University Assistant - Accounts Payable

(This is a temporary, part-time position, which may be renewed at the discretion of the University.)


Under the management of the Accounts Payable Coordinator, the University Assistant (UA) responsibilities include the following:

  • Provide customer service to the University community and vendors in areas related to accounts payable functions.
  • Assist in the creation and maintenance of vendor records and other related tasks in the ERP (Ellucian Banner).
  • Assist the Accounts Payable Coordinator in processing weekly payment runs to produce checks and direct deposits.
  • Assist with projects and other duties as assigned by the Accounts Payable Coordinator.

The UA is expected to work 19 hours per week.  A schedule will be established between the Accounts Payable Coordinator and the successful applicant.

Required Qualifications

The University Assistant must be able to work collaboratively in a team environment and independently with oversight in areas of responsibility. The UA must prioritize functional tasks and work successfully under pressure to meet deadlines. The UA must demonstrate computer skills, have experience with an ERP system and Microsoft Office products, and deploy excellent communication skills in the execution of the work.

Preferred Qualifications

An Associate’s Degree or higher from an accredited institution is preferred, as is accounting experience.

Hourly Salary Range

Depending on experience and credentials, the hourly wage range is $20 to $25 dollars.


Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, résumé, and list of three references to Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Expected start date is as soon as possible.