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Community Colleges of Spokane


PO Box 6000, MS 1001
Spokane, WA 992176000

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Job Category: Education

Employment: Full Time

Salary: $2,638.00 Monthly



Listing Expires: March 04, 2019

Job Description:

Curriculum Advisor

SALARY: $2,638.00 Monthly

OPENING DATE: 02/08/19

CLOSING DATE: 03/04/19 04:00 PM



Please be aware that this recruitment closes at 4:00 p.m. PST. The application process will not be available after this time. To ensure consideration make sure your application is completed and submitted as soon as possible. Applications will only be accepted prior to 4:00 p.m. on the closing date.

The Community Colleges of Spokane is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual for the position of Curriculum Advisor in the Student Services Division at Spokane Falls Community College.

SFCC is a beautiful campus overlooking the Spokane River and near the urban center of Spokane, a mid-sized city in the inland Pacific Northwest with a high quality of life and quick access to the outdoors. More information about relocating to / living in Spokane is available here:

SFCC is one of two accredited community colleges that comprise the Community Colleges of Spokane. Serving about 8,200 students, SFCC strives to be an educational leader and a responsive partner with the community and region to provide access to relevant programs of the highest quality. We offer a large liberal arts/transfer program (approximately 75% of total enrollment) as well as state-of-the-art professional technical programs (about 25%). We strive to embrace diversity, promote equity, and foster global awareness at every level of our college.

Under general direction of the Director of Admissions and Registration, this position will perform admissions and registration functions such as preparing documents and correspondence, entering student information into the college's database, and responding to inquiries. This position requires exercising independent judgment to make decisions while remaining compliant with rules and regulations when independently informing students, staff, and the public regarding course offerings, program and class pre-requisites, policies, procedures and activities, as well as selecting and recommending alternative courses of action.



  • Work at the main student service counter to assist students with Admissions & Registration processes. Respond to and interact with prospective students about admissions requirements, general program information, enrollment process, and general campus resources to support student's success. *
  • Process registration forms and provide information to students on registration processes.*
  • Answer telephone, web inquiries, and correspondence regarding entrance requirements and processes and program/college information.*
  • Meet with students and inform potential program applicants of program pre-requisites. *
  • Answer questions, research and problem solve staff, student and public inquiries and inform students of student services available to them. *
  • Attend various team, registration, advisory committees and other meetings. *
  • Coordinate, schedule and monitor program activities with counselors, instructors and deans. *
  • Support new student orientations, registration events, and other activities to register new and current students. *
  • Maintain related databases to process work. Provide information and statistics on related processes as requested.*
  • Serve as college subject matter expert regarding registration procedures.*
  • May back-up other areas in the department as assigned or needed.
  • May attend other meetings and events as assigned.
  • Support and advance the CCS strategic plan, and perform other duties as assigned. *

'*' Indicates this is an essential duty




  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to cultivate and maintain student relationships.
  • Ability to interpret rules, policies and procedures.
  • Ability to work in a team oriented environment.
  • Professional and personal integrity and ethics regarding fairness to all applicants.
  • Experience using computers; spreadsheets and database systems; and word processing software.
  • Excellent organizational skills to maintain electronic and manual filing systems.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment while adhering to strict deadlines.
  • Acceptance of the responsibility to promote the welfare and best interests of students at all times.
  • A demonstrable understanding and acceptance of the mission, values, goals and objectives of CCS.
  • The ability to perform assigned duties in a manner consistent with applicable laws, regulations and goals of the institution, community and technical college system.
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering and supporting a teaching, learning and working environment that honors diversity, equity and inclusion.




  • Associates degree from an accredited institution.
  • Two years of experience in Student Services or related area.
  • Experience using a Student Management System (PeopleSoft).
  • Experience with admissions and registration requirements and procedures.

Total compensation is an estimate based upon base compensation, current employer-paid health and related benefit contribution rates and median retirement fund contributions. The actual total will vary depending upon each employee's enrollment choices.

Person hired must be able to provide acceptable documentation of U.S. Citizenship or lawful authorization to work in the United States. This is an absolute condition of employment. An offer of employment will not carry with it any responsibility or obligation on the part of the District to sponsor an H1-B visa. In addition, the Community Colleges of Spokane maintains a drug-free work environment and prohibits all smoking in the college buildings and state-owned vehicles. Must be able to successfully work in and promote a multicultural work and education environment. 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.




  • Work is sedentary in nature
  • Frequent use of computer and exposure to terminal screens
  • Visual focus and strain
  • Work involves constant interruptions and requirement to answer on demand questions by phone, in person, or electronically
  • Frequent repetitive hand/wrist motions and finger manipulation
  • Frequent oral and auditory communication with others.




  • Position is eligible for overtime
  • 6 month Probationary Period; May be extended to 12 months
  • Requires criminal background check
  • This position is designated a bargaining unit position

To qualify for consideration, applicants must meet required competencies and submit a complete application packet, which includes the following:



  • CCS online application.
  • Cover letter addressing your qualifications as applied to the responsibilities of this position. *
  • Comprehensive resume. *
  • Names, addresses, and telephone numbers of three professional references.*
  • College transcript(s) if applicable - unofficial/copies of transcripts are acceptable for initial application, official copies must be submitted upon acceptance of job offer.

NOTE: All of the above are required to ensure your consideration for this position. The item(s) marked with an asterisk are required attachments to your application prior to submission.

Community Colleges of Spokane does not discriminate in its programs, activities and employment on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, marital status, pregnancy, parental status or families with children, status as a mother breastfeeding her child, AIDS/HIV or hepatitis C, honorably discharged veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, use of trained guide dog or service animal by a person with disability, genetic information or any other legally protected category. Please direct all inquiries regarding compliance with access, equal opportunity and/or grievances to the Chief Administration Officer, Community Colleges of Spokane, 501 N. Riverpoint Blvd., PO Box 6000, MS 1004, Spokane WA 99217-6000 or call 509-434-5037; WA Telecommunication Relay Services (TRS) 1-800-833-6384 or 7-1-1.