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Fiscal Specialist - Payroll, Personnel

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Employee Type CS-Classified Staff University Title Fiscal Specialist 2 Working Title Fiscal Specialist - Payroll, Personnel College/Area Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine Department ESFCOM Administration Department Link

Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

Position Number 124356 Hiring Unit Business Services Work Location Spokane Zip Code 99210 This position is in a Bargaining Unit No Summary of Duties

The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine (ESFCOM) at Washington State University is embarking on the accreditation and development of a next generation medical school designed to train students to be physician leaders, who innovate, adapt and discover in an ever changing healthcare landscape. The School is now inviting applications for the position of Fiscal Specialist 2 who will join the ESFCOM Business Service team in leading the college into the future.

The Fiscal Specialist 2 on the ESFCOM Business Services team is responsible for performing all aspects of a variety of complex and varied financial, travel and personnel support functions including developing, coordination and review of travel and payroll actions within the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, such as new hire process management, payroll reconciliation, corrections and certification for the college. Development of processes and procedures regarding travel and position management for the college. This position exercises independent judgment to make decisions, and is authorized to take initiative to perform responsibilities with discretion. This position demonstrates a strict level of confidentiality in all matters. The responsibilities may include analyzing budgets, establishing and maintaining comprehensive fiscal record keeping systems and oversight. The position provides guidance, financial reporting and problem resolution to both external and internal partners.

Additional Information

Competitive benefits available hrs.wsu.edu/benefits

The University
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. As a comprehensive leading land-grant institution, WSU is committed to excellence in each of its research, teaching and outreach missions. With a focus on innovation, excellence, and accountability, continual enhancement of the quality, scope, and impact of research and educational endeavors are at the core of WSU’s strategic priorities.

The WSU campus in Spokane is located in the center of a developing University District downtown and enjoys a premier location along the Spokane River. WSU Spokane is the University’s designated health sciences campus and home to the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine. The University offers graduate and professional degrees as well as some undergraduate completion degrees in many health sciences fields. Advanced degrees in criminal justice and K-12 education round out the offerings. The campus also hosts health sciences programs from Eastern Washington University.

WSU is one of only 115 public and private institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation as a “very high research activity” university. In addition to the Spokane campus, WSU has campuses in Pullman, the Tri-Cities, and Vancouver, with a developing campus in Everett; four research and extension centers within the state and extension offices in every county; and a Global Campus with online degree programs accessible worldwide. The University’s annual operating budget expenditures are nearly $1 billion.

The College
The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine is Washington’s premier community-based medical school. It is named after the university’s late president, Elson S. Floyd. Dr. Floyd believed that Washington State University, as the state’s land-grant institution, should train doctors to serve all of Washington.

The mission of the School is to: Develop practical solutions to challenging problems in disease prevention, health care access and delivery; Train primary care physicians who will work in Washington and help alleviate a shortage of doctors, especially in rural and under-served areas; and Develop a strong research component, with faculty members who work on innovative projects, sharing what they know with students in classroom and research settings.

The City
Spokane is a major healthcare hub and the largest along the northern corridor of the United States between Minneapolis and Seattle. It offers the latest diagnostic and therapeutic care in all fields of medicine, and boasts four major hospitals, including Providence Health’s 644-bed Sacred Heart Medical Center. 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.

Appointment Status Permanent Job Appointment (FTE%)


Position Term in Months 12 Monthly Salary $3,115.00 Position Qualifications

Required Qualifications

Two years of experience at a level equivalent to Fiscal Specialist 1 AND 15 quarter hours OR 10 semester hours of college level accounting; OR equivalent education/experience.

Additional Requirements

Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office (including Excel, Word).

Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Demonstrated knowledge and skill proficiency of financial, administrative systems or similar systems.

Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with persons of varying levels of responsibility and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Professional work experience in higher education, local or state agency, or equivalent.

Knowledge of WSU AIS applications, Budget Planning System, and Business Objects.

Knowledge of WSU Business Policies and Procedures.

Will this position require a background check? This position has been designated by the department to require a background check Posting Detail Information

Open Date 12/14/2018 Close Date 01/06/2019 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants

At the time of application, please be prepared to submit a cover letter and resume. Within the online application, please include contact information for at least three professional (3) references.

EEO Statement

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 veterans, 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.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or [email protected]

Posting Number 20134866P Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
    Posting Supplemental Questions

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    1. * The classification requirements for this position are two (2) years of experience at a level equivalent to Fiscal Specialist 1; AND fifteen (15) quarter hours or ten (10) semester hours of college level accounting; OR equivalent education/experience. Do you meet these classification requirements?
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    2. * Please rate your level of proficiency with spreadsheet software (such as Excel).
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      • Some familiarity (beginner)
      • Proficient (intermediate)
      • Expert (advanced)
    3. * Please rate your level of proficiency with word processing software (such as Microsoft Word).
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      • Proficient (intermediate)
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    Job No:
    Posted: 12/29/2018
    Application Due: 2/4/2019
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