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Business Support Generalist

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Position Details

Position Details

Advertising/Posting Title Business Support Generalist
Diversity Statement The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.
Posting Summary

The Business Support Generalist will assist the Vermont EPSCoR Operations Manager and Vermont Genetics Network Program Manager with financial transactions utilizing University accounting systems. Maintain and monitor confidential financial transaction and account records; input and track financial data utilizing University accounting systems; generate documents and specialized reports. Perform specialized organizational functions which may include creating encumbrance transactions, requisitions, equipment purchases, purchase orders, and journal entries. Process monthly purcard reconciliation for multiple purchasing cards. Event support as needed; examples may include nametag preparation, copying, registration table staffing, event set up and break down. Perform data entry in spreadsheets. Enter travel reimbursements for staff and faculty. Use working knowledge of University and departmental policies and procedures. Report directly to the Assistant State EPSCoR Director and assist the Program Director as needed.

Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)

Associates degree in accounting or business related area and one to three years related experience required. Proficiency with spreadsheets required. Working knowledge of software applications used to support office functions and familiarity with Internet resources required. Effective verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills and ability to multitask required.

Desirable Qualifications

Knowledge of Excel and PeopleSoft is highly desirable.

Other Information

This position performs business support functions for 2 programs – Vermont EPSCoR and Vermont Genetics Network – allocated at 50% time each.

Special Conditions Contingent on continued funding, Occasional overtime/weekend hours required, External candidates must complete a 4-month probationary period, A probationary period may be required for current UVM employees
Category Administrative/Support, Business/Finance, Financial, Staff/Administrative
Job Type Full-time
FLSA Non-Exempt
Hiring Min (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 29,000.00
Payband Max (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)) 49,300.00
Staff Hiring Band Hiring salary budgeted at mid pay band
Staff Union Code NU

Posting Details

Position will be posted for a minimum of one week, after which it is subject to removal without notice.

Job Open Date 06/15/2017
Job Close Date (Jobs close at 11:59 PM EST.)
Open Until Filled Yes

Position Information

Position Title Business Support Generalist
Posting Number S1172PO
Department EPSCoR/30010
Position Number 019340
Employee FTE 1.0
Employee Term 12

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Other Document (1)