Office Assistant II for Science Purchasing (Part-Time) -- Revised, School of Science and Mathematics

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December 4, 2020
(Revised January 4, 2021)

RESPONSIBILITIES OF POSITION INCLUDE:

Coordination of materials used in the School of Science and Mathematics (SAM) through purchasing, receiving, and distribution of chemicals, glassware, supplies, and instrumentation. Perform responsible secretarial and administrative duties related to purchasing and handling of materials for departments in SAM, including managing the stockroom, maintaining the chemical inventory, coordinating maintenance contracts and service technician visits, and tracking budget expenditures.  This is a part-time, 20 hours per week position.

 

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

High school diploma or equivalent; demonstrated proficiency with budget management, purchasing, and inventory management.  Proficiency with word processing, advanced spreadsheet use, and other computational skills required.  Must have excellent communication, human relations, and be detail oriented with proven organizational skills.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Associate's degree and/or knowledge and experience with the lab sciences, two years of responsible secretarial experience.

TO APPLY:

Submit a cover letter, current resume, staff application, and contact information for three references to employment.truman.edu or mailed to:

Truman State University
Human Resources MC 101
100 E Normal Ave
Kirksville, MO  63501

Questions may be directed to Human Resources at 660-785-4031 or hrstaff@truman.edu. Final candidates will be expected to undergo and successfully pass a background check.

Review of applications will begin January 11, 2021, and continue until position is filled.

Truman State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff.  Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.  In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, Truman State does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or protected veteran status in its program or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs.  Inquiries may be directed to the Institutional Compliance Officer, 660-785-4354 and titleix@truman.edu.

Truman State is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.  To request this document in an alternate form or to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources, McClain Hall 101,  100 E. Normal, Kirksville, MO  63501, 660-785-4031 or hrstaff@truman.edu.


 

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