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Cougar Connectors

Application open February 16-March 29 | Interviews April 5-14 | Job Offers April 16
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The Washington State University Spokane Cougar Connectors group is made up of five-six student ambassadors who represent the University and the Spokane campus in many capacities. This group plays a vital role in the promotion and growth of our institution.

You will gain valuable leadership, networking, and communication skills; enhance your resume; help with recruiting events and campus visits; learn more about our campus and our amazing programs, make a difference; be involved!

Required availability for training: Monday, August 16 and Tuesday, August 17

  • Start Date: August 16, 2021
  • Term of Appointment: August 16, 2021-May 15, 2022
  • Time Commitment: Positions commit between 2-8 hours per week
  • Compensation: $15.00 per hour

For more information, contact Becki Meehan or Mariah Deboodt at

Diversity Center Positions

Diversity Center Student Coordinator

Application open February 15-March 19 | Interviews March 22-April 2
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The Diversity Student Coordinator (DSC) will be an integral part of the Student Diversity Center. The Student Coordinators are a team of student leaders working together to promote the WSU Health Sciences message of diversity, inclusivity, and equity to our campus through advocacy, education, support, and resources.

Student Coordinators engage in a variety of activities that include providing mentorship to new students, coordinating outreach efforts, marketing, and social media, planning events and activities, facilitating workshops, data collection, and evaluation, completing general office duties, and more!

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Interact with visitors to the Student Diversity Center
  • Assist the Diversity Center Coordinator with the day-to-day operations of the Student Diversity Center. General office duties include answering phones and email, data entry, taking notes, making copies, light office maintenance
  • Maintain Office Hours at least 3 days a week
  • Provide support and serve as a liaison to diversity-focused clubs
  • Design surveys, collect and evaluate data to ensure accountability and enhance the effectiveness of programming
  • Promote engagement and leadership among underrepresented students
  • Represent the Student Diversity Center at campus/community events
  • Provide mentorship to new students
  • Act as a resource regarding general information on campus and refer students to the appropriate offices for more detailed assistance
  • Attend weekly team meetings
  • Attend Mandatory Training at the beginning of each semester
  • Attend mandatory events such as Martin Luther King Jr., and others, as specified by the SDC Coordinator
  • Other duties as assigned

Hiring decisions will be made as soon as possible after all interviews have been conducted.

If you have any questions about this form or the position, contact Courtney Anderson, Diversity Center Coordinator at

Front Office Positions

Student Affairs Office Intern

Start Date August 2021 | Term of Appointment August 2021-May 2022
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The Student Affairs Office Intern (Clerical Assistant) serves as the main point of contact for the Student Affairs Office at WSU Spokane for students, staff, and community members. They will be responsible for general reception and customer service such as operating the Point of Sale machine to process payments for tuition, transcripts and insurance, answering phones as well as sorting/distribution of mail.

Additionally, the student will assist with scheduling appointments, maintaining the Student Affairs web pages and weekly newsletter as assigned. He/she will maintain the Student Affairs bulletin boards and create CougarCards for students/staff/faculty. Other duties will include responding to and referring inquiries regarding academic programs and Student Affairs at WSU Spokane, aiding prospective students regarding available academic programs as well as general services available to students.

This employee will act as a resource regarding general information on other WSU campuses, refer prospective students to the appropriate offices for more detailed assistance and create marketing materials that advertise Student Affairs events. Student will perform other duties and special projects as assigned.

Requirements: Must be eligible for work-study financial aid, HS graduation, clerical experience and excellent customer services skills required. Knowledge of MS Office, the ability to work in the middle of the workday (lunch hours) are preferred. Time commitment is 5-10 hours per week depending on your schedule and the needs of the office.

If you have questions you can contact the Student Affairs Program Coordinator at

Community Engagement Positions

Community Engagement Fellows Program

Start Date: August 16, 2021
Term of Appointment: August 2021-May 2022
Applications are due August 2021. Apply Now

The Community Engagement Fellows Program seeks to provide students an opportunity to expand their existing knowledge, skills, and leadership experiences around community engagement. Through these positions, students will be able to apply their current skills in the development of a project that directly addresses campus and community impact areas.

Examples of fellowship objectives include advocacy for and work on: affordable housing, food drives and/or food pantries, mental health awareness campaigns, mental health first aid training, community health clinics, academic interventions for at-risk youth, voter registration, non-partisan dialogues on democracy, workshops/lectures on critical civic engagement issues such as environmental justice, etc.

Fellowship Commitments
The Student Civic Leader Fellowship Program includes several key activities common to recipients. Please confirm your student-fellow’s commitment to the following:

  • Participation in online learning communities with student fellows.
  • Participation in the Spring Symposium, April 25-26,
  • Completion of a final report and reflection

Remuneration: The fellowship provides up to $4,000 per academic year.
Time Commitment: Each fellow commits up to 10 hours a week for both the Fall and Spring semesters and about three to four hours during the summer months, including monthly cohort meetings.

Application: The application is due August 2021 . Applications will be evaluated based on the applicant’s interests, demonstrated commitment to community engagement, and strength of written application.

Please contact Stephanie Vien at

Cougs in the Community Program

Start Date: August 2021 | Term of Appointment: August 2021-May 2022
Applications are due March 19, 2021, Apply Now

The Cougs in the Community Program is a direct-service program dedicated to connecting students to the local community through annual events, service project opportunities, and economic support for proposed projects that bolster community capacity.

Open Positions:

  • Spokane/Yakima Student Director
  • Yakima Student Co-Director
  • Spokane Student Co-Director
  • Student Partnerships Coordinator
  • Student Marketing Coordinator

For more detailed information, follow this link:

Start Date: August 2021

Term of Appointment: August 2021-May 2022

Time Commitment: Positions commit between 10-15 hours per week

Compensation: $15.00 per hour.

Application: The application is due March 19, 2021.

Questions? Contact Caroline Yoo at

Community Engagement Positions

The U-Fit Positions

Applications are open March 9-31, 2021, Apply Now

The U-FIT is open to all students on campus. It is a great place to enhance your workout experience! With all of our state-of-the-art fitness equipment, walking into the U-FIT can be a rewarding experience after classes. Join our team on campus to serve our students!

Campus Pantry Positions

Applications are open March 9-31, 2021, Apply Now

The campus pantry is open to all students on campus, including Washington State University, and Eastern Washington University students. In the pantry you’ll find a variety of foods, from canned goods, and pasta, to the occasional fresh produce supplied from Second Harvest. All four positions work together to promote food security on campus.