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Working TitleProgram Coordinator - Self Support ProgramsPosting Number2019049CP Position Information
Classification TitleProgram CoordinatorClassification Code107NRCW Exemption CriteriaNo ExemptionEWU Position NumberC99184CUPA CodeNo MatchFLSANon-ExemptBargaining Unit BU 1% Full Time100%Salary / Wage RangeCS - 38Salary InformationThe range for the position is: $35,664 (minimum) – $46,188.
Where the hired candidate starts within the range is dependent on experience and qualifications.
Anticipated Start DateAs soon as possibleTerm of Appointment12 months per yearLocationCheneyCountyCheneyProject DescriptionThe Program Coordinator will coordinate Self-Support program services and resources, act as a program liaison and provide consultation to program participants and outside entities regarding functions of the programs. They will interpret, review and apply Self-Support program specific policies, procedures and regulations as well as assess program needs and develop courses of action to carry out program activities.
The Self-Support programs include, but are not limited to Master’s in Teaching (MIT), Career and Technical Education, and Online Accelerated programs.
Program coordination also requires performance of tasks and application of knowledge unique to the Education Department Self-Support programs.
Project Duration*This position is funded through June 30, 2020.*Background CheckYes - BothResponsible HR UserLori LivingstoneResponsible HR User Email firstname.lastname@example.org (inquiries only) Posting Text
Job SummaryEastern Washington University seeks a full-time project position for a Program Coordinator to support our Department of Education and its Self-Support Programs.
The Self-Support programs include but are not limited to Master’s in Teaching (MIT), Career and Technical Education, and Online Accelerated programs.
This position is responsible for coordinating Self-Support program services and resources; acting as a program liaison and providing consultation to program participants and outside entities regarding functions of the programs; interpreting, reviewing and applying Self-Support program specific policies, procedures and regulations; assessing program needs; and developing courses of action to carry out program activities. Program coordination also requires performance of tasks and application of knowledge unique to the Education Department Self-Support programs.
This position reports to the Department Chair and will work closely with individual members of the leadership team including, but not limited to, Education Department Self-Support Program Directors, and other designated parties as needed.
This individual must be able to self-determine and undertake work requirements; plan, organize, achieve deadlines; exercise independent reasoning and decision making; analyze problems; use discretion and keep confidentiality.
The Program Coordinator is responsible for the planning, coordination, development, communication, and implementation of the Education Department Self-Support program functions, components, and processes. He/she will assist the Self-Support program directors and other designated parties as assigned with a focus on meeting specific specialized program needs involving fingerprinting, background checks, MOUs with partner schools, documenting internship hours, and other needs of the Self-Support programs.
Applications will be accepted through November 18, 2019, screening will begin the next day. All materials will be held in strictest confidence; references will not be contacted until candidates have been notified.
About Eastern Washington UniversityEastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern’s Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.
Diversity StatementEastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.
Conditions of EmploymentThis is a classified project position funded through June 30, 2020. Position may be extended beyond that date depending on continuing need and availability of funding.
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.
Physical Demands None anticipated.
Essential Functions Analysis forms (“EFA”) describe the physical and mental demands associated with our positions. You may access this document at the link provided below:
EFA for the Program Coordinator Position for the Self Support Programs
Pre-Placement Physical NoHearing Test NoMedical Monitoring Post Hire NoProtective Equipment N/A
- High school graduate or equivalent; preference may be given to candidates with a completed Bachelor’s degree (any field)
- Two years’ full time work experience relevant to the Department of Education Self-Support Programs; Programs supported by this position include include, but are not limited to: Master’s in Teaching (MIT), Career and Technical Education, and Online Accelerated programs. Examples of qualifying program-related work experience that will be performed by the person hired for this position include:
- Managing complex databases or data systems (experience using Excel does not qualify)
- Coordinating internships
- Providing complex, detailed advising to students in a college environment beyond reciting standard information reflected on Program websites
- Acting as the programs’ liaison and provide consultation to program participants and outside entities regarding functions of the programs.
- Interpreting, reviewing and applying program specific policies, procedures and regulations
- Assessing program needs and develop courses of action to carry out program activities.
- Other work experience in a college Department of Education providing complex program support to Education programs
- Other work experience directly relevant to the position which must be beyond entry level clerical work; review the job description for additional examples of programmatic work
- Demonstrated ability to multi-task, develop, oversee, organize, implement, evaluate outcomes and modify tasks;
- Excellent written and verbal communications skills;
- Superior interpersonal skills including demonstrated ability to apply a culturally responsive and flexible approach that is sensitive to the needs of the students, faculty, administrators and our P-12 partners as well as the requirements of the program, Eastern and the State of Washington
- Demonstrated ability to develop and foster strong working relationships both within and external to the organization;
- Demonstrated competency in computer skills including utilization of MS Office applications for word processing, records maintenance, development and use of forms, and calendar applications, with a willingness to learn platforms and applications as they emerge;
- Demonstrated proficiency in Excel spreadsheets and databases
- Demonstrated ability to apply a culturally responsive and flexible approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal accessibility, of our students, faculty, staff and the public.
- Degree in Education
- Work experience involving one or more of the following: higher education, student services, or P-12 education.
- Excel experience in macros, pivot tables, and formulas
- WordPress experience
- Knowledge and understanding of Self-Support programs and processes
Other Skills and Abilities
- Time Management
- Attention to Detail
Work Schedule TypeRegularWork ScheduleTypically 8am – 5pm, but may be required to work evenings and/or weekends to fulfill special projects.
Posting Date11/06/2019Open Until Further NoticeNoClosing Date11/18/2019Screening to Begin11/18/2019Special Instructions to ApplicantsIt 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.
Submit your application materials through our online applications portal located here: https://jobs.hr.ewu.edu. If you are unable to submit through the applicant portal, please contact Human Resources Services at (509) 359-2381. Position is open through November 18th; screening will begin the next day. All materials will be held in the strictest confidence; references will not be contacted until candidates have been notified.
Required documentation includes all of the items listed below:
- Cover letter: please describe how you meet each of the required and preferred qualifications
- Resume to include work history and major duties, education, and any specialized training or skills related to the position
- List of at least 3 professional references including names, title, organization name, phon