Senior Business Support Specialist - Student Affairs - Auxiliary Services, 78635

Job Title: Senior Business Support Specialist - Student Affairs - Auxiliary Services, 78635
Location: UMKC Volker Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 36514
Hiring Department

Division of Student Affairs - Auxiliary Services

Job Description

Auxiliary Service within the Division of Student Affairs is seeking an experience Senior Business Support Specialist to assist with the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Receive, assess, process, and coordinate conferencing activities for auxiliary meeting venues and residential accommodations.
  • Gather information details and document to coordinate activity agendas, produce schematics and logistics, and formulate operational schedules for general conferencing and summer program conferencing.
  • Serve as the primary customer service contact in the coordination of internal services provided to clients to include housing, dining, recreation, identification card services, meeting accommodations, parking, and information services.
  • Successfully navigate applicable software systems to insure coordination of event and conference details.
  • Prepare and manage documents in compliance with applicable institutional and municipality policies, i.e. formal facility use agreements, permits to sell, sponsorship acknowledgments, and contractual documents under the advisement of UMKC Business Services.
  • Prepare billing for clients internal and external to the institution for proper invoicing of professional services provided.
  • Additional duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 2 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

Highly organized with the initiative and ability to work with limited supervision, with excellent analytical skills and attention to detail.

Background in conference services, student union, or hospitality field.

Full Time/Part Time

Full time, benefit eligible


$16.82 - $21.50/hour

Application Deadline


Application Instructions

Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of five 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.).

If you are experiencing technical problems, please call (800) 488-5288.

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Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.


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