Assistant Director, Academic and Career Advising for Professional and Continuing Education

The Evergreen State College

Assistant Director, Academic and Career Advising for Professional and Continuing Education

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Position Purpose

The purpose of this position is to coordinate and implement the Professional and Continuing Education (PaCE) intentional academic and career advising strategies for diverse part-time adult learners looking to complete their degree or gain an academic or professional certificate. This position serves as a point person for the PaCE student population from onboarding through graduation, including supporting new student admission, financial aid access, academic and career advising, registration, etc.

The position works with the PaCE recruitment team to advise prospective students with questions about the curriculum and to align recruitment communications, i.e., campaigns, promotional materials, and events.

The position also shares adult learner expertise with others who advise a similar population. For example, the position provides leadership and expertise to PaCE faculty and Academic and Career Advising staff on all aspects of adult learner advising to achieve increased retention and persistence of a diverse adult student population. This position also serves as a member of a cross-divisional team to strengthen services for adult learner students.

This is a full-time, overtime eligible position in Academic and Career Advising on the Olympia campus of The Evergreen State College. This position is an “at-will” appointment, exempt from Washington State Civil Service rules.

Salary and Benefits: $4,843 per month of full-time work + excellent benefits including paid sick and vacation leave; paid campus holidays; a generous medical, dental, life, and disability insurance package; and a tuition waiver program.

Closes: May 23, 2024

All requested application materials must be submitted by the deadline in order to be considered.

About the College

The Evergreen State College is a progressive, public liberal arts and sciences college located in Olympia, Washington, in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Since opening its doors in 1971, Evergreen has established a national reputation for leadership in developing innovative interdisciplinary, collaborative and team-taught academic programs. The college has a vibrant undergraduate program, graduate programs, and public service centers that constitute a unique academic setting. The college values a student-centered learning environment, a link between theory and practice, and a multicultural community of diverse faculty, students and staff working together. For more information about Evergreen, please visit our college catalog or our website:

Application Process

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or status as a protected veteran.  For more information regarding Evergreen’s non-discrimination policies or to report discrimination, please visit the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity webpage at or contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Officer at (360) 867-5371, Room 3102 Library Building, 2700 Evergreen Parkway NW, Olympia, WA 98505.

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