Appointment Type and Duration:
$14.75-$21.40 per hour
Review of Applications Begins
Position closes August 4, 2021.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Along with your online application, please submit the
- A resume
- A cover letter that clearly describes how you meet the posted
minimum qualifications, and any preferred qualifications that you
The Department of Human Physiology is an instructional department
within the College of Arts & Sciences that also supports a wide
range of significant research. The department includes 18 faculty
and currently manages 21 research grants. In addition, there are 14
faculty research labs and 4 teaching labs. The department has 7
full-time research assistants and 2 postdoctoral scholars who
support faculty in their research labs. The Department ranks in the
top five of most popular majors on campus and serves approximately
1,050 undergraduates and 47 graduate students in various stages of
study toward a Masters degree and PhD. To assist professors and
graduate students in their teaching/research goals, the Department
employees a team of 4 office staff, including this position.
This is a full-time, classified Accounting Technician position in
the Department of Human Physiology within the College of Arts and
Sciences. The position reports to the Human Physiology Department
Manager. The primary functions of this position are to process
accounts payable, travel reimbursements, account reconciliations
and all aspects of financial record keeping for both state indexes
and grant funds. The position will also work on special projects,
especially as related to coordinating the department seminar
series, grant record keeping, scheduling, and assisting the
graduate and undergraduate students of the department.
This position must understand the relationships between, and the
restrictions on, a variety of fund types and will work in close
collaboration with the department manager, fiscal coordinator and
the CAS Center for Research Services (CCRS) to ensure compliance on
the faculty index accounts, grants, and awards. The successful
candidate will operate in the University's accounting and fiscal
transaction systems (Banner, Concur, Purchasing Portal, Duck Depot)
as well as Excel and Outlook. The position interacts with a wide
range of customers, including undergraduate and graduate students,
faculty, other central UO offices, and outside vendors. The
position requires attention to detail and accuracy and must possess
strong communication and customer service skills.
- 12 quarter hours (8 semester hours) of Accounting Courses
- An Associates Degree in Accounting;
- One year of experience that includes entering, compiling and/or
reporting financial information;
- An equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Knowledge of, or ability to learn, UO fiscal and UO Foundation
policies, practices, and processes, and application of these in
daily work transactions.
- Knowledge of, or ability to learn, accounting and travel
- Ability to trace, document, and resolve problems in an
- Ability to accurately maintain electronic and paper accounting
systems and files for audit purposes.
- Ability to translate financial rules and guidance to daily
activities and ongoing processes.
- Demonstrated accuracy and care in all work products.
- Ability to manage a variety of tasks with multiple
- Ability to work independently without close supervision, as
well as functioning as a member of a fiscal services team.
- Recent accounting experience in a higher education setting OR
increasingly responsible accounting experience in a general office
- Working knowledge of standard accounting practices.
FLSA Exempt: No
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful
completion of a background inquiry.
This is a classified position represented by the SEIU Local 503,
Oregon Public Employees Union.
The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits
package to eligible employees, including health insurance,
retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about
benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative
action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance
with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals
to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected
status, including veteran and disability status. The University is
committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and
employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in
connection with the application process, please contact us at
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national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status,
disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity,
and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment
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policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be
referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights
Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information,
related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the
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To apply, visit https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/527776/accounting-technician