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Company: Arizona State University
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

Business Operations Specialist

Arizona State University

Dean of Students DPC

Campus: Downtown Phoenix


Job Description

The Dean of Students is seeking a highly motivated, outgoing, and dynamic Business Operations Specialist. Under administrative direction of the Dean of Students and Business Operations Manager, the Business Operations Specialist will assist with planning, organizing and coordinating the business operations functions in accordance with established goals, priorities, time limitations, funding limitations or other specifications. These functions include basic budgeting, accounting, purchasing, reconciliation, payroll, hiring, staffing, and other functions designated by the Fiscal Specialist utilizing and following standard University programs, policies, and procedures.

In this role, most duties will be performed on behalf of Undergraduate Student Government and various Student Organizations housed at the Downtown Phoenix campus. Therefore, experience working with student leaders and student workers is critical to the success of this position.

Salary Range

$40,464 - $45,000 per year; DOE

Close Date


Essential Duties

Demonstrated knowledge of standard office and administrative practices.
Experience with ASU financial reporting systems (Workday, PeopleSoft) and financial controls, purchasing best practices, and ASU policies and procedures.
Demonstrated knowledge of basic principles, practices, processing and methods of accounting, budgeting, and inventory management.
Experience in analyzing, foreseeing, and developing effective solutions for logistical problems.
Experience working in a fast-paced environment with competing deadlines.
Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and Adobe Acrobat PDF.
Evidence of establishing and maintaining effective working relationships in a professional capacity.
Experience in using time management skills.
Evidence of effective communication skills

DAYS AND SCHEDULE: Monday - Friday 8am-5pm

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment AND three (3) years of related experience; OR, Seven (7) years of related experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications

Knowledge of basic principles, practices and methods of accounting, budgeting, and inventory management
Knowledge of basic project management.
Experience in performing detailed and complex numerical computations and reports, including analysis and evaluation of budgets, planning and other management information systems.
Experience in designing presentation materials.
Experience in coordinating activities and establishing priorities.
Experience in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
Evidence of effective communication.

Working Environment

Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse
Frequently required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work
Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts
Communicate to perform essential functions
Use office equipment including a calculator, telephone, computer (monitor, keyboard and mouse), printer, fax and copier
This position receives regular review of objectives

Department Statement

Educational Outreach and Student Services (EOSS) is committed to enrolling all qualified students at Arizona State University and assisting them in their academic success. EOSS provides a broad range of services and support to students and prospective students ranging from outreach efforts with K-12 schools, orientation programs for new freshman, bridge programs to assist the transition to a university environment, and a wide variety of services, programs and activities for enrolled students. EOSS has direct responsibility for multiple departments across four campuses, some of which include the Dean of Students, University Housing, Health Services, Counseling Services, Disability Resources, the Memorial Union, TRIO programs, Sun Devil Fitness, Student Government, Student Media, Career Services, Access ASU and others.

ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit

Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

Notice of Availability of the ASU Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

In compliance with federal law, ASU prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and resources. ASU's Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at You may request a hard copy of the report by contacting the ASU Police Department at 480-965-3456.

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ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

Fingerprint Check Statement

This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.

Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

To apply please go to see Req Id# 82035BR

Keywords: Arizona State University, Phoenix , BUSINESS OPERATIONS SPECIALIST, Other , Phoenix, Arizona

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