Student Activities Advisor

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COVID-19 Vaccine Information:

In accordance with Washington State Governor’s Proclamation 21-14.1, as a condition of employment, all WSU employees must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation no later than October 18, 2021. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Vaccine or an approved accommodation for new employees will be verified no later than October 18, 2021. If the effective date of appointment is October 18, 2021 or later vaccine or approved accommodation status will be verified prior to first day of employment. Please reach out to Human Resource Services (HRS) at or 509-335-4521 if you have questions regarding this.

Summary of Duties:

The Student Advisor is responsible for the advising, mentoring and leadership development of clubs, Student Activities Board and ASWSUV Election Board, additional supervision opportunities available.
This position is responsible for providing individual and organization leadership development; administrative oversight of student organization and event budgets; implementation of policies and procedures; and supports student life.
The position plans and implements large scale programs and represents OSI on campus-wide committees.

Minimum requirements:
  • Positions require a Bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of professional work experience in student services or related education/experience. A Master’s 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.

Additional requirements:
  • Must have three (3) years experience advising students and/or providing services to students.

Preferred qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree in Student Affairs, Student Personnel, Counseling, or related field. 

  • Experience interpreting and applying policies and procedures to professional duties. 

  • One year advising student organizations (i.e. clubs, media organizations, student government, etc.) on organizational development, leadership development, budget management, risk management, etc. 

  • Demonstrated experience creating and delivering training for student organizations and individual students. 

  • Experience planning and implementing large-scale events/programs.

Work schedule:
Monday - Friday
$3,833.00 depending on qualifications and experience
To apply:

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