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Office Specialist II

Apply now Department: 3670003810 Vice Provost Student Success
Job no: 513598
Employment type: Staff Part Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Salina, Kansas
Categories: Academic Advising / Support, Administrative / Professional, Office / Clerical, Student Affairs / Services
Pay Grade: 05A

About This Role:

The K-State Salina Upward Bound (SAUB) is seeking a part-time Office Specialist II. This position performs clerical, professional, general office, and administrative support work for the program as well as manages SAUB grant financial activities. This position reports to the director of the Upward Bound program. Requirements are based on specific duties being performed. The purpose of this position is to serve as an office manager, accounting specialist, and procurement officer for the Upward Bound program at K-State Salina campus.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays.   To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion.  The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • One year of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • One year of accounting experience
  • Two to four years of experience in an office management setting
  • Computer skills, including Microsoft Office, databases, and content management systems (CMS), and/or other accounting and related software applications
  • Knowledge of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Experience working with K-State systems, such as the University Financial System or similar (FIS system and/or financial system).
  • Ability to assimilate and comprehend pertinent laws, rules, policies, and regulations (guidelines related to TRIO, etc.) 
  • Strong customer service skills, a demonstrated capacity to complete multiple projects, robust organizational skills, and the ability to assist the respective office leads with complex, detailed tasks
  • Established track record of having exercised independent judgment with minimal oversight
  • Experience working in a diverse environment with high-school youth and parents.
  • Bilingual

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Professional References

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$14.53 hourly

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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