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Budget/Financial Associate

University/Agency Illinois State University
Civil Service Classification Business/Administrative Associate
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Posting Duration 3/30/2023 - 4/13/2023
Probationary Period 12 months

Job Description

General Summary
This position serves as a budget/financial associate for the Vice President Student Affairs Office working with departments within the division (Student Counseling Services, Student Health Services, Student Access and Accommodations Services, Health Promotion and Wellness and Emergency Management) and includes activities related to budgets, payroll, inventory, and purchasing. This position is responsible for processing payments, tracking and reconciling expenditures, tracking personnel costs and procurement processes.

Additional Information
University Benefit Highlights:

• Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
• Retirement and supplemental retirement
• Tuition waiver benefits are available to staff as well as their eligible dependents.
• Paid holiday/administrative closures during Thanksgiving and Winter Breaks
• Paid vacation and sick time
• For more University Benefit information:


Required Qualifications

1. Bachelor’s or equivalent degree in business management, business administration, finance, accounting or closely related field.

2. At least two (2) years of full time (or part-time equivalent) professional business, financial and/or managerial work experience.

3. Demonstrated proficiency working in Microsoft Excel, including experience with pivot tables, database development, and spreadsheet analysis.

4. Demonstrated knowledge of accounting principles, practices, methods, and techniques.

5. Excellent communication and time management skills.

6. Detail oriented.

Desired Qualifications
Master's Degree in accounting, finance, or business


$19.52 - $25.36/hour


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Contact Information

University/Agency Illinois State University
Department/College Human Resources
Contact Colette Homan
Phone Number 309-438-8311
Comments Please fully complete the entire application including, but not limited to, the education and work history portions. Be specific on your work history, including employment dates (if part-time you must list the number of work hours) and duties for all positions held. Applicable part-time work experience will be considered toward qualifying for this position; however, it will be converted to a full-time equivalency to determine combined length of experience. Please do not put "see resume" in the duties and responsibilities section of the work history. This will be considered an incomplete application and incomplete applications will not be considered.

College or university transcripts (may be unofficial) must be submitted prior to the application deadline to receive full consideration. Transcripts can either be uploaded with your application or submitted via the options listed below.

To be eligible for Veteran's Preference points on the exam, appropriate military service documentation such as a DD-214 must be submitted prior to the application deadline.

Transcripts and/or military service documentation may be faxed or mailed to Human Resources by the application deadline:

Fax: 309.438.0011, Attn: Colette Homan
Address: Illinois State University
Human Resources
Campus Box 1300
Normal, IL 61790-1300

The Civil Service examination for this classification is based on your application materials and responses to the supplemental questions. No participation other than submission of applicant materials is required from applicants that qualify to take the exam. If you meet the minimum required qualifications for this position, you will receive a score calculated based on your education and experience, and your name will be placed on the active employment register by exam score. After the application deadline, the names within the top three scores will be referred to the department for interview. The active register for this classification will be voided when the position is filled.

Illinois State University is authorized to do business within the State of Illinois. All work under this appointment is required to be performed from within the State of Illinois. If hired, out-of-state candidates must establish Illinois residency within 180 calendar days from the start date for this position. Illinois residency requires proof of a valid Illinois driver’s license or a valid State of Illinois ID card. Failure to produce the required documentation within 180 calendar days will result in immediate termination of employment.