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Program Management Specialist

University of Maryland, College Park College Park, MD
  • Posted: May 07, 2019
  • Full-Time

# Posting Details
Campus/College Information
Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the state's flagship institution. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation's legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation's capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.
Position Summary/Purpose of Position
This position provides complex administrative support to the Office of the Assistant Dean of Finance & Management and the Land Grant mission of the College of Agriculture & Natural Resources. These duties include, but are not limited to procurement and travel card management, administering and maintaining department budgets and accounts, meeting planning and implementation, calendar and scheduling management, drafting, editing and formatting general correspondences. This individual serves as the first point of contact for the Fiscal Office suite and communicates in a courteous and professional manner with office colleagues and visitors, as well as serving as a liaison to administrative offices within the College and throughout the University.
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree AND two years experience in administrative staff work. Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
Education (include licenses, certification, etc.):
Bachelor's degree and two years' experience in administrative staff work.
Experience with University of Maryland systems: Kuali Financial System (KFS), Electronic Forms (ELF), UMD Procurement Card Management, and Travel Card Management. Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Adobe. Ability to use and navigate web based systems and to learn new software programs. Proficiency with Google mail and calendar management. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of reference and research methods and techniques used in collecting, compiling, and organizing data and information; of basic methods and techniques used in organizing and conducting studies and analyses or programs, procedures, and organizations; of basic analytical and statistical principles and techniques. Skill in the use of office automation software and its application; in operating manual and automated office equipment. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships; to present ideas and information clearly and concisely both orally and in writing; to perform mathematical computations; to present statistical material in chart and graph form.
Physical Demands
Typical office environment.
Diversity Statement
The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
Position Number: 103223
Title: Program Management Specialist
Functional Title: Program Management Specialist
Category Status: 20-Nonexempt,Regular
Applicant Search Category: Staff
University Authorized FTE: 1
Unit: AGNR-Dean-Fiscal Office
Hiring Range Minimum: $39,732.00
Hiring Range Maximum: $47,678.00
Job Risks: Not Applicable to This Position
Posting Date: 11/22/2019
Closing Date: 12/06/2019
Open Until Filled: No

University of Maryland, College Park


College Park, MD
20741 USA

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