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Central Washington University College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) Retention Counselor in Ellensburg, Washington

Job Summary Central Washington University is recruiting a College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) Retention Counselor to join our Student Engagement and Success (SES) Grants team in Ellensburg, Washington. This role is an important member of our team as they promote and facilitate student development and success of CAMP eligible participants for the University. The role is a campus-based position, which means you get to see the lives you are impacting. We\'re offering a salary, depending on experience, from \$37,740 - \$51,000 annually, plus all of the awesome CWU benefits. Who we are: We are a team of individuals committed to Changing Students\' Lives. No matter what job, each of us plays a part in supporting and empowering our students to fulfill their dreams. Working in higher education provides career growth and career choice. Think of a university campus like a mini city, operating across 380 acres. You\'ll find diverse academics, libraries, athletics and sporting events, full service and quick serve dining, conferences and events from small to large, recreation centers, housing, health services, police and public safety for the campus population of \10,000 students. Central Washington University has been named a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Top Producing Institution for the 2022-2023 academic year. In addition, for the seventh time in eight years, CWU is a recipient of the prestigious Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. Come join us on our journey to encourage, inspire, and create spaces where all identities thrive on campus. Tour our campus in Ellensburg here. The CAMP Retention Counselor is an integral part of the CAMP team at CWU. The CAMP program is one of several federally funded grants at CWU designed to provide supportive services and resources to eligible participants. The area of grants is located in the division of Student Engagement and Success and the programs under this umbrella are critical to the student development and success of all students. www.cwu.edu/camp What we offer: Our investment in you begins the day you join our team, a healthy and successful future for you is important to us. We offer medical, dental, life and disability insurance, retirement and optional savings plans, tuition assistance for you and your dependents, discounts across town, an employee assistance program for individualized counseling, and a wellness incentive program. Learn more: www.cwu.edu/hr/benefits-perks-discounts. The Role: The Retention Counselor (RC) provides advising and personal counseling related to financial, social and academic support, ensuring eligible students are served and retained appropriately. In addition, the CAMP RC assists in implementing the grants\' goals and objectives in compliance with the US Department of Education (USDOE), Office of Migrant Education (OME), and Central Washington University (CWU). The CAMP Retention Counselor works in compliance with the regulations and policies of the US Department of Education, Office of Migrant Education, as well as the policies of the College Assistance Migrant Program. This position works in accordance with State and Federal Regulations, University policies and procedures and applicable collective bargaining unit agreements. All employees are expected to support CWU\'s commitment to diversity and to bring and support inclusion into the university environment. Job Duties - Provides individual academic, financial, career, and personal advising/counseling to ensure project retention efforts are met and/or exceeded - Develops and implement CAMP retention services and activities, i.e., tutoring, mentoring, educational and cultural seminars and trips, monthly seminars, CAMP class, career and academic assessment - Assists with participant record keeping - Prepares quarterly reports of