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Accounting Specialist

University/Agency Eastern Illinois University
Civil Service Classification Accounting Specialist
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Posting Duration 12/5/2022 - 12/23/2022
Probationary Period 6 months

Job Description

Eastern Illinois University is seeking a full-time Accounting Specialist in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. This position is responsible for the daily operation of the Union Ticket Office and the Panther Pantry. Duties will include:

Daily cash balance
Balancing Panther Card purchases
Review accounts payable for accuracy and ensure receipt of products.
Maintain records for credit card purchases


The qualified candidate must meet the following requirements:

1. Any one or combination totaling two (2) years from the categories below:
A. Coursework in accounting, as measured by the following conversion table or its proportional equivalent:
-9 semester hours equals two (2) years
B. Coursework in any discipline or a closely related field, as measured by the following conversion table or its proportional
- 30 semester hours equals one (1) year
-Associate’s degree (60 semester hours equals eighteen (18) months
-90 semester hours equals two (2) years
2. Two (2) years of work experience which could include bookkeeping, office support, or a closely related field.




Accounting Specialist

Contact Information

University/Agency Eastern Illinois University
Department/College Human Resources
Contact Haylee A Brickey
Phone Number 12175813463
Address Department of Human Resources – Employment
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920
Comments The Civil Service Examination for this classification is a credentials assessment. No participation other than the submission of applicant materials is required from qualified applicants. To apply, you may submit a completed application, resume, references, and transcripts online.

EIU offers an excellent benefits package, including competitive employee insurance premiums and flexible medical coverage options. Vision insurance is included at no cost and dental insurance is available. Eligible employees participate in the State University Retirement System, which offers medical insurance upon retirement. Tuition waivers are offered for continued educational goals, and a generous paid time off package includes at least 11 paid holidays, earned vacation, and sick time. AA/EEOE