 08 Jul 2022

Posting Details
Posting Details

Position Title Coordinator for Student Equity and Belonging - MCC
Posting Number 2022054EP

Position Information

Classification Title Health Education Coordinator
Working Title Coordinator for Student Equity and Belonging
Classification Code 1392
RCW Exemption Criteria 14 - Extension/Continuing Education
EWU Position Number E99255
FLSA Non-Exempt
Bargaining Unit PSE
% Full Time 100
Salary / Wage Range PS - 105
Salary Information
The salary range for this position is $40,965 (minimum) up to $53,000. Where the hired candidate will begin within this range is dependent on education, experience and skills. 
Anticipated Start Date
Term of Appointment 12
Location Cheney, WA
County Spokane
Project Description
Project Duration
Background Check Yes - Both
Responsible HR User Saundra Godin
Responsible HR User Email address

Posting Text

Job Summary
We are currently seeking skilled and team-oriented applicants for the following position: Coordinator – Student Equity and Belonging
  • We are recruiting for two (2) positions.

Reporting under the Director for Student Equity and Inclusion Services, the Coordinators for Student Equity and Belonging (“Coordinators”) at Eastern Washington University are tasked with creating and supporting an inclusive and equitable social and learning community at EWU for students of color and marginalized students. The Coordinators directly support the Multicultural Center and Pride Center and will work in tandem with the Student Affairs coordinated care case managers and other university stakeholders (including EWU Global) to ensure that students of color and marginalized students receive the holistic support services that can enhance their academic performance and degree completion.
Coordinators for Student Equity and Belonging are vital to supporting and implementing the overall vision of Eagle Care, EWU’s coordinated care network, and each will be tasked to lead specific events/projects to achieve the duties summarized above. These positions are also essential members of the Student Equity, Belonging, and Voice (SEBV) team in developing, implementing, and promoting an equity-minded lens within the Student Affairs division and the broader university community.
These are new positions at the university, and we are looking for people willing to take initiative and be creative.
The candidate selected for this position will be rewarded with competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package which includes highly subsidized health/dental plans, retirement plan with 100% university match, generous paid vacation and sick leave, 12 paid holidays (adjusted accordingly), tuition waiver benefit and more!
EWU expands opportunities for personal transformation through excellence in learning.
About Eastern Washington University
Eastern Washington University is a regional, comprehensive public university located in Cheney and Spokane, Washington, with programs offered throughout the state and online with an enrollment of over 12,000 students. Eastern is one of six state-funded four-year institutions of higher education in Washington reporting to its own Board of Trustees.
Eastern’s 300-acre main campus is located in Cheney, a community of 11,000 residents 16 miles southwest of the state’s second largest city, Spokane. Eastern also offers programs in downtown Spokane at the Brand new Catalyst building and on the Riverpoint Campus which is shared with Washington State University. Eastern also offers program throughout the state based on the needs of the community. Eastern offers an array of bachelor’s and master’s degrees and one applied doctorate in physical therapy. EWU offers 135 fields of study, 9 master’s degrees, 12 graduate certificates, 39 graduate programs, 1 educational specialist degree, and 1 applied doctorate to more than 10,000 enrolled students.
Tribal Land Acknowledgement
Eastern Washington University resides within the traditional homelands of the Spokane People and other tribes who are connected through their shared history of this region. This land holds their cultural DNA and it is their Ancestors who are here and bring forth the knowledge of this place—the knowledge that comes from the land.
Diversity Statement
EWU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, age, marital status, families with children, protected veteran or military status, HIV or hepatitis C, status as a mother breastfeeding her child, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, as provided for and to the extent required by state and federal laws.
Conditions of Employment
This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value, as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. The offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion and passing of a background check prior to beginning employment.
All new employees must comply with EWU Immunization Policy 602-02 and provide proof of immunity or vaccination to MMR and proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before beginning work at EWU. Waivers for the immunization requirements are available for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs.
  • COVID-19 Vaccination and Exemption Information link:

This position is covered by the Public School Employees’ Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Physical Demands
Optional: Contact Saundra Godin in Human Resource Services at to obtain a copy of the Essential Functions Analysis which will describe conditions of employment, such as physical and mental demands.
Pre-Placement Physical No
Hearing Test No
Medical Monitoring Post Hire No
Protective Equipment
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Ethnic Studies, Gender/Sexuality Studies, Social Work, Education, or a related field.
  • Two (2) years of professional experience, including at least one (1) year of experience advising students. [Internship, volunteer, or related work that is commensurate with two years of professional experience, including at least one (1) year of experience advising students may substitute.]
  • High level of cultural humility and experience working effectively with marginalized populations.
  • Strong collaboration, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience developing, coordinating, and planning events and activities.
  • Demonstrated interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency, universal accessibility, and/or diversity.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Ethnic Studies, Gender/Sexuality Studies, Social Work, Education, or a related field.
  • Knowledge of theories and practices related to social justice, intersectionality, and/or college student development.
  • Experience with assessment and design of learning outcomes.
  • Experience with academic advising/coaching, student retention, or professional mentorship.
  • Proficiency with languages such as Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, or Arabic.
Other Skills and Abilities
Work Schedule Type Regular
Work Schedule
Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm
Posting Date 06/24/2022
Open Until Further Notice No
Closing Date 07/08/2022
Screening to Begin 07/11/2022
Special Instructions to Applicants
It is strongly recommended that you print a copy of these instructions and the position posting before you begin to complete the online application, as the instructions will not be viewable once you begin the application process.
Required documentation includes all of the items listed below.
  • Attach a detailed cover letter in which you explain how you meet each of the required qualifications [and preferred qualifications, if applicable]. It is preferred that you provide that information in a bulleted list or within a table within your cover letter.
  • Attach a chronological resume including work history and major duties, education, and any specialized training or skills related to the position. List at least 3 professional references including: names, titles, organization name, phone numbers, email addresses, and connection to you (these can be identical to the references listed on the application).
  • Complete the online application form and respond to the online questions, if applicable.
  • Diversity Response – As an equal opportunity employer with a multicultural staff and student population, we are interested in how your qualifications prepare you to work with diverse faculty, staff, and student populations representing various cultures and backgrounds that may be different from your own. You will be asked to attach a diversity response as part of the online application process: Please describe how you will apply an approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal access, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public.
  • Application Types Accepted Application

    Job Duties

    % of Time 50
    Responsibility / Duty
    Student Support and Advocacy
    • Provide direct support to students of color, first-generation students, LGBTQ+ students, international students, undocumented students, and other marginalized student populations to help them navigate and overcome social, financial, and/or health obstacles that can delay or prevent the successful completion of their degree. Adopt intervention strategies as needed.
    • Support the Multicultural Center, Pride Center, and EWU Global staff in developing content for training initiatives for academic advising teams, faculty, and other campus stakeholders around effective support strategies for marginalized students.
    • Proactively serve marginalized students who are referred to the centers by Student Affairs case managers. Regularly communicate with students to monitor their progress and offer continued support and care.
    • Maintain thorough knowledge of internal and external resources for marginalized students.
    Essential Function Indicator Yes
    % of Time 40
    Responsibility / Duty
    Program Coordination and Evaluation
    • Support the planning, coordination, and implementation of Multicultural Center, Pride Center, and EWU Global programs that promote the recruitment and retention of underrepresented students, including cultural graduation ceremonies, international student programming, Pride Month, Q-Camp, and Eagle F.A.M. (Familiarize, Affirm, & Matter).
    • Assist in the development, implementation, and evaluation of program initiatives that provide students with skills to navigate predominantly white academic classrooms and institutional structures.
    • Help develop and prepare annual reports of programs and initiatives.
    Essential Function Indicator Yes
    % of Time 10
    Responsibility / Duty
    University and Divisional Service
    • Actively participate in projects and activities to support the mission and objectives of the Multicultural Center, Pride Center, EWU Global, and Eagle Care.
    • Attend staff/unit meetings and Student Affairs divisional meetings.
    • Participate in committees and projects as needed.
    • Assume other duties as assigned.
    Essential Function Indicator Yes

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