Office Professional IV
Office Professional IV
220010-Dean Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences
Special Instructions to Applicants:
A complete UCM electronic application for employment, cover letter
and resume required. Incomplete applications will not be
Initial review of applications begin immediately and continue until
the position is 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 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Open Until Filled
- Serve as the Office Professional under the administrative
guidance of the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
and the School of Visual and Performing Arts ( SVPA ) to include:
plan, document, and monitor budgets. Provide financial guidance to
the School Chair, Assistant Chairs, 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.
Monitor budgets of subordinate areas; invoice customers and deposit
revenue into appropriate accounts.
- Serve as Office Manager, to include: coordination of office
calendar and deadlines, purchasing, inventory, and equipment
maintenance. Hire, train, and supervise student employees.
Determine best practices for the office.
- Provide administrative support to the College and the VPA
School Chair, VPA Assistant Chairs, and VPA faculty to include:
scheduling and supporting events; managing access to facilities;
scheduling appointments, extracurricular use of classrooms and the
Highlander Theatre; creating and distributing correspondence;
maintaining records; making travel arrangements; and assisting with
special projects. Serve as resource referral person in the absence
of the School Chair and/or Assistant Chairs’. Assist in
coordinating on- and off-campus events to include: in-service,
luncheons, receptions, etc. Assist the School Chair and Assistant
Chairs with managing the course schedule each semester, to include:
adding, deleting, changing, and managing enrollments in courses as
- Function as a customer relations specialist, to include:
providing information about the College and the School of Visual
and Performing Arts, 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
Education & Formal Training
Associate's degree (Specify field(s) of study below),
Education/Experience substitution (specify)
Other Education & Formal Training
Associate’s degree in Office Administration, Business, or related
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; PhD = 8 years experience.
Word-Processing, Spreadsheet, Presentation, Desktop Publishing,
Other - PC and/or Mac computer literacy; database management;
- Three (3) years advanced administrative support experience
assisting a high-level administrator/director.
- One (1) year budget operations, financial analysis, or
accounting. Two years preferred.
- General understanding and background in the performing arts
Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal
Requirements of Position:
Criminal History check, Driver's license
Other Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, &
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, Sensory abilities: special vision
and/or hearing requirements (specify), Supervisory skills,
including motivation, delegation of duties, evaluation, etc,
Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines,
Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge
- 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:
Lifting (weight) - up to 25 lbs
Other Physical & Environmental Factors
Special Working Conditions:
Professional appearance, Work in stressful conditions
Other Special Working Conditions
Ability to Keyboard
Other Special Qualifications
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- Cover Letter