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Accounting Assistant I

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number 20170087NE
Job Title Accounting Assistant I
Type of Employment Regular Full-Time
If Part Time, Enter Hours Per Week
Work Location Murray
Employment Term 12 Months
Position Type Staff - Non-Exempt(Hourly)
Department University Store
Summary of Job Duties and Responsibilities

-Data entry, records maintenance, and report preparation.
-Maintaining accurate records, files, and documentation; compiling and preparing reports; accurate data entry; and general office duties.
-Supervision of student workers, temporary employees, and/or regular employees may be required depending on work unit.

Minimum Education Requirements

-High school graduate or equivalent.

Minimum Experience and Skill Requirements

-One year experience in bookkeeping or accounts management. Related college education may be exchanged for the experience requirement.
-Ability to work with details, memory for oral and written directions, alertness, initiative, ability to plan and make decisions, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
-Keyboarding, filing, bookkeeping and microcomputer.

Preferred Education and/or Experience Qualifications
Posting Date 09/01/2017
Closing Date 09/25/2017
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants
Minimum Hourly Pay Rate $11.55 (Additional pay dependent upon qualifications)
Maximum Hourly Pay Rate
Work Hours

Semester Hours:
M 9:30-6 T-F 10-6 Every other Sat 9:45-1:45
Summer Hours:
M-F 9-5:30

-Event weekends and some periodic overtime

Physical Demands

-Normal for office environment.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Murray Ledger and Times
    • Paducah Sun
    • Murray State University website
    • Other
  2. If "Other", please explain:

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have one year experience in bookkeeping or accounts management?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Have you taken a keyboarding test at the MSU Human Resources office within the last three years?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other Document