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Office Support Assistant IV, Division of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 27743

University of Missouri-Kansas City
UMKC Hospt Hill Campus

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Job Title: Office Support Assistant IV, Division of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences, 27743
Location: UMKC Hospt Hill Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 41881
Hiring Department

Division of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences, UMKC School of Pharmacy

Job Description The Kansas City Missouri site of the UMKC School of Pharmacy is looking for an experienced Office Support Assistant IV known for their problem-solving skills and ability to build and maintain effective professional relationships as work closely with and support faculty of the Division of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences as well as pharmacy students. The Division of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences is dedicated to providing the highest quality and comprehensive graduate and professional education in drug delivery, physical pharmacy, biopharmaceutics, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, synthetic medicinal chemistry, organic chemistry and biochemistry. With access to state-of-the-art equipment and surrounding resources, our students are well prepared to meet the latest challenges in groundbreaking research after graduating from the university, thus making a significant impact and contribution to society. Qualified candidates will have a strong sense of follow through and work ethic, and impeccable customer service skills to assist the Chair in maintaining a thriving, dynamic research and educational environment. Must be adaptable and flexible in an environment that is growing and changing daily. Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Gather, organize and summarize information requested under the direction of the Divisional Chair, in order to provide supervisor, faculty or staff accurate data/information necessary for meetings/conferences using research techniques.
  • Assisting Chair in scheduling and regular activities within the Division.
  • Input, revise, store and retrieve correspondence, charts, tables on word processing/personal computer equipment using machine formatting/utility capabilities and source documents in order to record/update/produce copy of correspondence, etc.
  • Greet/provide information and assistance to office visitors (faculty, staff) in order to provide service/support to visitors using own knowledge of office policies and procedures.
  • Other related duties to assist the Chair and Division.
Minimum Qualifications
  • High school diploma or equivalent and
  • At least 5 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary
Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous experience working in an academic environment
Full Time/Part Time

Full time (40 hours per week), benefit-eligible, staff position.


$13.27 to $17.00 per hour, commensurate with experience, education, and internal equity.

Application Deadline

Application review will begin immediately. Apply today!

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.

Note, you must provide a description of job duties for each Work Experience entry on your application. Please carefully review the application instructions section of our Careers page prior to submitting your materials.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

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.


To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links:

UMKC Statement on Diversity Diversity, equity and inclusion are central to the UMKC mission as an urban-serving institution. Kansas City is a particularly diverse city, including African, African American, Asian, German, Irish, Italian, Latino, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Native American and Slavic communities. Such ethnic diversity, in addition to our thriving neighborhoods of the Westside, Northeast Kansas City and the Eastside, fosters creativity, connection and innovation, which is showcased across the region. Major attractions such as the Annual Ethnic Enrichment Festival, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, the Filipino Cultural Center, the American Jazz Museum, Guadalupe Centers and Mattie Rhodes and Kansas City Irish Fest are a small sample of the many ways our diverse city enriches us. For the reasons enumerated above, UMKC’s strategic plan prioritizes our commitment to multiculturalism, globalism, diversity and inclusion. The university’s values call upon its faculty, staff, students and community to position themselves as global citizens who seek out, embrace and celebrate the many benefits of diversity. UMKC received the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award in 2019 in recognition of our continued commitment to equity and inclusion. Such commitment is demonstrated across teaching, service and research. We welcome applicants to share in our commitment to these core values and know that you will quickly understand the beauty of calling Kansas City your home. Please visit these pages to learn more about UMKC’s engagement in diversity, equity and inclusion. Roos Advocate for Community Change The Division of Diversity and Inclusion Annual Report Multicultural Student AffairsBenefit Eligibility Why UMKC?We offer full benefits that start day one, generous paid time off, paid winter break, and continuing education benefits. Visit our Total Rewards page to learn more. Compensation CalculatorThis calculator is a decision-making tool for prospective employees considering a career with the University of Missouri (UM) System. Compensation is bigger than just the salary you earn. It includes how much the university subsidizes your insurance, what kinds of retirement plans are available to you, the number of paid leave days you can earn, and more. Use this calculator to help compare your current compensation with what UM can offer. Also, explore the Total Rewards website to learn more about the rewards package we offer to acknowledge our employees as the university's most important resource.
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