Eastern Washington University invites applications for an Advisor/Retention Specialist in the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP).
CAMP is a federally funded program designed to support students from migrant and seasonal farm worker backgrounds during their first year of college. The program provides students with financial assistance and support services, with the goal of preparing them to continue their education at a four year-college or university.
The Advisor/Retention Specialist for the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) grant is responsible for providing academic support services necessary to ensure the success and retention of students participating in the College Assistance Migrant Program. This position is primarily responsible for mentoring/tutoring services, academic and student support, orientation programs, communication with EWU faculty and staff about CAMP students and other related duties such as coordination, scheduling and monitoring program activities.
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 reports directly to the Director of the CAMP.
The successful candidate will join a collaborative and caring faculty and staff committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and to excellence in serving the community.
On top of salary, the university offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, life and disability insurance and retirement. In addition, EWU offers generous vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays per year and fringe benefits, such as tuition waiver for employees, discounted EWU sports tickets and free transportation through STA buses. For additional information regarding insurance benefits please see our Benefits page: https://inside.ewu.edu/hr/benefits/insurance/.
Applications are open and accepted until recruitment is closed. Screening of applications will begin on Sep 28, 2023 and will continue to be screened until recruitment is closed.