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About Seattle Pacific University: Founded in 1891, Seattle Pacific University has a long and distinguished history in Christian higher education. Located just minutes from downtown Seattle, SPU seeks to be a premier Christian University fully committed to engaging the culture and changing the world by graduating people of competence and character, becoming people of wisdom, and modeling grace-filled community. Seattle Pacific University seeks applicants committed to its Christian mission. Due to our mission of cultural engagement, SPU is committed to building an excellent and diverse staff and faculty. People from historically underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.
General Summary: This 32 hour a week position has four primary areas of responsibility: managing all University Communications budgets; serving as a budget liaison with other campus offices; assisting the assistant vice president and 16 staff members with a variety of projects; and overseeing all office operations. The office manager possesses a strong commitment to understanding dynamics of difference; building relationships with students and faculty/staff of ethnically diverse backgrounds; developing culturally responsive communications designed to improve the quality of SPU messaging to relevant core audiences.
Manages all UC budgets in consultation with the assistant vice president. This involves tracking current expenses and estimating future expenses. These tasks include: budget tracking, budget maintenance, salary/budget transfers, credit card statements, office purchases, reimbursements, and student employment budget tracking.
Serves as a liaison with other campus departments for invoicing. This process involves processing large numbers of invoices on a daily basis.
Handles interdepartmental billing of UC design, photography and stationary provided for on-campus clients and monthly procurement card statements. Keeps records, files forms, provides information for UC staff as requested, and enters all billing details into UC's project management system, Clarizen.
Manages and logs project expenses.
Assists assistant vice president with meeting scheduling, paperwork, and a variety of other projects as needed.
Assists 17 UC staff members with an array of projects such as photo shoots, focus groups, meetings, award entries, etc.
Coordinates professional development arrangements, including registration, travel, flights, lodging, meals, etc.
Coordinates - usually along with a committee -- staff events such as parties, retreats, etc. Produces a monthly calendar of events and manages the daily shared calendar.
Greets and directs visitors as receptionist for a steady flow of printing vendors, freelance photographers, freelance designers, messengers, students, and other office guests.
Answers telephones, sorts mail, and files records. Maintains the publications sample file. Maintains stock of office supplies and equipment, and coordinates maintenance and service of office equipment and machines as needed. Responsible for keeping UC's shared spaces organized and tidy.
Plans and coordinates UC's annual Organization Week, scheduling the day's projects, coordinating organization and office deep cleaning.
Associate's degree in office systems and management or equivalent
Three years of experience working in an office environment.
Proficient with Microsoft Office products including Outlook, Word and Excel.
Competency with project management database system or other management system.
Additional Information: Position will remain open until filled. Desired start date is June 17, 2019.
Salary: $37,892 annually, 32 hours per week.
This is a full time position with excellent benefits. SPU pays the employee premium for medical, dental, and vision insurance. SPU makes contributions to an employee HSA account and to a retirement account after one year of eligibility in the plan. Tuition discount program available for the employee and qualified immediate family members.
Application Instructions: Please submit a cover letter and resume along with the online application.
Founded in 1891, Seattle Pacific University has a long and distinguished history in Christian higher education. Its comprehensive academic program serves more than 4,100 undergraduate and graduate students. Located just minutes from downtown Seattle, SPU is a Christian university fully committed to engaging the culture and changing the world by graduating people of competence and character, becoming people of wisdom, and modeling grace-filled community. Seattle Pacific University seeks applicants who are committed to its Christian mission and to the spiritual formation of its students. Qualified applicants should exhibit a deep awareness, understanding, and ability to articulate a commitment to biblical diversity and reconciliation. Women and people of color are particularly encouraged to apply.