Business Title: Assistant Finance Director-Research
Location: WSU PULLMAN CAMPUS
Employee Type: Admin. Professional
Job Family: Administrative Professional - Not OT Eligible
Summary of Duties:
The Assistant Finance Director (AFD) for Research is a member of the CAHNRS finance leadership team and reports directly to the Associate Dean of Research. The AFD is responsible for assisting with the overall financial management and administrative functions of a large complex college with 3 separate mission areas, Academic Programs (03), Research (30), and Extension (41) with $200 Million in expenditures annually and only $50 Million in permanent funding. This position will financially support Research for all area budget, financial management and reporting including best management practices and consultive support, research capacity funds, royalties, F&A, fiscal notes, annual Budget Office considerations (allocations), provisos and all other research functions. The AFD supervises the CAHNRS Grants Manager who oversees the Post-Award grants team. The AFD is a 'point of contact' (POC) for a block of units/cost centers generally (majority) aligned to Research.
The AFD uses significant independent judgment including, but not limited to, overseeing accounting, budget (allocations), and finance including one time and reoccurring funding snap shots & projections, temporary & permanent commitments, assist in department process improvement, training, developing and implementing policies, procedures, and practices to ensure university, state and federal compliance and oversees or serves as an administrative liaison to college departments and relevant university business offices.
Positions require a Bachelor's degree in a relevant field and four (4) years of progressively responsible relevant experience, which has included at least one (1) year of managerial experience. A Master's degree in a related field may be substituted for up to one (1) year of the required experience. Education and experience can be tailored to fit the specific organizational entity/directorial assignment. Positions may require applicable licensure and/or certification. Valid unrestricted driver's license. Ability and willingness to travel.
An additional six (6) years of progressively responsible experience for a total of ten (10) years of experience is preferred.
College of Agricultural Human & Natural Resource Sciences (CAHNRS)
In accordance with RCW 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. 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.
This position has been re-posted as Open until Filled. The screening of applicants will begin immediately and remain on-going until a successful finalist has been identified.
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 RCW 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.
Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.
2) Cover Letter
3) Professional References
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
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