Part-time Program Coordinator - Veterans Center of Excellence

  • Clark College
  • 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, WA
  • Jun 02, 2023
Part time Education

Job Description

Clark College is currently accepting applications for a part-time, temporary classified Program Coordinator in the Veterans Center of Excellence Department. to work approximately 17 hours a week. This position supports outreach and programs in the Veterans Center of Excellence. The ideal candidate will be an equity-minded, military-connected and/or a Veteran who is passionate about serving Veterans. They will have demonstrated organizational proficiency and project organization skills. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated, proactive, with the demonstrated ability to learn quickly and to work with a variety of topics and people. They will demonstrate strong project management and time management skills including operating independently, prioritizing tasks, and accomplishing complex initiatives within deadlines. The Program Coordinator will keep programs on schedule, within stated budgets and functioning smoothly. The Program Coordinator will build constructive working relationships characterized by a high level of acceptance, cooperation, and mutual respect.

At Clark, we value equity, diversity, and inclusion. We are committed to growing, learning, and supporting our employees.


  • Represent the Veterans Center of Excellence at community events and networking opportunities to include career and college fairs and student orientations.
  • Ensure the Center provides a welcoming, safe environment for veteran students and military-connected students and community members.
  • Supports program growth and development by working with Center staff to maintain existing services and plan and initiate new services/programs to meet the needs of veteran students.
  • Interpret and explain processes, rules, and regulations specific to VA benefits process.
  • Implement strategies that lead to improved retention rates.
  • Participate in college committees, as requested.
  • Coordinate and promote Veterans Center programs both internally and externally while Collaborating with Communications and Marketing and Student Retention and Communications. Creates content for social media channels including but not limited to Facebook, Instagram and YouTube, including editing to ensure ADA accessibility and loading of photos and videos to college's social media sites.
  • Routes requests and inquiries, including those coming through social media, to appropriate individuals. Analyzes and determines how to best manage sensitive situations that may occur as a result of a comment, message, or other online interaction.
  • Create and maintain program records, reports, presentations, and proposals to include email newsletters and mailing lists. Selects and prioritizes content based on college needs.
  • Maintain working and networking relationships with community employers and organizations to identify opportunities for veterans to engage in career readiness activities.
  • Maintain records of activities and student participation and provide reports as requested related to program needs.
  • Embraces diversity and actively collaborates effectively with a variety of students, staff, and the public from diverse cultural, social, economic, and educational backgrounds.
  • Embraces, understands, and uses appropriate technology tools to accomplish job functions.
  • Provides high quality, effective service to internal and external customers through continuous improvement and adoption of lean office practices.
  • Manage multiple sub-projects with varying deadlines.
  • Point of contact for students, faculty, and outside partners involved with the program, and will coordinate student-centered educational, community-engagement, and career-development activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Candidates will be evaluated based on application materials, including the supplemental questions and personal interview(s), and will be required to demonstrate competencies in the following areas:

  • Associate degree in Education, Human Services, Business, or related areas of study.
  • Military-connected and/or Veteran.
  • Experience maintaining records to document and/or update information in electronic form.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word), Adobe Acrobat, and standard web interfaces.
  • Demonstrate the use of technology for program operations, such as video conferencing technology, presentation software and other communications technologies.
  • Proficient in social media software platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.


  • Strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to clearly and effectively communicate with individuals and groups within and outside the college.
  • Ability to work well with people of all ages from academically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.
  • The initial appointment will include a 6-month probationary period and the employee will earn permanent status after successfully completing probation.
  • This position is represented by Washington Public Employees Association.
  • Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position.

SALARY RANGE: $19.40 - $25.84 Hourly Range: 40 | Code: 107N

Successful candidates typically start at the beginning of the salary range and receive scheduled salary increment increases.

Application Deadline:  Open until filled.


  • Clark College online application
  • Current resume, with a minimum of three (3) references listed.
  • Responses to the supplemental questions included in the online application process.

 Please apply online at

To contact Clark College Human Resources, please call (360) 992-2105 or email


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 or near college property, and crime statistics for the most recent 3-year period may be requested from the Clark College Security/Safety Department, (360) 992-2133 or The most recent Annual Security Report, written in compliance with the Clery Act, can be reviewed here:


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.    

Our Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) supports individuals with their academic, personal, and professional development, as well as provides training and educational resources for all members of the college community around diversity, inclusion, power, privilege, inequity, social equity, and social justice. The college offers further professional development for our employees through opportunities such as Employee Resource Groups, Social Justice Leadership Institute, Cross Institution Faculty of Color Mentorship program, Administrators of Color Leadership Program, and Faculty and Staff of Color Conference.

 Clark College values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply. Clark College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, citizenship, immigration status or use of a trained guide dog or service animal. Prohibited sex discrimination includes sexual harassment (unwelcome sexual conduct of various types). The college considers equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination to be fundamental to the mission, vision and values of the college. All faculty and staff hired at Clark College are encouraged to embrace, continually support and enhance social equity on our campus and in our community. The college provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, Title II and Title IX, and Affirmative Action: Gerald Gabbard, Director of Labor and Compliance, 360-992-2317,, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Baird 142, Vancouver, Washington 98663. Clark College is a smoke-free/drug free environment.  This recruitment announcement does not reflect the entire job description and can be changed and or modified without notice.

Clark College Human Resources

July 20, 2023 (updated)





Administrative Support, General-Other: Administrative-Clerical



$19.40 - $25.84 Hourly

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