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University of Idaho
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Posted: 12/5/2018
Program Technician

University of Idaho

Program Technician

Location: Moscow

Division/College: University Research (Div)

Employee Category: Classified

Pay Range: $17.40 per hour or higher commensurate with experience

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

Reports to the Idaho Water Resources Research Institute (IWRRI ) Director and provides a high-level of administrative and financial support by managing IWRRI Director's calendar, managing group calendars; arranging travel and meetings; processing financial documents and transactions; producing financial reports by analyzing and researching financial history; reconciling financial transactions; monitoring spending limits; and communicating laws, rules, and policies to IWRRI constituents; conducting annual inventory and insurance certificate renewal; initiating routine correspondence; and general office duties. In addition the successful applicant will be expected to post articles and activities on social media venues.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in a related field OR knowledge of and/or experience in bookkeeping, payroll, and financial reporting practices and of common business software applications, including Word and Excel, and web browsers, and administrative office support.

• Experience working in an office and using computers to enter and retrieve financial data, and researching and compiling financial information for reports.

• Strong, independent ability to analyze, apply, explain, and confirm complex policies and procedures.

• Strong written and oral communication skills.

• Ability to: interact collegially and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, supervisors, students, faculty, and visitors of varying cultural and educational backgrounds; work on multiple assignments and with frequent interruptions with efficiency and high accuracy; work with high ethics and integrity; and maintain confidentiality.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in related field OR combination of education and experience equivalent to three years of full-time experience;

• working with Banner Finance, Human Resources, and Student modules, or similar integrated data management system.

• researching and compiling financial information and preparing summaries and reports.

• analyzing information, identifying problems, defining alternatives and developing recommendations for management/administrators.

• maintaining accounts and accounting systems.

• analyzing and interpreting financial information.

• developing financial reports; researching and analyzing data.

• making projections; monitoring budgets, including allocating funds, expenditures, and reconciling accounts.

• using Sitecore or other web page applications.

Ability to:

• exercise initiative with a very strong work ethic

• self-start and learn new tasks and skills with minimal training

• meet deadlines and work under pressure; provide accurate and timely information and handle complex problems courteously and efficiently

• handle conflicts

• demonstrate leadership, organizational, and decision-making abilities.

Familiarity with:

• PeopleAdmin

• University of Idaho or other university/government agency policies, business procedures, organizational structure, and FERPA .

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Posting Number: SP002017P

Posting Date: 11/28/2018

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

Preferential review of applicants to take place on December 17, 2018.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement

University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.