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Youth-Nex Financial and Administrative Coordinator

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Working Title: Youth-Nex Financial and Administrative Coordinator

Position Type: University Operational and Administrative Staff

Department: Curry School of Education

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 09-11-2018

Posting Summary:
The Curry School of Education seeks a Financial and Administrative Coordinator in the Center for Effective Youth Development (Youth-Nex). Reporting to the Center Administrator, the Coordinator provides support to Youth-Nex by performing a variety of financial and administrative functions including budgeting, expense tracking and account reconciliation; procurement and accounts payable; arranging travel and processing reimbursements; and providing logistical support for meetings, lectures and conferences. The incumbent is a key component of the success of the Center's daily financial and administrative operations.

The Coordinator focuses on processing expenditures for state, local, gift and sponsored projects including federal and non-federal grants. The incumbent is responsible for expense reconciliation, documentation, and correct cost allocation. Other duties include: serving as the primary contact for telephone, email and walk-in traffic, scheduling meetings and calls for the Director, maintaining the Director's calendar, and serving as the Center's event and facilities coordinator.

A high school diploma and up to four years of financial and administrative experience is required. Experience working with accounting principles is required. A Bachelor's degree and up to four years of experience in general accounting, reconciliation, and purchasing is preferred, as is prior experience with fund accounting and grant management. Experience in higher education, academic programs and/or non-profit organizations is preferred. Prior experience working with federal and non-federal grants is also preferred. Outstanding interpersonal, oral and written communication skills are required. Demonstrated ability to evaluate and apply financial policies and procedures as well as the ability to attend carefully to details in both financial and administrative tasks are essential. Ability to take initiative and work independently, as well as work effectively with a diverse community of students, faculty, staff and community members is essential. Ability to work under pressure in a deadline-driven environment while maintaining professionalism is a must.

***This position is restricted and renewal is contingent upon satisfactory performance and the availability of funding. Term-limited for one-year.***

To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number 0624014. Complete a Candidate Profile online and attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.

For questions about the position, please contact Nicole Robinson, Faculty Search Advisor at [email protected]

The Curry School of Education and the University of Virginia are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. We seek to build a culturally diverse intellectual environment and welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Outstanding interpersonal, oral and written communication skills are essential. Demonstrated ability to evaluate and apply financial policies and procedures as well as the ability to attend carefully to details in both financial and administrative tasks are required. Ability to take initiative and work independently, as well as work effectively with a diverse community of students, faculty, staff and community members is essential. Ability to work under pressure in a deadline-driven environment while maintaining professionalism is a must.

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Posted: 9/12/2018
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