Facilities Assistant - Yakima, WA

Employer: Pacific Northwest University

Job Description:
Recruitment Period: 08/09/19 - Until Filled
Status: Full Time

Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences (PNWU) was founded as a 501(c) (3) non-profit medical institution in 2005 aimed at increasing access to health care in medically underserved areas of the Pacific Northwest.

The University currently offers the degree of Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine enrolling a total of 560 medical students with plans to develop other programs and/or colleges. Interprofessional education partnerships with other universities adds another 100 students to the population. The campus includes 300 employees with academic programming spread over a five state region.

PNWU is located in Yakima, WA, a city of approximately 95,000 located in the south central part of the state near the eastern slopes of the Cascade Mountains in a major agricultural and outdoor recreation region. It is approximately 140 miles from Seattle, 170 miles from Portland, and 200 miles from Spokane. The Yakima Valley is a wonderful place to live, work and play. For more information, visit www.liveyakimavalley.com.

General Summary:
The Facilities Assistant to Materials Management and Facilities performs varied and moderately complex clerical work in a multitude of responsibilities necessary to run the department efficiently. Serves as an information manager for department, including scheduling meetings, organizing, purchasing support, maintaining paper and electronic files, including shipping, receiving and work orders. This position reports to the Director of Materials Management and Logistics Support.

Essential Job Functions:
- Continuously conducts routine administrative support functions for the department with quality customer service
- Continuously tracks necessary supplies and places orders as needed or requested from inception to fulfillment
- Reconciles monthly transactions against purchased items and processing internal invoices
- Performs all shipping and receiving activities campus wide
- Continuously coordinates logistics for PNWU events from daily set ups to invoicing
- Manages the internal work order ticketing system
- Manages and maintains departmental calendars
- Assists maintenance technicians as needed
- Understands accreditation standards and expectations specific to the department and adheres to policies and procedures to meet or exceed such standards
- Conducts self appropriately and consistently in accordance with the philosophy and mission of PNWU
- Other duties as assigned.

Required: High School Diploma or GED

- Facilities administrative support experience preferred.
- Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

Desired Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Strong organization, interpersonal, and planning skills; strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to work in a team and flexibility to work with others in a variety of circumstances; ability to problem solve by analyzing issues and creating action plans; ability to manage projects and people and prioritize and self-direct work flow; ability to work with and manage different computer programs and databases; and schedule activities and/or meetings.

To ensure full consideration apply by the closing date.

The job announcement above is not the full job description, but represents the job responsibilities and requirements. A full job description can be provided upon request.

For information about life in Yakima visit www.liveyakimavalley.com.

PNWU is a drug-free workplace, equal opportunity employer and educational institution. To request this publication in an alternative format, or to apply in an alternative format, please call Human Resources, 509.452.5100.

Contact Person:
Location: Yakima, WA
Application Method: Online
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on August 22, 2019
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