About Eastern Washington University
Eastern 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.
Eastern 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 Employment
This is a temporary position budgeted for approximately five months from start date, not to exceed June 30, 2020.
Position is not benefits eligible.
Pre-Placement Physical No Hearing Test No Medical Monitoring Post Hire No Protective Equipment
Required Qualifications High school graduation or equivalent; college degree is preferred
Spanish-English bilingual ability.
At least two years of full time work experience in a college, university, or P-12 that must be relevant to the program that this position supports (Chicano Education Program). To be considered qualifying, your work experience must include at least two of the following kinds of work experiences listed below; be sure to clearly identify in your cover letter how you meet this requirement: Student services involving advising, counseling, and/or consulting regarding program functions, policies, procedures, regulations Work as a Teaching Assistant or Graduate Student Assistant Promoting the program with internal and/or external individuals and groups Work requiring Spanish/English bilingual skills Work supporting a CAMP program A completed degree in Spanish, Cultural Studies, or other field related to the Program may be substituted for the work experience requirement
Experience working with standard office applications. Examples include Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook);
Experience operating ancillary office equipment such as computer workstation, printer, fax machine, copy machine, scanner, and telephones;
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.
Preferred Qualifications Other Skills and Abilities Work Schedule Type Regular Work Schedule
Mon – Fri, 8am – 5pm
Posting Date 01/30/2020 Open Until Further Notice No Closing Date 02/06/2020 Screening to Begin 02/07/2020 Special Instructions to Applicants
It 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 application materials include all of the items listed below: Cover letter: please describe how you meet each of the required and preferred qualifications; the preferred format is to use a bulleted list within the body of your cover letter to itemize how you meet the qualifications.
Resume to include work history and major duties, education, and any specialized training or skills related to the position
Additionally, as an equal opportunity employer with a multicultural staff and student population, we are interested in how your qualifications prepare you to work with diverse faculty, staff, and student populations representing various cultures and backgrounds that may be different from your own. You will be asked to respond to this prompt as part of the online application process: Please describe how you will apply an approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal access, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public.
Application Types Accepted Application Job Duties % of Time 100 Responsibility / Duty Maintain communications, and provide information and advice to students, staff, program participants and/or the public regarding program content, policies and activities, recommend alternative courses of action;
Serve as the first-point-of-contact for students enrolled in the CAMP Program
Have extensive involvement with students; promote and encourage the participation of students in the Chicanx Studies’ variety of programmatic activities
Promote the program on campus and with outside organizations; promote the Chicanx Studies Minor & Certificate;
Create, develop, organize academic-related content to be included in the QVO newsletter, Facebook, Twitter and other forms of social media;
Create a quarterly newsletter, program certificates, flyers, and maintain the Program’s website, and related activities.
Assist with Program events; assist with and organize public campus lectures with Latinx guest speakers addressing issues of concern to the Chicana/o Latina/o community;
Attend meetings as program representative; present workshops and/or guest lectures on the Program and other areas of expertise;
Confer with university and off-campus organizations regarding the Program and its policies;
Monitor program activities in relation to program goals
Use a variety of software to perform position duties
Perform scheduling related to program activities
Essential Function Indicator Yes