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Real Estate Specialist

Hiring Department

Treasury & Real Estate

Job Description

The University of Missouri System (UM System) has a unique and important role in providing teaching, research, service and economic development to the state.

In addition to its four campuses—the University of Missouri-Columbia (MU), the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), Missouri University of Science and Technology (S&T) and the University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL)—the UM System is comprised of a statewide health care system, multiple research parks and incubators, agricultural research stations, and a vast network of small business and technology development centers, extension centers, telehealth network sites and MOREnet sites.

Collectively, the UM System is a $3.0 billion enterprise that represents one of the greatest assets of the state of Missouri.

Reporting to the Director of Real Estate, the Real Estate Analyst provides support to real estate staff representing the University in activities and transactions related to real estate while also independently managing a portfolio of basic real estate activities and transactions.

Key Responsibilities:

• Assist with acquisitions and dispositions of real estate, including business plan preparation, review of legal documents and coordination of transaction elements.
• Assist in the preparation of real estate items for presentation to the University’s Board of Curators.
• Work closely with real estate staff and Office of General Counsel to prepare agreements, amendments, and other real estate related documents.
• Provide real estate staff interpretational support of lease terms, billing issues, common area maintenance billing and operational expense reconciliations.
• Generate and thereafter manage various real estate reports.
• Assist real estate staff with internal and external communications/information sharing.
• Maintain lease administration module for shared purposes (real estate and accounting), including entering new leases, expiring leases, and amending leases as needed. Perform lease management tasks, including tracking of all critical dates and terms, transaction management, file organization.
• Maintain real estate property database including entering newly acquired properties, documenting property dispositions details and updating other information/documentation as needed.
• Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Ability to commute/relocate:
• Columbia, MO 65211: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Work Location: In person


Monday through Friday

8:00am - 5:00pm

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 4 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary

Preferred Qualifications

Prior experience within real estate, finance, banking, or related industries.

-Experience within commercial real estate organization with experience specifically working in lease administration, commercial brokerage, portfolio management or property management.
-Prior experience as a Real Estate Analyst, Asset Manager, Property Manager or Leasing Agent.
-Strong analytical skills and experience in financial analysis.
-Exceptional organizational and follow-up skills required along with the ability to multi-task and bring individual issues to timely closure.
-Excellent written and oral communication skills.
-Strong negotiation and interpretation skills including experience with all real estate transaction types.
-Ability to work in a fast-paced, team centered, results-driven environment.
-Proficiency with Microsoft Office products.

Anticipated Hiring Range

Salary Range: $50,367 -$60,000/year

Grade: GGS-010

University Title: Business Services Consultant II

Internal applicants can determine their University title by accessing the Talent Profile tile in myHR.

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Values Commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Missouri System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy applies to all employment decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations. For more information, visit or call the Director of Employee and Labor Relations at 573-882-7976.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Director of Accessibility and ADA at 573-884-7278.


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