Senior Secretary--Mathematics

Posting Details

Posting Details

Institution University of South Dakota
Working Title Senior Secretary--Mathematics
Posting Number CSA00076P
Department USD-Mathematics
Physical Location of Position (City) Vermillion
Posting Text

The Department of Mathematics is seeking a people-oriented and self-motivated person to organize and maintain all office functions associated with the Department of Mathematical Sciences. Specific tasks include building sections, sending thank you letters to donors, assist faculty and students with reimbursements, track the budget, support faculty, answer inquiries for the department, and other duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate would possess knowledge of:
-Banner Accounting screens and Datatel
-Accounting principles and bookkeeping skills
-Office management and supervisory principles
-Business English to include spelling, grammar, and punctuation
-Modern office equipment and processes
-Office software including Word, Excel
Ability to:
-establish and maintain effective working relationships with a wide variety of people
-Excellent communication skills both spoken and written
-A working knowledge of U. programs including policies and procedures related to the position
-maintain confidentiality on a variety of issues
-remain current with technological changes
-work accurately, with attention to detail, and minimal supervision

Apply on-line at For information, accommodations or assistance, contact Human Resources at the University of South Dakota at (605) 677-5671.

Screening of applications to begin January 8th, 2018 and will continue until a suitable candidate is hired. Apply by first review date to ensure full consideration.

The University of South Dakota is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, and students.

Posting Date 12/28/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
First Consideration Date 01/08/2018
Advertised Salary $12.99-$16.73
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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This position requires No Requirement
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Department Description and Cultural Expectations

The University of South Dakota is the flagship of the six universities in the state system of higher education, situated in Vermillion, overlooking the Missouri River, in the heart of the Midwest. USD is a small, comprehensive university, built upon a strong liberal arts foundation in the College of Arts and Sciences. In addition to schools of Education, Fine Arts, and Business, USD has the only schools of Law and Medicine in the state.

The University of South Dakota is located in the southeastern corner of the state in Vermillion, a community of more than 10,000 people. Vermillion is located within an hour’s drive of the larger cities of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and Sioux City, Iowa.

Affirmative Action Statement

The University of South Dakota is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action institution committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff and students.

Diversity Statement

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.

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