Business Support Specialist I

St. Louis
Jan 09, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Business Support Specialist I
Location: St. Louis
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 35313
Hiring Department College of Education Responsibilities
  • Facilitate academic chairs’ development of course schedules and staffing of part-time instructors
  • Maintain College course listings including the processing and updating of schedule changes
  • Facilitate all operational aspects of instruction including monitoring teaching loads, textbook ordering, distributing predefined reports, and managing course evaluations
  • Monitor and approve room reservations
  • Maintain and update College of Education website related to areas of expertise
  • Maintain a high level of customer satisfaction while serving a vibrant diverse academic college
  • Serve as a source of general information for students and potential students of UMSL and the College of Education
  • Process personnel actions and assist new and existing employees with payroll and human resources questions
  • Monitoring and review College payroll and instructional costs
  • Reconcile College payroll
  • Provide administrative support to users of the Time and Labor system and serve as primary subject matter expert in the College of Education
  • Process appointments with human resources ensuring all documents are completed accurately and in accordance with UMSL and College policies
  • Troubleshoots payroll errors and maintain proper human resources and payroll procedures
  • Other duties as assigned
Minimum QualificationsHigh School Diploma or an equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • A minimum of five years of full-time work experience in a fast-paced and varied environment specializing in administrative support, customer service, or payroll
  • Related work experience in an institute of higher education or other non-profit organization
  • Demonstrated bookkeeping or reconciliation experience
  • Excellent proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel
  • Web maintenance experience
  • Familiarity with the use of Google Drive
  • Familiarity with the use of predefined reports in Cognos
  • Familiarity with the use of PeopleSoft Finance, Human Resource or similar large scale administrative systems
Salary Range$13.27-$18.00/hr Application Deadline
January 22, 2021 Application Instructions

Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of three references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).

For questions about the application process, please call (314) 516-5805. If you are experiencing technical problems, please email [email protected].

Benefit Summary

The University of Missouri - St. Louis offers benefit-eligible employees a wide variety of benefits including: health, dental and vision coverage effective on the first day of employment, vacation and sick time accrual, four personal days per year, tuition assistance for employees and their dependents, pension and employee and dependent life insurance. For more information about our benefits, please visit

UMSL is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. 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, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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