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Business Operations Associate I, UMKC's Institute for Human Development, 90667

University of Missouri - Kansas City
Job Location:
Business and Financial Services
Hiring Department

UMKC Institute for Human Development (IHD), University Center on Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) 

Job Description

The UMKC Institute for Human Development (IHD), University Center on Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) is an applied research and training center for human services designed to exemplify the University's goals of engaged scholarship and community partnerships. Its functions include interdisciplinary training, applied research, community program development, and information dissemination. 

IHD is seeking qualified applicants to serve our individual centers with financial and general business support.  Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

*          Assist in the processing of grants/contracts from the proposal stage to the closing

*          Work on detailed budget development/planning & justifications with the Principal

Investigator / Manager of the Center

*          Work on sub-award and Consulting development, monitoring, and invoicing.

*          Work with the Manager and Office of Research Services on project invoicing

*          Monitor and reconcile project budgets through the life of the grant/contract (revenue/expenditures)

*          Work on reconciling and closeout processes of awards/projects.

*          Review proposals and budgets for the Center

*          Create PeopleSoft for Center projects and submit for approval

*          Work with the Office of Research Services on any grant/contract-related tasks

*          Create/fill out and update spendouts for/with Principal Investigator.

*          Work with other departments on grant-related issues/items specific to Center projects.

*          Process payroll entries, correcting entries, and transfers for your center accounts/project

  •          Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 2 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.

Anticipated Hiring Range

Up to $30.00 per hour commensurate with experience, education, and internal equity.

Full-time, benefit eligible

Application Deadline

Open until filled, review of applications to begin immediately. 

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. As part of your total compensation, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, short- and long-term disability, paid parental leave, paid caregiver leave, and educational fee discounts for all four UM System campuses.  For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at

Values Commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person's success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement.  This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research, and engagement.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Missouri System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy applies to all employment decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations. For more information, visit or call Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Office of Equity & Title IX at 816-235-6910.
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