Summary of Duties: The Office of Student Services in the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (CPPS) is an energetic and highly fast-paced environment where we rely heavily on current technologies to meet the demands of the Doctor of Pharmacy students and our stakeholders in Yakima WA, at the program extension.
The Academic and Student Success Advisor provides quality advising to professional students from the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. The advisor will provide advising and support to help students navigate the higher education environment, set academic goals, plan for co-curricular experiences that support career goals, and develop academic success strategies. Duties include but are not limited to: advising students year round, motivating students to set and achieve educational and career goals, conducting workshops and presentations, which includes coordination of Career Fair, promoting academic success skill development, monitoring and tracking students' academic progress and coordinating and developing student success programs.
This position may require occasional travel to local, regional, and national locations for student services training and support.
This position is located in Yakima, WA.
Required Qualifications: Positions require a Bachelors degree and two (2) years of professional work experience in student services or related education/experience. A Masters 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.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus. With a new President (Dr. Kirk Schulz began as the University’s 11th president in June 2016) and a new Vice President of Finance and Administration (Stacy Pearson started in March 2017); the University community is energized and excited.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carne...gie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with its Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.