University of Washington Seattle, WA Full-time Administration / Clerical
Posted on May 8, 2020
|Job Location:||Seattle Campus|
|Closing Info:||Open Until Filled|
|Salary:||Salary and benefits are competitive. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.|
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
Although open until filled, the priority application date is April 21, 2020.
UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a “Great College to Work For” for six consecutive years.
Do you have what it takes to be the chief administrative support to the folks trying to uncover the inner workings of the economy? If you do, we urge you to apply for the role of Administrator at the UW Economics Department. In this role you will report to Chair of the Department and be responsible for managing the daily operations of a dynamic, and economically focused department that includes 27 permanent faculty members, 9 staff members, 700 undergraduate majors and 100 graduate students. With general direction from the Department Chair, the Administrator acts independently and ensures that University policies and procedures are scrupulously followed. Those responsibilities include general administration, business planning, financial management, personnel, facilities support, research project support, development, and other functions as necessary.
Specific duties include:
Fiscal oversight, managing approximately $10 million annually in revenue. Tracking and reconciling expenditures, verifying balances creating and maintaining financial reports, and providing the Chair with fiscal forecasts. Ensure gifts are transmitted, acknowledged, and used in a timely fashion, estimate revenue from endowed funds, and provide guidance on allowable uses of all funds.
Manage Human Resources. Directly supervise nine people (permanent staff, plus hourlies) and provide guidance to other staff supervisors regarding HR policies.
Responsible for all academic HR processes. Manage the processes around faculty appointment, promotion and tenure and reappointments, preparing, assembling and distributing required documentation.
Oversee all the department space including offices, conference rooms and computer lab. Supervise regular equipment purchases, upgrades and repairs.
Other duties as required
Desirable Skills or Experience:
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