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Office Professional IV

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title
Office Professional IV

Working Title
Office Professional IV

211060- Department of Nutrition, Kinesiology, & Health

Pay Rate



Position Number


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Special Instructions:

This is a full-time benefits-eligible position. Benefits include competitive salary; health, dental, vision, life insurance, AD & D, long-term disability; 3 weeks paid vacation per year; 3 weeks of accrued sick leave per year; 13 paid holidays; retirement; and generous education assistance for an employee, spouse and dependent children taking classes at UCM .

Completed UCM online application for employment required.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

A review will begin immediately and continue until filled.

NOTE : A background check is required for the selected candidate of this position and any job offer is contingent on the results of this check.

The University of Central Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer and specifically invites applications from women, minorities, veteran status, and people with disabilities.

Working hours:

Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Occasional nights & weekends

Bargaining Unit

Work Location
Warrensburg Campus

Posting Date

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Position Purpose

1. Serve as the department 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 appropriate accounts.

2. Serve as the department 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 off-campus events.

Education & Formal Training
High school diploma or equivalent, Associate's degree (Specify field(s) of study below), Education/Experience substitution (specify), Credit Hours (Specify hours below)

Other Education & Formal Training

Associate’s degree in Office Administration, Business, or related field required. (60 credit hours)
Bachelor’s degree preferred.

-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

Computer Skills
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 administrator/director.
2. One (1) year budget operations, financial analysis, or accounting. Two years preferred.

Other Experience

Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements of Position:
Criminal History check

Other Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements

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:
Not Applicable

Other Physical & Environmental Factors

Lifting weight

Special Working Conditions:
Professional appearance, Work in stressful conditions

Other Special Working Conditions

-Occasional overtime required.

Ability to Keyboard

Special Qualifications:

Other Special Qualifications

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * International students on an F1or J1 Visa are not eligible for this position due to Visa regulations. Are you a UCM student on an F1 or J1 Visa?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you understand that the university requires a background check for this position and that any job offer made to the selected candidate is contingent upon the results of this check?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Will you now or in the future require employer sponsorship to acquire or maintain U.S. work authorization?
    • Yes
    • No
Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents

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