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2022-2023 Application Closed

Cougar Connectors

Application open February 7-March 28 | Interviews April 4-13 | Job Offers April 15
2022-2023 Application Closed

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: August 17-19

  • Start Date: August 17, 2022
  • Term of Appointment: August 17, 2022-May 15, 2023
  • Time Commitment: Positions commit between 2-8 hours per week
  • Compensation: $15.25 per hour

For more information, contact Mariah Deboodt at spokane.admissions@wsu.edu.


ASWSUHS and SEB

ASWSUHS Elected Positions

Candidacy Filing Period Open for Limited Senate Positions
File to be a candidate today!

ASWSUHS President & Vice President and Program Senators

The candidacy filing period for ASWSU Health Sciences is now open! If you are interested in student government and leadership, we invite you to apply. The current positions that are available include President, Vice President and Program Senator. For the President and Vice President positions, you are required to run as a pair and you must indicate who your running partner is. For the Program Senator position, you may run alone.

If you would like to know more about the responsibilities of the President, Vice President or Program Senators, or if you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please contact the current ASWSU Health Sciences President at the following email: spok.aswsu.prez@wsu.edu.

We are excited to see your applications, and we are eager to know the next generation of student leaders.

The Elections Committee:
Jim Mohr (james.mohr@wsu.edu)
Samuel Nahulu (spok.aswsu.prez@wsu.edu)
Spencer Knudson (spok.aswsu.pharmacy@wsu.edu)
Peter Obi (spok.aswsu.phd@wsu.edu)


ASWSUHS Executive Board Positions

Applications Open February 14-April 8
Apply Today!

Chief of Staff

Responsibilities: Take and maintain detailed notes/agendas from weekly Executive Team meetings. Manage ASWSUHS website, GivePulse, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts. Create zoom meetings for the ASWSUHS Executive Team as needed. Assist the ASWSUHS President with managing their Outlook account (email /calendar). Meet with Student Leadership & Involvement Program Coordinator to manage travel arrangements for the ASWSUHS Executive Team. Post and maintain at least four (4) office hours per week throughout the entire term of office. Attend all meetings of the ASWSUHS Executive Team. Discuss all purchases and proposed travel with the executive board and collaborate with the Director of Finance to ensure funding is available. Provide details of all finalized purchases to Director of Finance. Meet with the Assistant Director for Student Equity, Leadership, and Community once every two (2) weeks for a one-on-one check in. Attend fall Leadership/Training Retreat in August and attend all required leadership trainings throughout the year.

Director of Finance

Responsibilities: Manage the budget and finances of ASWSUHS (in collaboration with the ASWSUHS Program Assistant) including reconciling or fixing discrepancies. Maintain a budget and provide once-a-month budget updates to ASWSUHS. Be able to share additional financial updates as needed/requested. Continue to develop and fine-tune processes and procedures for executive staff to get prior approval for all purchases including for proposed travel. Be familiar with all the ASWSUHS S&A budgets (including those of clubs) as well as the S&A spending guidelines and purchasing card spending guidelines. Oversee the creation of the annual S&A budget requests and take the lead on presenting budget requests first to ASWSUHS Senate for approval and second to the S&A Fee Committee. Attend S&A Fee Committee hearings and deliberations when possible to understand club and department allocations. Attend at least one ASWSUHS Senate meeting per semester. Work in conjunction with the ASWSU Vice President and Senate to facilitate the Senate RSO Funding Request Process. Manage the ASWSUHS Travel Grant program including updating all materials/process when necessary, advertising on campus and via media, managing the GivePulse page for Travel Grant, announcing approvals or denials, and responding to inquiries via email and in person. Act as an ex-officio member of the Travel Grant Committee, and schedule/convene all meetings. Order swag for Fall Week of Welcome, for Spring BBQ, and whenever needed. Post and maintain at least four (4) office hours per week during the fall and spring semesters. Attend all meetings of the ASWSUHS Executive Team. Meet with the Assistant Director for Student Equity, Leadership, and Community once every two (2) weeks for a one-on-one check in. Attend fall Leadership/Training Retreat in August and attend all required leadership trainings throughout the year.

Vice President of Legislative Affairs

Responsibilities: Create opportunities for WSU Health Sciences students to engage in local, state, and national legislative affairs that are pertinent to their education and future careers through: on-campus speakers/lectures, political debates, inviting students to meetings with legislators, etc. Plan and implement “Coug Day at the Capitol.” Act as an “ex-officio” member of the Senate Legislative Affairs Committee. Design workshops and seminars to help educate students about current policy issues pertinent to their careers. Table at various points in the year for the following: voter registration, letter-writing campaigns, student lobbying efforts, etc. Research current legislative policy surrounding higher education, and specifically for Health Science students. Maintain contact throughout the academic year with the Directors of Legislative Affairs from ASWSU Pullman, GPSA, ASWSU Tri-Cities, ASWSU Everett, ASWSU Global, and ASWSU Vancouver. Initiate and maintain contact with local, state, and national legislators. This may include holding meetings with legislators in their offices throughout the state and in Olympia during the interim and legislative session to discuss legislative agenda items, testify on proposed bills, and influence policy. Be responsible for maintaining WSU Health Sciences representation at once-a-month WSA meetings by attending in-person when possible and either teleconferencing or delegating a replacement when necessary. Create a legislative agenda for the year through collaboration with other campuses and conversations with students about policies that would improve the student experience and break down barriers to success. Post and maintain at least four (4) office hours per week throughout the entire term of office (hours vary during summer). Attend all meetings of the ASWSUHS Executive Team. Attend fall Leadership/Training Retreat in August and attend all required leadership trainings throughout the year. Meet with the Assistant Director for Student Equity, Leadership, and Community once every two (2) weeks for a one-on-one check in. Attend all meetings of the Student Government Council (SGC) during the academic year.

Director for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Responsibilities: Support and develop awareness, appreciation, and engagement with diversity and inclusivity on the Health Sciences campus. Collaborate with student leaders and administration to address issues from any data collection effort that is conducted (e.g. climate survey). Serve as the liaison between the executive team and senate. Create and lead diversity trainings for the executive team and senate. Plan strategic diversity, equity, and inclusion trainings that educate the student body. Evaluate advocacy policy and policies of ASWSUHS. Sit on campus-wide and/or system-wide committees that pertain to diversity and inclusion. Post and maintain at least four (4) office hours per week throughout the entire term of office. Attend all meetings of the ASWSUHS Executive Team. Meet with the Assistant Director of Student Equity, Leadership, and Community once every two (2) weeks for a one=on-one check-in. Attend fall leadership retreat in August and all required leadership trainings throughout the year.


Student Entertainment Board Positions

Applications Open February 14-April 8
Apply Today!

Director

Responsibilities: Provide oversight and take responsibility for the proper development of all programs and events coordinated by the Student Entertainment Board (SEB). Plan and lead weekly meetings with all of the SEB Coordinators and the Assistant Director for Student Equity, Leadership, and Community. Serve as the liaison between the ASWSU Executive Branch and the SEB; making sure both sides are apprised of upcoming events, initiatives, etc. Act as key organizer for Week of Welcome activities and Winter Formal; delegating associated tasks as needed to other SEB or committee members. Work with SEB Coordinators to make sure they can meet their deadlines pertaining to event planning and also that coordinators meet their minimum event requirements. Be responsible for managing the SEB budget. Collaborate with the SEB Coordinators to create an annual SEB budget to be presented at the spring S&A Fee Committee. Complete an evaluation form after each event. Post and maintain at least four (4) office hours per week throughout the entire term of office (hours vary during summer). Meet with the Assistant Director for Student Equity, Leadership, and Community once every two (2) weeks for a one-on-one check in. Attend fall Leadership/Training Retreat in August and attend all required leadership trainings throughout the year. Work with the Assistant Director for Student Equity, Leadership, and Community to train SEB Coordinators on: GivePulse; campus event planning; risk management; and budgets/finances. Attend ASWSU Senate meetings as needed to promote campus events.

Activities Coordinators (3 positions)

Responsibilities: Plan and coordinate activities on and off campus, including purchasing discounted event tickets (Scarywood, skiing, Spokane Chiefs, paint night, etc.) to sell to students. Plan and coordinate special performances (comedians, musicians, novelty acts, open mic, etc.) for the WSU Spokane campus. Work closely with the Assistant Director for Student Equity, Leadership, and Community on revising and editing vendor contracts. Be responsible for working with agencies and the performers they represent. Meet all deadlines and plan a minimum of two (2) events per semester with help from other SEB coordinators. Utilize campus resources for effective event planning including: GivePulse; campus scheduling; IT; Facility Operations; etc. Plan and collaborate with other SEB coordinators to put on large annual events like: Week of Welcome, Homecoming Week, fall/spring BBQ, fall/spring BINGO, Winter Formal, and Cougar Dash. Coordinate movie showings on campus through SWANK Motion Pictures Company. Attend all meetings of the Student Entertainment Board. Collaborate with the SEB PR/Marketing Coordinator to actively promote events. Be educated about S&A budgets and how they can be used by SEB. Collaborate with other SEB Coordinators and Director of SEB to create an annual budget to be presented at the spring S&A Fee Committee. Debrief each event during weekly team meetings. Work to obtain student feedback on activities and events throughout the year. Post and maintain at least four (4) office hours per week throughout the entire term of office. Meet with the Assistant Director for Student Equity, Leadership, and Community once every two (2) weeks for a one-on-one check in. Attend fall Leadership/Training Retreat in August and attend all required leadership trainings throughout the year.

PR/Marketing Coordinator

Responsibilities: Plan and coordinate creative advertising/marketing campaigns for Student Entertainment Board (SEB) events. Manage SEB website, GivePulse, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts. Publish weekly newsletters (email and print) to inform students about upcoming events and activities, using modes such as: digital signage; restroom fliers; campus bulletin boards; etc. Approve all SEB promotional materials and make sure all materials contain accommodation statements. Use one or multiple of the following programs to create, edit, and publish graphics promoting SEB events: Adobe CS4, Microsoft Office Suite, Canva (online), Poster My Wall (online). Plan and collaborate with the other SEB coordinators to market large annual events like: Week of Welcome, Homecoming Week, fall/spring BBQ, fall/spring BINGO, Cougar Dash, and Winter Formal. Attend all meetings of the Student Entertainment Board. Be educated about S&A budgets and how they can be used by SEB. Collaborate with other SEB Coordinators and Director of SEB to create an annual budget to be presented at the spring S&A Fee Committee. Work to obtain student feedback on activities and events throughout the academic year. Find out what students want in the future. Post and maintain at least four (4) office hours per week throughout the entire term of office. Meet with the Assistant Director for Student Equity, Leadership, and Community once every two (2) weeks for a one-on-one check in. Attend fall Leadership/Training Retreat in August and attend all required leadership trainings throughout the year.



Community Positions

Community Engagement Fellows Program

Application Open:  February 14-April 8 | Start Date: August 17, 2022
Term of Appointment: August 2022-May 2023
Apply Today!

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 2023,
  • Completion of a final report and reflection

Remuneration: The fellowship provides up to $4,000 per academic year ($15/hour).
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 Friday, April 8. Applications will be evaluated based on the applicant’s interests, demonstrated commitment to community engagement, and strength of written application.


Cougs in the Community Program

Start Date: August 2022 | Term of Appointment: August 2022-May 2023
Apply Today!

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.
Yakima/Spokane Student Director
  • Preside at Cougs in the Community team meetings
  • Represent the CITC Program at campus initiatives
  • Serve as chairperson of CITC Event Committees
  • Serve as a primary liaison with the Yakima Cougs in the Community student staff
  • Chair the hiring committee for the Cougs in the Community Program
  • Serve on the CESL Office / SLI Office Space Committee
  • Manage Give Pulse support
  • Manage the primary Cougs in the Community S&A Budget
  • Record monthly Cougs in the Community activities and report as necessary
  • Perform such other duties as ordinarily pertain to this office
Spokane Student Co-Director
  • Helps Manage the Mini-Grant Program
  • Collaborates with the Director to manage programming and committees
  • Facilitate and support large-scale service days along with the Cougs in the Community team and other campus student staff (e.g., East Central Community Health Fair, River Clean-Up, etc.)
  • Co-manage GivePulse (community engagement tracking system) support
Yakima Student Co-Director
  • Collaborates with the Director to manage programming and committees on the Yakima campus
  • Facilitate and support large-scale service days along with the Cougs in the Community team and other campus student staff(e.g., East Central Community Health Fair, River Clean-Up, etc.)
  • Co-manage GivePulse (community engagement tracking system) support for Yakima
Student Partnerships Coordinator
  • Maintains partnerships with community organizations working with Cougs in the Community by providing welcome packets, thank you cards, and goodie bags during the year.
  • Help with the partner fair to help connect students with organizations
  • Builds and maintains partnerships with RSOs/Clubs at WSU Health Sciences for project development and support
  • Identifies ways to make interprofessional projects and collaborations with RSOs/Clubs
Student Marketing Coordinator
  • Manage the social media outlets for the Cougs in the Community Program
  • Draft marketing materials for the Cougs in the Community Program and other Community Engagement initiatives
  • Support the marketing of the Cougs in the community Student Spotlight and the Cougs in the Community Mini-Grant Program
  • Maintain a current roster of volunteer engagement with CITC events
  • Perform such other duties as ordinarily pertain to this office
Start Date: August 2022
Term of Appointment: August 2022-May 2023
Time Commitment: Positions commit between 10-15 hours per week
Compensation: $15.00 per hour.
Application: The application is due April 8, 2022. Applications will be evaluated based on the applicant’s interests, demonstrated commitment to serving students, and strength of the written application.

Campus Pantry Staff

2022-2023 Application Closed

Campus Pantry Positions

2022-2023 Application Closed

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.

Student Director

Responsibilities: Responsible for the overall operation and future development of the Campus Pantry. Serve as primary contact related to Campus Pantry partnerships with EWU, WSU Health Sciences, Second Harvest, and other partnerships related to the CP. Serve as the chairperson for the Campus Pantry hiring committee. Schedule, create the agenda and preside at Campus Pantry team meetings. Distributes food on a weekly basis along with the other student coordinators. Is responsible for at least one event of well-fed. Collaborates with the Campus Pantry team to host Mindful Eating Week. Manage the general Campus Pantry e-mail.

Campus Engagement Coordinator

Responsibilities: Presides in the absence of the Campus Pantry Director. Manage Food drive efforts and outreach efforts for monetary and non-monetary donations. Manage the S&A budget and ensure expenses are recorded each week. Schedule, create the agenda and preside at Campus Pantry team meetings. Distributes food on a weekly basis along with the other student coordinators. Is responsible for at least one event of well-fed. Collaborates with the Campus Pantry team to host Mindful Eating Week. Manage the general Campus Pantry e-mail.

Public Relations Coordinator

Responsibilities: Public speaking at orientations, club fairs. Responsible for coordinating table events. Manage the social media outlets for Campus Pantry. Draft marketing materials and distribute materials around campus and other outlets. Manage the Qualtrics system and draft reports for monthly reporting. Schedule, create the agenda and preside at Campus Pantry team meetings. Distributes food on a weekly basis along with the other student coordinators. Is responsible for at least one event of well-fed. Collaborates with the Campus Pantry team to host Mindful Eating Week. Manage the general Campus Pantry e-mail.

Procurement and Distribution Coordinator

Responsibilities: Maintains food pantry inventory by placing orders with vendors as well as purchasing food and non-food items from local stores. Collaborates with Campus Pantry team to pick up food from Second Harvest and local stores. Collaborate with the Campus Pantry team and Kathie Chi to purchase swag items for the Campus Pantry. Manage distribution outreach efforts via student outlets – GivePulse, Presence, Student Affairs Newsletter, CESL, WSU Spokane app, etc. Schedule, create the agenda and preside at Campus Pantry team meetings. Distributes food on a weekly basis along with the other student coordinators. Is responsible for at least one event of well-fed. Collaborates with the Campus Pantry team to host Mindful Eating Week. Manage the general Campus Pantry e-mail.

Start Date: August 2022
Term of Appointment: August 2022 – May 2023
Time Commitment: Positions commit between 10-15 hours per week
Compensation: $15.00 per hour.

Application: The application is due March 31, 2022.
Interviews will occur on April 5 – April 9 and hiring will occur immediately after.

Applications will be evaluated based on the applicant’s interests, demonstrated commitment to serving students, and strength of the written application. Please contact Courtney Anderson at courtney.m.anderson@wsu.edu with any questions.

UFit Photo

2022-2023 Application Closed

U-FIT Opportunities

Application open February 16-April 1 | Interviews April 13-21 | Job Offers April 22

2022-2023 Application Closed

U-FIT is open to all students on campus. It is a great place to enhance your work 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!

Position Details: 

Job duties include:

Maintain and encourage a safe and effective facility through proper exercise technique and procedures

Perform daily, weekly, and monthly cleaning of exercise equipment and facility space

Under the supervision of the Fitness Center Coordinator, coaching and cueing guests in a safe and scientific manner, and developing exercise goals with participants’ goals in mind

Assist guests during the check-in process and answer guest inquiries

Light clerical work

Daily, weekly, and monthly equipment inspection

Term of Appointment: August 15, 2022-May 31, 2023
Time Commitment: up to 10 hours per week
Compensation: $15.01 per hour.

For more information, contact Mariah Deboodt at spok.fitness.center@wsu.edu.



Diversity Center Positions

Diversity Center Student Coordinator

Application open until filled | Interviews Beginning March 22-April 2

Apply Today!

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

The Student Diversity Center accepts applications on a rolling basis. If all positions are filled for the current academic semester, the Coordinator will review your application during the next hiring session. If you have any questions, please contact Courtney Anderson, Diversity Center Coordinator at spokane.diversity@wsu.edu.


Front Office Positions

Spokane Student Affairs Office Intern

Start Date August 15, 2022 | Term of Appointment August 2022-May 2023 | On-Campus and in-person Work Study Positions

Apply Today!

Student Affairs Office Interns 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. Student Interns 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, providing assistance to 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 interns will perform other duties and special projects as assigned.

Requirements: Must be eligible for work-study financial aid via FAFSA application (this is a work-study only paid position). Other requirements include the following: HS graduation, clerical experience and excellent customer service skills, 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 logan.steele@wsu.edu.