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Position Information

Position Information

Position Title
Program Assistant

Working Title
Program Assistant

Department
210410-Nursing

Pay Rate
$17.50 Hour

FTE
1.0

FLSA
Nonexempt

Position Number
999082

Classification
CJS11

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.

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

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 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Bargaining Unit
No

Work Location
Warrensburg Campus

Posting Date
09/02/2022

Closing Date

Open Until Filled
Yes

Position Purpose

1. Serve as the Program Assistant under the administrative guidance of the School chair, to include: plan, document, and monitor the school’s budget. 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 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 the best practices for the office.
3. Function as a Customer Relations Specialist, to include: providing information about the School of Nursing, 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 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 to include in-service, luncheons, receptions, etc. and communications between Warrensburg and UCM -Lee’s Summit.

The School of Nursing prepares professional nurses as generalists and advanced practice nurses. These human service professionals apply knowledge from nursing, technology, and related fields to facilitate health achievement of persons in rural and urban settings.

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

Other Education & Formal Training

Associate’s degree in Business Administration or related field.

Education may be substituted for experience or 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; PhD = 8 years experience.

Computer Skills
Word-Processing, Spreadsheet, Presentation, Desktop Publishing, Web Page Maintenance, Other - Excel, budget management software, PC computer skills, internet navigation.

Experience

Three (3) years of administrative support experience assisting an administrator/director.

One (1) year budget operations, financial analysis or accounting. Two (2) 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

Ability to participate in and/or facilitate team projects.

Specify sensory abilities:

Physical & Environmental Factors:

Other Physical & Environmental Factors

Lifting weight

Special Working Conditions:
Travel required, Professional appearance, Work in stressful conditions

Other Special Working Conditions

Ability to Keyboard

Special Qualifications:

Other Special Qualifications

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Will you now or in the future require employer sponsorship to acquire or maintain U.S. work authorization?

    (Open Ended Question)

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

Company

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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