Fiscal Support Specialist
Posting Number C792P
Quick Link for Posting http://jobs.uark.edu/postings/19964
Working Title Fiscal Support Specialist
Position Number 12439
Department Mechanical Engineering
About the University
Founded in 1871 as a land grant institution, the University of Arkansas is classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the top two percent of universities in the nation with the highest level of research activity. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 26,700 students with more than 200 academic programs. University of Arkansas students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent 50 states and more than 120 countries.
Located in the stunning Ozark Mountains of Northwest Arkansas, Fayetteville is home to the University of Arkansas campus, known for its spectacular views and ample green spaces. Fayetteville is considered one of the country's finest college towns, and the surrounding northwest Arkansas region is regularly ranked one of the best places to live in the U.S. Some of the nation's best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are within a short drive of campus.
As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.
About the College/Department
The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers BS degrees to approximately 550 undergraduates with an average high school GPA of 3.82 and participates in the programs of the University Honors College. The MS and PhD programs serve approximately 40 graduate students. The faculty includes 2 NSF Career Awardees and produces over 100 publications per year. Annual research expenditures are approximately $2.4 million. For further information, please see the department web page at http://mechanical-engineering.uark.edu.
Department Home Page http://mechanical-engineering.uark.edu/
Job Type Staff
Summary of Job Duties
The Fiscal Support Specialist is responsible for coordinating office activities; researching and preparing special reports; and developing, revising, and recommending administrative policies and procedures as directed by supervisor.
Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.
Minimum Qualifications: Please ensure that all relevant application materials include details addressing the minimum qualifications. Applicants not meeting the minimum qualifications will be disqualified from consideration.
- The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma
- At least two years of bookkeeping, basic accounting, billing, or related experience
Does this job require any license(s)/certification(s)? No
If yes, please specify
- Experience within the University of Arkansas systems, specifically with Basis, UAConnect, and related UA software, policies and procedures
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
- Knowledge of the principles and practices of mathematics and statistics
- Knowledge of research and analysis techniques and methods
- Knowledge of work-related subject area
- Knowledge of computers and software applications
- Ability to prepare, present, and review oral and written information and reports
- Ability to research and analyze related work program information
- Ability to develop, recommend, interpret, and apply policies and procedures
- Ability to analyze financial records and prepare reports
- Ability to plan, organize, and direct the work of others
Physical activities associated with this position
For questions regarding reasonable accommodations please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Compliance 479-575-4019.
- Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding
- Repetitive motion
The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; and/or visual inspection at distances close to the eyes.
Physical Conditions None. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).
Work Schedule Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Overtime Eligible Yes
Is this position weather/event essential? If yes, the employee in this position will report to work at the scheduled time when the University is closed due to inclement conditions. No
Work Location/Building Fayetteville Campus - Mechanical Engineering Building
Benefits Eligible Yes
Appointment Percent 100
Pay Grade Level C112
Does this Position require a Motor Vehicle Reports Check? No
Does this position require a background check? No
Does this position require a substance abuse test? No
Pre-employment Screening Requirements
Posting Detail Information
Future Open Date
Close Date 05/31/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Start Date
Anticipated End Date (for temporary appointments)
Recruitment Contact Information
University of Arkansas Human Resources
All application materials must be uploaded to the U of A's employment system at jobs.uark.edu. Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.
Special Instructions Summary
Finalists for this position will be asked to complete Microsoft proficiency testing in the following programs:
Microsoft Office Excel: Expert Level Proficiency
Microsoft Office Word: Intermediate Level Proficiency
Microsoft Office PowerPoint: Intermediate Level Proficiency
Please visit Human Resources online for more information.
Hiring Location 222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.
The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race/color, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
Internal Posting No
City, St. Fayetteville, AR
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * Please describe the highest level of education you have obtained?
- The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma
- Some college
- Associate's degree
- Bachelor's degree or higher
- None of the above
- * Please indicate the years of experience that you have in bookkeeping, basic accounting, billing, or related experience.
- No experience
- Less than one year
- At least one year, but less than two
- Two years or more
Documents Needed to Apply
- Cover Letter/Letter of Application
- List of Professional References
- Letter(s) of Recommendation (3)
- Proof of Veterans Status