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Washington State University Site Manager -Soap Lake Middle School in Richland, Washington

Site Manager -Soap Lake Middle SchoolTitle:1482-YN - Student Services Coordinator/Advisor 2Business Title:Site Manager -Soap Lake Middle SchoolLocation:WSU TRI-CITIES CAMPUSEmployee Type:Admin. Professional (+) (Fixed Term)Job Family:Administrative Professional - OT EligiblePosition Details:Summary of Duties:This position is responsible for the planning, administration, and direct support of the WSU Tri Cities- Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) project at a designated middle school. Provides services to a cohort of 160-643 students. Manages an operating budget of at least $95,000.00 annually. Manages at least one (1) full-time staff and temporary/hourly staff.The Site Manager represents the university as primary liaison to the partner schools and their communities implementing GEAR UP goals and objectives while ensuring compliance with applicable federal, state, university, and grant regulations.Duties include but are not limited to: provide direct services to students; planning, preparation and leadership participation of group activities and workshops; coordinate and communicate with school administrators, teachers, staff, parents, students, and colleges, community members, organizations, and businesses; provide local leadership in program development and evaluation.This position will provide support to key program components, including tutor training and supervision, career exploration, and post-secondary preparation. This position is housed out of WSU Tri-Cities with a work location in Soap Lake Middle School - Soap Lake, WA.Required Qualifications:Positions require a Bachelor's degree and three (3) years of professional work experience in student services or related education/experience. Experience leading or directing the work of others. 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.• The relevant full-time, professional experience should be in providing tutorial services, instruction or direct outreach services to middle school or high school students.• Demonstrated experience in promoting the success and achievement of students from diverse cultural, ethnic, and social backgrounds.• Willingness and ability to travel overnight and work a flexible schedule, including frequent nights and weekends.• Proficiency in the use of computers and MS Office software programs Excel, Outlook and Word.• Ability to travel overnight and on some occasions with supervisory responsibility of students.• Must have or be able to obtain at the time of hire, a valid driver's license.Preferred Qualifications:• Three (3) or more years of supervising subordinate staff.• Experience managing a government grant program in a middle or high school setting.• Experience developing and managing a budget.• Experience coordinating events and field trips for students.• Experience working with college readiness programs.• Professional first-hand experience motivating students of low-income or disadvantaged youth.• Demonstrated strong communication, team building, problem-solving and conflict management skills.• Knowledge of community, educational and social service resources in the district's community.Additional 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