Associate Director - Administration & Financial Operations

Updated: 29 days ago
Location: Seattle, WASHINGTON
Job Type: FullTime


1158-NN - Associate Director

Business Title:

Associate Director - Administration & Financial Operations

Additional Titles:



Employee Type:

Admin. Professional

Job Family:

Administrative Professional - Not OT Eligible

Position Details:

Summary of Duties:

The Associate Director - Administration & Financial Operations serves as the Chief Administrative and Financial officer for the Institute for Research and Education to Advance Community Health (IREACH). Responsible for the overall administrative operations including personnel, budget and finance, facilities, contracts, information systems, and research support functions of IREACH. Serve as a principal consultant and adviser to the Director on a wide range of strategic operations and personnel related issues. Provide effective accounting controls and maintains the integrity of the financial records. Comply with university, state, and federal policies and procedures. Interact with other personnel; provide consultative support to planning initiatives through financial and management information analyses reports and recommendations.

Duties and Responsibilities Include:

Leadership & Business Operations Management - 35%
Personnel Management - 30%

Budget Management - 20%

University and Partner Relations - 10%

Other - 5%

Required Qualifications:

Positions require a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field and five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in a related field which has included at least two (2) years of management experience. A Master’s degree in a relevant field may be substituted for up to one (1) year of the required experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Additional Requirements:

  • Five years of progressively responsible business and personnel administration, including full employee life cycle experience.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite products.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in business administration, public or non-profit administration or research administration.
  • Experience managing operations in a higher education or research setting.
  • Experience with pre- and post-award grants and contracts administration.

Additional Information:

Area/College: WSU Spokane
Department Name: Institute for Research and Education to Advance Community Health (IREACH)
City, State, Zip: Seattle, WA, 98101
Department Link:

Monthly Salary: $7,272.22 to $9,323.35 - Commensurate on experience
FTE: 100%
This is a Permanent position
Screening Begin Date: Immediately; open until filled
Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check.
Application Instructions: 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.
Required Documents:

1) Resume

2) Cover Letter

Time Type:

Full time

Position Term:

12 Month

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.

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