Position Information

Director - Administrative Services
Director - Administrative Services
Available Title(s):
1194-NN_ADMINPRO - Director - Administrative Services
Business Title:
Director - Administrative Services
Employee Type:
Admin. Professional
Time Type:
Full time
Position Term:
12 Month
Position Details:
Summary of Duties:
This position is responsible for the overall management of the financial, administrative and personnel support functions for the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM). The CVM is a complex unit which consists of five major Departments/Schools, two major university service centers, a large capital space and physical profile on multiple campuses and across multiple continents, with 1,000+ employees and approximately $118 million in annual expenditures. Serves as a principal consultant and adviser to the Dean on a wide range of fiscal, management and personnel related issues and serves on the college Leadership Team. Serves as the liaison to central administration on all financial issues.
Required Qualifications:
• A Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or closely related field with an accounting emphasis and five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in accounting and business management which has included supervisory and facilities management experience. A Master's degree in Business Administration, Public Administration or closely related field and/or CPA certification may be substituted for one (1) year of the required work experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
• Demonstrated ability to provide financial information to support decision-making at strategic levels for a complex organization.
• Demonstrated knowledge of complex budget/accounting and business processes.
• Demonstrated ability to prioritize in a challenging environment while meeting required deadlines.
• Demonstrated knowledge of and proficiency with Workday, a cloud-based ERP solution and other related financial, human resources, management, and administrative software systems.
• Ability to think strategically and implement changes to support and improve activities of the college.
• Ability to consider alternative and diverse perspectives, to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, to remain poised under all circumstances and to interact effectively with people in a positive manner that engenders confidence and trust.
Preferred Qualifications:
• Advanced degree or professional accreditation in business or accounting administration or related field.
• Thorough knowledge of budget management, projections, and reporting at college, university, or to external agencies.
• Knowledge and experience with WSU business and financial systems.
• Demonstrated experience administering higher education fund-based accounting in changing software and policy environments.
• Collaborative experience understanding and implementing use of project management applications.
Additional Information:
College of Veterinary Medicine
Department Name:
Veterinary Medicine, College of
City, State, Zip:
Pullman, WA 99164
Department Link:
Monthly Salary:
$10,416.67 - $13,333.33 | Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
In accordance with https://app.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=49.58.110 the above salary reflects the full salary range for this position. Individual placement within the range is based on the candidate's current experience, education, skills, and abilities related to the position. Successful candidates typically begin up to mid-point of the salary range. For more information regarding Administrative Professional (AP) Compensation at Washington State University (WSU), please visit the following website: https://hrs.wsu.edu/managers/classification-compensation/ap-compensation-structure/.
WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts.
For a more detailed summary of benefits offered by WSU for AP staff visit: https://hrs.wsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2024/01/2024-Benefit-Overview-for-Faculty-and-AP.pdf.
Find total compensation information here: https://hrs.wsu.edu/managers/recruitment-toolkit/total-compensation/.
Overtime Eligibility:
Not eligible for overtime.
FTE: 100%
This is a Permanent position.
Posting Close Date:
Applicants must submit their completed application by Wednesday, July 10, 2024 at 11:59 p.m.
Background Check:
This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by https://app.leg.wa.gov/RCW/default.aspx?cite=74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need. A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.
Application Instructions:
Applicants must upload all required documents listed below to their online application. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications.
External candidates, please upload all documents in the “Resume/CV” section of your application. Internal candidates, please upload all documents in the “Resume/Cover Letter” section of your application.
• All documents must be attached before submitting the application. The application cannot be edited once submitted.
• Documents may be submitted in one file or separate files.
• Applicants are encouraged to upload as a PDF if possible.
• Applicants will be requested to provide contact information for professional references within the online application.
Required Documents:
• Resume
• Cover Letter
• 3 Professional References
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 veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
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 https://hrs@wsu.edu.
To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/5340922
Washington State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Educator and Employer.
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Position: Director - Administrative Services
Organization: Washington State University
Location: Pullman,  WA 
United States
Posting Start Date:
Date Posted: 6/19/2024
Status: This listing expires on: 9/17/2024
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Washington State University

Pullman,  WA 99164
United States
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