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Office Professional III

University of Central Missouri
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Oct 3, 2022

Job Details

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title
Office Professional III

Working Title
Office Professional III

211210-Department of Occupational Risk and Safety Sciences

Pay Rate



Position Number


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Working hours:

Monday – Friday
8:00am – 5:00pm

Bargaining Unit

Work Location
Warrensburg Campus

Posting Date

Closing Date

Open Until Filled

Position Purpose

1. Provide administrative support to include: plan, document, and monitor budgets. Provide financial guidance to the department chair and Faculty regarding the status of accounts and approval of expenses. Prepare weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual budget reports and reconciliation as requested. Administer Office budget policies and procedures. Invoice customers and deposit revenue into appropriate accounts.

2. Serve as Office Manager, to include: coordination of digital office calendar and deadlines, purchasing, inventory, and equipment maintenance. Hire, train, and supervise student employees, if necessary. Determine the best practices for the office.

3. Function as a customer relations specialist, to include: providing information about the department, advising students of enrollment and admission procedures, promoting programs to prospective students, and respond 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 Department 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 to include in-service, luncheons, receptions, etc.

Education & Formal Training
Education/Experience substitution (specify), Associate's degree (Specify field(s) of study below)

Other Education & Formal Training

-Education may be substituted for experience or if experience may be substituted for education. Note that equivalencies are based on the following: AA = 2 years experience; BA/BS = 4 years experience; MA/MS = 6 years experience.

Computer Skills
Word-Processing, Spreadsheet

  • Two (2) years administrative support experience required.
  • One (1) year accounting or budgeting related skills required. Two (2) years preferred.
  • General understanding and background regarding UCM is preferred
Other Experience

Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements of Position:
Criminal History check, Driver's license

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 work independently with minimal supervision.
-Ability to work with frequent interruptions.

Specify sensory abilities:

Physical & Environmental Factors:
Not Applicable

Other Physical & Environmental Factors

Lifting weight

Special Working Conditions:

Other Special Working Conditions

Ability to Keyboard
No keyboarding test required.

Special Qualifications:

Other Special Qualifications

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * 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
Required Documents
Required Documents Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume


University of Central Missouri

The University of Central Missouri is an innovative school that offers a high-quality education while remaining one of the most affordable universities in the country.

The University of Central Missouri believes its responsibility is to enrich each student’s perspective through a cumulative experience that starts with academic rigor and integrates applied learning and servant-leadership opportunities. Our model of continuous learning allows each student to find and fulfill his or her own sense of purpose. By engaging students with multiple sources of learning and creating a dynamic environment that encourages individuals to find their passions and reach beyond themselves, UCM prepares students by giving them knowledge and experiences that broaden and deepen their education so they may flourish in a world of accelerated change.

The University of Central Missouri has two campus locations, a site office at Whiteman Air Force Base and an online presence. Both UCM campuses are centrally located in Missouri, which means you're close to just about everything.

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