University of Missouri
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 18, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Business & Management, Accounting & Finance, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs, Legal Affairs
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Hiring Department

MU Division of Finance & Business Services

Job Description

MU Division of Finance & Business Services has overall responsibility for creating a financial environment on campus that meets our fiduciary responsibilities, demonstrates stewardship and meets all of our regulatory requirements. This position is 40 hours per week and will provide administrative support to a variety of projects and functions that serve the business and finance campus community including administrative support, training programs, efficiency and effectiveness projects, and website content maintenance.


80% Provide administrative assistance with a variety of other projects and initiatives including:
• Provide front office customer service and administrative support. Support for the Vice Chancellor, Assoc. Vice Chancellor and Business and Finance Directors.
• Must ensure professional written and verbal communication skills, high level of organization, and ability to forecast needs relative to the work being supported.
• Serve as purchasing agent for the Division.
• Coordinate meetings and schedule logistics. Attend meetings, record/edit/distribute minutes, and follow-up with committee members regarding action items and deadlines.
• Prepare correspondence for the division.
• May provide back-up to other office staff in the Division of Finance & Business Services.
• Provide assistance on critical projects including researching background information, gathering historical data, forecasting needs, analyzing information, summarizing results, and providing necessary financial or organizational information for decision making.
• Develop and maintain spreadsheets, written reports, and PowerPoint presentations; maintain databases and support websites updates;
• Maintain a high level of confidentiality at all times.

10% Assist Cashiers in processing student payments and customer support. May also include support to answer general accounting and contract questions.

10% Assist Policy and Process projects including:
• Work closely with the BPPM Policy Administrator to ensure policy and procedures meet document standards, are in compliance with system-wide policies and are effective for campus-wide use.
• Assist the training team and trainers, providing training assistance as needed.
• Assist with campus vending issues.

As with all positions, involvement with other duties and responsibilities may be expected in order to support the mission and priorities of the University of Missouri.


$16.92 - $30.68/hour

Grade: GGS 8


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Typical hours 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 3 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree
• Proficient in Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
• Excellent written communication skills.
• Experience which demonstrates customer service and team work skills.
• Experience with websites, training software, webinars, video editing, etc. helpful.
• Service-oriented, deadline-focused individual with impeccable public relations and interpersonal skills
• Self-starter and team player
• Flexible; able to handle multiple projects with competing deadlines and interruptions
• Demonstrated excellent attention to detail and independent follow through with responsibilities
• PeopleSoft or equivalent experience helpful

Application Materials

Application, Resume, Cover Letter

Columbia Missouri Information

Columbia, Mo., is known as an ideal college town, combining small-town comforts, community spirit and low cost of living with big-city culture, activities and resources. Home to nationally renowned public schools and other colleges and educational centers, Columbia is packed with restaurants and entertainment venues and hosts more than a dozen annual cultural festivals.

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 http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor of Human Resource Services/Affirmative Action officer at 573-882-4256.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.


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