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Fiscal Technician - University Unions

Position Details

Position Information

Working Title Fiscal Technician - University Unions
Position Number 2237
Posting Number S1028
State Role Title Administrative and Office Specialist III
Position Type Wage
Position Status Part Time
FLSA Status Non-Exempt: Eligible for Overtime
College/Division Student Life and Involvement
Department 300076 - Madison Union
Pay Band 3
Pay Rate Hourly
Specify Range or Amount $12.36 - $14.00
Is this a JMU Only position? No
Is this a grant-funded position? No

Position Summary Information

General Information

University Unions, a department within Student Affairs at James Madison University is accepting applications for a Fiscal Technician.

Duties and Responsibilities

- Serve as a Fiscal Technician for the front-end budgeted groups on campus by reconciling a small purchase credit card on a monthly basis.
- Responsible for maintaining accurate records in accordance with the Commonwealth of Virginia’s financial procedures.
- Responsible for entering payroll of numerous student employees into the PeopleSoft system according to Human Resources and Payroll guidelines.
- Prepare deposits for timely processing.
- Use the eVA state procurement system for ordering supplies.
- Perform other office duties as assigned including but not limited to sorting mail, answering telephone phones and making copies.


Required Qualifications:
- Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word and Excel.
- Excellent customer service skills, preferred prior work with students.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Financial experience such as credit card reconciliation, budgeting and accounts payable/receivable.
-Excellent attention to detail with exceptional organizational skills.
-Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.

Condition(s) of Employment

This is a part-time wage position working an average of 29 hours per week over the course of a calendar year with no benefits. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Date 07/31/2017
Beginning Review Date 08/09/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Proposed Starting Date 08/16/2017
EEO Statement

James Madison University is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.

We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.

Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.

Reasonable Accommodation Request

If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance searching or applying for jobs please contact us at (540) 568-3597 or You may also visit the JMU Human Resource Office, located at 752 Ott Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22807 and we will be happy to assist you.

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you learn about this position?
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    • Harrisonburg Daily News Record
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    • JMU JobLink
    • Job Fair
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    • Phone Inquiry
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  2. * If you selected a source above please type "N/A" in the following box. If you selected "Other" please indicate where you heard about the position.

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