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Principal Assistant #127482

WSU Prosser
Prosser, WA Full-time
Posted on June 22, 2018

Principal Assistant Position 127482

WSU Prosser IAREC is seeking a full-time Principal Assistant to the Director/CAHNRS Assistant Dean for WSU Tri-Cities. The Principal Assistant is part of the leadership and management team and collaborates with college administrators, faculty, staff, and external stakeholders on projects, events, tours, and public relations efforts. Experience with budget and project management in higher education settings preferred.

Required Qualifications:

A Bachelor’s degree in business administration or other relevant field and four (4) years of progressively responsible management work experience. Any combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis.

Additional Requirements: 
-Possess a valid Washington State driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications:

-Understanding of the land-grant mission of the WSU Prosser Irrigated Agriculture Research and Extension Center and an understanding of higher education/research/outreach as they relate to public relations activities.

-Experience with budget and project management.

-Experience working in a higher education, an agricultural research or development organization, private industry, or similarly complex public or private organization.

-Experience composing and coordinating news releases, annual reports, web and social media content.

-Demonstrated ability to interact with a wide range of people including students, faculty, staff, grantors, stakeholders, and other University offices.

-Ability to use advanced outreach tools and software application in communications and financial management (viz. graphic design, web platforms, Microsoft Office 365).

-Bilingual (English and Spanish)

Salary: depends on experience. Position closes July 2.

WSU is an Equal opportunity employer/affirmative action educator and employer.