Bastyr University seeks an outstanding professional to independently manage strategic projects and implementation plans related to the Finance & Administration Division.
Bastyr University, located in Seattle, Washington, is a regionally accredited, multi-disciplinary institution for higher education and research in the natural health sciences in the United States. Founded as a naturopathic medical school in 1978, enrollment now reaches over 1,200 students in a broad range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs in the natural health and applied behavioral sciences. Bastyr enjoys close proximity to breathtaking marine, mountain and wetland environments, an abundance of cultural, educational and recreational opportunities and, in general, a high quality of life.
The Senior Project Manager reports to the Vice President for Finance & Administration, and is responsible for managing projects including department strategic planning, program development, process improvement initiatives, department budgets, and division-wide communication plans. This position manages the university’s risk management programs including insurance, policies and procedures, and tracking of division operational goals and accomplishments. The Senior Project Manager works with the VP for Finance & Administration on day-to-day business and department objectives to achieve the long-term goals of the university.
This position requires a minimum of 8 years of experience in high-level administrative and project management support.
Must have experience managing department budgets and leading project initiatives and teams.
A BA degree in Business Administration or similar degree is required with an advanced degree preferred (MBA, MS, etc.).
This person must be highly organized, be a strategic thinker and problem solver, and highly detail oriented.
Must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
Must have a collaborative working style and be able to interact professionally with all levels of employees.
Must be able to work independently to carry out initiatives with consistent follow-up and follow-through.
Requires a high-level of proficiency using Microsoft Office including Word, Outlook and Excel applications.
Previous experience working in a non-profit and/or higher education environment is preferred.
Interested candidates can learn more about this opportunity by visiting our website at www.bastyr.edu. Salary is DOE, plus comprehensive benefits package including Health, Dental & Vision, 403b plans, Section 125 plans and generous paid time-off. To apply, please refer to job #17-061, and send cover letter, resume, references and salary history to: email@example.com.
Bastyr University believes that diversity is a crucial factor in achieving academic excellence and profoundly enriching the university experience. We are committed to maintaining a high-quality, diverse workforce representative of the populations that we serve. Our faculty and staff are committed to achieving our mission by educating students to be future leaders in the natural health arts and sciences. Bastyr University promotes a work environment that allows students, faculty and staff to develop their interests and talents while experiencing a sense of community and a commitment to diversity.
Bastyr University is an equal opportunity institution. We do not discriminate in matters of employment or participation in programs, services or benefits on the basis of gender, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, individuals with disabilities, genetic information, or veteran status. Our programs, services and facilities are accessible to individuals with disabilities. Please contact the university in advance if you require special accommodation due to a disability.
Special Note: All applicants must prove authorization to work in the United States at the time of a position offer. Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation. Any applicants requiring special assistance during the application process should contact the Human Resources department by phone (425) 602-3087 or fax (425) 602-3058 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional Salary Information: DOE and comprehensive benefits package
Bastyr University is a nonprofit, private university offering graduate and undergraduate degrees, with a multidisciplinary curriculum in science-based natural medicine. Recognized globally for its rigorous curriculum and strong research, the University has a primary campus in Kenmore, Washington, and a second campus in San Diego, California.
Bastyr's international faculty teaches the natural he...alth sciences with an emphasis on integrating mind, body, spirit and nature. A pioneer in natural medicine since its inception, Bastyr continues to be in the forefront of developing the model for 21st-century medicine.