Summary of Duties: This position performs and supervises the performance of a variety of complex fiscal administrative functions for Clean Plant Center Northwest (CPCNW). The position may, as needed, participate in grant and contract administration, as well as budget planning and allocation, advises and acts as a contact concerning fiscal and personnel issues relating to the CPCNW, manages customer contracts and invoicing, as well as plant material sales and distribution, and establishes and maintains comprehensive fiscal record keeping systems. In addition to providing administrative support for the CPCNW Director, the duties of this position include, but are not limited to: using independent judgment to analyze unit problems and implement solutions while keeping the goals of the unit in mind; making budgetary decisions for CPCNW and providing recommendations to the director; attending meetings in the director's stead when director is unavailable; reviewing and writing Service Center Agreements, and performing other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications: Bachelors degree in a related field, and four (4) years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified which has included at least one (1) year of supervisory experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.
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 i...ts 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 WSU students 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.