Office Professional IV
Office Professional IV
211060-School of Nutrition, Kinesiology, and Psychological
Special Instructions to Applicants:
A complete UCM electronic application of employment, cover letter
and resume required.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Review of applicants for this position will begin immediately and
continue until the position is filled.
NOTE : A background check is required for the selected candidate of
this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of
The University of Central Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer
and specifically invites applications from women, minorities,
veteran status and people with disabilities.
Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Open Until Filled
1. Serve as the School Office Professional under the administrative
guidance of the Department Chair, to include: plan, document, and
monitor the school’s budgets. Provide financial guidance to the
Chair and Faculty regarding the status of accounts and approval of
expenses. Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual budget
reports and reconciliation to the chair and others, as requested.
Administer Office budget policies and procedures. Monitor budgets
of subordinate areas; invoice customers and deposit revenue into
2. Serve as the School Office Manager, to include: coordination of
office calendar and deadlines, purchasing, inventory, and equipment
maintenance. Hire, train, and supervise student employees if
allocated. Determine best practices for the office.
3. Function as a customer relations specialist, to include:
providing information about the School of Nutrition, Kinesiology
and Psychological Science, advising students of enrollment and
admission procedures, promoting programs to prospective students,
and responding to non-routine written and verbal inquires. Ensure
connectivity to all technical based services for all users by
performing routine computer corrections, as directed; remain
knowledgeable of changes in technology and be familiar with program
capabilities. Be able to assist students.
4. Provide administrative support to the School Chair and Faculty
to include: scheduling appointments, meeting rooms, and
extracurricular use of classrooms, creating and distributing
correspondence, making travel arrangements, and monitoring and
assisting with special projects. Serve as the resource referral
person in the Chair’s absence. Assist in coordinating on and
Education & Formal Training
Associate's degree (Specify field(s) of study below),
Education/Experience substitution (specify)
Other Education & Formal Training
Associate’s degree in Office Administration, Business, or related
field required. Education may be substituted for experience or
experience may be substituted for education. Note that
equivalencies are based on the following: AA or 60 credit hours = 2
years experience; BA/BS or 120 credit hours = 4 years experience;
MA/MS = 6 years experience.
Word-Processing, Spreadsheet, Presentation, Desktop Publishing,
Other - Excel, budget management software, PC computer skills,
internet navigation, Class Management Software
1. Three (3) years administrative support experience assisting an
2. One (1) year budget operations, financial analysis, or
accounting. Two years preferred.
Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal
Requirements of Position:
Criminal History check
Other Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, &
Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge:
Attention to detail, Budget-related skills, Communication
skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a
University environment preferred, Human Relations/Interpersonal
skills, Leadership skills: organization/meeting
facilitation/project leadership, Supervisory skills, including
motivation, delegation of duties, evaluation, etc, Management
and/or administration skills, Ability to manage multiple concurrent
projects and meet deadlines, Maintain confidentiality
Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge
-Mental skills, including concentration, memory, complex decision
making, analytical thinking, and/or conceptual thinking.
-Ability to participate and/or facilitate team projects.
-Ability to interpret customer inquiries and make decisions to
assist students properly and quickly.
Specify sensory abilities:
Physical & Environmental Factors:
Other Physical & Environmental Factors
Special Working Conditions:
Professional appearance, Work in stressful conditions
Other Special Working Conditions
-Occasional overtime required.
Ability to Keyboard
Other Special Qualifications
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Cover Letter