Summary of Duties: The Finance/Budget Manager reports directly to the Director of Administrative Services and has full authority to act in the absence of the Director. The incumbent is responsible for assisting with the day to day and overall financial management and administrative functions of a large complex college that supports academic programs (5 schools), service (3 large research centers), maintenance and other related activities. This position uses considerable independent judgement while assisting the Director which includes, but not limited to, budget development and allocations; temporary funding commitments; student data development and projections as related to tuition revenue; personnel/payroll functions; assist the Director in business process improvement, training, developing and implementing policies, decisions, and procedures ensuring university, state and federal compliance. This person may work directly with the dean or associate deans on special projects; and serves as administrative liaison to college departments and university business offices.
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.