Summary of Duties: Under the direction of the Assistant Vice President of Access Equity and Achievement and the Director of CAMP, the Recruiter/Outreach Specialist for the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) is responsible for recruiting Migrant Seasonal Farmworker students to Washington State University, Pullman campus. The Recruiter will identify and develop relationships with potential CAMP participants and encourage family involvement. In addition, the Recruiter will be responsible for developing leadership strategies for CAMP students.
This position is responsible for providing leadership, direction, planning, developing, managing, administration and strategies for the program; supervise the delivery and evaluation of program services to ensure progress and compliance in the area of student matriculation of program participants; establish and implement short and long-range organizational goals and objectives; represents the university to internal and external constituents; support Student Affairs and the University strategic plan; utilize working knowledge of policies, principles and procedures of federal regulations outlined in the CAMP grant under the U.S Department of Education Office of Migrant Education.The successful candidate will share the vision to address changing social, educational demographic and financial issues that impact service delivery to students and is expected to exercise independent judgement and decision making with respect to the program.
Required Qualifications: Positions require a Bachelors degree and three (3) years of professional work experience in student services or related education/experience. Experience leading or directing the work of others. 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.
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.