About University at Albany: Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany's broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages a diverse student body of more than 17,900 students in nine schools and colleges across three campuses.
Located in Albany, New York, New York State's capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City and the Adirondacks.
Job Description: The Senior Staff Assistant - Finance & Administration, will assist the Assistant Dean/Director of Finance and Administration in the fiscal and administrative functions for the School of Business.
This position will provide support in the areas of budget management, account analysis, and personnel management involving State, IFR, Albany Foundation, and Research Foundation funding.
The successful candidate will work closely with faculty and administrative staff, covering a number of fiscal and administrative areas including travel reconciliation, departmental budgets, requisitions, and reimbursements.
The Senior Staff Assistant will also handle personnel actions for new faculty and staff hires and process renewals for current faculty and staff. Additional personnel duties will include hiring processes for graduate student assistant-ships and work-study students.
In addition, this position will work with a number of University departments such Budget Management, Human Resources, Accounting, Research Foundation, Albany Foundation and Office of Student Accounts to carry out daily functions; working with faculty, staff, students and alumni within the Business School to carry out the School's new strategic agenda as implemented by the Dean's Leadership Team. Additional responsibilities will include training clerical staff as needed in the use of budgetary tools and maintenance of the School's fiscal data systems.
Requirements: Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field and at least five years (at least three years in the case of a Master's degree) of progressively responsible work experience in fiscal and personnel management; degree(s) from a college or university accredited by a U.S. Department of Education (DOE) or internationally recognized accrediting organization
Strong project management skills
Ability to manage time
Effective written and oral communication skills
Exceptional professionalism and discretion with an ability to work with confidential information
Demonstrated expertise with computer software such as Microsoft Excel, Word, Access and Power Point
Very strong organizational skills and attention to detail required
Applicants must address in their applications their ability to work with a culturally diverse population.
Previous experience in higher education
Familiarity with State of New York and SUNY policies and procedures
Experience using Business Intelligence - All Funds Analytics
Additional Information: Professional Rank and Salary Range: Senior Staff Assistant, SL-3, $53,000
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