College Chief Financial Officer - Washington State University in Pullman Washington

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Washington State University

Pullman, Washington 99164

United States

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Detailed Job Description

It’s an exciting time to be a part of Washington State University! 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.

We're seeking a highly motivated, dynamic and budget savvy, College Chief Financial Officer to join the Carson College of Business in Pullman, WA!

This individual will serve as the principal consultant and adviser to the Dean of the College and provide information and decision support on financial, strategic, and managerial issues. Duties include planning, advising, and monitoring the allocation and usage of financial resources; leading in the establishment and implementation of short and long-range financial goals and objectives; and strategic planning initiatives. The successful incumbent will also serve as liaison to central administration on all financial issues while providing leadership and direction for all financial management, processes, and grant administration within the Carson College of Business.

The position is based at WSU Pullman, and strong candidates who are interested in teleworking from another location during part of the work week are encouraged to apply. Pullman itself is a dynamic center of higher education, research, and culture located in a region called the Palouse. The region is home to two land grant universities, Washington State University and the University of Idaho located just eight miles to the east in Moscow, Idaho. Washington’s second-largest city, Spokane, is located 75 miles north of Pullman. Demographics Daily designated Pullman a “dreamtown,” reflecting the city’s exceptionally high quality of life. Bloomberg Businessweek named Pullman the “Best Places to Raise Your Kids” in Washington.  The city also boasts one of the highest percentages of graduate degrees among U.S. micropolitan areas, and its public school system has been ranked among the top 100 in the country. World-class outdoor recreation opportunities—including golfing, skiing, hiking, and boating—are just a short drive away.

For additional information, requirements and to apply visit (Position #42319) Please note, the screening of applications will begin on April 25, 2016, and continue until the position has been filled.

Competitive Benefits available, more details here: or

WSU is an EO/AA educator/employer.






Keyword Phrases

  • Financial Officer
  • College Chief Financial Officer
  • College of Business
  • Business and Financial Management
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: At least 5 years
Level of Job: Other
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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