Business Operations Specialist

The University of Vermont

Location: Burlington, Vermont

Type: Full Time

Education: Associate's Degree

Experience: 1 - 2 Years

Perform routine to moderately complex business and financial accounting functions in support of the College of Education and Social Services (CESS) central business operations and department of the University of Vermont, as needed. Assist in processing documentation for human resource activities such as hiring and processing payments. Apply a thorough understanding of the University financial policies and guidelines to process financial transactions and train & monitor others to do the same. Support CESS Dean’s Office operations, reception, event planning, including travel and logistics for Dean’s office administration, as needed. Assist with administrative support to include calendaring and search committee support. Provide post award grant administrative support in collaboration with the CESS Post Award Team. Reports to the Business Manager for Dean’s Office and Social Work.


The College of Education and Social Services (CESS) strives to promote a more humane and just society, maximizing human potential and the quality of life for all individuals, families and communities.

Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)

Associate’s degree in business related field and one to three years of demonstrated experience with financial and human resources experience required. Proficiency with spreadsheet applications and computer literacy and ability to adapt to evolving technology required. Effective analytical, interpersonal, and team-collaboration skills required. Customer service experience. Ability to adapt and contribute to improving efficiency of business operations systems.

Desirable Qualifications

Desirable: Experience using financial accounting and/or human resources systems such as PeopleSoft

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