Academic Program Specialist - Accounting and Legal Studies

Salisbury University   Salisbury, MD   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on November 3, 2023
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Academic Program Specialist - Accounting and Legal Studies

Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland, is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 58 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Located on the historic Eastern Shore, SU's beautiful campus is some 30 miles from the Atlantic beaches and 2.5 hours from Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

Salisbury University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Academic Program Specialist in the Accounting and Legal Studies Department.  

Primary Job Duties: Provides complex administrative support in the coordination of operational tasks involved in the day-to-day administration of the Accounting and Legal Studies Department, assist in the development and support of numerous programmatic AACSB Accounting Accreditation efforts and initiatives, and compile needed documentation for continued accreditation. This position also provides support to the Experiential Learning Experiences for Accounting majors.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent. One year of experience in administrative staff work. Prior event coordination experience preferred.

Demonstrated technological proficiency in computer skills, database management, and PeopleSoft, comprehensive understanding and troubleshooting ability for CCH ProSystem fx Engagement and Quickbooks and database management software.

Excellent interpersonal, customer service, administrative, oral and written communication skills; attention to detail; ability to plan, organize, prioritize, multi-task, be flexible and possess the ability to handle multiple tasks/projects simultaneously and work well under pressure, demonstrate initiative, project a professional image, and work independently or as part of a team.

Must be flexible, professional and able to work independently or as part of a team and establish and maintain effective working relationships. Must demonstrate excellent attention to detail, have good organizational skills, and be a self-starter. Must have excellent computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets, database, and presentation programs. Plan, organize, and prioritize multiple tasks and assignments, prepare and track budgets. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, handle confidential and sensitive matters with tact and discretion and communicate effectively orally and in writing. The abililty to identify and anticipate needs within the Department and present solutions. Prior experience coordinating large events for varied audiences.

This is a full-time, non-exempt, State position with a full benefits package.  Starting hourly rate is $19.47, which is approximately $40,609.00 annually.

Visit our website to apply online, submit a cover letter and resume by November 2, 2023. The position will remain open until filled. Only applications submitted through Salisbury University's Online Employment Application System will be considered. Any other documents, including a cover letter, must be uploaded with your online application. No documents will be accepted via e-mail. Three professional references will be requested and required before the final stages of the search. Candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted.

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