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Office Specialist II

Apply now Department: 3670010050 Animal Sciences & Industry
Job no: 514261
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Term)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Worksite: On-site requirement
Categories: Administrative / Professional, Business / Accounting / Finance, Office / Clerical, Animal Sciences / Livestock
Pay Grade: 05A

About This Role:

This position prepares payment of non - travel related documents, serves as primary contact with vendors and oversees that payments are made in a timely manner. Other duties include but not limited to; answering the phone, filing, calling in work orders, assisting with vans, assisting all departmental staff, students and vendors with various questions related to the business office and taking all appropriate trainings to stay current on all processes. Manages vehicle fleet and departmental inventory.

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.

Worksite Options:

This position is required to be performed on-site. Work is performed on employer premises or designated assignment location.

Visit this link for K-State’s guidance and policies on remote work and flexible work arrangements.  Remote work agreements are required for all flexible work arrangements and are subject to review.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • One year of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate degree or three years of experience in bookkeeping and/or accounting
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with a diverse population and the desire to be an effective team member.
  • Willingness to become proficient in all levels of processing of payments, deposits and hiring practices to provide support as needed for other team members.
  • Detail-oriented with excellent communication skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office software
  • Ability to work across the spectrum of students, staff, and faculty as necessary
  • Time management skills and ability to multitask.

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. Letter of Interest
  2. Resume
  3. Names, emails, and phone numbers for three professional references

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:

$13.97 - $16.83 per hour

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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