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Business Operations Assistant, GSE Administrative Operations

Employer
University at Buffalo
Location
New York, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 18, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Business Administration, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Summary

The Business Operations Assistant will primarily support the finance and human resource functions within the Graduate School of Education ( GSE ) in accordance with State, University, Research Foundation, UB Foundation and GSE guidelines, policies, and procedures. This role will report to GSE’s Unit Business Officer and work collaboratively with other staff and faculty in both the Dean’s Office and GSE’s internal offices and centers. Strong customer focus, professionalism, and attention to detail are essential to the success of this position.

Broad areas of responsibility include but may not be limited to:
  • Financial: Submission to Accounts Payable for processing, purchasing activities using University issued credit card and/or requisitioning system, disbursement/check requests.
  • Human Resources: Personnel transactions, employment offer letter creation and distribution.
  • Ad Hoc Projects: Information collection, schedule coordination, support of University wide systems implementation.




Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills are imperative to the success of the person in this position. Engagement with internal faculty and staff within other campus offices will be important to ensuring transactions are completed. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Power Point) is critical to this role. The individual must be able to manage competing priorities and demonstrate a commitment to learning new skills as needed.

The Graduate School of Education is a professional school with a social mission to create and apply knowledge informed by research on human development, educational policy, teaching and information science. Students are involved in dynamic, collaborative and transformative research that impacts our local, national and global communities. We transform society through education.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or similar field
  • 2 or more years of relevant experience
  • Previous experience in higher education a plus

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