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AS ROP Director Assistant Work-Study Position 2013-2014
About the Position:
The Resource and Outreach Programs Work Study Position provides work study students with the chance to work with all seven of the Resource and Outreach Programs in order to gain work experience, knowledge of the Associated Students and to support the Resource and Outreach Programs Director and Coordinators as directed.

About the College/Department:
The purpose of the seven centers of the Resource and Outreach Programs (ROP) is to provide information, advocacy, activities, and peer education to Western students.  The ROP strives to empower and support all members of WWU’s diverse community. The ROP also provides the Opportunity for WWU students to gain valuable work, volunteer, and life experience.

The Resource and Outreach Programs Work Study position reports to the Director of Resource and Outreach Programs.    
Position Responsibilities:
1. Assist ROP Director with quarterly summative programming reports.
2. Assist ROP Director and coordinators as directed with data entry such as audience evaluations, staff office hours and weekly traffic to offices.
3. Assist ROP Director with facilitation preparation and presentations, as directed.
4. Assist ROP offices with programs and volunteer coordination as directed. 5. Assist ROP offices with other tasks as directed.
6. Perform other duties as assigned.

Resource and Outreach Programs
1. Establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other ROP team members.
2. Behave in a manner that communicates the ROP philosophy which includes providing unbiased, non-judgmental information to students.
3.  Participate in ROP inclusive events (such as VU Late Night, Red Square Info Fair, etc.).
4.Turn in paperwork to ROP Director in a timely manner (Program Planning Worksheets prior to dedicating any time or money to an event and Event Evaluations within one week after event).
5.Participate in office-tracking systems in order to assess client use, frequently asked questions/concerns, etc. Turn in weekly to the ROP Director.
6.Attend a weekly meeting with the position supervisor.  

AS Employment Responsibilities
Serve the membership of the Associated Students in a professional and ethical manner by:

1. Being familiar with and upholding the AS Chrter, all WWU politicies, and all AS politicies including the Employment Policy, Code of Conduct, and Program Standards.
2. Attending AS staff development events as assigned.
3. Being knowledgeable of the AS organization and its general operations.
4. Serving on search committees as designated by the AS Personnel Director.
Required Qualifications:

1. Must maintain a minimum of 6 credits for undergraduates, and 4 credits for graduates during employment.
2. Must maintain a minimum 2.00 cumulative grade point average.
3. Ability to complete the entire term of the position.
4. Must maintain all work study financial aid minimum requirements.
Preferred Qualifications:
1. An interest and/or understanding of administrative tasks (i.e. copy machines, evaluation, goal setting, Microsoft Word).
2.   An interest and/or understanding of marketing, promotion and outreach (including social media). 
3. An interest and/or understanding of program planning and the Associated Students.
4. Ability to work indendently.
Academic Emphasis: All majors encouraged to apply.
Job Location: Western Washington University - Viking Union 511
Level II ($9.19/hour)
The position holder will receive a financial award as directed by the work study aware letter. The weekly hours and work will be determined by the amount awarded, the need of the office, and the direction of the supervisor.

Bargaining Union: Not applicable
Application Instructions and Requested Documents:
Please log in below and submit your application via Western's Electronic System for Employment (EASE). Note: You will need to be using Internet Explorer to utilize our online application.

A cover letter and resume are required and should address your experience related to the position responsibilities and the required and preferred qualifications. In your cover letter please also specifically address the following questions:
1. Why are you interested in working for the Associated Students?
2. Why are you interested in working in this position?
3. What specific skills, knowledge, and/or experience (paid and volunteer) do you have that would help you be successful in this position?
4. What is your schedule of availability for a job interview?

You may cut and paste or upload your resume and cover letter as noted on the EASE application. Please complete the education and work experience section of the EASE application and submit the names and contact information of two professional references.

Please upload a copy of your work study award.
Other Information:
Educational Benefits:
1. Learn to work within a bureaucracy to accomplish office goals.
2. Develop a better understanding of outreach and marketing methods. 
3.  Gain and enhance communication skills by working with students and employees.
Job Posted: 9/17/2013
Closing Date: 10/13/2013
Recruitment #: 130451
Western Washington University (WWU) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, WWU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy and parenting status), disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. See WWU's Policy on Ensuring Equal Opportunity and Prohibiting Discrimination and Retaliation. Inquiries may be directed to the Vice Provost for Equal Opportunity and Employment Diversity, Title IX and ADA Coordinator, Equal Opportunity Office, Western Washington University, Old Main 345 (MS 9021), 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225; 360.650.3307 (voice) or 711 (Washington Relay); eoo@wwu.edu

WWU is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources Disability Services, 360.650.3774 or 711 (Washington Relay).

All new employees must comply with the immunization policy and show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Service before beginning work at WWU. A thorough background check will be conducted on all new hires.

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