Office Assistant Sr - School of Accountancy (Multiple Positions) (Extended Temporary)

Tucson, AZ
May 04, 2021
Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Number:



School of Accountancy

Department Website Link:


Main Campus


1130 E. Helen St., Tucson, AZ 85721 USA

Position Highlights:

This position functions as Office Assistant, Senior for the Program Coordinator and Faculty Director of MAcc and MSA programs. The successful candidate will provide office support in the areas of communications, record keeping, events, and other duties as assigned.

Additional project offered to work over the summer depending on availability and needs of the School.

This is an Extended Temporary Employment (ETE) position.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Answering questions regarding the application procedures for Masters students interested in Accounting.
  • Preparing correspondence for Program Coordinator and Faculty Director of MAcc and MSA programs.
  • Coordinating and executing all aspects of Accounting Department events.
  • Advising current Masters students on course selection and professional development.

Knowledge skills and abilities

  • Knowledge of the general structure of accounting firms.
  • Familiarity with the activities of student organizations.
  • Knowledge of terminology used in the accounting profession.
  • Knowledge of Accounting Department recruiting events and familiarity with Career Services requirements.
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access.
  • Ability to effectively communicate.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent proofreading skills.
  • Knowledge of functions performed by academic departments in higher education.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, or equivalent learning attained through experience may be required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with the School of Accountancy program either in courses taken or office/clerical work with the school.



Full Time/Part Time:

Part Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week:


Job FTE:


Work Calendar:


Job Category:

Organizational Administration

Benefits Eligible:

Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay:


Compensation Type:

hourly rate



Career Stream and Level:


Job Family:

Administrative Support

Job Function:

Organizational Administration

Type of criminal background check required::

Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies:


Target Hire Date:


Expected End Date:


Contact Information for Candidates:

Kathryn Chavez
Business Manager
(520) 621-2366
[email protected]

Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Documents Needed to Apply:

Resume and Cover Letter

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Diversity Statement:

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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