Learning and ESL Manager at Washington State University

Posted in Other 19 days ago.

Location: Spokane, Washington

Job Description:


1482-YN - Student Services Coordinator/Advisor 2

Business Title:

Learning and ESL Manager

Additional Titles:



Employee Type:

Admin. Professional

Job Family:

Administrative Professional - OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

The Learning and English as a Second Language (ESL) Manager exercises independent, professional judgment and is responsible for the coordination, development, and implementation of both learning assistance support for the health sciences student population and ESL support, programs, and initiatives for second language students on the WSU Health Sciences Spokane campus. This position is responsible for 1)  providing the health sciences student population with guidance regarding development of skills and strategies to enhance student learning and success and 2) supporting health sciences second language students in the development of their clinical and technical language capabilities.


Learning and ESL services will be provided through individual student appointments, workshops, in-class presentations, and development of materials, including online content and tools for the Student Success Center website. This position may also assist with the development and implementation of Peer Tutor training program and will collaborate with the Learning Specialist based on the WSU Health Sciences campus in Yakima.

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.


Additional Requirements:

  • Master's degree in Education, Student Development, Student Services, Counseling, TESOL, or related field. 

  • Demonstrated experience providing academic support services, learning assessments, or other experience related to academic learning support. 

  • Demonstrated experience providing ESL support services. 

  • Demonstrated effective written and oral communication skills. 

  • Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Office suite products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with health sciences students.

  • Experience in Higher Education.


Additional Information:

In accordance with Washington State Governor's Proclamation 21.14.1, and subsequent revisions where appropriate, as a condition of employment, you must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation by time of hire. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Full Vaccination or an approved accommodation will be verified prior to your first day of work. Should you not be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation you will not be able to start employment with WSU. Information regarding vaccine verification and/or requesting a medical/religious accommodation is available at https://hrs.wsu.edu/covid-19/vax-verification/. Please contact HRS at hrs@wsu.edu or 509-335-4521 if you have questions.


Area/College: WSU Spokane

Department Name: WSUS Student Affairs

City, State, Zip: Spokane, WA 99202

Department Link: www.spokane.wsu.edu/studentaffairs/successcenter

Monthly Salary: Commensurate with experience

FTE: 100%

Position Term in Months: 11 months (typical schedule is August 1 - June 30 with July off)


Screening Begin Date: March 28, 2022; open until filled

Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.

Application Instructions: Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.


Required Documents:

1. Resume

2. Cover letter

Time Type:

Full time


Position Term:

11 Month


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 veteran, 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 hrs@wsu.edu.

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