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Director of Finance and Administrative Services

University of Idaho
Moscow, ID Full-time
Posted on July 28, 2019

Washington State University College of Nursing is currently recruiting for a Director of Finance and Administrative Services in Spokane, WA. This is a 100%, 12-month administrative professional position.

Summary of Duties:

The Director of Finance and Administrative Services serves as the Principal Financial/Administrative Officer for the College of Nursing. Responsible for the overall financial, administrative and personnel support functions of the college. Serves as a principle consultant and adviser to the Dean of the college on a wide range of fiscal, management and personnel related issues. Acts on behalf of the Dean as an appointing authority, in creating college policies and on some legal issues.

The University

Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus.

U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 “America’s Best Colleges” rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a “highest research activity” institution by the Carnegie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with its Community Engagement Classification.

WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSUstudents hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.

The Campus

Located in the University District along the riverfront in downtown Spokane, WSU Spokane is the University’s health sciences education and research campus. The campus is home to the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, who welcomed its charter class in August 2017. The University has relocated all of its health sciences disciplines and built new facilities on the campus in recent years. Among the new construction: an $80 million Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences Building and a $34.6 million Nursing Building. Nearly 1,500 undergraduate, professional, and graduate students pursue degrees at the 48-acre campus, which also houses programs offered by Eastern Washington University and is located just across the Spokane River from Gonzaga University.

Spokane is the second largest city in Washington State and the largest city between Seattle and Minneapolis. Complete with a rich cultural scene, historic neighborhoods, urban appeal, and easy access to four-season outdoor recreation, Spokane supplies a high quality of life for the nearly half million residents who live in the region.

WSU is an EEO/AA/ADA employer and educator.