Essential Functions: Monitor and reconcile detailed budgets for several general fund, designated, and restricted accounts. Review and verify budget revisions and expenditures. Prepare budget projections and plans and complete statistical reports on activities to keep administrative head apprised of financial status and operational activities of department.
Review and initiate non-academic and academic personnel forms and paperwork. Prepare, maintain and process personnel and payroll actions and records. Assure adequate staffing levels and regular payroll payments are attained. May possess signatory authority for unit.
Interview, select and evaluate non-exempt and temporary part-time support staff. Supervise, train and instruct them on methods and procedures. Provide direction to department employees on methods and procedures. Monitor workflow and staffing levels.
Plan and coordinate use of facilities which includes requests for building maintenance and repair services. Evaluate and maintain equipment inventory. Oversee departmental facilities and coordinate space inventory for department.
Conduct monitor and coordinate special projects as assigned. Prepare a wide array of statistical and administrative reports, summaries and questionnaires regarding department activities.
Represent the department and serve as liaison to outside individuals, professional groups and administrators to interpret administrative procedures and policies and to disseminate information on department activities.
Perform related work as assigned.
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college or university supplemented by coursework in business administration, accounting or related field and/or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
Reasonable knowledge of accounting principles and bookkeeping procedures and applications.
Reasonable knowledge and experience with University academic and/or non-academic personnel processing procedures and practices.
Some knowledge of University administrative systems, including FMS/BAR, HRMS, PPS, GBS, and ATS.
Some knowledge of and experience with PC and computer based applications and local area network technologies.
Reasonable knowledge of and experience with University policies and procedures.
Some supervisory experience required.
Ability to communicate effectively with others.
Strong analytic and problem solving skills.
Ability to establish and meet deadlines, work under extreme pressure and function independently.
Typically, incumbents have held staff support positions, e.g. Administrative Assistant, Accounting Specialist, Personnel Specialist, etc.
Internal Number: 76_206868
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