Administrative & Fiscal Support Specialist

Full time Regular Employment at University of Hawaiʻi Institute for Astronomy

Category: Administration

Location: Mānoa

Open date: Friday, November 25, 2022

Closing date: Thursday, December 8, 2022

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Summary

The University of Hawaii at Manoa, Institute for Astronomy (IfA) is seeking motivated individuals to join its Administration team in Manoa with responsibilities for performing a wide variety of administrative, fiscal, and personnel duties to support the faculty and staff in the daily operations of the IfA Manoa facility, and in coordination with IfA Maui and IfA Hilo facilities.

Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree in accounting or business administration and 1 year(s) of progressively responsible professional experience with responsibilities for accounting or business administration; or equivalent education/training or experience.

2. Functional knowledge of principles, practices and techniques in accounting or business administration demonstrated by knowledge, understanding and ability to apply concepts, terminology.

3. Functional knowledge and understanding of principles, theories, federal and state laws, rules, regulations and systems associated with accounting or business administration.

4. Demonstrated ability to recognize problems, identify possible causes and resolve the full range problems that may commonly occur in the business office.

5. Demonstrated ability to understand oral and written documentation, write reports and procedures, and communicate effectively in a variety of situations.

6. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external organizations, groups, team members and individuals.

7. Demonstrated ability to operate a personal computer and apply word processing software.

Desirable Qualifications

1. Knowledge of the University's and RCUH administrative policies and procedures.

2. Experience in an educational institution, non-profit organization and/or government entity.

Additional Information

Inquiries: Melissa Matsuura, mmatsuur@hawaii.edu

To Apply:

Click on the “Apply” button on the top right corner of the screen and attach the required documents. Applicants must submit (1) cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, (2) resume, (3) names and contact information of 3 professional references and (4) official transcripts. Copies of transcripts are acceptable, but official transcripts will be required at the time of hire. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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About University of Hawaiʻi Institute for Astronomy

The Institute for Astronomy is one of the world's leading astronomical research centers. Its broad-based program includes studies of the Sun, planets, and stars, as well as interstellar matter, galaxies, and cosmology. IFA operates the University of Hawaiʻi 2.2-meter telescope atop Maunakea.

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The Institute for Astronomy is one of the world's leading astronomical research centers. Its broad-based program includes studies of the Sun, planets, and stars, as well as interstellar matter, galaxies, and cosmology. IFA operates the University of Hawaiʻi 2.2-meter telescope atop Maunakea.