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Community Engagement Specialist
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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Community Engagement Specialist
# Postion Information
## Summary of Duties
Under the direction and supervision of the Associate Director of health promotion, this position will develop community engagement for health promotion initiatives. This includes participation in strategic planning to effectively identify and communicate with stakeholders as we strive to create and sustain a campus environment that promotes student success and development. The Community Engagement Specialist will build capacity within the health promotion team to communicate effectively with collaborators, support the implementation of grant projects, and manage technology-based health promotion initiatives.
## Additional Information
**University Overview**
Founded as the people's university in 1890, Washington State University fulfills that commitment by transforming lives through education, research, and community outreach. In 2015, the University celebrated 125 years of delivering life-changing knowledge and discoveries to citizens across the state, region, nation, and around the world. The state's only land-grant institution and one of two public research universities, WSU provides a world-class education to nearly 30,000 students through its multi-campus, statewide locations and online. The University strives to ensure that higher education is accessible at an affordable cost--a decades-long WSU commitment to the state's citizens. The University offers more than 200 undergraduate fields of study and 127 graduate and professional degree programs. Many academic programs win recognition nationally for excellence. WSU is one of just 108 public and private universities in the United States--out of more than 4,500--singled out for its "very high research activity" by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The University's research agenda is focused on addressing challenges in health, sustainability, smart systems, national security, and opportunity and equity. WSU is a major driver of Washington's economy, partnering with many of the state's leading industries, including agribusiness, aerospace, health care, software, and construction. The University is responsible for nearly 20,600 jobs statewide and generates an overall economic impact of more than $3.3 billion annually. The institution's operating budget expenditures total nearly $2 billion annually.
**The City**
Pullman is a dynamic center of higher education, research, and culture located in a region called the Palouse. The region is home to two land grant universities, Washington State University and the University of Idaho located just eight miles to the east in Moscow, Idaho. Washington's second-largest city, Spokane, is located 75 miles north of Pullman. Demographics Daily designated Pullman a "dreamtown," reflecting the city's exceptionally high quality of life. Bloomberg Businessweek named Pullman the "Best Places to Raise Your Kids" in Washington. The city also boasts one of the highest percentages of graduate degrees among U.S. micropolitan areas, and its public school system has been ranked among the top 100 in the country. Excellent outdoor recreation opportunities--including golfing, skiing, hiking, and boating--are just a short drive away.
To learn more about the Pullman community, visit
**Benefits Package**
Competitive benefits available, more details at
## Required Qualifications
A Bachelor's degree in a field relevant to area of specialization and three (3) years of experience directly related to the specialty area. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
## Additional Requirements
Excellent written, oral, interpersonal, and intercultural communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to work with others in a team environment.
Demonstrated ability to proactively identify and solve problems within projects.
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities and projects. Demonstrated experience researching, writing and editing materials on a wide range of public health topics.
Working knowledge of best practices in communicating about suicide and suicide prevention.
Experience communicating about mental and emotional health promotion.
Experience producing a variety of written and digital materials, including reports, news stories or press releases using AP style, and other items to support stakeholder communication. Knowledge of health communication and social marketing principles. Knowledge of stakeholder engagement strategies. Experience working in health promotion, particularly in supporting the development and execution of public health initiatives.
Experience using Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel programs.
Experience using WordPress to create and edit pages.
Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Lightroom.
## Preferred Qualifications
Experience with photography using a D-SLR camera and related equipment.
Ability to use Adobe design programs to create basic graphic designs.
Familiarity with basic principles of graphic design.
Experience working in a college/university setting.
Master's degree in related field.
## Will this position require a background check?
This position has been designated by the department to require a background check
# Posting Detail Information
## Special Instructions to Applicants
Screening of applications will begin May 30, 2018 and continue until the position has been filled.
Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.
## EEO Statement
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or
*Employee Type:* AP-Administrative Professional
*University Title:* Coordinator
*Working Title:* Community Engagement Specialist
*College/Area:* Student Affairs
*Department:* Cougar Health Services
*Department Link:* Cougar Health Services
*Position Number:* 42110
*Hiring Unit:* Health Promotion
*Work Location:* Pullman
*Zip Code:* 99163
*This position is in a Bargaining Unit:* No
*Appointment Status:* Permanent
*Job Appointment (FTE%):* 100%
*Position Term in Months:* 12
*Monthly Salary:* Commensurate with qualifications and experience
*Open Date:* 05/15/2018
*Open Until Filled:* Yes
*Posting Number:* 20134217P

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