Website Green River College

Salary: $74,263.00 Annually
Location: Main Campus – 12401 SE 320th Street Auburn, WA
Job Type: Exempt Full Time
Department: Student Affairs
Job Number: 22e-037
8/18/2022 11:59 PM Pacific
Position Summary

Green River College’s student body is made up of approximately 41% Academic Transfer students, 34% Professional-Technical, 15% Adult Basic Education, 3% Applied Bachelor degrees.  Green River College has four campuses, including the main campus in Auburn, with satellite campuses in Kent, downtown Auburn, and Enumclaw.  Green River programs serve high school graduates, Running Start students (dual enrollment in local high schools and the college), those seeking retraining for the workforce, international students,  students learning English, and Continuing Education students. Green River’s service areas are increasingly ethnically diverse, comprising African Americans, African immigrants, Asian Americans, Asians, Latinx, Native Americans, Pacific Islanders, and Middle Eastern Americans, among other communities.


Green River College is committed to enhancing and supporting a diverse campus environment, incorporating principles of equity in order to promote inclusive practices. Diversity is understood in terms of intersectional identities defined by culture, race, ethnicity, sex, gender, sexual orientation, social class, disability, religion, veteran status, immigration status, and age. Given the diversity of our student population and service areas, we encourage applications from faculty, staff, and administrators with demonstrated experience and expertise in supporting, sustaining and serving people from a wide range of backgrounds and collaborating effectively with others.


The mission of the Green River College Nursing Department is to provide quality education to prepare students as safe, competent practitioners within our diverse healthcare community.   Graduates of the Green River College Nursing Program will be qualified candidates for the successful completion of the NCLEX and prepared for advancement in continuing healthcare education. The department’s vision is to meaningfully contribute to the advancement of healthcare in a diverse community. The department has embedded following values in its curriculum: community engagement, diversity and inclusion, integrity, excellence, innovation, caring, and student success. We seek staff experienced in delivering supportive services for diverse populations and in communicating issues and concerns faced by racially minoritized students.


Green River College is looking for an energetic, knowledgeable, creative, dedicated, motivating, encouraging, and enthusiastic individual to fill our full-time program manager position in our Nursing Department. The successful candidate will have experience within the field of healthcare and with related employers. Additionally, the successful candidate will have the ability to work effectively with students, faculty, colleagues and industry and organization employers in a campus climate that promotes the Nursing Department.

The Nursing Department of Green River College (GRC) seeks candidates for the Program Manager position that are passionate about student success, and who are committed to the service and equity mission of community colleges. As an open-access institution, Green River is deeply dedicated to helping students from underserved and underrepresented backgrounds to achieve their educational goals. We seek candidates with the same dedication to our mission. This is a full-time, in-person position with a 12-month contract. This position reports to the Associate Dean of Nursing.

Position Responsibilities
Recruitment and Marketing

  • Provide marketing and promotion for certificate, A.A.S. and B.S.N. degree programs
  • Develop relationships with regional employers with the goal of ensuring a high rate of employment for our graduates.
  • In partnership with the department faculty, the Clinical Affiliations Coordinator and the Associate Dean of Nursing, expand contacts with clinical partners and employers.
  • Recruitment event planning and participation with local industry and educational partners (i.e. job fairs, hiring events, volunteer events).
  • Program applications review and admissions in partnership with the Career and Advising Center and the Office of the Registrar and departmental staff and faculty.
  • In partnership with College Relations, ensure that all department webpages are accurate and up-to-date.
  • Monitor and track prospective students and maintain student waitlists.
  • Maintain and review student applications for all programs
  • Collaboration with Career and Advising to meet new student waitlist needs, reduce wait time to entry, and increase college full time enrollment goals.
  • Assist in current and prospective student registration, orientation and out-reach events.
  • Track and engage department alumni.

Supporting Student Success and Completion

  • Collecting and tracking general student data for program planning, assessment, enrollment projections, and state reporting; coordinating with enrollment services and institutional research as needed.
  • Assignment of faculty advisors to enrolled program students.
  • Assessing student needs and responding by assisting students through their time at GRC with connection to resources, problem resolution and networking.
  • Maintain program bulletin boards, email and social media announcements.
  • Serve as the campus liaison for Nursing Department through collaboration with campus offices including the Deans Office, Veteran Services, Financial Aid, Campus Advising, Enrollment Services, and the Library, among others.
  • Keep abreast of current student funding options to improve student advising and support.
  • Advising and mentoring students holistically from recruitment to completion and transition to employment or further education.
  • Maintain student enrollment and ListServ data each quarter.
  • Create and administer course and program assessments and evaluations. Assess data, and report on findings to the department to advance student achievement of outcomes, success in subsequent courses, and impact on retention, graduation, and successful transition to employment or further education.
  • Working in collaboration with the Associate Dean of Nursing to facilitate administrative, faculty, and student needs, including facilitation of distance learning and related issues.
  • Assist with planning program graduation ceremonies in collaboration with students, faculty and staff.

Logistics and Event Planning

  • Assist in joint course set-up and logistics in coordination with appropriate college partners.
  • Maintain and streamline day-to-day program operations including overseeing work study students and maintaining student equipment rentals.
  • Manage graduate social media pages and college job boards to ensure access to educational and employment opportunities.•    Coordinating and facilitating Advisory Committee meetings.
  • Create and maintain classroom utilization schedule.
  • Support classroom and department operations including submitting work orders when necessary.
  • Assist in reviewing documents, printing copies and basic office essentials as necessary.

Departmental Success

  • Assist in writing and securing program funding through grant opportunities. Manage, track and report all program grants.
  • Demonstrating cultural humility and intercultural engagement, including an awareness and understanding of historically marginalized populations, and the creation of an educational environment that affirms the identities and communications of students of color.
  • Contributing to a collaborative and innovative department, division, and institution.
  • Engaging in shared governance including campus-wide efforts to build an antiracist institution focused on action to advance access, retention, and success for our most marginalized and vulnerable students and employees.
  • Manage the departments systematic evaluation plans in partnership with program faculty and staff.
  • In addition, faculty and staff in the Nursing Program are expected to participate in activities required by the Program’s accreditation from the Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission and the National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation (CNEA). Other activities may include collaborating with program faculty and staff to assure that accreditation standards are met for didactic and clinical education.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in healthcare related field is preferred and/or a combination of higher education and minimum of two years healthcare administrative experience. Special consideration will be given to candidates with a degree in nursing.
  • Demonstrated experience, expertise, cultural competencies, and commitment to equity in working with students, communities, and colleagues from diverse backgrounds and identities.
  • Demonstrated experience with under-represented and under-served communities.
  • Good communication, prioritization, and time management skills.
  • Fundamental understanding of computer processing software and data tracking/management.


  • A valid driver’s license.
  • CPR, AED, and First Aid Certification within 3-months of employment.
Supplemental Information
Attach the following with your completed online application and responses to the Supplemental Questions (located under the tab titled “Supplemental Questions”) to be considered for this position. Should you have any difficulties uploading the below documents, please contact Neogov tech support at 1-855-524-5627 Mon-Fri 6 a.m. – 6 p.m. pacific time.

  • A cover letter which specifically describes how you meet each QUALIFICATION
  • Resume 
  • Supplemental Questions

Effective October 18, 2021, Per Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14.1, as a condition of employment, the successful candidate must be fully vaccinated* or present a medical or religious exemption. New employee vaccination status will be verified upon hire. You must provide documentation of your vaccination record to GRC Human Resources.  If you need additional information on medical or religious accommodations, contact

*To be fully vaccinated, you must receive your second dose of Pfizer- BioNTech or Moderna, or your single dose of Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) plus 14 full days. For example, If your last shot of Moderna or Pfizer was on 11/1, or your only shot of J&J was on 11/1, your first full day of employment would be 11/15). 

All offers of employment are subject to background checks. (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.) 

Green River College is a tobacco free campus. For more information on the tobacco policy, please visit the following link: 

Jeanne Clery Statement: Notice of Availability of Annual Security and Fire Safety Report— Green River College’s Annual Safety and Fire Report is available online at, containing mandated information about current campus policies concerning safety and security issues, required statistics, and other related information for the past three calendar years. To obtain a paper copy of the report, please call 253-288-3350. 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Green River College does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, gender, gender orientation, age, marital status, religion, disability, genetic information or on any other unlawful basis. The college is committed to preventing and stopping discrimination, including harassment of any kind and any associated retaliatory behavior. 

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Vice President of Human Resources, 12401 SE 320th Street, Auburn, WA 98092-3622, (253) 288-3320. To receive this information in an alternate format, please contact Disability Support Services at (253) 833-9111, ext. 2631; TTY (253) 288-3359.    

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