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University of Missouri (MU) Office of Extension and Engagement
Cole County Extension Office
MU TITLE: Office Support Assistant III
LOCATION: Cole County – Jefferson City, Missouri
The University of Missouri (MU) Office of Extension and Engagement’s distinct land-grant mission is to improve lives, communities, and economies by producing relevant, reliable, and responsive educational strategies throughout Missouri. Our dedicated and knowledgeable faculty and staff collaborate with researchers and community leaders to develop and deliver programs that address the needs of Missourians including educational attainment; environmental concerns; community, economic, business and workforce development; global food systems; and health systems. For more information about MU Extension and Engagement, please visit https://extension.missouri.edu.
This position is to coordinate and provide assistance to county regional faculty and county extension office support staff in the local county office for University of Missouri Extension. Independently responsible for receiving, preparing, reconciling, and reporting accounting transactions, including accounts receivables, accounts payables, and income statement reporting on a regular basis for the county extension council, individual programs, and per contracts & grants. In addition, assist in the preparation of budgets, grants, contacts, and logistical coordination of programming.
LEADERSHIP RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
This position works under general supervision of the Extension Engagement Specialist and County Extension Council and performing their responsibilities related to the University of Missouri Extension policy and procedures and within and guidelines.
CORE ATTRIBUTES FOR MU EXTENSION FACULTY AND STAFF
Exhibit a high personal standard of excellence, be an effective team player, and demonstrate inclusivity, civility and respect for all.
Engage stakeholders and learners maintain positive interpersonal relationships, and exhibit effective written and oral communication skills.
Operate with minimal guidance, and be a self-directed learner who is flexible and adaptable to changing environments.
The University of Missouri, also known as Mizzou and MU, is the Flagship University of the four-campus University of Missouri system. It is the state’s land-grant university and one of the most comprehensive universities in the United States. MU’s broad undergraduate programs and its’ graduate, professional and research programs attract annual enrollment of more than 30,000 students. MU is centrally located in Columbia, MO, which is consistently ranked as one of America’s most livable cities. MU Extension and Engagement programs are located on all four campuses and in 114 counties and St. Louis city.
Salary Range: $14.00 – $17.23 hourly
University Title: Office Support Assistant III
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Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Ability to travel and occasionally work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends, is required to fulfill assigned responsibilities.
High School Diploma or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 3 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
Effective communication skills, customer service relations experience, attention to detail and time management, computer skills with Word, Excel, Access, Outlook and Publisher.
Knowledge of QuickBooks™ or other accounting software experience.
Some lifting required, occasional evenings and weekend work with minimal travel and a valid driver’s license is required.
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee discounts. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.
In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research and engagement.
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