Office Professional IV
Office Professional IV
211060- Department of Nutrition, Kinesiology, & Health
Special Instructions to Applicants:
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
The University of Central Missouri is an Equal Opportunity Employer
and specifically invites applications from women, minorities,
veteran status, and people with disabilities.
Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm
Occasional nights & weekends
Open Until Filled
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
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
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, & State/Federal
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 (*).
- * 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?
- * 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?
- * Will you now or in the future require employer sponsorship to
acquire or maintain U.S. work authorization?
- Cover Letter