The Department of Ophthalmology seeks outstanding candidates for a full-time Office Support Assistant position at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. The selected candidate will be responsible for providing administrative and clerical support to Vision Research Center faculty and staff. This position involves and will assist in managing and coordinating faculty schedules, calendars and mail/email correspondence, ordering and tracking office and research supply orders, formatting and entering text into word processing software, and verifying reporting of financial information within the UMKC accounting system using spreadsheet and UMKC software.
High school diploma or equivalent and at least 5 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.
Minimum qualifications are one year of experience as administrative assistant and proficiency with MS Office suite. Prior experience with PeopleSoft, and as administrative assistant in academic setting, ideally in research administration, is preferred.
Full Time/Part Time
Full time, benefit-eligible
$13.27 - $16.50 per hour, and will be commensurate with education and experience
January 30, 2020
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