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Secretary - School of Business

Posting Details

Posting Details

Institution University of South Dakota
Working Title Secretary - School of Business
Posting Number CSA00131P
Department USD-School of Business
Physical Location of Position (City) Vermillion
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The University of South Dakota’s Beacom School of Business Dean’s Office seeks a friendly, team-oriented, problem solver to join an engaged team of professionals in creating a high-quality work environment, and excellent customer experience. This position serves as the initial contact for faculty, staff, students, alumni and business. It sets the tone for an active, energetic office. Applicants should be interested in an office environment that is dynamic from day to day.

Duties: entering invoices, journal vouchers and deposits into Banner; coordinating and processing travel for faculty and staff; answering the telephone and responding appropriately to requests from students, faculty, staff, and potential employers; filing; monitoring student testing; coordination and clerical support for student evaluations; and other responsibilities as assigned.

Required: exceptional organizational skills; effective communication and interpersonal skills; ability to maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, and other USD departments; teamwork; attention to detail; and ability to problem solve and handle multiple tasks.

Knowledge of general methods and processes in areas such as accounting, purchasing, and other administrative activities; computer software applications (Excel, Word, Outlook); and modern office equipment, practices, and procedures. Ability to maintain confidentiality is required.

Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of Banner and EZBuy is a benefit. Candidates with experience working with diverse student, staff, and faculty are preferred.

CLOSING DATE: Open until the position is filled.

CONTACT: All candidates for this position MUST apply online at

For application assistance or accommodation, call 605-677-5671. Applicants are required to provide: cover letter, resume, and contact information for three references (please include e-mail addresses and current telephone numbers).

The University of South Dakota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, and students. Diversity and inclusiveness are values that are embraced and practiced at the University of South Dakota. Candidates who support these values are encouraged to apply.

BACKGROUND: The University of South Dakota is a comprehensive; liberal arts based state institution with an enrollment of approximately 10,000 students. Basic and professional programs are available in the Beacom School of Business, School of Law, School of Medicine, School of Education, College of Fine Arts, and the College of Arts and Sciences.

Beacom School of Business is the leading business school in South Dakota and the region offering students a quality business education that goes beyond expectations. Our programs are fully accredited by AACSB International and nationally ranked by Princeton Review, US News and World Report, and others. Our alumni have become global leaders in such fields as accounting, finance, economics, management, marketing, entrepreneurship, business analytics and health services administration. The school offers multiple undergraduate majors in both Vermillion and Sioux Falls, including marketing, finance, accounting, operational analytics, management, human resources, innovation and entrepreneurship, health services administration, business administration, and economics, as well as an MBA and Masters of Professional Accountancy degree in Vermillion as well as online. Excellence in teaching is our expectation, both in the classroom and in mentoring and advising students outside of class. We deliver an innovative curriculum using the newest instructional methods.

The Beacom School of Business boasts:
- accreditation by the AACSB International, placing Beacom School of Business among 5% of business schools similarly accredited worldwide
- students who typically score in the top 5% of all business students taking the national exit exam for business
- an online MBA program ranked #12 in the “Top 25” programs by Princeton Review
- an online MPA program ranked 1st in the nation by OnlineU based on CPA pass rate and affordability
- more than $400,000 in scholarships to business students awarded each year
- strong corporate relationships providing excellent career opportunities for our graduates –a 2016 employment rate of 96% for all graduates
- ongoing collaboration between our MBA students and SD School of Mines and Technology on technology innovation and commercialization efforts

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Posting Date 02/23/2018
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Consideration Date 03/02/2018
Advertised Salary $11.23 - $15.60
Duration of the Term 12 months
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Appointment Percent 100
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Appointment Type Regular
Scope of Search External (includes Internal)
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