Assistant Accountant

Marshall University
February 19, 2023
Offerd Salary:$25,600 - $33,300
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
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Marshall University is a public comprehensive university with a rich history as one of the oldest institutions of higher learning in West Virginia. Founded in 1837 and named after Chief Justice John Marshall, definer of the Constitution, Marshall University advances the public good through innovative, accredited educational programs. We are located in downtown Huntington, West Virginia, with additional locations in South Charleston, Point Pleasant, Teays Valley and Beckley. Marshall University's mission, inspired by our Vision and Creed, includes a commitment to:

  • Offer a wide range of high quality, affordable, and accessible undergraduate, graduate, and professional education that prepares students to think, learn, work, and live in an evolving global society.

  • Create opportunities and experiences to foster understanding and appreciation of the rich diversity of thought and culture.

  • Maintain a dynamic intellectual, artistic, and cultural life by promoting and supporting research and creative activities by undergraduates, graduates, and faculty.

  • Contribute to the quality of life of the community, region, and beyond through applied research, economic development, health care, and cultural enrichment.

  • Cultivate the development of an inclusive, just, and equitable community.

  • Come Meet Marshall and discover what it means to be part of the Marshall University family!

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    We are committed to attracting and retaining quality faculty and staff. In doing so, Marshall University offers outstanding benefit packages to eligible employees only. (E-Class in the job posting). Marshall University Research Corporation (MURC) employees have different benefit options than those listed below.

  • Work week is 37.5 hrs.

  • A great highlight in December is that Marshall University employees receive almost two weeks off for Winter Break!

  • Holidays – Employees receive 13 Paid Holidays

  • Annual and Sick Leave – Classified Staff, Non-Classified Staff and 12-month Faculty earn up to 24 days of annual leave per year (max 360 hours) and up to 18 days of sick leave per year. ) Employee Leave

  • Health Insurance – Marshall University offers health insurance through West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Agency (PEIA). There are seven (7) health benefit plans.

  • Educational/Tuition Benefits – Marshall University provides tuition benefits to regular employees (after probationary period) and their dependent children.

  • Retirement Plans – Marshall University offers retirement through Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association (TIAA). Full-time benefits eligible employees must participate in the mandated retirement plan (401(a)).

  • Life Insurance – Basic term life insurance ($10,000) at no cost and may purchase optional life insurance coverage with pre-tax earnings.

  • Wellness Programs – PEIA provides various care management programs and the Pathways to Wellness program.

  • We are . . . Marshall!

    Position Information

    Banner Position Number 002342

    Position Title Assistant Accountant Classification Title Asst Accountant Department Business Services Support - MU4901 Job Description

    This position will be the point of contact for the Office of Career Education when students or employees walk in or call. This position will provide administrative support to the Director of Career Education and their staff, including, but not limited to, scheduling appointments, assisting with event coordination and payments, utilizing Career Education office applications, ordering supplies, and other daily office tasks as assigned. The successful candidate would also maintain the budget for Career Education, provide support in completing purchase orders, encumbrances, making payments, and reconciling P-Card charges as necessary. The successful candidate would also provide assistance to the Shared Business Service units as requested and serve as a business backup when needed. They would also support the Director of Shared Business services as needed.

    Location MU - Marshall University Salary Range $25,600 - $33,300; Salary may be increased based off education, experience, and internal equity. Salary Grade 3


    Must be able to perform all essential job duties as outlined in the job description.

    Required Qualifications


    Associate's Degree


  • Two years experience in related field
  • Strong experience with Banner 9
  • Demonstrated strength with Excel and Word
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated customer service skills
  • Must be able to perform all essential job duties as outlined in the job description.

    Preferred Qualifications


    Bachelor's Degree


    Experience with Handshake

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number MU0705NE

    Open Date 01/12/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions Summary

    The search committee requests that up to three reference letters to be submitted with your application. Please enter your references' information in the Reference Letter Submission section of the application. Your references will be notified via email to submit their reference letters to the search committee in our Applicant Tracking system.

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