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Eastern Washington University
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Cheney, Washington
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Advisor for Student Organizations

Working Title Advisor for Student Organizations

Job Summary

Inspire Awesome with Eastern Washington University! We are currently seeking skilled and team-oriented applicants for the following position: Advisor for Student Organizations

Under the guidance of the Director for Student Activities, Involvement and Leadership (SAIL), this position facilitates the planning, implementation and evaluation of a comprehensive campus-wide student activities and involvement program.

The Advisor is the primary student affairs professional responsible for providing operational management and leadership of the Sorority and Fraternity Life (SFL) community. The SFL community includes 21 chapters, 3 councils, with approximately 600 members in the community. This position actively collaborates with student leaders, faculty, staff, and Cheney and Spokane community to create positive community relations, leadership opportunities, and evaluation of the SFL community, risk management, and intervention.

The Advisor is additionally responsible for the general advising, program development and services that support the success of student clubs and organizations. The Advisor holds a full-time, twelve-month, administrative exempt position that reports directly to the Director of SAIL. The position requires the ability to work frequent evenings and weekends.

The candidate selected for this position will be rewarded with competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package which includes highly subsidized health/dental plans, retirement plan with 100% university match, generous paid vacation and sick leave, 11 paid holidays (adjusted accordingly), tuition waiver benefit and more!

EWU expands opportunities for personal transformation through excellence in learning.

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.

Diversity Statement

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 position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university fund or other items of value, as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 18. Successful applicant will be required to pass a background check.

This is an agency shop position.

Physical Demands

Optional: Contact Saundra Godin in Human Resources at [email protected] to obtain a copy of the Essential Functions Analysis which will describe conditions of employment, such as physical demands.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Communications, Business, Education or related field.
  • Experience working with student activities, student organizations, student union or related area, such as event planning.
  • Knowledge of the organization, function, and purpose of Fraternity and Sorority Life.
  • A minimum of one year's experience in a higher education field, either as a student employee or professional staff member.
  • Candidate must demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency, universal accessibility and/or diversity.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in Student Personnel, Counseling, Education or related field.
  • Experience developing, implementing, and evaluating programs and services for student activities, social fraternities and sororities, and student leadership programs
  • Demonstrated success in the development and implementation of student programs to include culturally diverse student populations.
  • Budgeting management experience.
  • Risk management experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of student development theory and practice.
  • Assessment and the development of learning outcomes.

Other Skills and Abilities:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to adapt to changing environment to deliver the most effective programs and interventions.