Summary of Duties: The College Assistance Migrant Program is a federally funded program on a 5-year renewable grant with the goal to recruit and help migrant and seasonal farm worker students during their freshman year at Washington State University. The Program Coordinator serves as primary point of operational and administrative contact for internal and external constituencies; coordinates administrative functions with other departments and units; act as a liaison for the CAMP program; is responsible for record and budget management and providing administrative support for key program personnel, including the Director. The Program Coordinator will, in addition to other duties: analyze, manage, maintain, and monitor operational, grant, and contract budgets within program parameters; create and maintain financial and fiscal reports; reconcile, troubleshoot, transfer and re-budget funds as needed; complete all financial transactions, including, but not limited to, purchasing, payroll (PEAR and Positive Pay), travel, interdepartmental transactions and participant stipends; establish and maintain records and files for all participants, record statistical information; verify receipt of eligibility materials, applicant packets and academic records; help execute events for potential and current participants; help maintain the program directives as set out by the federal grant; abide with federal and state policy; and advise students, staff and the general public on CAMP program initiatives.
Required Qualifications: High school graduation or equivalent AND two years of experience in the program specialty 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.