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EASTERN WASHINGTON Dir-Advancement Services (Controller) in CHENEY, Washington

Dir-Advancement Services (Controller) About Eastern Washington University: Eastern Washington University is a regional, comprehensive public university located in Cheney and Spokane, Washington, with programs offered throughout the state and online with an enrollment of over 12,000 students. Eastern is one of six state-funded four-year institutions of higher education in Washington reporting to its own Board of Trustees. Eastern’s 300-acre main campus is located in Cheney, a community of 11,000 residents 16 miles southwest of the state’s second largest city, Spokane. Eastern also offers programs in downtown Spokane at the Brand new Catalyst building and on the Riverpoint Campus which is shared with Washington State University. Eastern also offers program throughout the state based on the needs of the community. Eastern offers an array of bachelor’s and master’s degrees and one applied doctorate in physical therapy. EWU offers 135 fields of study, 9 master’s degrees, 12 graduate certificates, 39 graduate programs, 1 educational specialist degree, and 1 applied doctorate to more than 10,000 enrolled students. Job Summary: • Eastern Washington University is currently recruiting for the position of Director of Advancement Services - Controller • The Director of Advancement Services (Controller) manages several functions within University Advancement and the EWU Foundation operation. These functions include advancement and foundation accounting, gift processing, database management, financial and fundraising reporting, prospect management, prospect research, and information systems. The Director will also represent Advancement as a liaison to various departments around campus. • Please see below under Proposed Job Duties for a more complete job description. • On top of salary, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, life and disability insurance and retirement. In addition, EWU offers generous vacation and sick leave accruals, 11 paid holidays per year and fringe benefits, such as tuition waiver for employees, discounted EWU sports tickets and free transportation through STA buses. Required Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree & CPA certification. • Three (3) years full-time professional experience in financial statement preparation and accounting management. • Five (5) years of supervisor experience • Demonstrated interpersonal, presentation and strong writing skills. • Candidate must demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency, universal accessibility and/or diversity. • Proven ability to multi-task and meet deadlines. • Proficiency with computer applications (Excel, Power Point, Database, Word Processing). • Non-profit accounting experience and knowledge of working with non-profit boards. Preferred Qualifications: Other Skills and Abilities: Job Duties: % of Time: 10 Responsibility / Duty: Customer Service & Communication • Ensure Advancement Services personnel provide external and internal partners with timely, adequate and accurate financial, prospect, and information system data • Works to ensure Advancement Services personnel responses to telephone, in person and written communication with external and internal partners is positive and friendly • Cultivates a culture of support and service for other Advancement units Essential Function Indicator: Yes % of Time: 10 Respo