The Budget Office at Western Washington University is seeking an Assistant Director to work with the Budget Director in providing leadership, administration and coordination for the Budget Office. The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for assisting the Budget Director in providing leadership and overall management of the University’s biennial budget, technical preparation of the operating budget and consolidation/reconciliation of the overall University budget, and providing University-wide planning analyses for use by the Budget Director, Vice Presidents and President of the University.
Seven or more years of meaningful experience in higher education, public budgeting, or financial administration
Demonstrated competence in planning, process analysis, and budget analysis
Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills with a diverse group of business and technical teams
Proficient with MS Office suite
Demonstrated ability to contribute to a positive work environment where people of diverse identities and backgrounds are respected and valued
Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA), Master’s degree in Public Administration (MPA) or a closely related field
Ten or more years of meaningful experience in higher education, public budgeting, or financial administration
Higher education experience
Experience with fund accounting
Experience with legislative and policy analysis
Internal Number: 495773
About Western Washington University
Western Washington University, with over 15,000 students in seven colleges and the graduate school, is nationally recognized for its educational programs, students and faculty. The campus is located in Bellingham, Washington, a coastal community of 83,000 overlooking Bellingham Bay, the San Juan Islands and the North Cascades Mountain range. The city lies 90 miles north of Seattle and 60 miles south of Vancouver, British Columbia. Western is the highest-ranking public, master’s-granting university in the Pacific Northwest, according to the 2017 U.S. News & World Report rankings.