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Job ID: 173275

Office Manager
University of Idaho

Date Posted Nov. 24, 2021
Title Office Manager
University University of Idaho
Moscow, ID, United States
Application Deadline 12/19/2021
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
    Classified Staff
  • Administrative Support/Services

University of Idaho

Office Manager

Location: Moscow

Division/College: College of Business & Economics

Employee Category: Classified

Pay Range: $17.00 per hour or higher depending on experience

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
Reporting to the Department of Accounting & Management Information Systems (MIS) Head, the Office Manager provides administrative support to the department and faculty, and is responsible for managing daily operations, financial activities and accomplishing administrative tasks. This position is the unit's first point of contact, overseeing student employees and acting as departmental liaison to Accounting and MIS students, the department's advisory board members and external stakeholders. The Office Manager is also responsible for reviewing, streamlining and documenting administrative processes for the department, as well as ensuring compliance with departmental, college and university policies. This position functions with minimal supervision.

The incumbent will serve as a champion for the University of Idaho and higher education, advocate for the College of Business and Economics' Purpose, Mission, and Value Statements, and help foster positive changes within the department.

Minimum Qualifications:
High School Diploma or GED One (1) year working in an administrative support position
Using computer software and applications proficiently for word processing, developing spreadsheets and conducting internet research
Composing and editing correspondence
Demonstrated ability in written communication as provided within application materials

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelors degree or higher

Two (2) or more years working in an administrative support position
Working with and understanding financial record-keeping and budget reporting methods
Advanced spreadsheet software experience for summarizing data and preparing reports
Researching, interpreting, applying and explaining complex information
Process improvement work and documentation of processes
Solving problems and performing liaison activities in a professional setting
Coordinating activities requiring complex arrangements
Proficiency using various University of Idaho software platforms
Working knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures in higher education

Ability to:
Manage time effectively and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced setting
Work autonomously
Think critically, act independently and exercise initiative
Maintain confidentiality
Establish and maintain effective working relationships and working well as part of a team
Write exceptional communications

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Posting Number: SP003120P

Posting Date: 11/17/2021

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
1. Position will remain open until filled; applications submitted on or before December 7, 2021 will receive first consideration.
2. Please address all required and applicable preferred qualifications in your letter of application.
3. Please provide a list of three (3) references.

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.


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