Summary of Duties: Please Note - While listed as an Information Technology Data Processor, this position will be mainly focused on gift processing and accounting. This is not an Information Technology focused role.
Under general supervision, this position performs a variety of duties in support of the Gift Accounting unit within the WSU Foundation (WSUF). Responsible for overall office support, performs various tasks related to gifts and pledges, adheres to procedures and guidelines as instructed, and maintains a confidential environment at all times.
Responsible for answering phones, opening WSUF mail, copying or scanning gift or pledge related information, creating hard-copy files, preparing and mailing various donor letters, cash handling, check endorsements, stamping mail and gifts with received date, batching for supervisor review, daily bank deposits, and other related processes as needed.
Maintains accurate records; including computer and paper files. This position may also perform duties of the campus gift courier as needed. Perform numerous gift and pledge related duties; including verifying data for accuracy, creating records, managing, retrieving, sorting, and preparing, Excel spreadsheets for entry, system uploads. Adhere to strict system formats and policies. The information may include, names, addresses, employment, relationships, company contacts, telephone, email, gifts, pledges, and modifications.
This position will work with various WSUF staff, external units, and donors whenever necessary to obtain information or assist with inquiries.
Required Qualifications: High School graduation OR GED equivalent AND two years of data processing experience, involving auditing, coding, and/or staging functions for a mainframe/mini computer system. Completion of a two-year vocational training course in electronic data processing or college-level course work in computer science may be substituted, year for year, for two years of the general data processing experience.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus. With a new President (Dr. Kirk Schulz began as the University’s 11th president in June 2016) and a new Vice President of Finance and Administration (Stacy Pearson started in March 2017); the University community is energized and excited.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carne...gie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with its Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.