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Posting NumberS05212PWorking TitleSR OPERATIONS SPECIALISTDepartmentF&A Bursar and Treasury ServicesAbout the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/DepartmentCollege/Unit/Department websitePosting TypeInternal (PEP)Retirement PlanTRSEmployment TypeEmployeeBenefits EligibilityBenefits EligibleFull/Part timeFull TimeWork ScheduleAdditional Schedule Information

M-F 8-5

Advertised SalaryBased on qualifications and experiencePosting Date09/14/2020Open until filledNoClosing Date09/21/2020Proposed Starting Date10/05/2020Special Instructions to ApplicantsLocation of VacancyAthens Area EEO Policy Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ([email protected]).

Classification TitleOffice/Clerical LeadFLSANon-ExemptJob FamilyAccounting-BusinessFTE100Minimum Qualifications

Requires are least a high school diploma or equivalent. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualifications.

Preferred QualificationsPosition Summary

Individual will be responsible for processing petty cash, handling ACH returns, reinstatements, cancellations, various projects, working in a professional manner with departments on campus and supervise others in preparing reports. Working and managing all facets of the petty cash process including working with Banks, President’s Office, Board of Regents and State offices.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Must have analytical skills, be able to produce and process queries, understand financial data, communicate effectively.

Physical Demands


Is driving a responsibility of this position?NoIs this a Position of Trust?NoDoes this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?YesDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoDoes this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?NoDoes this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)YesCredit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the UGA Credit Background Check website.



This position handles all aspects of the processing of petty cash for campus. This includes but is not limited to check requests, reconciliations, verifications, working with the bank and working with various departments on campus.

Prepares reports and graphs for petty cash accounts.

Percentage of time50Duties/Responsibilities

Processing of ACH returns for campus.

Percentage of time20Duties/Responsibilities

Assist with administering the Payment Plan for the Student Account System and other duties as assigned.

Percentage of time15Duties/Responsibilities

Various projects as assigned by the Assistant Bursar and Bursar. This can include but is not limited to statistical reporting, working with policies and procedures or assisting students.

Percentage of time10Duties/Responsibilities

Cancellation and reinstatement processing for the Student Account System.

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      Posted: 9/15/2020
      Application Due: 9/22/2020
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