Student Affairs Coordinator - Yakima, WA

Employer: Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences

Job Description:
Recruitment Period: 11/16/2022 - Until Filled
Status: Full Time
Salary Information: Annual Minimum Salary-$37,100-Annual Maximum Salary-$55,700  
Job Posting Link:

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Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences (PNWU) was founded as a 501(c) (3) non-profit medical institution in 2005 aimed at increasing access to health care in medically underserved areas of the Pacific Northwest.

The University currently offers the degrees of Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Doctor of Physical Therapy, and Master of Arts in Medical Science enrolling over 550 students annually with plans to develop other programs and/or colleges. Interprofessional education partnerships with other universities adds another 100 students to the population. The campus includes 300 employees with academic programming spread over a five state region.

PNWU is located in Yakima, WA, a city of approximately 95,000 located in the south central part of the state near the eastern slopes of the Cascade Mountains in a major agricultural and outdoor recreation region. It is approximately 140 miles from Seattle, 170 miles from Portland, and 200 miles from Spokane. The Yakima Valley is a wonderful place to live, work and play. For more information, visit.

General Summary:
The Student Affairs Coordinator is part of the Student Affairs team and is instrumental towards the success of Pacific Northwest University’s student affairs activities across multiple health science programs. This is a student-facing position that also works directly with faculty and staff to ensure successful delivery of student programs. Timely communication, attention to detail, and sound judgement are requirements of the Student Affairs Coordinator.

The Student Affairs Coordinator is responsible for assisting, coordinating and tracking all student programs both club and non-club, including the Student Ambassador program; participating and assisting in student activities and events; overseeing the student fitness reimbursement program for all students; coordinating MSPE distribution, communications, edits, and document upload for OMS IV students; providing committee support as needed; and providing assistance to students/faculty/staff regarding Student Affairs, policies and procedures. Duties include database management, exporting reports from systems, generating reports in excel, maintaining confidential student records and information, document creation, and merge processing using Word.

Essential Job Functions:
· Participates and assists in student activities and events (i.e., orientation, graduations, award ceremonies, student activities)
· Assists disability services
· Assists with tutoring and advising services
· Create and maintain SGA procedures/manuals/knowledge sharing site(s)
· Assist with SGA elections
· Maintain and track Student Event summary reports
· Maintain and update Student Affairs web pages
· Process Sigma Sigma Phi applications
· Approve and process student event requests
· Assist the Student Fitness Reimbursement Program for all students
· Supports the Site Selection process for students
· MSPE coordination and distribution
· Verbal and written communications in a professional manner
· Navigating and using multiple databases and system software programs while ensuring accuracy and attention to detail
· Assists student/faculty/staff regarding questions, policy, and procedures
· Provides committee support as needed
· Serves in committees as assigned
· Understands accreditation standards and expectations specific to the department and adheres to policies and procedures to meet or exceed such standards
· Conducts self appropriately and consistently in accordance with the philosophy and mission of PNWU
· Other duties as assigned

• Required: High School Diploma or GED
• Preferred: Bachelor's Degree

• Required: Two years of related experience. Additional education may be substituted for years of work experience

Desired Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Strong organization, interpersonal, and planning skills; strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to work in a team and flexibility to work with others in a variety of circumstances; ability to problem solve by analyzing issues and creating action plans; ability to manage projects and people and prioritize and self-direct workflow; ability to work with and manage different computer programs and databases; ability to schedule activities and/or meetings; ability to maintain a calm and helpful demeanor during stressful situations; and competence in using Microsoft Office suite

To ensure full consideration submit:
• A letter of introduction outlining background and qualifications for the position
• Detailed curriculum vitae
• Contact information for three professional references

The job announcement above is not the full job description but represents the job responsibilities and requirements. A full job description can be provided upon request.

PNWU offers a comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees first of the month following date of hire and competitive salary.

PNWU is a drug-free workplace, equal opportunity employer and educational institution. To request this publication in an alternative format, or to apply in an alternative format, please call Human Resources, 509.452.5100.

Contact Person: Rosa Solorzano
Phone: 509-452-5101
Location: Yakima, Washington
Application Method: Email or apply online
Base Pay: $37,100

Posted on January 06, 2023

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