Business Specialist

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Position Information

Title Details University Code 19031 University Title Administrative Coordinator 1 University Job Family General Administration ORP Eligible No For more information on ORP, visit: Posting Details Recruitment Pool All Applicants Recruitment Type Multi Title Scope of Search Regional Working Title Business Specialist Position Number 578430 Position Type Staff Job Status Full-Time FLSA Indicator Non-Exempt Employee Group University Employee Department Inst For Drug Alcohol Stud Organizational Overview

At VCU, we Make it Real through learning, research, creativity, service and discovery — the hallmarks of the VCU experience. A premier, urban, public research university nationally recognized as one of the best employers for diversity, VCU is a great place to work. It’s a place of opportunity, where your success is supported and your career can thrive. VCU offers employees a generous leave package, career paths for advancement, competitive pay, and an opportunity to do mission-driven work.

Position Primary Purpose and General Responsibilities

This position will be responsible for providing excellent customer service and administrative support to the Institute for Drug & Alcohol Studies and the Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research. The business specialist will provide specialized support to the research clinic and administrative offices by greeting visitors and managing all aspects of participant compensation. They will also serve as the departmental purchaser, travel coordinator, building manager, and fixed asset custodian.

Minimum Hiring Standards

The ideal candidate will meet the following minimum qualifications:
Ability to perform a variety of duties related to administrative and fiscal support.
Familiarity with bookkeeping and basic accounting principles.
Ability to work with and account for large amounts of cash.
Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel.
Strong organizational skills, and excellent attention to detail.
Ability to prioritize and multi-task work, work independently and take initiative when required.
Ability to handle confidential information, exercise sound judgment and work in a diverse environment.
Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff and student environment or commitment to do so as a staff member at VCU.

Preferred Hiring Standards

In addition to the minimum qualifications the ideal candidate will also meet the following preferred qualifications:
Knowledge of ChromeRiver and Christopherson.
Experience with RealSource and Banner.
Familiarity with University and State procurement regulations and VCU travel policies.
Experience with bank reconciliations.
Supplemental education in bookkeeping/accounting.

Required Licenses/ Certifications Anticipated Hiring Range $35,000-45,000 Application Process/Additional Information Campus Off-site Hours/Week 40 Normal Work Days/Hours Monday-Friday 8-5 Job Open Date 03/19/2020 Posting will close on or before Open Until Filled Yes Job Category Is this a restricted position? No Is this position eligible to participate in alternative work arrangements? No Sensitive Position No Resource Critical Yes Quick Link

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