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Website South Dakota State University





Deadline:  August 17, 2020

Salary Range CG GH:  $16.89 – $18.75 per hour

12 months, 100% time


SDSU, ranked the #2 Best Employer in the State of South Dakota by Forbes, is seeking a motivated self-starter who likes numbers to join our Academic Shared Service Center as a Financial Program Assistant.  


Job Responsibilities:  The purpose of this position is to work with directors and department heads as well as with the Academic Shared Service Center (ASSC) director to perform fiscal analysis, accounting, and budgeting of business activities for assigned units with an emphasis on excellent customer service. The ASSC serves four colleges, College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences, College of Education & Human Sciences, College of Natural Sciences and College of Nursing.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Knowledge of: 

Budget and reporting practices
Finance and accounting practices
Computer software applications and systems (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Database development and maintenance

Skill & Ability to:  

Interpret, comprehend and apply laws, rules and regulations for institution, state, federal and a variety of funding agencies
Research, compile and analyze data
Provide high level of accuracy with attention to detail
Prioritize projects to meet competing deadlines
Maintain effective working relationships
Communicate information clearly, concisely and accurately

Comments: The ASSC Financial Program Assistant will provide timely and professional services that support or enhance the instructional, research and service goals of units served. This individual will be expected to maintain successful relationships and frequent communication with department heads and directors from academic or research units who receive service from the ASSC. SDSU is a tobacco free environment. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check. Posting # CSA00822P


Benefits:  SDSU offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage for the employee, spouse, and dependents; life insurance; long-term disability insurance; paid holidays; educational assistance; retirement plans; and a generous vacation accrual and sick day allowance.                                                                                                                                                                                                            


Application Procedures:  SDSU accepts applications through an on-line employment site, to apply visit http://YourFuture.sdbor.edu. 


South Dakota State University is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its faculty, staff and students.  Women, minorities, veteran status and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  Arrangements for accommodations required by disabilities can be made by calling 605-688-4128 or sending an e-mail to HR@sdstate.edu.  SDSU prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran’s status, citizenship or any other protected class in the offering of all educational programs and employment opportunities.  Individuals with concerns regarding discrimination should contact:  Michelle Johnson, Equal Employment Opportunity Compliance & Title IX Coordinator, Human Resources, Morrill Hall 100, SDSU, Brookings, SD 57007, 605-688-4128.