Instructional Support Student Navigator -- Health e-Workforce Consortium
Clark College - Vancouver, WA

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Clark College is currently accepting applications for the Health e-Workforce Consortium Instructional Support Student Navigator to support the Health Sciences unit. This position is a temporary, full-time, exempt position that is grant-funded through September 30, 2015. This position is responsible for assisting grant-funded participants, primarily dislocated and working adults, in their pursuit of post-secondary certificates and degrees in health information technology.

Position Responsibilities:

· Assist in the design of and the implementation of an approach that allows for ongoing contact with students that helps them access needed academic, financial and social support and successfully complete training.
· Assist students with goal-setting and time management. Conduct on-campus office hours for individual student check-ins and regular meetings with groups or cohorts of students.
· Assess students’ academic and personal needs and barriers in order to determine appropriate support services.
· Develop resources for students, including tutoring and other services that increase their success in education and training.
· Monitor student progress in online courses and identify any online course elements that may need revision.
· Refer students to on- and off-campus services and resources as appropriate.
· Help students develop job search materials such as resume and cover letter and online materials.
· Introduce NextJob, Clark’s online job database and other job search related tools.
· Promote Career related events such as job fairs and Student Success workshops to students.
· Assist in the development of career plans for those participants who complete or are near completion.
· Prepare for and participate in Consortium meetings and virtual community.
· Document and share best practices.
· Maintain complete records and submit reports.
· Perform related duties as assigned.


· Education: Bachelor’s degree in counseling or related field, or equivalent experience in a community college.
· Experience: experience in higher education or job placement environment. Experience in working with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
· Valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle for reimbursable local travel.
· Computer Skills: proficiency with web communication tools and Microsoft Office Suite.
· Communication Skills: excellent written and communication skills to effectively communicate with diverse groups and individuals; strong public speaking skills to large and small groups.
· Working Independently: ability to work independently and accomplish duties with limited supervision in a timely manner.
· Ability and willingness to travel in Washington, possibly overnight, infrequently.
· Ability and willingness to work some evenings and early mornings.
· Ability and willingness to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
· Ability and willingness to work in a fast-paced environment and multi-task effectively.
· Military veteran preferred.

Supplemental Information:


$38,067 annual salary

Benefits include vacation/ sick leave; medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance; retirement; and tuition waiver.

  • Clark College online application
  • Letter of application describing background and experience related to qualifications and responsibilities of the position
  • Current résumé, including names of five references
  • Unofficial copy of highest degree transcript uploaded with online application or delivered to the Human Resources office.

Application Deadline: Open until filled. Priority consideration given to applications received by February 22, 2013, 3 p.m.

Condition of employment:
Finalist(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. Completion of academic degrees will also be verified through receipt of official transcripts.

Clark College is an equal opportunity employer. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply. Clark College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, creed, disabled veteran status, marital status or Vietnam-era veteran status in its programs and activities. Questions regarding the College’s Affirmative Action Policy may be directed to the Special Advisor for Diversity and Equity, Gaiser Hall, (360)992-2355.

Upon request, accommodations are available to persons with disabilities for the application process. Contact Human Resources at (360)992-2105 or by video phone at (360)991-0901.

The security of all the members of the campus community is of vital concern to Clark College. Information regarding crime prevention advice, the authority of the Security/Safety Department, policies concerning reporting of any crimes which may occur on the campus, and crime statistics for the most recent 4-year period may be requested from the Clark College Security/Safety Department, (360) 992-2133.

If you are hired, you will need proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work.

Corrected or extended notices will be posted online and in the Human Resources Office.

Clark College Human Resources
February 8, 2013

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