Central Michigan University
February 19, 2023
Offerd Salary:$16.00 - $23.87
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Full time
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Position Information

Position Information

Position Number 61390

Type of Recruitment External Position Title EXECUTIVE OFFICE SPECIALIST Position Summary

Duties performed are of a complex and varied clerical/technical nature, usually supporting a major function, department, or unit of the University. This is the most senior level clerical job handling substantial clerical/administrative details and duties. It incorporates elements of other levels with a majority of effort associated with more complex clerical technical support services or programs. The level of independence at this level has a high degree of autonomy/responsibility for complex duties that may be broad and varied or narrow but focused.

Required Qualifications

High school diploma or GED. Four years of qualifying experience or a combination of education and experience that equates to four years. Experience with Microsoft Word. Customer service experience. Spreadsheet and/or database experience. Organizational skills with strong attention to detail. Demonstrated positive interpersonal skills. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to project a positive attitude. Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines with accurate results. Ability to compose, proofread and edit correspondence. Ability to perform the essential functions of the job.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience coordinating the work of others. Experience with SAP. Ability to design/maintain web pages. Experience working in higher education.

Duties & Responsibilities

Manages incoming faculty personnel transaction forms and questions. Records management for employee personnel files and other office records. Responsible for generating and distributing faculty, graduate assistants and adjunct faculty appointment letters and new hire paperwork. Responsible for review and salary calculations of employee personnel transactions for assigned colleges and academic units. Responsible for data entry for assigned colleges in the HRIS system of all faculty and graduate assistant personnel transactions activity. Responsible for processing faculty summer payroll for assigned colleges, including calculating salary and computing total FTE and dollars. Assists with the Employment Eligibility Verification process (I-9) by verifying correct documents that establish identity and employment eligibility. Run monthly I-9 report to identify and contact employees with expiring I-9 documents and ensure compliance with work authorization records. Shares responsibility to coordinate the annual Employee Retirement and Service Award Reception for retirees and employees celebrating twenty years and greater of service. Processes the retirement resolutions for faculty and staff employees. Coordinates with departments and staff in the President's office to ensure each resolution statement is appropriate. Prepares framed retirement resolutions for President to present to retirees. Submission of faculty personnel and emeritus decisions needing Board of Trustees approval. Responsible for assisting the Director of Faculty Employment & Compensation with the coordination of the annual New Faculty Orientation, and other special projects, as needed. Assists with graduate assistants inquiries regarding tuition and fee waivers and billing statements as needed. Processes employment verification requests from external agencies. Responsible for answering questions and assisting faculty, graduate assistants, and departmental staff. Maintains federal Public Labor Condition Application (LCA) files for faculty. Posts LCA's as required by Department of Homeland Security. Prepares office purchase requisitions and invoice vouchers. Orders and maintains office supplies. Reconciles procurement card statements. Handles office mail. Provides customer service. Assists with scheduling meetings and calendaring. Assists with ad hoc data entry and special projects. May assist with design/maintenance of department web pages. Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervision Exercised

May supervise student employees.

Message to Applicants

Central Michigan University is dedicated to fostering a broadly diverse and inclusive campus that respects all social identities, experiences, and perspectives. In an effort to further this initiative, we are especially interested in candidates who will advance and promote an inclusive and supportive environment for every member of our university community.

You must submit an on-line application in order to be considered as an applicant for this position.

Cover letters may be addressed to the Hiring Committee.

Employee Group Office Professional Staff Pay Level 6 Pay Range $16.00 - $23.87 per hour Division Academic Affairs Department Faculty Personnel Services Position Status Regular Position End Date Employment Status Full-Time FTE 1.00 Position Type 12 month Weekly Work Schedule Mon - Fri, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; evenings & weekends as necessary Location Mount Pleasant, MI About the Department

Faculty Personnel Services is the academic human resources office of Central Michigan University, supporing the needs of faculty, students, and the administration in matters relating to or arising from academic employment. Additional information is available on the department website.

About CMU

Central Michigan University has a more than 125-year legacy of preparing students to become leaders and changemakers in their communities and in their personal and professional lives.

We serve nearly 15,500 students on our Mount Pleasant campus, in satellite locations around the state and throughout the country, and through flexible online programs. Many of our approximately 300 undergraduate, master's, specialist and doctoral programs in the arts, media, business, education, human services, health professions, liberal arts, social sciences, medicine, science and engineering are nationally ranked for excellence.

CMU leads the nation in leadership development programming through our Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute, and we are proud to be among only 5% of U.S. universities in the top two Carnegie research classifications. Our faculty work with graduate and undergraduate students in areas such as Great Lakes research, medical innovation, engineering technology and more.

Central is home to 17 men's and women's Division 1 sports including football, basketball, gymnastics, baseball, wrestling and more. Our student-athletes achieve great success in competition and in the classroom, capturing Mid- American Conference championships and maintaining an average cumulative GPA of 3.17.

CMU is located in Mount Pleasant, a community that blends the best of small- town living with big-city amenities. It's part of the culturally varied and vibrant Great Lakes Bay Region that also includes Saginaw, Bay City, Midland and the state's largest Native American community, centered on the Saginaw Chippewa Isabella Reservation in Mount Pleasant.

Area residents enjoy the mix of outdoor activities, cultural events, shopping and dining options, and family attractions. Other major Michigan destinations and attractions — Lansing, Grand Rapids, Detroit, Traverse City, wineries, beaches, golf and ski resorts, and many more — are within easy reach of the city's central location in Michigan's Lower Peninsula.

CMU employees enjoy access to a nationally recognized wellness program along with health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.

CMU Leadership Standards

Central Michigan University is a place where we value students and work for their success, where we act as family, and where employees are engaged, appreciated and have extraordinary opportunities to make a difference.

We intentionally maintain and strengthen the hallmark CMU culture that sets us apart from our peers by expecting CMU leaders and employees to model the following Leadership Standards and develop them within their teams.

Please review the Leadership Standards before applying for this position.

EEO Statement

CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sex‐based stereotypes, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, or weight (see https:// www. cmich.edu/ocrie).

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CMU does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, including admission and employment, and is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 not to discriminate in such a matter.

Inquiries about the application of Title IX can be made to CMU's Title IX Coordinator, the US Department of Education's Assistant Secretary, or both.

CMU's Title IX Coordinator can be reached at:

Phone: 989-774-3253 Office: 103 E. Preston St. Bovee University Center, suite 306 Mount Pleasant, MI 48858 Email: [email protected]

Posting Ends Open Until Filled Yes

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  • Are you currently an internal employee of CMU according to the university's definition?
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  • If yes, to which employee group do you belong? (If not applicable, select "Not Applicable").
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  • Do you have a high school diploma or GED?
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  • Do you have at least four years of qualifying experience or a combination of education and experience that equates to four years?
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  • Do you have experience with Microsoft Word or related word processing software?
  • Yes
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  • Do you have customer service experience?
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  • Do you have word processing, spreadsheet and database experience?
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