Transfer Eligibility Requirement: You must have a current permanent appointment with a minimum of 1 year of service in a position of the same title or transferable title.
Reassignment Requirement: You must hold the same title at the University at Buffalo.
Reinstatement Requirement: You must be a former state employee to request reinstatement to the title that was held (or transferable title).
ALL APPLICANTS MUST MEET AT LEAST ONE OF THE ABOVE REQUIREMENTS. ANY APPLICATIONS RECEIVED THAT DO NOT MEET AT LEAST ONE OF THE ABOVE REQUIREMENTS WILL BE CONSIDERED UNQUALIFIED AND WILL BE DISCARDED.
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Experience in higher education and financial aid.
Duties Description Position Summary:
The Financial Aid Office is seeking a high-energy candidate to fill the Office Assistant 3 (Calculations) position. As an Office Assistant 3 (Calculations) You will ensure that supporting staff have appropriate resources, are properly trained, and perform high quality work that meets all applicable standards. You will be expected to function with limited supervision for routine situations in this position.
Key accountability and responsibilities:
• Supervision and oversight of the customer service and operations staff.
• Work on assignments that are moderately difficult, requiring judgment in resolving issues or in making recommendations.
• Financial Aid: certify, package and repackage student loans, reconciliation of data.
• Budget: spreadsheet preparation, expenditure processing and reconciliation.
• Document preparation: Receive, screen, review, and verify documents, forms, applications and other documents for completeness, content, and accuracy to go along with approved spending.
• Purchasing: purchasing of supplies, computer inventory, reconciliation of travel and work order submissions to ensure that budgeted lines are not being overspent.
Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.
About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Additional Comments Additional Information:
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and in keeping with our commitment, encourages women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans to apply.
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