Senior Program Assistant

Human Resources
Oxford, Ohio
Oct 12, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Institutional & Business Affairs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job ID: 4924 - FT - Classified SATSS (hourly)

Performs a variety of administrative and clerical tasks in support of department's daily operations.   Provide Accounts Payable support to students, faculty, staff, and vendors for the Controller's Office. 



Duties/Physical Demands:

  • Assists users of department's services by providing information regarding policies and procedures; may assist patrons by aiding them in using services or filling out forms.
  • Answer questions via phone, email and in person concerning the work of the office which requires maintaining a detailed level knowledge about policies, procedures and systems processing.  These include but are not limited to: Banner Finance, eProcurement systems, P-Card program, Electronic Travel systems and other procurement and payment processes and procedures.
  • May assist in the performance of various financial and budgetary tasks including preparing and monitoring budgets, preparing fiscal reports, or processing payments.
  • Serve as an informational resource to departments, student organizations and external vendors; communicate policies and procedures through various methodologies; investigate and resolve issue and questions.  Solicit customer input and work with the staff to continuously improve service and communication; ability to articulate new information about our processes.
  • May assist with various administrative tasks including ordering supplies, preparing requisitions, scheduling use of equipment, maintaining calendars, or conducting research.
  • May prepare various written materials including correspondence, information sheets, or news releases.
  • May maintain and update various files and records; may maintain department's computer databases.

Minimum Qualifications:

Requires six months of coursework or training beyond high school in Business Administration and three years of office experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.



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