Business Support Generalist

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

Perform finance, budget, and human resource transactions (across all funds) in support of the Department of Pharmacology, with supervision from the Department Administrator. Use judgment in determining individual work tasks, methods, and priorities. Initiate, verify, and process financial forms and transactions to include purcard transaction logs and reallocations, purchase orders, travel expense forms, expense transfers, check requests, and budget change orders. Track budget expenditures and review, analyze, and reconcile expenses; resolve discrepancies, exceptions, and errors pertinent to financial transactions and reporting, and ensure compliance with University and regulatory provisions. Conduct and certify annual Space & Equipment Inventory. Initiate and process staff and faculty recruitment, appointment, reappointment, and position changes; process terminations. Conduct and certify annual Effort Report. Coordinate logistics and arrangements for Departmental Seminar Series. Maintain Department website. Perform general office activities.

Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)

Associate’s degree in accounting, business, human resources or related field and one to three years of related experience required. Effective organizational and interpersonal, written and oral communication, and problem solving and analytical skills required. Attention to detail and ability to handle confidential data required. Ability to effectively perform duties both independently and as a team member within a deadline-driven environment, with frequently changing priorities, required. Proficiency in spreadsheet, word-processing, database, and Internet applications and resources required.

Desirable Qualifications

Knowledge of Microsoft Office software highly desirable. Knowledge of PeopleSoft and PeopleAdmin desirable.

Other Information

50% of full time; typical work schedule: M-F 8-12:30
External candidates must complete a 4-month probationary period.

Special Conditions External candidates must complete a 4-month probationary period, A probationary period may be required for current UVM employees, 50% of full time
Category Administrative/Support, Business/Finance, Financial, Staff/Administrative
Job Type Part-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)) 29000.00
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)) 49300.00
Staff Hiring Band Hiring salary budgeted at low end to 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 01/22/2018
Job Close Date (Jobs close at 11:59 PM EST.)
Open Until Filled No

Position Information

Position Title Business Support Generalist
Posting Number S1430PO
Department Pharmacology/55130
Position Number 012637
Employee FTE 0.5
Employee Term 12

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • American Alliance of Museums
    • American Association for Affirmative Action
    • Burlington Free Press
    • Rutland Herald
    • CareerBuilder
    • St. Albans Messenger
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Community Organization (Please specify below)
    • Consortium of Higher Ed LGBT Resource Professionals
    • Craig's List
    • Department of Labor
    • BostonWorks
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Diversity, Inc.
    • Facebook
    • Glassdoor
    • HBCU
    • Job Central
    • HERC
    • HigherEdJobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Job Fair
    • JobsinvT
    • LatPro
    • LinkedIn
    • Listserv (Please specify below)
    • Monster
    • NAFSA: Association of International Educators
    • NCAA Job Market
    • NEACAC
    • PoliceOne
    • Seven Days
    • Trade Show/Conference (Please specify below)
    • Twitter
    • UVM Catamount Job Link
    • UVM Employee (Please specify below)
    • UVM Employment Web Site
    • Vermont JobLink
    • SHRM
    • Vermont Library Association
    • CUPA
    • Women in Higher Education
    • Workplace Diversity
    • NACUBO
    • Zip Recruiter
    • Other (Please specify below)
  2. Please specify here where applicable. Enter "NA" if not applicable.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents