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Assistant To

Job description

Employee Type:

AP-Administrative Professional

University Title:

Assistant To

Working Title:

Assistant To

College/Area:

College of Education

Department:

Education, College of

Department Link:

education.wsu.edu

Position Number:

40116

Work Location:

Pullman

Zip Code:

99163

This position is in a Bargaining Unit:

No

Summary of Duties:

The Assistant To the Dean of the College of Education will serve as confidential assistant to the Dean, and participate as member of the Dean’s Leadership Team, providing input on policy and procedural matters, managing daily operations of Dean’s office, and serving as the primary point of contact between the Dean and internal and external constituencies. Assist Associate Deans and Department Chairs with requests involving sensitive and confidential information.

Additional Information:

University Overview
Founded as the people’s university in 1890, Washington State University fulfills that commitment by transforming lives through education, research, and community outreach. In 2015, the University celebrated 125 years of delivering life-changing knowledge and discoveries to citizens across the state, region, nation, and around the world. The state’s only land-grant institution and one of two public research universities, WSU provides a world-class education to nearly 30,000 students through its multi-campus, statewide locations and online. The University strives to ensure that higher education is accessible at an affordable cost—a decades-long WSU commitment to the state’s citizens. The University offers more than 200 undergraduate fields of study and 127 graduate and professional degree programs. Many academic programs win recognition nationally for excellence. WSU is one of just 108 public and private universities in the United States—out of more than 4,500—singled out for its “very high research activity” by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The University’s research agenda is focused on addressing challenges in health, sustainability, smart systems, national security, and opportunity and equity. WSU is a major driver of Washington’s economy, partnering with many of the state’s leading industries, including agribusiness, aerospace, health care, software, and construction. The University is responsible for nearly 20,600 jobs statewide and generates an overall economic impact of more than $3.3 billion annually. The institution’s operating budget expenditures total nearly $2 billion annually.
The City
Pullman is one of the biggest little cities you’ll ever visit. Full of cosmopolitan amenities and down-home charm, this eastern Washington gem nestled in the Palouse is also home to the flagship campus for Washington State University. The city has repeatedly been recognized as one of Washington’s safest cities, one of America’s safest college towns, and one of the best college-town neighborhoods for adults. Whether you’re looking to go to school or relocating to the area, Pullman offers a diverse community committed to inclusion, sustainability, and a high quality of life. Pullman is a dynamic hub for higher education, research, and culture. Pullman is part of the Knowledge Corridor that connects WSU to the University of Idaho in Moscow eight miles to the east and Spokane, Washington’s second-largest city, 75 miles to the north. Just a short drive away excellent outdoor recreation opportunities are abundant as well including golfing, skiing, hiking, and boating.
Benefits
View the Benefits overview for information regarding competitive benefits available.

Appointment Status:

Permanent

Job Appointment (FTE%):

100%

Position Term in Months:

12

Monthly Salary:

Commensurate upon education and experience.

Required Qualifications:

Positions require a Bachelor’s degree in business administration or other relevant field AND five (5) years of managing administrative support experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Preferred Qualifications:

Famililarity with WSU policies and procedures; experience in a higher education setting;

Valid unrestricted driver’s license.

Will this position require a background check?:

This position has been designated by the department to require a background check

Open Date:

10/21/2020

Open Until Filled :

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This position is open until filled. Screening will begin on November 4, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled.

Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume 2) a cover letter and 3) contact information for at least three (3) professional references. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.

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:

20136486P

 

 

 

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Posted: 11/10/2020
Application Due: 1/9/2021
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