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Professional Services

Northern Illinois University (NIU)
DeKalb, IL

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Classification Title:

Professional Services

Position Number:





Accounts Payable & Travel

Employment Type:



Accounts Payable is looking for an organized, customer service focused business professional with a positive attitude to join our team. This is a temporary, part-time (extra help) position with work hours between either 8 AM – 1 PM or 11:30 AM – 4:30 PM up to 25 hours per week.

Under limited supervision by the Accounts Payable manager, this employee will be responsible for the following tasks subject to modification for proper segregation of duties:

· Complete vendor id lookup for check and travel request· Complete new vendor setup and maintain vendors as needed for address and payment method updates· Code and enter approved invoices and travel vouchers for payment· Review vendor past due statements and follow-up with vendors as needed to obtain invoices· Follow-up with departments regarding outstanding invoices· Assist in gathering support for year-end audit· Other duties as assigned

Working Hours:

M-F, maximum 25 hours per week

Starting Salary:

$13.00 per hour

Required Skills:

High school graduation or equivalent

Two years of professional business experience

Preferred Qualification:

The ideal candidate for this position must have excellent interpersonal skills in working with others within the department and the general public.

Attention to detail and ability to work with a high volume of paperwork

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Closing Date:


Background Check Required:


EEO Statement:

In accordance with applicable statutes and regulations, NIU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, religion, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, political affiliation, or any other factor unrelated to professional qualifications, and will comply with all applicable federal and state statutes, regulations and orders pertaining to nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Ethics and Compliance Officer, Title IX Coordinator
Health Services 230
[email protected]

Visa Policy:

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

ADA Accommodation:

NIU remains committed to ensuring that its recruitment and application procedures include full opportunities for applicants with disabilities. Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make accommodations for a person’s disability during either the application or interview process. An applicant who believes they require an accommodation to participate in the employment process due to a disability may request that accommodation through the Accommodation Request Form. For further assistance, please contact the office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity (AAEO) at [email protected].

Safety Information:

NIU provides annual reports on campus security and fire safety.

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Northern Illinois University is a comprehensive research university offering programs from the baccalaureate through the doctorate. Colleges include business, education, engineering and engineering technology, law, liberal arts and sciences, health and human sciences, and visual and performing arts. On-campus enrollment is approximately 18,000 students. The university also offers more than 200 extension courses each semester to students in communities throughout northern Illinois.

The main campus is located in DeKalb, 65 miles west of Chicago's "Loop" and 40 miles southeast of Rockford. In addition to the main campus, NIU has three education centers in Hoffman Estates, Rockford, and Naperville. DeKalb/Sycamore, with a population of about 50,000, is a modern paradox, a rural/urban community. It is simultaneously recognized for its manufacturing and rich farmlands. The site of the first manufacture of barbed wire and the development of hybrid seed corn are evidence of its diversified history. The blend of industry and agriculture, coupled with the cultural and recreational facilities of the university and supplemented by easy access to Chicago and Rockford, provide an enjoyable environment in which to live.

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