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Statewide Senior Facilitator for Projects and Programs

WSU - William D. Ruckelshaus Center
Seattle, WA Full-time
Posted on November 27, 2019

Washington State University Extension – William D. Ruckelshaus Center, Statewide Senior Facilitator for Projects & Programs.  Applications are invited for an Assistant Professor who is a conflict resolution and research professional whose primary duties are to: 1) assess, develop, coordinate, manage and facilitate Center collaborative policy projects; 2) provide leadership for the Center’s internship program; 3) provide expert guidance on the development and delivery of a robust training program; 4) make contributions to the field of collaborative governance through scholarship and research; and 5) perform a variety of administrative responsibilities as a member of the Center’s core staff and WSU Extension faculty. This is a 12-month (subject to renewal), promotion track, full-time faculty position to begin February, 1, 2020, or as negotiated, located at the WSU Downtown Seattle, WA office. Required qualifications: 1) Earned Master’s Degree in a related field, at the time of hire; 2) Minimum five years’ experience as a neutral facilitator in collaborative governance and multi-party public policy conflict resolution; 3) Demonstrated experience working on statewide issues with a high level of visibility; 4) Relevant experience working with public policy making processes across public, non-profit, private and civic sectors; 5) Demonstrated ability to work collegially and collaboratively with diverse internal and external constituencies; 6) Demonstrated experience designing and implementing a student internship program. 7) Experience developing and delivering training related to collaborative governance/public policy conflict resolution; and 8) Must have, or able to obtain, a valid driver’s license by time of hire. Screening of application materials begins December 6, 2019 and will continue until position is filled. To apply or for a complete position description listing all required and desired qualifications, visit Applications must include the following materials: 1) cover letter describing how your experience and training pertain to all of the required and preferred qualifications for this position; 2) a current curriculum vita or resume; 3) a scanned copy of official transcripts, and 4) four letters of reference from professionals who are able to address your qualifications for this position. Please contact Kevin Harris, Search Committee Chair, at for questions about this position. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.  For additional information on Washington State University, the College of Human and Natural Resource Sciences or the William D. Ruckelshaus Center, visit, and WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply. WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs ( WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or