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Fiscal Speciailst 1 - SPSCC Foundation

South Puget Sound Community College Foundation, Olympia, WA

Job - Non-Profit

Close Date: 03/17/2019

Our Opportunity

Initial screening of applications will occur as they are received, with a priority review of candidates taking place on March 18, 2019.

It is in the applicant's best interest to submit materials as soon as possible, as the hiring authority may make a hiring decision at any time.

South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) seeks highly motivated and qualified candidates for the position of Fiscal Specialist 1 in the SPSCC Foundation Office.

The Mission of the South Puget Sound Community College Foundation is to engage community and build resources to support the success of all students. This position will provide fiscal support and customer service for the Foundation.

South Puget Sound Community College is committed to increasing its cultural diversity with an emphasis on equity and inclusion among its professional staff. The students that we serve come from a variety of backgrounds. On average, 43% of SPSCC students are people of color. We strongly encourage members of the underrepresented groups, veterans, and bi- or multi-lingual individuals to apply for this position to help meet the needs of our diverse students and service district.

And if that isn't enough? We also offer:

The Clipper Café grill specializing in seasonal comfort foods
The Bake Shop offering daily baked goods made by our students
Fine dining in the Percival Room, offering vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free choices as part of our Culinary Arts and Baking & Pastry Arts programs
Campus bookstore offering snacks, apparel, and specialty supplies
Starbucks coffee shop
Bus service every 15 minutes to downtown Olympia and beyond – you receive a FREE State Agency Rider (STAR) Pass
FREE parking on campus – permits are not required
On-campus child care
Percival Creek, which runs beneath our campus footbridge, provides year-round beauty and views of Chinook, Coho, and chum salmon pass through each fall
Many walking paths that are marked and on nicely paved sidewalks
Gym and recreation facilities
SPSCC promotes wellness with a variety of different workshops and events on campus
Lots of activities with our Arts and Entertainment series, which are usually free for staff and faculty
Many community events in the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts

What You'll Do

The Fiscal Specialist 1 will provide fiscal support to the Foundation by processing incoming donations, inputting vendor payable invoices and revenue receipts, and assisting in the preparation of the annual Foundation operating budget. This position will also assist in fiscal data collection and provide support for the annual audit and 990 preparation.

Successful Fiscal Specialist 1 candidates will be detail oriented with the ability to multitask fiscal duties while providing customer service, clerical, and scholarship support to the Foundation by:

Tracking monthly operating budget expenditures.
Providing front desk customer service and office mail distribution.
Maintaining office supply inventory and preparing Foundation Payment Request forms.
Answering student scholarship and grant questions and distributing information to prospective donor.
Assisting in inputting new scholarships and awarding scholarships to students and managing application reviewer accounts in Academic Works.
Demonstrating multicultural competence (including an awareness and understanding of historically disadvantaged populations) and create an educational and work environment that affirms commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion.
Supporting the college's mission by creating a work environment of mutual respect and fairness, while encouraging creative and critical thinking.
Contributing to the appreciation of diversity and foster a climate of multicultural understanding.

Qualifications You Possess

Minimum Qualifications:

Three years of fiscal record keeping or equivalent,
Experience with customer service, accounting fundamentals, and
Demonstrated experience or participation with persons from diverse backgrounds such as sexual orientation, racial, ethnic, religious, linguistic, gender, age, socio-economic, physical and learning abilities, and a commitment to an inclusive and equitable working/learning environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Advanced proficiency in Excel.
Knowledge of accounting databases (such as Abila MIP Fund Accounting) and scholarships awarding databases.

To Apply

Applications must be completed online and include the following attachments:

Cover letter addressed to the Screening Committee highlighting your ability to perform the responsibilities and competencies described in the job posting.
Current resume/CV showing all educational and professional experience which demonstrates how you meet the minimum and any preferred qualifications.

Top candidates will be notified directly to interview for this position. Selection will be based on the applicant's knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties listed in this job posting as identified in the materials requested above. Applications with comments directing the reader to see attachments will be considered incomplete.

Veterans Preference
Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications and wishing to claim Veterans Preference should redact their personally identifiable information from a copy of their United States Department of Veterans Affairs honorable discharge documentation and email to with the job number for which they are applying in the subject line.

Condition of Employment
Employment with the college is contingent upon the successful completion of a comprehensive background check. Any adverse information will be considered on a case-by-case basis and does not automatically preclude a candidate from employment.

Bargaining Unit
This position has been designated as a bargaining unit position represented by the Washington Federation of State Employees.

SPSCC is an Equal Opportunity Employer
South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a working environment that includes and respects cultural, racial, ethnic, sexual orientations, and gender identity diversity. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, persons over age 40, disabled and Vietnam era veterans, and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities are encouraged to apply. The college complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Applicants needing accommodation in the application process in an alternative format may contact the Human Resources office at (360) 596-5500. The college is committed to enhancing the diversity of our faculty and staff, as well as our student population. We strongly encourage applicants to apply without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legal protected status. SPSCC is a drug-free workplace.

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