Office Assistant, Academic and Community Partnerships
Employee Type: CS-Classified Staff
Position Number: 123191
Work Location: Spokane
Summary of Duties: The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine (ESFCOM) at Washington State University is embarking on the accreditation and development of a next generation medical school designed to train students to be physician leaders, who innovate, adapt and discover in an ever changing healthcare landscape. The School is now inviting applications for the position of Office Assistant who will join the Academic and Community Partnership team in leading the college into the future.
The Office Assistant is responsible for carrying out a full range of complex and confidential assignments on behalf of the Vice Dean of Academic and Community Partnership.
The primary role of the Office Assistant will be to provide clerical support to the Office of Academic and Community Partnerships (ACP). This position will enter and maintain relationship contacts and track statewide activity as it pertains to outreach activities, affiliation agreements, and other community partnership initiatives using Salesforce, Cobblestone, and/or other tracking software. This position will oversee, track, and monitor data entry by other faculty and staff into relationship management software (Salesforce) in order to maintain fidelity of the database. The Office Assistant will produce reports on community engagement and affiliation activities from relationship and contracts management software. The position will also support the ACP Program Manager in outreach activities of ACP. This Office Assistant will assist in the overall clerical support (i.e. correspondence, ordering, travel, etc.) of the office of ACP and college-level service work (i.e. faculty committees, accreditation activities, etc.) by members of the ACP office. This position may assist with hiring, training, and supervising student/temporary staff.
Required Qualifications: High School graduation or equivalent and two years of clerical experience; OR equivalent education/experience.
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.
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 Carnegie 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 i...ts 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.