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Program Coordinator - Children's Studies Program
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Eastern WA University | Cheney, WA
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Job Description

Program Coordinator Children's Studies Program
Cheney Campus

Eastern seeks a full time Program Coordinator to coordinate special projects, conduct training, and provide technical, administrative, and student services

Job Summary      

Eastern Washington University invites applications for a Program Coordinator in our Children’s Studies Program. Under general direction, this position is responsible for coordinating specialized program operations for the Children’s Studies Program, including the Cheney Hangout, and the Bellevue and on-line programs.

In this capacity, the position will also provide support to the Director, coordinate special projects, conduct training, and provide technical, administrative, and student services support.

Position will exercise independent judgment and discretion relating to students in regard to program policies, guidelines and contracts and in implementing, interpreting and applying program procedures and policies.

Position will independently advise students, staff and the public regarding the program and the University, and act as liaison to local organizations.

In the course of performing the position’s duties, this position will have extensive involvement with students, staff and the public in carrying out program activities, and will coordinate, schedule and monitor program activities to determine consistency with program goals. Position may also include direct supervision of children and youth in project-based settings. As a result, a criminal background check will be required for the candidate hired for the position.

Position reports directly to the Director of the Children’s Studies Program.

Screening of applications will begin Monday, October 9th. Applications will continue to be accepted through Friday, October 13th. All materials will be held in strict confidence, and we will not contact your references without first notifying you.

Requires two years' experience involving providing complex program support services to students. Prefer candidates with a Bachelor's degree, and experience in higher ed and in using university systems such as Blackboard, Canvas, Banner or equivalent. Experience in child-centered, community based settings using project-based learning and familiarity with Reggio-inspired curriculum, adventure play, and/or youth work would be very helpful.

Don't Delay! Screening of applications will begin Oct. 9th; position is available now. Position is listed under Classified jobs.

Eastern expands opportunities for personal transformation through excellence in learning. We are an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

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